If you’re looking to cast your ballot in the upcoming Ontario election, but can’t get to the polls on voting day (June 12), you have plenty of options. Advance polls for the election opened on Saturday and close on June 6.
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Who can vote? All Canadian citizens who are 18 and older and who reside in an Ontario electoral district are eligible to vote.
Where you can vote: Each Hamilton riding will have a number of advance polling stations open over the next week. Locations will be running from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on the days they are open.
Special ballot voting is open daily at local returning offices until 6 p.m. June 11.
On election day, June 12, voting locations will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
For more information on how to vote, go to Wemakevotingeasy.ca.
Here’s a list of advance polling locations for each of Hamilton's five ridings:
- ADFW riding returning office (1367 Osprey Drive, Units 5-6, Ancaster): June 1 to 6
- St. Mark’s United Church (1 Lyndale Dr., Dundas): June 2 to 6
- Carlisle United Church (1432 Centre Rd., Carlisle): May 31 to June 4
- Morgan Firestone Arena and Rotary Centre (385 Jerseyville Rd., Ancaster): May 31 to June 5
- Lynden United Church (3989 Governor’s Rd., Lynden): June 4 to 6
- Dalewood Recreation Centre (1150 Main St. W, Hamilton): June 2 to 6
- Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 551 (79 Hamilton St. N, Waterdown): June 2 to 6
- Valens Community Centre (1818 Valens Rd. N, Cambridge): June 4 to 6
- Copetown and District Community Centre (1950 Governor’s Rd., Copetown): June 4 to 6
- Ancaster Christian Reformed Church (70 Garner Rd. E): June 2 to 6
- Dundas Lions Memorial Community Centre (10 Market St. S, Dundas): May 31 and June 1
- McMaster University (1280 Main St. W in MUSC Room 319): May 31 and June 1
- Hamilton Centre returning office (225 King William St., Hamilton): June 1 to 6
- Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Hamilton-Burlington (639 Main St. E, Hamilton): May 31 to June 3
- St. Andrew’s Church (479 Upper Paradise Rd., Hamilton): June 3 to 6
Hamilton East-Stoney Creek
- Hamilton East-Stoney Creek returning office (50 Albright Rd. Hamilton): June 1 to 6
- The Centre on Barton (1275 Barton St. E, Hamilton): May 31 to June 4
- Winona Seniors Centre (1239 Hwy. 8, Winona): May 31 to June 2
- Stoney Creek Arena (37 King St. W, Stoney Creek): June 1 to 6
- Hamilton Mountain returning office (1119 Fennell Ave. E, Hamilton): June 1 to 6
- St. Michael’s Anglican Church (1188 Fennell Ave. E, Hamilton): May 31 to June 5
- Sackville Hill Seniors Centre (780 Upper Wentworth St., Hamilton): May 31 to June 5
- Mount Hamilton Christian Reformed Church (1411 Upper Wellington St., Hamilton): June 4 to 6
- Turner Park Library (352 Rymal Rd. E, Hamilton): May 31 and June 1
- Niagara West-Glanbrook returning office (249 St. Catherine St., Suite 18, Smithville): June 1 to 6
- Pelham Fire Station #1 (177 Hwy. 20 W, Fonthill): May 31 to June 5
- Providence Church (4845 King St., Beamsville): June 2 to June 6
- Grimsby Seniors Centre (18 Livingston Ave., Grimsby): May 31 to June 5
- Valley Park Community Centre (970 Paramount Dr., Stoney Creek)
- Able Living (2082 Trinity Rd., Binbrook): May 31 to June 5