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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 174 from 2019-06-13 to 2021-05-04:


Marginal note:Duties of election officer

  •  (1) If an elector whose name is on the list of electors makes a request to vote at an advance polling station that is established for his or her polling division, an election officer who is assigned to the advance polling station shall permit the elector to vote unless the elector fails to prove his or her identity and residence in accordance with section 143 or to make a solemn declaration otherwise required by this Act.

  • Marginal note:Number of advance polling district

    (1.1) An election officer who gives an elector a ballot at an advance polling station shall, before providing the ballot, place on the back of the ballot, in the space indicated in Form 3 of Schedule 1 for the polling division number, the number of the elector’s advance polling district.

  • Marginal note:Record of votes cast

    (2) An election officer who is assigned to the advance polling station shall keep a record in duplicate at the advance polling station, in the prescribed form, of the names of all persons who vote at the advance polling station, in the order in which they vote, and shall mark on the record the notations that an election officer who is assigned to a polling station is required by this Act to make opposite an elector’s name at the polling station on polling day.

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 174
  • 2007, c. 21, s. 33
  • 2014, c. 12, s. 57
  • 2018, c. 31, s. 122
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