You are encouraged to use MPAC’s online tool,, to confirm whether you are on
the preliminary list of electors for the 2018 Ottawa Municipal Elections. This tool can be used to
make updates to your information where incorrectly recorded, to add a name to the
enumeration and/or to change your school support for electoral purposes.

Voting Day is Monday, October 22, 2018, from 10 am to 8 pm.


Who can vote?

A person is entitled to vote in a municipal election if they are a qualified elector. That means, on 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.

If you are not a resident of the City of Ottawa, to vote for a school board trustee, you must be:

  • an owner or tenant of residential property in the area of jurisdiction of the school board, who does not support any other board.

For more information on where and when to cast your ballot on Voting Day,

  • review your Voter Notification; 

  • check the Where Do I Vote? application; or

  • call the Elections Office at 613-580-2660.


What type of identification do I need in order to vote?

The City of Ottawa has a comprehensive list of acceptable identification.  The list is available here.


CALL 613-790-2058!