While election day is November 7 for this municipal election, eager voters in the City of Sherbrooke can get started right away.
According to a press release issued by the city this week, electors who wish to do so may vote by dropping by the electoral office at the Françoise-Dunn community centre at 2050, Portland Boulevard from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday Oct. 29, or Nov. 1,2 or 3.
Advance polling takes place this coming Sunday, Oct. 31, from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. All registered voters can take part. The reminder card mailed in early October specifies where to vote early and on election day itself. Anyone who has not received or kept the reminder card can consult sherbrooke.ca/election in the “Où voter” section to find out the voting location associated with their address. This option is only available in French.
Other information associated with the municipal election in Sherbrooke can also be found at sherbrooke.ca/election (in French) or by calling the municipal electoral office at 819 822-6160.
Free transport service in Sherbrooke for municipal election
In order to encourage citizen participation in the municipal elections and to increase accessibility to the various polling stations, the Société de transport de Sherbrooke (STS) will offer its urban and paratransit services free of charge on municipal election voting days, Oct. 31 and Nov 7.
All urban transit users will have access to public transit to get to polling stations on election day.
Paratransit users will have to reserve their trip by contacting the STS dispatch by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at 819 566-1848.