Vancouver (News 1130) — in the last four days, election canada It is said that more than 5.7 million people voted before the September 20 federal election.
There was a nearly 20 percent jump in advance voters between Friday and Monday compared to the 2019 federal election. The Election Canada figure is an estimate, as some polls have not yet been reported.
“I would like to thank the voters who took advantage of the advance elections for their patience and their help in making it a safe experience for all. I also want to thank the thousands of election workers for making this possible,” says Chief Electoral Officer Stéphane Perrault.
“Canadians still have the opportunity to contribute to this great democratic exercise by voting on Election Day or by returning their special ballot before the September 20 deadline.”
Elections Canada says about 5.78 million Canadians voted in the advance elections, which were open from Friday to Monday. This is an increase of 18.46 per cent from the 2019 general election. This is an estimate as some polls have yet to be reported. @ NEWS1130/@CityNewsVAN
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If you are voting by mail, you have until 6 p.m. local time on Tuesday to apply for a ballot. After that, you must use it – even if you change your mind. You can still take that ballot and submit it in person to the polling station if you wish.
On Election Day, Monday, September 20, you can vote in person at your designated polling station between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m.
View your voter registration card for your polling station location. Or you can search for your assigned polling station at Elections Canada website Using your postal code.