How to find your local poll, what to bring and how to get there on Ottawa election day 2018

The City of Ottawa election is on Oct. 22. Voters will elect a mayor, city councillors and school board trustees.

You can find out where your polling location is on the city’s elections web page. Most polls are open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Any Canadian citizen who is a resident of Ottawa and is at least 18 (and is not prohibited by law from voting) may participate in this election. Here’s information on what ID to bring to the polling location.

  • Lyft is offering $10 off rides to the poll (or free rides, if it costs less than $10) with the code VOTE1020
  • Find a bus route with OC Transpo’s travel planner.
  • Many candidates have volunteers providing rides – check with your campaign-of-choice.