Bolton Regional Councillor Good to Know

Strong Advance Poll Voter Turnout Reported


Town of Caledon 2014 advanced voter turnout strong to date; More advance voting opportunities to come

In the Town of Caledon, the first two advanced voting opportunities have led to strong voter turnout. Percentages shown below are based on “Count”, or number of eligible voters in the Ward(s). A total of 3.52% of eligible voters have already placed their votes.

Ward Count Votes to date Turnout

1 7,659 335 4.37%

2 8,824 376 4.26%

3 and 4 13,881 471 3.39%

5 16,096 452 2.81%

Total 46,460 1634 3.52%

This represents an increase over 2010, when after two advanced voting opportunities, 1320 or 2.89% of voters had placed ballots, and over 2006 numbers when just 376 people voted in the first two advanced polls.

Advanced voting opportunities are excellent for citizens who wish to avoid the Election Day “rush”. All advanced voting locations are equipped with accessible voting methods. Two more advanced opportunities taking place before Election Day:

Thursday, October 23, 2014 from 12:00 p.m. (noon) to 8:00 p.m.
Friday, October 24, 2014 from 12:00 p.m. (noon) to 8:00 p.m.
Visit www.caledon.ca/election for full advanced location listings by Ward, plus Election Day (October 27, 2014) information.

Voters are reminded to bring identification and voter cards. Residents may vote without a voter card, but must present identification showing name and qualifying address in the Town of Caledon.

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Media Contact:

Bethany Lee

Corporate Communications

905.584.2272 x.4106 | communications@caledon.ca

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About the author

Patti Foley

Having spent 25 years in Bolton, Patti remains an advocate for Caledon. As a former Regional Councillor and a long-time community volunteer she is passionate about communicating information about its issues, news, events, people, non-profits and businesses.

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