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Last Day of Special Early Voting in the Ottawa Election

Last Day of Special Early Voting in the Ottawa Election
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Today is the last day of special early voting in the Ottawa municipal elections.

If you've already decided who you'd like to see as mayor, ward councilor and school board trustee, early voting is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

You can vote at any of the following nine polling locations across the City of Ottawa, regardless of your address:

  • François Dupuis Recreation Center, 2263 Portobello Blvd.
  •  St-Laurent Complex, 525 Côté St.
  •  City Hall, 110 Laurier Ave. W.
  •  Greenboro Community Center, 363 Lorry Greenberg Dr.
  •  Minto Recreation Complex – Barrhaven, 3500 Cambrian Rd.
  •  Nepean Sportsplex, 1701 Woodroffe Ave.
  •  Michele Heights Community Center, 2955 Michèle Dr.
  •  Richcraft Recreation Complex - Kanata, 4101 Innovation Dr.
  •  CARDELREC Recreation Complex Goulbourn, 1500 Shea Rd.

There will be two more days before the vote before October 24; However, to vote in the primary on October 7 and 14, you must go to a designated polling place, unlike any of the above locations today.

According to Elections Ottawa, 7,968 ballots were cast at special advance polling stations over the weekend. Another 4,986 votes were cast on Monday.

An eligible voter in Ottawa must be:

  •  a resident of the City of Ottawa or an owner or lessee of land in the City or the spouse of such owner or lessee;
  •  Canadian citizen;
  •  at least 18 years old; and
  •  not prohibited by law from voting
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