Everything You Need to Know About Voting in Milton

The election is only a few weeks away now.

If you are a Milton resident, here's everything you need to know about voting.

According to a recent news release, Milton voters will be voting to elect their mayor, regional chair, town councillor, regional councillor, and school board trustee (HDSB or HCDSB).

Voters have the option to cast their vote at their voting location on Oct. 22 or they can vote at any advanced vote date from Oct. 8 to Oct. 14.

If voters want to vote early or can’t vote on Election Day and still want to, the following advance vote locations will be open for the municipal election:

  • Oct. 8-12 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. at Hugh Foster Hall 141 King St.
  • Oct. 10 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Nassagaweya Tennis Centre & Community Hall 9267 Guelph Line, Campbellville.
  • Oct. 13 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Shop & Vote at Milton Mall 55 Ontario St. S., Milton.
  • Oct. 14 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Shop & Vote at Milton Mall 55 Ontario S. S., Milton.

In order to be eligible to vote people must come prepared with their voter notification card (if they received one), and personal identification that shows their name and address.

Forms of identification can include:

  • Driver's licence or Ontario photo card
  • Bank or credit card statement
  • Utility or phone bills
  • T4 slip or pay sub

If your name and address are on the Town of Milton's voters' list, you will receive a Voter Notification Card in the mail before Election Day. The card will include:

  • All the necessary information about your voting location
  • Information about what you need to bring with you
  • Contact information for the Election's Office

If you did not receive a card, you may still be eligible to vote.

Be sure to bring photo identification when you visit your voting location.

Are you on the list to vote? If not, go to www.MiltonVotes.ca to find out. You can add your name to the list. Just click on the Voters tab and follow the instructions.

Voting is one of most important things a citizen can do in their community and takes almost no time.

It is your chance to have your say about your local government.

If you're a Canadian citizen who is over the age of 18 and are a resident, owner or tenant of a property in Milton, you are eligible to vote in October.

For more information about the Municipal Election, visit www.MiltonVotes.ca.

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