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Advance polls Oct. 24 for District 10 Charlottetown-Winsloe byelection

Paul Alan, manager of election operations & communications at Elections P.E.I., stands in the middle of the Charlottetown-Winsloe polling location at the Community Baptist Church on Sherwood Road. Advance voting in the byelection starts Saturday. The results of the election will determine whether or not P.E.I. remains in a minority government situation.
Paul Alan, manager of election operations & communications at Elections P.E.I., stands in the middle of the Charlottetown-Winsloe polling location at the Community Baptist Church on Sherwood Road. Advance voting in the byelection starts Saturday. The results of the election will determine whether or not P.E.I. remains in a minority government situation. - Stu Neatby

Advance polls open Saturday, Oct. 24 for the District 10 Charlottetown-Winsloe byelection.

Advance voting days will also take place Monday, Oct. 26 and Friday, Oct. 30 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Election day is Monday, Nov. 2. 

The District 10 byelection voting location and returning office will have protective measures in place, including physical distancing reminders on the floor; capacity limits according to direction from the office of the CPHO; election officials wearing personal protective equipment; protective plexi-glass barriers and frequent cleaning of voting stations and frequently touched surfaces.

Election workers have been trained on safe workplace guidelines and pandemic protocols.

Some familiar voting procedures may be different. For example, you will show your identification without handing it to an election official.

Every voter will be issued a new pencil with their ballot when voting.

Voters are asked to bring and wear their own masks, however, masks will be available for distribution at the polls. Everyone will also be asked to sanitize their hands upon entry to the voting location.

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