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Advance Voting in Federal By-elections Begins Friday
Gatineau, Wednesday, November 29, 2017
- Advance voting for the federal by-elections in Battlefords–Lloydminster (Saskatchewan), Bonavista–Burin–Trinity (Newfoundland and Labrador), Scarborough–Agincourt (Ontario) and South Surrey–White Rock (British Columbia) begins on Friday, December 1, and continues Saturday, December 2, Sunday, December 3 and Monday, December 4.
- Advance polls in these electoral districts are open from 12:00 noon to 8:00 p.m. (local time*).
- Electors can find the address of their advance voting location on the back of their voter information card. They can also visit elections.ca or call 1-800-463-6868.
- To vote, electors must show proof of identity and address. The list of accepted pieces of identification is online.
- The voter information card is not an authorized piece of ID, but we encourage electors to bring it with them for faster service at the polls.
*Central time in Battlefords–Lloydminster
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