Catch a ride and cast your vote for the Barrie municipal elections. The new city voting bus is a fully accessible voting location that visits scheduled locations throughout Barrie.
The voting bus got into gear on Oct. 12 and rolls through to Oct. 17. Advance polls will then be open at 20 locations across the city from Oct. 18 to Oct. 20, prior to election day on Oct. 22 (10 a.m. to 8 p.m.).
Voting Bus stops on Oct. 16 include the Shoppers Drug Mart (Big Bay/Prince William) from 9 a.m. to noon. Then it’s on to the Smart Centres (Sobeys’ parking lot) from 1-4 p.m. before closing out the day at the Zehrs (Byrne) from 5-8 p.m.
The final day to cast a vote on wheels is Oct. 17, with the first stop being the Meridian Square from 9 a.m. to noon. Then, it’s off to the Kozlov Mall from 1-4 p.m., before heading over to Cedar Pointe Plaza from 5-8 p.m.
Voters must be 18 years or older, a Canadian citizen and a resident or land owner in the municipality. Proper identification is required. You must be on the voters list to cast a ballot.
For more information on advanced poll locations or to find out if you’re are registered, visit barrie.ca/election or call city hall at 705-728-8683 on a weekday between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Photo: The City of Barrie voting bus allows residents to cast their vote in advance for this year’s municipal election, being held on Oct. 22nd. City of Barrie photo