Wondering where the candidates stand on the issues? In the last few week’s we’ve published Q&A’s with each of the candidates and watched and attended the debates. Here’s a collection of what we’ve published so far.
- Candidate Q&A: Lee and Qadri, Part 1
- Candidate Q&A: Lee and Qadri, Part 2
- Audience gets feisty at candidate debate
- Lee, Qadri square off in Rogers 22 tv debate
School board trustees
- Candidate Q&A: English Public Board
- Candidate Q&A: English Catholic Board
- Candidate Q&A: French Public Board
- Candidate Q&A: French Catholic Board
- Notes from the October 9 trustee debate
Ottawa’s municipal elections will be held on Monday, October 27. We’ll be voting a mayor, city councillors, and school board trustees.
A list of nominated candidates can be found on OttWatch.ca. You’ll find candidates, links to their web sites, and other useful tools for asking questions and getting information.
In order to vote, as of voting day you must be:
- a resident of the City of Ottawa, or an owner or tenant of land in the City, or the spouse of such an owner or tenant;
- a Canadian citizen;
- at least 18 years old; and
- not prohibited from voting by law.
- (full voting rules are here)
All voters will be required to present a prescribed proof of identity and residence in order to receive a ballot at their voting location. Voters who cannot present an acceptable proof of identity and residence will have to make a statutory declaration.
Are you on the voters list? The City of Ottawa’s Voters’ List is compiled from information from Ontario’s Municipal Property Assessment Corporation. The Voters’ List will be available for you to review at the City of Ottawa’s Elections Office (1221 Cyrville Road, Unit B), Ottawa City Hall (110 Laurier Avenue West), and all Client Service Centres from Tuesday, September 2 to Monday, October 27, 2014. You should check the Voters’ List to ensure that your name, address and school-support designation are listed correctly.
Have you decided who to vote for yet? What issues are the most important to you in this election? Tell us about it in the comments below.
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