Public Service Announcement - Voter Notification Notices Being Issued

For Immediate Release

Town issuing Voter Notification Notice for 2018 Municipal Election

Lincoln, ON – (Sept. 21, 2018) –Town of Lincoln voters will be receiving their Voter Information Notice by mail the week of September 24. If a voter has not received their Voter Information Notice by mail by Oct. 1, 2018, the Clerks Department can provide the voter with a copy of their Voter Information Notice.

The notice includes the Voter Identification Number and provides dates, times and locations for voting, including advance voting and Internet voting.

You will need the Voter Identification Number to vote. If you did not receive your notice, or there are errors on your notice:

  • Visit Town Hall, 4800 South Service Rd, Beamsville, from Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Call the Clerks Department at 905-563-2800
  • Email elections@lincoln.ca

Should there be any conflicts with the mail date and a possible postal disruption by Canada Post, the Town has identified convenient pick-up locations (if required) so that residents will have the ability to pick up their voter notification notices. If required, residents will be informed of locations through the newspaper, Town’s website, social media and posters throughout our Town facilities.

If your name is on the registered list, please bring one of the following acceptable forms of identification to designated polling station. Please note that the voter identification notice is not considered an acceptable form of identification. In addition to the Voter Identification Notice, you must bring one of the following:

  • Ontario driver’s licence
  • Ontario health card (if your name and address are printed on the card)
  • Mortgage, lease, or rental agreement
  • Insurance policy
  • Credit card statement
  • Bill for hydro, water, gas, telephone, internet
  • A document issued from the government of Canada, Ontario or a municipality in Ontario, or an agency from such a government
  • For a full list of acceptable ID, visit the Town's website

A Canadian passport is not an acceptable identification document because you write your address inside your passport yourself.

For more information on the 2018 Municipal Election, including information for voters, Frequently Asked Questions, Polling Locations, please visit the Town's website.

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Contact:
Carrie Beatty, Senior Communications Advisor
Office of the CAO
Town of Lincoln
Cell: 905-401-5707
Office: 905-563-2799 ext. 230
cbeatty@lincoln.ca

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