Elections Canada

Elections Canada

October 20, 2013 14:30 ET

Elections Canada: Federal By-elections Underway

Elections Canada Issues Writs of Election for Bourassa (Quebec), Brandon-Souris (Manitoba), Provencher (Manitoba) and Toronto Centre (Ontario)

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 20, 2013) -

  • The writs of election were issued today by Elections Canada for the federal by-elections to be held on Monday, November 25, 2013, in the electoral districts of Bourassa (Quebec), Brandon-Souris (Manitoba), Provencher (Manitoba) and Toronto Centre (Ontario) to fill four vacancies in the House of Commons.

  • The local Elections Canada offices in these electoral districts will be open shortly.

  • All Canadian citizens in Bourassa, Brandon-Souris, Provencher and Toronto Centre who are at least 18 years of age on election day are eligible to vote. To vote in a federal by-election, an elector's address of ordinary residence must be in the electoral district from the first day of revision of the lists of electors, Wednesday, October 23, until election day, Monday, November 25.

  • Electors will be able to vote at advance polls on Friday, November 15, Saturday, November 16 and Monday, November 18; on election day; or by special ballot. Electors who wish to vote by special ballot must apply for their special ballot voting kit no later than 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 19. Applications are available at www.elections.ca, by phone or in person at local Elections Canada offices and Canadian diplomatic or consular offices.

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