News Release
December 22, 2020

Toronto Elections is extending the deadline to apply for Mail-in Voting for the Councillor Ward 22 Scarborough-Agincourt by-election. Eligible voters can apply to Vote by Mail until 4 p.m. on January 4, 2021. Mail-in Voting is being offered as an alternative option to in-person voting.

Eligible voters can apply for Mail-in Voting until 4 p.m. on January 4, by visiting here or by calling 311. All the required Mail-in Voting materials, including the ballot and signed declaration form, must be received by 6 p.m. on January 15.

When a Mail-in Voting application is approved the eligible voter will be sent a Mail-in Voting package by mail that will include:

  • a declaration form that must be signed for their vote to count
  • an official Ballot for the Councillor Ward 22 Scarborough-Agincourt By-election
  • a ballot secrecy envelope
  • a yellow return envelope with pre-paid postage

After completing all the necessary steps, the eligible voter will return the Mail-in Voting package immediately. The package must be received by 6 p.m. on January 15, 2021, by mail, using the pre-paid return envelope, or hand deliver to one of the drop boxes at the locations listed below starting January 8 until 6 p.m. on January 15 — election day:

  • Stephen Leacock Seniors Community Centre
    2520 Birchmount Rd.
  • L’Amoreaux Community Recreation Centre
    2000 McNicoll Ave.

Eligible voters can apply and check the status of their Mail-in Voting package throughout the process here

Residents without Internet access and would like to apply for Mail-in Voting can call 311. 311 can offer assistance in more than 180 languages.

Voters’ List and MyVote

All eligible voters are encouraged to get on the voters’ list by visiting here

Eligible voters can enter their Ward 22 Scarborough-Agincourt address into Toronto Elections’ MyVote to:

  • check to see whether they are on the voters’ list
  • add or update  their voter information
  • print or view their voter information card, if their name appears on the voters’ list
  • view a list of candidates
  • find out where to vote during advance voting or on election day
  • view a sample of the ballot
  • view a map of Ward 22 Scarborough-Agincourt

Appoint a Voting Proxy

If an eligible voter is unable to vote for any reason on any of the available voting days either in-person or through Mail-in Voting, they may appoint another eligible voter to vote on their behalf.

Eligible voters can request a Voting Proxy Application by contacting elections@toronto.ca or calling 311.

Certification of Voting Proxy Application forms will be done at 89 Northline Rd., by appointment only.

More information about the Ward 22 Scarborough-Agincourt by-election can be found on the Toronto Elections website

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