Elections Ontario warns Ottawa-Vanier voters to double-check polling location

Advance voter turnout jumps almost 19% from last Ontario electionMore

Election officials declared polling places 04-03 and 04-04 as mail precincts to ensure that voters affected by the volcanic activity are able to cast their ballot.

Just over half - 51 per cent - cast ballots in 2014, a slight uptick from the 48 per cent who did in 2011, which are the two lowest turnout rates in Ontario election history.

While this is the first election using this vote center model, Jarboe says it won't be the last in Sacramento County.

"We are proud that our measured and principled approach to modernization made voting even easier for many electors across the province while maintaining the integrity and security of our elections", said Ontario's chief electoral officer Greg Essensa.

Des Granges said e-poll books help process voters, while tabulators "help automate the counting process for the poll workers".

When you head into the voting booth, you can mark an X for your preferred candidate or you can decline the ballot.

"For a first-time rollout, I think it was an overwhelming success", said Sacramento County Interim Registrar of Voters Alice Jarboe.

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Then he or she would hand the ballot back to the official who would insert it into an electronic voting machine.

It could take weeks to count all votes from any elections that end up being very tight, he said. In fact, 2018's showing is the highest turnout since 1996 (which saw 58.3 per cent of eligible Ontarians vote) when Mike Harris won his second majority government.

Everyone else? They used the vote-by-mail and drop box system set in place for the county over the 28-day election period.

To do your part, Cara Des Granges, the bilingual communications co-ordinator for Elections Ontario, said residents will need at least one piece of ID that includes their name and address.

Jessica Pellerin urges people in the riding - and across the province - to check their voter information cards, or Elections Ontario's website, to verify where they should go to cast their ballot.

Absentee ballot application forms are available at the County Election Board office, 131 W. 13th St.in Ada.

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