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Get the vote out: plain language voting guide for 2015 Federal election

Inclusion BC has produced a plain language voting guide to encourage participation in the 2015 Canadian Federal election in October.
2015 Canadian Federal Election

This fall there will be a Canada Federal Election. The election will held on Monday, October 19, 2015. More information will be posted to our elections website at www.inclusionbc.org/getthevoteout as it is released.

Disability issues = Election issues

Plain language voting guide
The guide includes:
  • Background and introduction to voting
  • Questions and answers about voting  
  • Who can vote?
  • How do I get on the voters’ list?
  • If I am not on the voters’ list on Election Day, can I still vote?
  • Where do I vote?
  • Can I vote on any other days?
  • What if I live in a hospital or group home?
  • What if I need a ride?
  • What if I still can’t get to the polling station?
  • How do I vote at the polling station?
  • What if I need help when I vote?
  • How do I get information about voting?
  • Political parties and their leaders  
  • Other ways to participate in the Election  
  • Rights and responsibilities 
  • What does it mean? (Glossary)           
  • You can vote poster