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Electors Can Register at the Polls

News Release

Gatineau, Thursday, May 2, 2019

  • Electors in the electoral district of Nanaimo–Ladysmith (British Columbia) who are not registered can still vote in the Monday, May 6 by-election. They can register at their polling place on election day.
  • To find their polling place, all electors need to do is enter their postal code online or call 
  • For faster service at the polls, electors who are not registered can fill out a registration certificate online, print it and bring it with them to the polls to complete their registration.
  • To register and vote, electors must prove their identity and address. The list of accepted pieces of identification is available online. Some pieces of identification used at provincial and municipal elections may not meet federal election requirements.
  • To be eligible to vote in this by-election, an elector's home address must have been in the electoral district of Nanaimo–Ladysmith since Wednesday, March 27, 2019.

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