Advance voting for Toronto municipal election begins tomorrow

Oct 9 2018, 5:11 pm

With the upcoming Toronto municipal election just weeks away, Toronto electors can get their votes in starting tomorrow.

Advance voting will run for five continuous days from Wednesday, October 10 to Sunday, October 14 from 10 am to 7 pm, with 50 locations across Toronto (two in each ward).

Advance voting will also be available at City Hall, regardless of where electors live in Toronto.

An elector can only vote once in Toronto’s municipal election regardless of how many properties they own or rent in the city.

With the exception of the advance vote at City Hall, electors must vote in the ward they live.

Voters are encouraged to use the city’s website to:
• Find their ward and map
• See the candidates running in their ward
• Find out if they are on the voters’ list
• Learn where and when to vote
• View and print their Voter Information Card
• Find accessibility information about their voting place
• View a sample of a ballot

On Election Day, Monday, October 22, voting locations will be open from 10 am to 8 pm.

To vote in Toronto’s municipal election an elector must be:
• A Canadian citizen
• At least 18-years-old
• A resident in the city of Toronto
• A non-resident of Toronto, but they or their spouse own or rent property in the city
• Not prohibited from voting under any law

The city is reminding electors to bring identification showing their name and qualifying Toronto address and their Voter Information Card when they go to vote.

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