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VoteOshawa: Are you on the Voters’ List?

VoteOshawa: Are you on the Voters’ List?

OSHAWA – With the 2018 Municipal and School Board elections approaching, the City is encouraging electors to check to see if they are on the Voters’ List. There are two quick ways to find out:

  • go online to www.voteoshawa.ca and find the search tool under the Voters page; or,
  • by visiting Service Oshawa on the first floor of Oshawa City Hall (50 Centre St. S.).

New this year, if an elector is not listed on the Voters’ List they can easily add their name online or revise any incorrect information until Sunday, October 14. After Sunday, October 14, electors can add their name or update their details at their Voting Place on Voting Day (Monday, October 22).

Electors that did not receive a Voter Notification Card in the mail can determine their Voting Place online on www.voteoshawa.ca or by contacting Service Oshawa (905-436-3311).

Voting Methods

There are many ways for electors cast their ballot in the 2018 Municipal and School Board elections, including advance voting opportunities, voting by proxy and voting day.

Advance Voting Opportunities

If an elector is ready to cast their ballot, there is no need to wait until Voting Day (Monday, October 22). An elector is welcome to cast their ballot at any of the below advance voting locations, regardless of the ward they live in:

Date

Location

Address 

Time

Friday, October 5

Campus Ice Centre, second floor meeting room

2200 Simcoe Street North

12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 6

Legends Centre, gymnasium

1661 Harmony Road North

10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 6

South Oshawa Community Centre, rooms 1 and 2

1455 Cedar Street

10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, October 7

Civic Recreation Complex, rooms 4 and 5

99 Thornton Road South

10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, October 7

Donevan Recreation Complex, dance aerobic studio

171 Harmony Road South

10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Friday, October 12

Donevan Recreation Complex, dance aerobic studio

171 Harmony Road South

12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 13

Civic Recreation Complex, rooms 4 and 5

99 Thornton Road South

10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 13

City Hall, Committee meeting room

50 Centre Street South

10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, October 14

South Oshawa Community Centre, rooms 1 and 2

1455 Cedar Street

10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, October 14

Legends Centre, gymnasium

1661 Harmony Road North

10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Voting by Proxy

Any elector is eligible to appoint another eligible voter to cast a ballot on their behalf. To do so, the elector must complete an Appointment for Voting Proxy form. The forms are available at City Clerks Services, located on the fifth floor of Oshawa City Hall (50 Centre St. S.).  Specific rules apply to the appointment of voting proxies.  Please contact clerks@oshawa.ca or 905-436-3311, ext. 5639 for more information.

Voting Day

Voting Locations will open at 10:00 a.m. and close at 8:00 p.m. on Monday, October 22, 2018. A Voter Notification Card will be sent to all electors on the Voters’ List mid-September via Canada Post.

Your Voter Notification Card will let you know which Voting Location you will attend on Monday, October 22.

Each elector is required to supply identification showing the individual’s name and qualifying address. A full list of accepted identification is available online.

If an elector is on the Voters’ List but unable to provide a piece of accepted identification, they will be required to complete a Declaration of Identity affirming their identity and entitlement to vote at the Voting Location.

For additional details on these topics and more information on the 2018 Municipal and School Board elections, please visit our website at www.voteoshawa.ca or contact Service Oshawa (905-436-3311) or service@oshawa.ca.

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