Voting Info

Election Day is October 22!

 

Not sure if you're on the voter's list?  Wondering about how Ranked Ballots work?  You've come to the right place.  

Ranked Ballots

This election, London will be the first government in Canada to use a system other than First-Past-The-Post.  Since the winning candidate needs to ultimately obtain more than 50% of the vote, Ranked Choice Voting (or Ranked Ballots), is often thought to be more democratic and representative of the community's desires.  

Here's a primer video on how Ranked Ballots work:

 

Here's a link to the City's information with what your ballot will look like and some answers to some Frequently Asked Questions:

City of London primer on Ranked Ballots

 

Check to see if you're on the voter's list:

If you haven't yet received a voter card in the mail, follow this link to get on the list:

City of London voter lookup

 

What do you need in order to vote?

A person is entitled to be an elector at an election held in a local municipality if, on voting day, he or she,
 

(a) resides in the local municipality or is the owner or tenant of land there, or is the spouse of such owner or tenant;
(b) is a Canadian citizen;
(c) is at least 18 years old; and
(d) is not prohibited from voting under subsection (3) or otherwise by law.

Even if you haven't received your voter card, all you need to do is show up to vote on Election Day at your designated poll with identification (government issued photo ID that includes a London address).

 

Where do I vote? 

City of London Poll Location lookup

 

Where and when are the advanced polls?

City of London Advanced Polls - October 4 to 13

 

What if I'm a student?

Students are allowed to vote in both their home municipality and the municipality where they are attending school.

Still have questions? 

You can call the City of London Elections office at 519-661-4535 or email at 'elections@london.ca'.


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