The advance polls for the Montreal election are open this weekend: here’s how to vote
MONTREAL – Advance polls are open Saturday and Sunday so Montrealers can vote for who will rule the city over the next four years.
If you are not sure who to vote, check out CTV’s election coverage in Montreal to learn more about the top candidates.
If you are not sure How? ‘Or’ What to vote, here is a guide to avoid the crush and vote early:
WHAT ARE EARLY SURVEYS?
Advance polls are offices around Montreal where residents can vote before regular election days, November 6 and 7.
The polling stations are open on Saturday and Sunday 30-31 October.
WHERE CAN I VOTE?
Enter your postal code and your address number in this page on the site of Elections Montreal.
It will give you the location of your nearest polling station and a list of the candidates running.
According to Elections Montreal, all polling stations are universally accessible.
AM I ELIGIBLE?
To be able to vote, you must:
Being registered on the voters list (you don’t know what that means? See the next section);
Be 18 years of age or older on November 7th.
Have fulfilled the following conditions by September 1:
Be a Canadian citizen;
Not be under curatorship;
Be domiciled in Montreal and reside in Quebec for at least six months or be the owner of a building or occupant of a business in Montreal for at least 12 months.
AM I REGISTERED TO VOTE?
You can verify that you are registered to vote on the site of Elections Montreal.
Paper notices were also mailed to addresses in Montreal in early October. If you are registered at your current address, your name should appear in the upper right corner of the submitted page.
If your name does not appear there or in the online system, it may be too late. The deadline to register to vote was October 18.
WHAT SHOULD I BRING?
Public health protocols, including wearing a mask, are mandatory.
In addition, you will need:
A black or blue pen or pencil;
Identity, such as your health card, driver’s license, Canadian passport, Indian status certificate, or Canadian Armed Forces card.
– With files from CTV’s Rachal Lau