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October 15, 2014
Toronto experiences highest first-day advance vote turnout
  
The City of Toronto saw its highest ever voter turnout on the first day of the advance vote. Yesterday, 28,046 electors came out to vote. This figure exceeds the entire 2010 weekday turnout, which saw approximately 16,000 voters during the six weekdays of advance voting that year. The overall turnout for the advance vote in 2010 was approximately 77,000 voters.

For a breakdown of the turnout by voting place during advance voting on October 14, a fact sheet is available at http://bitly.com/ZtHFyO.

The advance vote will run for six continuous days, until October 19, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and has been expanded to 44 locations across the city, with one in each ward.

Advance voting is also being offered at Toronto City Hall until Friday, October 17. Electors, regardless of where they live in the city, can vote at City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.

Electors are reminded to bring their voter information card and identification showing their name and qualifying Toronto address. To find out where to vote, electors can use the MyVote application by visiting http://www.toronto.ca/elections/myvote.

Election Day is Monday, October 27. Voting places will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Election Day. More information about the election is available at http://www.toronto.ca/elections.

Toronto is Canada's largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. It is a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture and is consistently ranked one of the world's most livable cities. Toronto is proud to be the Host City for the 2015 Pan American and Parapan American Games. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can visit http://www.toronto.ca, call 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, or follow us @TorontoComms.

Media Contact
Leisa Odlum
Strategic Communications,
416-397-5313
lodlum@toronto.ca

 

 

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