Find answers to your election-related questions here and then mark the hell out of that ballot.
We’ve already told you who we think you should vote for, and hopefully you already know why you should, but that still leaves some questions. We really don’t want you to have any excuses for not voting, so…
- When is the easy part: polling stations are open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today.
- How is pretty simple if you’re on the voter list and got a Notice of Registration Card in the mail. Show up to the voting location listed on the card with one of the accepted pieces of ID [PDF]. If you’re not on the list and didn’t get a card, you need ID or a document with both your name and current address on it (again, check this PDF to see what qualifies). In short, bring lots of stuff that proves who you are and where you live.
- Lastly, where do you go to vote? If you didn’t get a Notice of Registration Card, use this online tool to find your spot (though the page notes that “this information is provided as a guideline only. To confirm your voting location, please contact your local Returning Office.”) Most locations are wheelchair accessible (check your Notice of Registration card to make sure) and all of them will be equipped with tools to assist voters who are blind or with vision loss or who are deaf, deafened, or hard of hearing. Elections Ontario even has an Alerts and Disruptions page that’s updated in real time, so you can check if there are going to be any holdups at your voting location.
No more excuses. The ball’s in your court!