Canada. Elections Canada

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-993-2975
Toll Free Phone 1-800-463-6868
TTY Phone 1-800-361-8935
Fax 1-888-524-1444 ; 613-954-8584
Website www.elections.ca
Primary Executive Stephane Perrault, Chief Electoral Officer
Address & Map
30 Victoria St
Gatineau, QC K1A 0M6
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) A non-partisan independent agency responsible for conducting federal general elections, by-elections and referendums. 
 
Administration of electoral legislation * registering political parties and third parties engaged in election advertising, as well as electoral district associations, leadership contestants and nomination contestants of registered parties * maintenance of the National Register of Electors * appointing and instructing returning officers * disclosing contributions to candidates, political parties, and to electoral district associations, leadership contestants and nominations contestants of registered parties * examining and disclosing their financial returns * reimbursing expenses to candidates and parties. 
 
Ensuring access to the system for all eligible citizens: physical facilities * public education * information programs. 
 
Providing legal * technical * financial * administrative support to independent commissions responsible for readjusting federal electoral district boundaries
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Canadian citizens who are 18 or older on polling day.
Application Most electors are registered in the National Register of Electors, used to produce the preliminary voters lists * eligible people can call to confirm if they are in the Register * electors not listed in the National Register of Electors must provide: One piece of identification issued by a Canadian government, whether federal, provincial or local, that contains a photograph of the elector and his or her name and address (such as a driver's license); or two pieces of identification authorized by the Chief Electoral Officer each of which establish the elector’s name and at least one of which establishes the elector’s residence * a comprehensive list of all the accepted identification options and documents is available online.
Languages English ; French
Fees None
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Other Details
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/ElectionsCanE
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/ElectionsCan_E
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/c/ElectionsCanadaE
Legal Status (40) Federal Government
Funding Federal
Print Material Visit the website for a list of publications.
Date Updated 05 Jul 2018
Subjects
Service Categories Elections/Election Campaigns ; Federal Government Information Lines ~ Election Issues

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