|By Marketwired .||
|October 20, 2013 02:30 PM EDT||
OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/20/13 --
-- The writs of election were issued today by Elections Canada for the federal by-elections to be held on Monday, November 25, 2013, in the electoral districts of Bourassa (Quebec), Brandon-Souris (Manitoba), Provencher (Manitoba) and Toronto Centre (Ontario) to fill four vacancies in the House of Commons. -- The local Elections Canada offices in these electoral districts will be open shortly. -- All Canadian citizens in Bourassa, Brandon-Souris, Provencher and Toronto Centre who are at least 18 years of age on election day are eligible to vote. To vote in a federal by-election, an elector's address of ordinary residence must be in the electoral district from the first day of revision of the lists of electors, Wednesday, October 23, until election day, Monday, November 25. -- Electors will be able to vote at advance polls on Friday, November 15, Saturday, November 16 and Monday, November 18; on election day; or by special ballot. Electors who wish to vote by special ballot must apply for their special ballot voting kit no later than 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 19. Applications are available at www.elections.ca, by phone or in person at local Elections Canada offices and Canadian diplomatic or consular offices.
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