Volume 94, Issue 35
Wednesday, November 1, 2000
Western students wishing to vote for the next prime minister need to register soon to ensure their voices are heard.
"Students living away from home have two options to place their vote in the upcoming election on Nov. 27: They may vote for a candidate in their home riding, or in their London riding," said Julie Bigras, of Elections Canada.
To vote in their hometown ridings, students must fill out an application, which can be found on the Elections Canada website, www.elections.ca.
Once students get the special ballot kit, they may place their votes by mailing them in. The ballot application must reach Elections Canada by the sixth day before election day and the vote must reach Ottawa by 6 p.m. Nov. 27, she said.
To vote for a candidate in a London riding, students must contact their returning officer, she said.
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