How do I (even) vote???
It’s easier than you think. Prepare yourself for this historic event, the 2019 Canadian federal elections by following this step-by-step guide!
register your voting card
First things first, register your vote to pledge your ballot by clicking the button below!
Once you’ve registered, you will receive your voting card and information in the mail on when, where and ways to vote. It also tells you about advance polling days, accessibility at polling stations, how to request language interpretations or other assistance.
watch for your voter card
Once you’ve registered online, you should receive your voter card in the mail soon after an election is called.
Make sure that your name and address are correct on the card. If there are errors, or you do not receive your voter card, go to elections.ca
get your id
There are three ways to identify yourself at the polling stations. Click the button below to read more!
Find my riding & meet the candidates
Which electoral district do you belong to? What are your candidates platforms?
Register your voting card to find your riding and candidates, then search their platform websites!
choose your voting method
Advance polls? By mail? At the Elections Canada Office? On voting day?
You choose! Decide your voting method before election day.
mark your calendar
Mark your calendar for October 21 2019, an advance polling day, or when you plan to vote at the Elections Canada office!
plan your ride
Don’t wait until the last minute, plan your method of transportation to pledge your ballot!
Carpool with your friends, plan your bus route, schedule an Uber or find a walking path to your polling destination.
This step-by-step guide can also be found online:
Elections Canada. (2018). My Voter's Guide[Brochure]. Retrieved from http://www.elections.ca/content.aspx?section=vot&dir=fir/gui&document=index&lang=e