The How to Vote booklet is translated into 25 languages based on the Use of Languages, By-law #1176-2009 using data from the 2018 general election. The booklet is used in the voting place to assist people who may have difficulty understanding English.
You can vote in Toronto’s municipal election if you are:
You may only vote once in the City of Toronto municipal election regardless of how many properties you own or rent within the City. You must vote in the ward where you live.
The election official will:
If someone questions your right to vote, you must swear a declaration of qualification – to ensure you are qualified. (see: Qualifications)
I, (state your name), declare I am a qualified voter and
I have not already voted in this election.
If you require the assistance of an interpreter, you may ask anyone who is not a candidate or a scrutineer to act as your interpreter.
The interpreter must swear a declaration before providing assistance. They may not go behind the voting screen with you.
I, (state your name), declare I will truthfully translate any declaration, document or question put to the elector and the answer.
If you cannot mark the ballot, you may ask a friend to assist you. The friend must swear a declaration. The person acting as a friend may go behind the voting screen with you. A person may act as a friend only once, except in nursing homes, or for family members.
I, (state your name), declare I will:
Identification showing your name and qualifying Toronto address. The voter information card cannot be used as identification.
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