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election day [1 record]

Record 1 2011-07-22


Subject field(s)
  • Electoral Systems and Political Parties

... the day fixed ... for holding the poll at an election; ... [Canada Elections Act]


For voters who are unable to attend a voting location on general voting day (17 May 05) or advance voting days (11 May 05 to 14 May 05), there are special rules respecting alternative absentee voting ...


"polling day" and "ordinary polling day" also refer to referendums.

Key term(s)
  • voting day


  • Systèmes électoraux et partis politiques

[...] le jour fixé [...] pour la tenue du scrutin à une élection; [...] [Loi électorale du Canada]

Key term(s)
  • jour de la votation


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Sistemas electorales y partidos políticos
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