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You may vote if, on Election Day, you are:
you fit these requirements, you should get a Notice of Registration card
in the mail before the Election. If you havent, you may not be on the Voters
List. To ensure you are on the list, call Elections
Ontario toll-free at
As a democracy, every citizen of Canada has a say in the selection of their leadership. The Ontario Elections Act ensures this. Your employer must allow you time to vote if you dont have your own time during voting hours. Everyone is entitled to three consecutive hours to vote.
Ontarios Elections Act also has alternative methods of voting for those who read at a lower level. After taking an oath to verify their inability to vote in the standard manner, voters may choose to have a substitute voter fill out their ballet. They may choose to have:
election, citizens will also vote on a referendum.
Voters will get two ballots. One is for choosing a candidate in the general election. The other is to choose your decision on the referendum question about keeping or changing the way we elect members of the provincial government (see below).
For more information
and a brief video explaining the two choices, click on Billy Ballot
|First-Past-The-Post (FPTP):||Mixed Member Proportional (MMP):|
The system currently used:
system proposed by the citizens' assembly:|