Elections Canada

Elections Canada

May 11, 2014 14:18 ET

Elections Canada: Federal By-elections Underway

Elections Canada Issues Writs of Election for Fort McMurray-Athabasca (Alberta), Macleod (Alberta), Scarborough-Agincourt (Ontario) and Trinity-Spadina (Ontario)

GATINEAU, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - May 11, 2014) -

- The writs of election were issued today by Elections Canada for the federal by-elections to
be held on Monday, June 30, 2014, in the electoral districts of Fort McMurray-Athabasca (Alberta), Macleod (Alberta), Scarborough-Agincourt (Ontario) and Trinity-Spadina (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 Fort McMurray-Athabasca, Macleod, Scarborough-Agincourt and Trinity-Spadina who are at least 18 years old 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, May 28, until election day, Monday, June 30.

- Electors will be able to vote at advance polls on Friday, June 20, Saturday, June 21 and Monday, June 23; 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, June 24. 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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