The City Clerk is enacting the emergency powers under Section 53 of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 to implement vote by mail for the Ward 22 Scarborough-Agincourt by-election. The City Clerk notified Council of the use of these emergency powers in the staff report, that was considered at its meeting on October 21, 2022.
Mail-in Voting is a safe and secure option to in-person voting for the January 15, 2021 By-election – Councillor Ward 22 Scarborough-Agincourt.  Eligible voters will be able to request to vote by mail beginning December 2, 2020.
Be prepared and make applying easy – add your name to the voters’ list. From now until November 23 you can check, change or add your name to the voters’ list by using VoterLookup.ca.
As soon as the Mail-in Voting application is available on December 2, you will be able to:
  1. Check or confirm that your name appears on the voters’ list. If it doesn’t’ appear you can add it.
  2. Apply to vote by mail until December 22, 2020.
  3. Receive your Mail-in Voting package and mark your ballot using the instructions provided; sign your declaration and include any required information as indicated in your package.
  4. Return the Mail-in Voting package immediately. Your package must be received by 6 p.m. on January 15, 2021, by mail, using the pre-paid return envelope or at a drop-box location.

You will also be able to check the status of your Mail-in Voting package throughout this process.