Canada Elections Act
Marginal note:Voting by special ballot
258 (1) The elector shall vote by writing on the special ballot the name of the candidate of his or her choice, folding it and, in the presence of the election officer,
(a) placing the ballot in the inner envelope and sealing the envelope; and
(b) placing the inner envelope in the outer envelope and sealing the outer envelope.
Marginal note:Writing candidate’s name
(2) 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 affiliations shall be indicated.
Marginal note:Spoiled special ballot
(3) If the special ballot is incapable of being used, the elector shall return it to the election officer, who shall mark it as a spoiled ballot and give the elector another special ballot.
(4) An elector shall not be given more than one special ballot under subsection (3).
- 2000, c. 9, s. 258
- 2018, c. 31, s. 178
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