Voting methods review
Voting methods are the ways you cast your ballot. As a part of this review, we’ll explore voting methods that can be done remotely in addition to traditionally casting a paper ballot at a polling station.
We want to know how you feel about voting:
Take the survey online by December 4
We’re running a survey online to understand how you feel about remote voting options. Our feedback will be used to make changes to voting methods ahead of the 2022 municipal election.
- In-person engagement is cancelled due to COVID-19 and timelines are shifted
October 20, 2020
- New legislation is proposed by the province that could remove ranked balloting as an option for municipal elections.
November 9, 2020
- Online engagement begins at haveyoursay.guelph.ca.
November 10, 2020
- A telephone survey is launched through Oracle Poll.
November 18, 2020
- Virtual open house and panel discussion on remote voting methods, including vote by mail, vote by phone and internet voting.
December 4, 2020
- Online engagement ends.
February 4, 2021
- Report with recommendations for voting methods goes live at guelph.ca/council.
February 17, 2021
- City Council meets to discuss the proposed recommendations at 6 p.m. Watch the meeting online at guelph.ca/live.
For more information
Jennifer Slater, Manager and Deputy City Clerk
Information, Privacy and Elections, City Clerk’s Office
City of Guelph
519-822-1260 extension 2605