Media Release: Voting period is opening soon!

Collingwood, ON [10 October 2018] – The Voting Period for the 2018 Municipal Election will be opening soon, and electors can expect to start receiving their Voter Information letter in the mail this week.
 
Collingwood residents will have the opportunity to cast a ballot for one Mayor, one Deputy Mayor, and up to seven Councillors for Collingwood Council, as well as a school board trustee. Voting will open at 10:00 a.m. on October 12 and will run until 8:00 p.m. on October 22, 2018. 
 
Collingwood voters along with its neighbouring municipalities will cast their ballot using the Internet or Telephone. These methods provide flexibility, which allows for a longer voting period than traditional voting. It is also more convenient, more accessible, and better enables electors to exercise their right to vote, offers complete security and anonymity with results available quicker and with complete accuracy.
 
A full list of candidates is available at www.collingwood.ca/election/candidate-list.
 
If you require access to the internet or a touch-tone phone, or just need a little guidance in voting using the internet or telephone, a Help Centre will be provided at the Collingwood Public Library, 55 Ste. Marie Street, Collingwood where you can attend in person and vote if you choose. Please remember to bring your photo identification, and proof of your qualifying address.   
 
  • Friday, October 12 (10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.)
  • Monday, October 15 to Friday October 19 (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)
  • Saturday, October 20 (10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)
  • Sunday, October 21 (1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
  • Election Day - Monday, October 22 (8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.) 
 
Additional Help Centre dates and times may be added throughout the Voting Period and will be posted on the municipal website at www.collingwood.ca/election.
 
Free internet access is available at the Collingwood Public Library, 55 Ste. Marie Street, Collingwood
 
 
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For more information, contact:
Acting Communications Officer
Christa Carter
705-445-1030 Ext. 3293
communications@collingwood.ca