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Voting Requirements

Can I Vote?

You can vote once in the City of Saskatoon municipal election if, on Election Day (November 9, 2020) you

(a) are a Canadian citizen
(b) are at least 18 years old
(c) have resided in the Province of Saskatchewan for at least six consecutive months immediately preceding Election Day and
      (i) have resided in the City of Saskatoon, or on land now in the city, for at least three consecutive months immediately preceding Election Day OR
      (ii) are the owner of assessable land in the City of Saskatoon, or land now situated in the city, for at least three consecutive months immediately preceding Election Day

If you live outside Saskatoon but own assessable land in Saskatoon for at least three consecutive months immediately preceding the day of the election, you can vote for mayor and ward councillor only. If you own land in more than one ward you can vote only in the ward where the property has the highest assessment. In this case you must obtain a certificate from the municipal assessor stating in which ward you are entitled to vote then present the certificate to the deputy returning officer when registering to vote at your dedicated polling location.

Identification (ID) Required to Vote

All voters must provide ID to be eligible to vote. The purpose of voter ID is to provide proof of identity and to establish residency. Government-issued photo ID is your best option but there are plenty of alternatives available.

Vouching for Identity 

If you do not have the required identification documents, a person who is entitled to vote in the same election can vouch for your identity and residency. A person cannot vouch for more than one person unless the persons to be vouched for are living at the same address as the voucher and are related to the voucher in one of the ways set out in this list. A Vouching for Identity form will be completed at the polling place and signed by an election official, then a ballot issued.

Certification of Identity and Residence

If a voter is eligible to vote but has no fixed address, a Certification of Identity and Residence form may be required.