Record-breaking number of Canadians voted at advance polls

Two million voters cast ballots in the first two days of advance voting across the country


More than 2 million Canadians cast their ballots in the first two days the polls were open, a 25-per-cent increase in turnout compared to the 2015 election, which saw 1.6 Canadians vote.

Those results don’t even include voters at university campuses, local offices or those who cast their vote by special ballot.

Canadians head to the polls to chose the next Government on Monday October 21.

To find the right polling station, would-be electors (that's any registered Canadian age 18 and older) can check out the Elections Canada website or call 1-800-463-6868. The location is also written on the voter identification cards sent out to nearly 27 million Canadians.

Voters have to show identification that includes a home address, such as a driver's licence.

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