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Electors Must Prove Their Identity and Address When They Vote

OTTAWA, Friday, November 26, 2010

  • Federal by-elections will be held in Dauphin–Swan River–Marquette (Manitoba), Vaughan (Ontario) and Winnipeg North (Manitoba) on Monday, November 29, 2010.

  • All electors must meet voter identification requirements when they vote in the federal by-elections.

  • Electors can choose one of three options to prove their identity and address.

  • Some identification documents used at provincial and municipal elections may not meet federal election requirements.

Elector proving her identity and address

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