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100 days until Voting Day – Are you ready?


​BRAMPTON, ON (July 15, 2022) – Sunday, July 17 marks 100 days until Brampton voters make the important decision to vote in the Municipal and School Board Election on Monday, October 24, 2022.

Voting is easy – here are some useful reminders for voters:

• Determine if you’re an eligible voter: You’re eligible to vote if you’re a Canadian citizen, at least 18 years old on Voting Day and live in Brampton (or are the owner or tenant of land in Brampton or the spouse of such owner or tenant).
• Confirm your information on the Voters’ List: To check if your information is correct and up-to-date, visit voterlookup.ca. This website will be active until July 21, 2022. After that, voters will be able to check their information on the City’s website starting September 1.
• Know your ward: If you’re unsure about what ward you reside in, check here.
• Vote anywhere in your ward: On October 24, you can vote at any voting location in your ward. Voting location information will be available on the City’s website in September.
• Advance Voting dates: If you can’t make it on October 24, consider voting at any of the Advance Voting days on October 7, 8, 9, 14 or 15. Advance Voting information will be available on the City’s website in September. Advance Voting is also a good option for members of the community who may be busy celebrating Diwali and Bandi Chhor Divas, which fall on the same day as Voting Day this year.
• Proxy voting: If you are an eligible Brampton voter who can’t make it on Voting Day or any of the Advance Voting dates, you may appoint another eligible Brampton voter to vote on your behalf. Any person whose name is on the Voters’ List or who has been added to the Voters’ List may vote by proxy. More information about proxy voting will be available on the City’s website soon.
• Home Voting service: Eligible voters who are homebound due to illness, injury or disability may apply to vote using the Home Voting service on October 11, 12 and 13. Limited appointments will be available to those who meet the eligibility requirements. More information about the service and appointment process will be available on the City’s website soon.
• Bring your ID: Voters must bring one piece of identification showing their name and qualifying Brampton address with them to vote. Refer to the list of acceptable documents for identification prior to voting.

Additional reminders:
• Work the Election: Apply now to become a Municipal Election worker and assist with the administrative and customer service functions on Voting Day. More than 2,000 positions are available. Preference will be given to Brampton residents 18 years or older. This is a great opportunity to gain new skills, get to know City staff and connect with your community.
• Nomination Day: Potential candidates can file their nomination papers until Friday, August 19, at 2 pm. Information about candidate eligibility and the nomination process is available here.
• Third Party Advertising: Potential third party advertisers may file a registration to advertise in Brampton until October 21. Information about third party advertising, eligibility requirements and the registration process is available here.
For more information about the 2022 Municipal and School Board Election, visit www.brampton.ca/bramptonvotes.

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“Municipal services like roads, parks, recreation and transit are part of residents’ everyday lives. Voting in the Municipal and School Board Election is an important way to shape your city, and with Advance Voting days, home voting and the ability to vote at any location in your ward, it’s also convenient for all. With just over 100 days until the Municipal and School Board Election, be sure you have a plan to vote!”
- Peter Fay, City Clerk and Returning Officer, City of Brampton

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