The Voters’ List identifies people who are eligible to vote in the 2022 Municipal Elections by name, address, school support, and residency status. From Thursday, September 1, 2022, until Monday, October 24, 2022, you can verify your information by: using the Am I on the voters’ list? search tool; calling 3-1-1; or calling the Elections Office at 613-580-2660.
Visit the Elections Ottawa voter information website for detailed information about in-person voting, voting by proxy, and special mail-in ballots.
Advance Vote Days: Advance Vote Days will take place on Friday, October 7 and Friday, October 14, 2022 and voting places will be open from 10 am to 8 pm. On these voting days, electors will have the opportunity to vote in their wards at their assigned voting location.
Voting Day: Voting Day is Monday, October 24, 2022. On this day, electors will have the opportunity to vote in their wards at their assigned voting place from 10 am to 8 pm, with the exception of long-term care centres and retirement homes which may have reduced hours.
Special Mail-In Ballots: Completed special ballots must be received at the Elections Office or Client Service Centers by 4:30 pm on Monday, October 24, 2022, in order to be counted. Any special ballots received after 4:30 pm will not be counted.
Voting By Proxy: All voting proxies must be appointed by 4:30 pm on Voting Day, Monday, October 24, 2022. Appointment for Voting Proxy - Form 3 can be filed at the Elections Office or any Client Service Centre during regular business hours. On September 24 and 25, 2022 (Advance Voting Days), Client Service Centres will be open from noon to 5 pm allowing voting proxy applications to be presented. On September 26 and 27, October 7, and October 14, 2022 (Advance Voting Days), Client Service Centres will be open from 8:30 am to 5 pm allowing voting proxy applications to be presented.
All electors will be required to present a piece of identification in order to receive a ballot at their voting place. The identification must show your name and address and photo identification is not required.
If you cannot present an acceptable proof of identity and residence will be required to make a statutory declaration prior to being issued a ballot.
You may present one of the following as a piece of personal identification:
Note: A voter notification letter and a Canadian passport cannot be used as a piece of identification.