Today 1.8 Million People May Vote In Toronto

Today, Monday October 22, approximately 1.8 million electors will be eligible to cast ballots to elect a mayor, city council and school trustees in the City of Toronto. Electors are reminded to bring their Voter Information Card and identification showing their name and qualifying Toronto address when they go to vote.

Any electors who did not receive a Voter Information Card, or who are not on the voters’ list, can be added to the voters’ list at the voting location.

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 Toronto
• not prohibited from voting under any law.

Electors may only vote once in the Toronto municipal election regardless of how many properties they own or rent within the city. Electors must vote in the ward where they liveAll electors are encouraged to use the City’s online service MyVote to:
• find their ward and map
• see the candidates running in their ward
• 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.

MyVote is available at toronto.ca/elections/myvote.

The Voter Assist Terminal (VAT) is a ballot-marking device that allows voters with disabilities and other accessibility needs to mark their ballot privately and independently. The VAT will be available at two locations in each ward on Election Day. If electors require the use of a VAT on Election Day, please call Election Services at 416-338-1111 as soon as possible.

On election night, when voting locations close, unofficial results will be posted in real-time after 8 p.m. on the Election Services website at toronto.ca/elections.

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