Advance vote for the Councillor Ward 22 Scarborough-Agincourt by-election starts Friday, January 8 and will run for three continuous days, from January 8 to January 10, between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. The Voter Assist Terminal is available at each advance vote location, enabling electors with disabilities to mark their ballot privately and independently.
Ward 22 has been without an elected representative since September 24, 2020 and as directed by City Council, the City Clerk is administering a by-election. Election Day for the Councillor Ward 22 Scarborough-Agincourt by-election is Friday, January 15. More information about the Ward 22 Scarborough-Agincourt by-election is available on the Toronto Elections website
Making the by-election safe for everyone
Toronto Elections, in consultation with Toronto Public Health, has developed best practices to keep voting safe while enabling Ward 22 to elect a representative. These measures include health screening, reduced touch points, physical distancing, occupancy standards and specialized health and safety positions in all voting places. More information about how Toronto Elections is keeping voting safe is available on the Making Elections Safe for Everyone webpage . Electors are reminded to wear a mask in the voting place, and to stay home if they are not feeling well or experiencing any COVID-19 related symptoms.
Who may vote
An eligible voter may only vote once in the Councillor Ward 22 Scarborough-Agincourt by-election regardless of how many properties they own or rent in Ward 22 Scarborough-Agincourt.
An elector may vote in the Councillor Ward 22 Scarborough-Agincourt by-election if they:
All eligible voters are encouraged to use the online tool MyVote. Voters can enter their Ward 22 Scarborough-Agincourt address into MyVote to:
MyVote is available online
Voters are reminded to bring identification showing their name and qualifying Ward 22 Scarborough-Agincourt address and their Voter Information Card (or download it to your smartphone) when they go to vote. A full list of acceptable identification is available on the Toronto Elections website
Appoint a voting proxy
If an eligible voter is unable to vote for any reason on any of the available voting days, they may appoint a proxy (another eligible voter) to vote on their behalf. A Voting Proxy Application can be requested by contacting email@example.com or calling 311.
The Voting Proxy Appointment form must be presented in-person for certification, along with identification of both the eligible voter making the appointment (photocopies acceptable) and the eligible voter appointed as the proxy (original copies).
Certification of Voting Proxy Application forms will be done at 89 Northline Rd. and by appointment only. Appointments are only during:
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to book an appointment.
Registration to Vote by Mail closed on January 4. Voters must return the Mail-in Voting package, either by mail or hand deliver to one of the two drop-box locations beginning January 8:
The Mail-in Voting package, including the marked ballot and signed declaration, must be received by no later than 6 p.m. on January 15.
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