More than 100,000 ballots cast already, with advance polls closing Saturday
Manitoba voters have Friday and Saturday left o cast their early ballots in the provincial election. Advance voting opened last week Saturday and will run until the end of the day this coming Saturday. According to Elections Manitoba, there were approximately 107,149 ballots cast through the first four days (September 23rd through 26th). Manitobans can vote at any advance polling place in the province. Advance voting locations are open from 8 am to 8 pm Monday to Saturday and noon to 6 pm Sunday, with some exceptions. All locations and hours can be found on Elections Manitoba’s website. Manitobans who are not registered can still register at the poll when they vote. All voters require ID to vote, either one piece of government-issued photo ID with their address or two other pieces of identification. Voters are encouraged to bring their voter information card, which can be used as one piece of ID. Election day is Tuesday, October 3rd. Parents are invited to bring their children with them when they vote on election day or in advance. Each child will receive an "Official Future Voter" sticker, while voters will receive an "I Voted" sticker. In response to Canada's Online News Act and Meta (Facebook and Instagram) removing access to local news from their platforms, PembinaValleyOnline encourages you to get your news directly from your trusted source by bookmarking this page and downloading the PembinaValleyOnline app.