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Information for Voters

Eligibility to Vote

To be an eligible elector in the City of Brockville, you have to be:

  • a Canadian Citizen;
  • at least 18 years old;
  • reside in the City of Brockville or own or rent land in the City of Brockville, or the spouse of an owner or tenant; and
  • not prohibited from voting under law.

Voting for students: If you are student and consider your "home" to be the place where you live when you are not attending school, which means you plan on returning there, then you are eligible to vote in both your "home" municipality and in the municipality where you currently live while attending school.

To check if your name is on the Voters List, visit the Clerk's Office between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm on weekdays, or fill out this form and mail it to City Hall.

Commencing on September 4, 2018, individuals will be able to verify that their name is on the Voter’s List for the upcoming Municipal Elections by visiting or calling Brockville City Hall between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:00 pm. After September 26, 2018, you will be required to come into the Voter Help Centre at Brockville City Hall to fill out a form and provide photo identification.

As an added security feature, you will be required to add your date of birth before voting. If you are unsure that your full date of birth is on the voter’s list, you may contact the Voter Help Centre to have it added prior to voting.

Voter Help Centre: Brockville City Hall, 1 King Street West  (613) 342-8772 ext. 4423

The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing has prepared a voter's guide in order to make election information easier to find and more user friendly. You can view the guide here or obtain a copy from the Clerk's Office at City Hall.

 

Accepted Voter Identification

You must present one of the following documents showing your name and address:

  1. An Ontario driver’s licence.
  2. An Ontario Health Card (photo card).
  3. An Ontario Photo Card.
  4. An Ontario motor vehicle permit (vehicle portion).
  5. A cancelled personalized cheque.
  6. A mortgage statement, lease or rental agreement relating to property in Ontario.
  7. An insurance policy or insurance statement.
  8. A loan agreement or other financial agreement with a financial institution.
  9. A document issued or certified by a court in Ontario.
  10. Any other document from the government of Canada, Ontario or a municipality in Ontario or from an agency of such a government.
  11. Any document from a Band Council in Ontario established under the Indian Act (Canada).
  12. An income tax assessment notice.
  13. A Child Tax Benefit Statement.
  14. A Statement of Employment Insurance Benefits Paid T4E.
  15. A Statement of Old Age Security T4A (OAS).
  16. A Statement of Canada Pension Plan Benefits T4A (P).
  17. A Canada Pension Plan Statement of Contributions.
  18. A Statement of Direct Deposit for Ontario Works.
  19. A Statement of Direct Deposit for Ontario Disability Support Program.
  20. A Workplace Safety and Insurance Board Statement of Benefits T5007.
  21. A property tax assessment.
  22. A credit card statement, bank account statement, or RRSP, RRIF, RHOSP or T5 statement.
  23. A CNIB Card or a card from another registered charitable organization that provides services to persons with disabilities.
  24. A hospital card or record.
  25. A document showing campus residence, issued by the office or officials responsible for student residence at a post-secondary institution.
  26. A document showing residence at a long-term care home under the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007, issued by the Administrator for the home.
  27. A utility bill for hydro, water, gas, telephone or cable TV or a bill from a public utilities commission.
  28. A cheque stub, T4 statement or pay receipt issued by an employer.
  29. A transcript or report card from a post-secondary school.
 

Voting

Vote at your convenience by internet or telephone!

Electors in the City of Brockville will be voting electronically, by internet or telephone in the 2018 Municipal Election.

A Voter Information Letter will be mailed to you directly in the month of October, providing you with a Personal identification Number (PIN) which will allow you to vote 24 hours a day for 8 days, from Monday, October 15th at 10 am to Monday, October 22nd at 8 pm, from any touch tone telephone or any device connected to the internet;

As an added security feature, you will be required to add your date of birth before voting. If you are unsure that your full date of birth is on the voter’s list, you may contact the Voter Help Centre to have it added prior to voting. 

Voter Assistance Centres:

If you do not have access to a telephone or the internet, or need assistance casting your votes, you can come to the following locations for assistance on the following dates:

City Hall (1 King Street West):

Monday, October 15 – Thursday, October 18: 10:00am – 8:00pm

Friday, October 19: 10:00am – 4:00pm

Saturday, October 20: 10:00am – 2:00pm

Monday, October 22: 10:00am – 8:00pm

Memorial Centre (1 Magedoma Blvd):

Monday, October 15: 3:00 – 8:00 pm

Wednesday, October 17: 3:00 – 8:00pm

Monday, October 22: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Accessibility

The City of Brockville is committed to providing an accessible voting process. For information about accessibility and the election, please click here.

Demo of Telephone & Internet Voting: 

For a demo of internet voting in English, click here.

For a demo of telephone voting in English, click here.

Pour une démonstration du vote par Internet en Français, cliquez ici.

Pour une démonstration du vote par téléphone en Français, cliquez ici.

More information 

For more election information, visit our website, contact the Election Help Centre in person at City Hall, 1 King Street West, by telephone (613) 342-8772, Toll-free 1-844-264-2780 or by email (election@brockville.com). 

Updated: September 25, 2018

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