Who May Vote?
Updated: 5 years ago - Created: January 6th, 2014
Any person who on voting Day meets the following qualifications is eligible to vote:
- Is a Canadian Citizen;
- Is at least 18 years old on Voting Day;
- Reside in the municipality or is the owner, tenant, or spouse or same sex partner of the owner or tenant of land;
- Any person not prohibited, by law, from voting.
THE FOLLOWING PEOPLE ARE NOT ENTITLED TO VOTE
The Municipal Elections Act, 1996 prohibits the following individuals from voting:
- Any person who is not a qualified voter;
- A person who is serving a sentence of imprisonment in a penal or correctional institution;
- A corporation;
- A person acting as an executor or trustee;
- A person who has been convicted of corrupt practices under the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 in the last four years;
- Anyone who is prohibited, by law from voting.