Canada Elections Act
Marginal note:Special ballot
227 (1) After approving an application for registration and special ballot and after the issue of the writs, the Chief Electoral Officer shall provide a special ballot to every elector whose name is entered in the register.
Marginal note:Voting by special ballot
(2) An elector shall vote by special ballot by
(a) writing the name of the candidate of his or her choice on the ballot;
(b) placing the ballot in an inner envelope and sealing it;
(c) signing the declaration prescribed by the Chief Electoral Officer; and
(d) placing the inner envelope and the declaration — if it is not on the outer envelope — in the outer envelope and sealing it.
Marginal note:Writing candidate’s name
(3) The candidate shall be indicated on a special ballot by writing the candidate’s given name or initials and surname. If two or more candidates have the same name, their political affiliation shall be indicated.
- 2000, c. 9, s. 227
- 2018, c. 31, s. 155
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