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February 16, 2012
Advance voting for TDSB by-election this weekend
  
The advance vote for the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) by-election will be held February 18 and 19.

The by-election is for the office of Trustee, TDSB Ward 17 - Don Valley East (City wards 33 and 34) and Trustee, TDSB Ward 20 - Scarborough-Agincourt (City wards 39 and 40). Election day is Monday, February 27.

An elector who has not received a voter information card can call 416-338-1111 to find out where to go to vote. Electors can also use the Where Do I Vote feature on the City of Toronto's Election website at http://app.toronto.ca/vote/whereToVote.do to identify the location of their voting place.

While a voter information card is not required to vote, proper identification is required to receive a ballot. More information is available at http://www.toronto.ca/elections/voters/identification.htm.

During the advance vote all voting places will be accessible and a Voter Assist Terminal will be available to use at each voting place. The Voter Assist Terminal enables voters who have disabilities to mark their ballot privately and independently. Electors who wish to use this assistive device on election day should contact Election Services at 416-338-1111 or email AccessibleElections@toronto.ca by February 21 to make the necessary arrangements.

For additional information, call 416-338-1111, email elections@toronto.ca or visit the Election Services website http://www.toronto.ca/elections/by-election-2012/tdsb-17-20/index.htm.

Toronto is Canada's largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.7 million people. Toronto's government is dedicated to delivering customer service excellence, creating a transparent and accountable government, reducing the size and cost of government and building a transportation city. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Note to media: Media that wish to enter a voting place during the advance vote this weekend must send their request to Carole Boughannam of Toronto Elections at cboughan@toronto.ca by 2 p.m. on Friday, February 17.


Media Contact
Rob Andrusevich
Strategic Communications
416-397-4149
randrus@toronto.ca

 

 

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