where to vote in toronto

Where to vote in Toronto on election day 2015

Where to vote in Toronto is essential info this election day - Monday October 19, 2015. If you're unsure about whom to vote for, be sure to read up on some of the Toronto-specific issues and major civic projects that are hinging on this election.

You can also watch every single local debate for free and check out the interviews, profiles and other surveys with party leaders and Toronto MP candidates.

While this election seems like it has been dragging on forever, it'll all draw to a close on Monday night. Now that you're even more prepared to cast your ballot, here's some essential info you'll need when heading to the polls.

WHEN DO I VOTE?

In Toronto, you can vote for 12 hours, between 9:30 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. on Monday October 19. Worried about missing work? Don't be - because employers are required to give their employees time off in order to vote.

WHERE DO I VOTE?

If you received a voter information card in the mail, it'll tell you where your polling station is. If not, head to vote.ca and follow the prompts there. You can also head to the Elections Canada website or call your local Elections Canada office for more information.

WHAT DO I NEED TO VOTE?

If you didn't receive a voter information card, check if you're registered to vote. If you're not, you always register at the polls. Here's what you'll need when you head out on Monday:

  • A piece of government-issued photo ID OR:
  • Two pieces of ID that show your current address OR:
  • If you don't have anything that shows your address, bring two pieces of ID as well as someone who can verify (via oath) your identity

Even if you're frustrated with the election, head to the polls anyways. A spoiled or blank ballot makes a much bigger statement than not voting at all.

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