Advance Voting opportunities begin this week

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Sault Ste. Marie, ON – The City of Sault Ste. Marie will host the first of three Advance Vote days on Saturday, October 6 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.at the Civic Centre.

Additional Advance Vote days will be held at the Civic Centre on Wednesday, October 10 from10 a.m. to 8 p.m.and on Saturday, October 13 from 10 a.m. to 6p.m.

The City has partnered with both the Canadian Hearing Society to provide sign language interpreter services and with the CNIB to provide enhanced accessibility. Both agencies will be on site between 10 a.m. and noon and 5 p.m.and 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 10.

Tools to assist individuals with visual impairments will be available at every voting location on October 22.

Sault Ste. Marie Transit will provide free bus service to riders who present their voter notification card on Advance Vote days and on Voting Day.

Voters should receive their ‘You Vote at Card’ in the mail this week. Electors must provide identification when they vote showing their name and qualifying address. The ‘You Vote at Card’  is not an acceptable piece of identification. Students may vote both in their home community and in the Ontario municipality at which they attend post-secondary school.

On Voting Day, October 22, electors will vote at their assigned voting location as identified on
the ‘You Vote at Card’. Alternatively, electors can find their voting location at http://saultstemarie.ca/election under ‘Voter Services’.

For further information,voters are encouraged to visit the City’s website or contact the City Clerk’s Department at  705-759-5388.