Saturday, October 13, 2007

Voter's Toolkit

With thanks from the CBC website...

When can I vote?

Election Day: Oct. 15

Polls will be open on Monday, Oct. 15, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Who is eligible to vote?

  • are at least 18 years old;
  • are resident of the City of Calgary for Mayor and Alderman, and resident of the Calgary Board of Education for Public School Trustee or the Calgary Roman Catholic Separate School District No. 1 for Separate School Trustee; and
  • have resided in ALBERTA for six consecutive months immediately proceeding Election Day.

What forms of ID are accepted for voter identification?

Electors must both produce one of the required identifications and sign the statement to receive their ballot and cast their vote.

  • Canadian Driver's or Operator's Licence
  • Canadian Passport
  • Canadian Military Identification
  • Birth Certificate
  • Baptismal Certificate
  • Alberta Personal Health Card
  • Alberta Identification Card
  • Certificate of Canadian Citizenship
  • Veteran Affairs Canada
  • Old Age Security (OAS) Card
  • Firearms Licence Possession - Acquisition
  • Firearms - Possession Only Licence

Where can I cast my ballot?

You can search by address on the City of Calgary website to find out.

Who's running in the Election?

Check out The Enlightened Savage to find out. (Okay, that part wasn't on the CBC website - but it should have been!)

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