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Toronto Election – Accessibility

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Voting Days:

Election Day:

Monday, October 22 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Electors must vote in the ward they live in.

Advance Voting:

Wednesday, October 10 to Sunday October 14 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Electors can vote at one of two locations in their ward or at City Hall.  A Voter Assist Terminal will be located at each voting place.

Voting Places:

View the 2018 Voting Places. Including building name, address, room, entrance and accessibility notes.

Ward Maps :

Individual maps with voting places can be accessed from the 2018 Ward Maps page.

A dedicated telephone line and email is available for you to address any questions, comments or concerns you may have throughout the election:

Email: accessibleelections@toronto.ca

Phone: 416-338-1111 press 6

TTY: 416-338-0889

  • All voting locations used for Advance Vote and Election Day have been inspected multiple times for accessibility and are now posted on the Toronto Election website.
  • Voter Assist Terminals will be available at all advance vote locations and two per ward on election day. If one is not located at an elector’s designated voting place they can request to have their ballot transferred by calling 416-338-1111.

Accessibility

Accessibility Officers: Helping open doors without automated power door openers.

  • Operating elevators.
  • Direct voters to the accessible entrance if it is different from the main entrance.

 

  • Ensuring all voting place access routes and entrances are clearly identified by:
  • Providing appropriate signage at locations.
  • Ensuring electors with accessibility needs are directed to the accessible voting entrance by prominent signage.
  • Where possible, make the accessible entrance the same as the main entrance.

 

  • Ensuring all voting place owners and managers are aware of accessibility requirements by:
  • Notifying all facility owners and managers of the proposed voting places of legislative accessibility requirements in order to prevent last minute changes to voting rooms.

 

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