Election 2011 need to know

  • Mar. 29, 2011 8:00 p.m.

Any Canadian citizen, at least 18 years old, can vote in the May 2 federal election, as long as they are registered.

On election day, eligible voter can mark their ballots between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. at their local polling station, whose addresses will be made available April 8. Advanced polling days are April 22, April 23 and April 25 from noon to 8 p.m.

All registered electors will receive a voter information card in the mail. Those unregistered may do so online at www.elections.ca, or at the polling station by providing identification which states a home address. Those without proper identification can still vote by swearing an oath and having someone vouch for them.