Individuals can vote in the Division 2 by-election if they:
- are at least 18 years old;
- are a Canadian citizen;
- are a resident of Division 2 of Sturgeon County on election day (September 17, 2019);
- have presented acceptable identification; and
- have not already voted in the by-election.
In order to vote, an individual must produce one piece of authorized identification that establishes both name and current residential address. This includes:
- Photo identification issued by a Canadian government or agency, whether federal, provincial or local;
- Bank/credit card statement or personal cheque;
- Correspondence issued by a school, college or university;
- Government cheque or cheque stub;
- Income/property tax assessment notice;
- Letter from a public curator, public guardian or public trustee;
- Pension Plan statement of benefits, contributions or participation;
- Residential lease or mortgage statement;
- Statement of government benefits: e.g. Employment insurance, old-age security, social assistance, disability support, or child tax benefit
- Utility bill: e.g. Telephone, television, electricity, gas or water
- Vehicle ownership, registration or insurance certificate; or
- A letter of form (attestation) confirming that the person lives at the stated address.
The complete list of authorized identification with an electors name and current address can be viewed here .
For more information on voter eligibility and identification requirements, see sections 47, 53 and 148(2) of the Local Authorities Election Act.