Get Out The Vote (GOTV) Campaign


Monday, September 20, 2021

Are you eligible to vote?

To register and vote in a federal election, you must:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • have Canadian citizenship
  • be able to prove your identity and address

Who are the candidates?

Check the list of the candidates in your riding here by entering your postal code.

When and where to vote?

There are several different ways you can vote:

  • Vote on election day – September 20, 2021
  • Vote by mail (You must apply by 6:00pm on September 14)
  • Vote at an advance poll – September 10, 11, 12, and 13, 2021
  • Vote at your local Elections Canada office by 6:00pm on September 14

More information on how to vote can be found on Elections Canada’s website.

On-Campus Voting information

More information about on-campus voting stations will be added closer to the election date.

Don’t forget to bring your ID and proof of address (if not already on your ID) when you go to vote. It’s so easy that you can even vote using your student ID and a bill with your name and address on it!

For more information on what to bring with you to voting polls, visit Elections Canada

For more information on how to vote

Visit the Get Out The Vote Website

Job Opportunity: Work on and off campus during the elections

Elections Canada is hiring poll workers for the upcoming election. Poll workers will work primarily at polling stations (where electors go to vote). During an election, poll workers are the front line and make it possible for electors to vote in an orderly manner. Various positions are available. Learn more and apply for this role here.

What is GOTV?

Get Out the Vote (GOTV) is a mobilization campaign that works to collect pledges which encourages students to vote in upcoming elections. Represented by a national advocacy organization, the Canadian Alliance Students Association (CASA) acts as the voice for students to practice their voting rights.