It's Election Day and here is all the information you need to know to vote today.
Firstly, if you have not followed along with the election coverage so far, you must know who is running to become the next MP of the Kenora riding, which party they belong to, and their party leader.
For the Kenora riding, here are the candidates:
Eric Melillo – Conservative Party
David Bruno – Liberal Party
Janine Seymour – New Democratic Party
Remi Rheault – Green Party
Craig Martin – People's Party of Canada
To find out more about our local candidates and what they are fighting for, click HERE
If you did not already vote by mail or voted on one of the advanced polling dates, you will need to find your specific polling location (they vary by home address) and vote in person today.
If you have your voter information card, your specific polling location will be listed on it. If you did not receive your voter information card in the mail, or this is your first time voting, you will need to register/confirm registration to vote so that you can print a copy of your voter registration certificate.
To check to see if you are registered to vote or if you need to print your voter registration certificate, click HERE.
If you would like to double-check your polling location, click HERE
When you head to your polling location, make sure you bring the correct forms of identification along with your voter information card or voter registration certificate.
Option 1: Your driver's license or any other form of government-issued ID with your photo, name and current address.
Option 2: Two pieces of ID with your name on both and at least one with your current address.
Option 3: If you do not have any of the above mentioned IDs, You can still vote if you declare your identity and address in writing and have someone who knows you and who is assigned to your polling station vouch for you. The voucher must be able to prove their identity and address. A person can vouch for only one person.
If you need more information on what is considered acceptable forms of ID, click HERE
Voting is open for 12 hours (specific times varying by riding). In Kenora, voting is open from 8:30 AM to 8:30 PM.
If you still have questions regarding the voting process, click HERE to view the Elections Canada homepage.