- Voting will occur at designated polling places on Election Day.
- Voting can occur at one or more advance polls in most municipalities.
- Advance polls are optional in resort villages and rural municipalities.
- Municipalities may provide opportunities for people to vote by mail.
- Urban municipalities may provide for a mobile poll or one or more polls at hospitals or personal care facilities.
- No candidate, agent or other person shall canvass or solicit votes in a polling place or within 100 metres of the building where the poll is held or make any communication to a person intending to vote otherwise than through the Deputy Returning Officer
Secrecy of vote
- Every election official, candidate or agent of a candidate in attendance at a polling place shall adhere to the principle of secrecy of vote
- Many of the offences related to secrecy of vote are described in sections 147 to 159 and sections 160.81 to 160.88 of The Local Government Election Act.
Agents and candidates
- A candidate and two of his/her agents may be at each poll with the exception of mobile polls
- In all municipalities, a candidate or one of his/her agents may be present during the counting of the ballots
- Candidates or agents have the right to object to the eligility of a voter
Any objections with respect to a voter’s eligibility are to be directed to the Deputy Returning Officer, not to the voter.