Everything you need to know to vote – 2018 Municipal and School Board Election
* Voters will be choosing a Mayor, their ward councilor and school board trustees in the upcoming election.
* The voting period lasts from Monday, October 15 at 10 a.m. to Monday, October 22, 2018 at 8 p.m.
* During the entire voting period voters can vote from their own computer, tablet or smartphone, anytime, anywhere.
* For those who need assistance in casting their ballot or do not have access to an electronic device, Voter Help Centres will be set up from Monday, October 15 to Sunday, October 21, 2018 in all CGS Libraries and Citizen Service Centres during regular business hours. Voters who are not on the Voters’ list or need to amend/update their information can do so at these locations.
* On Election Day, October 22, there will be 23 Electronic Voting Locations setup throughout the City. These locations will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Voters can attend these locations to cast their electronic ballot. Voters who are not on the Voters’ list or need to amend/update their information can do so at these locations.
* Voters can vote at any voting location, they are not required to vote at a location in their neighbourhood.
* The Election Bus will be making stops at locations around the city from October 15 to October 20, 2018.
* Election staff will attend 23 long-term care and nursing facilities on Election Day to facilitate voting for residents of those facilities.
* Transit including Handi-Transit (for registered users) is free on Election Day for anyone going to or coming from voting.
* Voter Information Letters have been sent out in the mail. A Voter Information Letter includes a voter ID and PIN number needed to vote.
* Anyone who has not received a Voter Information Letter or who needs to make changes to their information can do so in person with valid ID at any library, Citizen Service Centre or at Clerk’s Services at Tom Davies Square during regular business hours from now until Sunday, October 21, 2018.