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election day [1 record]

Record 1 2011-07-22

English

Subject field(s)
  • Electoral Systems and Political Parties
DEF

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

CONT

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 ...

OBS

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

Key term(s)
  • voting day

French

Domaine(s)
  • Systèmes électoraux et partis politiques
DEF

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

Key term(s)
  • jour de la votation

Spanish

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