Federal By-election Underway: Elections Canada Issues Writ of Election for Labrador (Newfoundland and Labrador)

Sun Apr 7, 2013 3:32pm EDT

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  OTTAWA, ONTARIO, Apr 07 (Marketwired) --

--  The writ of election was issued today by Elections Canada for the
    federal by-election to be held on Monday, May 13, 2013, in the electoral
    district of Labrador (Newfoundland and Labrador) to fill one vacancy in
    the House of Commons. 
--  The local Elections Canada offices in this electoral district will be
    open shortly. 
--  All Canadian citizens in Labrador who are at least 18 years of age on
    election day are eligible to vote. To vote in a federal by-election, an
    elector's address of ordinary residence must be in the electoral
    district from the first day of revision of the lists of electors,
    Wednesday, April 10, until election day, Monday, May 13. 
--  Electors will be able to vote at advance polls on Friday, May 3,
    Saturday, May 4 or Monday, May 6; on election day; or by special ballot.
    Electors who wish to vote by special ballot must apply for their special
    ballot voting kit no later than 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7.
    Applications are available at www.elections.ca, by phone or in person at
    local Elections Canada offices and Canadian diplomatic or consular
    offices.


    Vote. Shape your world. 

    Elections Canada is an independent body set up by Parliament.

Contacts:
Elections Canada
Media Relations
1-877-877-9515
www.elections.ca

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