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Federal By-election Underway in Ottawa-Vanier

GATINEAU, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Feb 19, 2017) -

  • A federal by-election will be held on Monday, April 3, 2017, in the electoral district of Ottawa-Vanier (Ontario) to fill a vacancy in the House of Commons.
  • The Elections Canada office in Ottawa-Vanier is open as of today.
  • Canadian citizens in Ottawa-Vanier who are at least 18 years old on election day are eligible to vote. To vote in a federal by-election, an elector's home address must be in the electoral district from the first day of revision of the voters lists, Wednesday, March 1, until election day, Monday, April 3.
  • Electors need to be registered to vote. Most electors are already registered. To check, electors can visit elections.ca/register or call us at 1-800-463-6868. Unregistered electors can register online, at the Elections Canada office in Ottawa-Vanier, or at the polls just before they vote.
  • Electors have many voting options to choose from: they may vote by mail, in person at the Elections Canada office in Ottawa-Vanier, at advance polls or at a polling station on election day.

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