How to vote in this municipal election

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With October 24 fast approaching, residents in communities across Ontario will be making their voices heard, but many won’t be doing so from a voting booth.

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Local communities have continued to transition to online and telephone voting methods for this local election, meaning polling day may differ depending on where you live. In every community in the region, Election Day has become an election period and physical voting booths will not be an option.

Although election dates vary by municipality, all eligible voters should receive a letter in the mail containing the necessary internet links, telephone numbers, and personal identification numbers to cast a vote. Voters who do not receive letters before the start of the election period should contact their municipal office.


The voting period in Huron East began on October 11th and will last until October 24th.

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Seaforth Town Hall will be open during its normal business hours (8:30am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday) to assist those who need assistance with voting.

Voters can go to to cast their vote once they have received their personal identification number.


Voters can begin voting in Central Huron beginning Oct. 11, with the voting deadline Oct. 24.

For detailed step-by-step instructions on how to vote online, go to

Once they have the required personal identification number, voters in Central Huron can visit to vote.


The voting period in South Huron began October 11 at 9 a.m. and votes will be accepted through October 24 at 8 p.m

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Voters who are having difficulty navigating the voting systems may contact the South Huron Municipal Office for assistance during the election period.

In addition, voter helpdesks will be set up throughout the community to provide support during the election period.

Dates and locations of the Voter Helpdesk:

  • Dashwood Community Center – October 13 from 1:30 p.m
  • Exeter Farmers’ Market – 14 October 2-5pm
  • Kirkton-Woodham Community Center – October 15 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m
  • Stephen Arena – October 20 from 4pm to 7pm

Once voters have their necessary personal identification number, they can vote at


Bluewater’s voting period began October 11 at 9 a.m. and will last until October 24 at 8 p.m

If you have any questions or need help with voting, you can visit the municipal office in Zurich during the entire voting period.

For step-by-step instructions on how to vote online or by phone, go to

Voters can vote online at once they have received their personal identification number.

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