Mail-in Voting was implemented as a safe and secure option to in-person voting for the January 15, 2021 By-election – Councillor Ward 22 Scarborough-Agincourt. Eligible voters were able to request to vote by mail beginning December 2, 2020 through an online application. The following information is available as reference only.
The following is information that appeared before the online application was available (October 29 – December 2):
Be prepared and make applying easy – add your name to the voters’ list. From October 29 to 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:
The following is information that appeared when the application process began (December 2 – January 15):
Mail-in Voting is now available as a safe and secure option to in-person voting. Eligible voters can apply until 4 p.m. on January 4.
Before you can apply to Vote By Mail, you must check your voter information. We require you to validate your name, address and birth date to confirm your information as it appears on the voters’ list. This is done through the online application.
Upon approval of your application, you will be sent a Mail-in Voting package which includes:
Once you have received your Mail-in Voting package, you must complete the following steps in order for you vote to count:
All required return documents from your Mail-in Voting package, including your marked ballot and signed declaration, must be received by no later than 6 p.m. on January 15, 2021.
If you have applied to vote by mail and your application has been approved, you will be sent a Mail-in Voting package. We will be mailing out the packages in three phases:
Additionally, electors were able to check the status of their Mail-in Voting Application process using their unique confirmation code through the online portal. Status heading included: