WINNIPEG – Manitobans far and wide will be heading to the polls to cast their ballots Sept. 10 to determine if PC leader Brian Pallister will have another term as premier of if a new face will be elected.
The future of the province is in your hands–so, do you know where to go to vote? Are you registered? What do you need to bring to the polling station when you go to have your say? Here’s everything you need to know before you vote:
Are you eligible?
In order to vote in the election, you must first be eligible. You are eligible to vote if you are:
- a Canadian citizen
- at least 18 years of age on Election Day
- a resident of Manitoba and have been for six months prior to election day
If you are eligible, you have to register if you haven’t already.
Are you registered?
Advanced registration is closed, but you can still register at a polling station you will need to provide valid government photo ID plus two other pieces of ID. If you’re not on the voters list, you’ll have to take an oath confirming your identity and asked to sign a declaration of address if none of your ID shows your address.
Where do I go to vote?
If you did not vote in the advance polls or use a mail-in ballot, you will need to visit your designated polling station on Sept. 10. Your polling station is based on where you live.
Polls are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on election day.
If you need more information regarding voting by absentee or at home, click here.