When is Election Day?

Vote on October 22nd from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. There are several voting locations to make voting on election day as easy and convenient as possible.

I am a student and I want to vote

Students may vote in the municipality where they are temporarily residing while attending school, as well as at their permanent home in a different municipality, provided that he or she does not intend to change his/her permanent home.

  • On-Campus Students – Vote at Wilfrid Laurier University in the Concourse or at the University of Waterloo at the Davis Centre.
  • Off-Campus Students – Enter your address on the City of Waterloo website to find out where you can vote on election day.

How do I register to vote for Rami Said?

Registering to vote in Ontario is now easier than ever!

For more information on how to ensure you are on the voter list, click here!

What identification do I need to vote?

All voters should bring proof of identification showing their name and address. See here for a list of acceptable forms of ID. Failing that, you can also sign a legal declaration form at the voting location that confirms your voting eligibility (that you are a Canadian citizen, over the age of 18, and currently reside in the City of Waterloo).

What are the boundaries of UpTown Waterloo (Ward 7)?

Area bounded on the west and north by the centre lines of University Avenue West, excluding the lands contained in Registered Plan 1460, Seagram Drive, Lester Street and University Avenue East, including the lands municipally known as 50 University Ave. E., on the east by the centre lines of Weber Street North and Weber Street South, and on the south by the city boundary.
*as per the City of Waterloo website

Where can I vote early for Rami Said?

Advanced Polls

Date Location Time
Saturday, October 6 Waterloo City Centre* 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Wednesday October 10 Waterloo City Centre* 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Wednesday October 10 RIM Park 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Thursday, October 11 Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday, October 13 Waterloo Public Library John Harper Branch 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

*Although all voting locations are accessible, accessible voting equipment will be available at The Waterloo City Centre advance voting location on both advance vote dates.  This equipment allows people who are blind or have low vision, people with physical disabilities and people with reading and writing difficulties to vote independently.  Election staff will be trained in the use of this equipment and will be available to provide assistance. Voters with disabilities are encouraged to vote at advance voting locations where assistance is available. Furthermore, an interpreter will be available during a set time period for those requiring the services of a sign language interpreter.

Who can I contact for more information or if I have any questions?

Office of the City Clerk
Legislative Services

City of Waterloo
100 Regina St. S.
PO Box 337, Station Waterloo
Waterloo, ON N2J 4A8

elections@waterloo.ca
519-747-8704
TTY 1-866-786-3941

*All information is from the City of Waterloo election website or Elections Canada. Information may change without notice. For the most up to date information please visit the City of Waterloo website or contact the Office of City Clerk.