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Elections Canada bulletin for voters with special needs

Elections Canada has posted an e-Bulletin for "voters with special needs" outlining some of the specifics of voting/accessibility options for the upcoming election.

See for the original bulletin, reproduced below.


Vote. Shape Your World.

A federal election will be held on Monday, May 2nd.

You may vote in this federal election if you:

Registering to vote

If you're already registered on the voters list, you will receive a personalized voter information card from Elections Canada that directs you where to vote.

If you don't receive this card by Wednesday April 13th, you will need to register or update your registration information. It's simple:

Ways you can vote

Voting at the polls

Find your polling station for an advance poll or for election day by:

Remember to bring identification

A variety of options for electors with disabilities

  • Level access to polling stations and local Elections Canada offices.
  • Sign language interpretation, requested in advance by calling 1-800-463-8080 or TTY 1-800-361-8935.
  • Braille voting templates, large-print lists of candidates and assistance in marking a ballot at polling stations.
  • Materials in multiple formats (i.e. Braille, American Sign Language and Langue des signes québecois, audio CD and large print), available on the Elections Canada Web site

New! Accessibility feedback process

Elections Canada recently implemented an accessibility feedback process. We are committed to ensuring that polling sites are as accessible as possible, and we want to hear and learn from voters with disabilities.

Elections Canada is committed to improving accessibility and services to electors with disabilities. We welcome any feedback you may have.

A unique experience: Work during the election!

For more information, contact us:
TTY 1-800-361-8935

Archival Date: 
Tuesday, May 10, 2011
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