How to vote in the 2019 federal election at queen’s university



Queen's Centre - Room 2 A505 & QC A506

284 Earl Street, Kingston K7L 3N6

You can register AND vote on campus. You can vote for a candidate in your home riding!



  • Saturday Oct. 5th: 9 a.m.—6 p.m.

  • Sunday Oct. 6th: 12 p.m.—4 p.m.

  • Monday Oct. 7th: 10 a.m.—10:30 p.m

  • Tuesday Oct. 8th 10 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.

  • Wednesday Oct. 9th: 10 a.m.—10:30 p.m.


An election worker will greet you at the counter and ask for proof of identity and address. If you live in two places – one while at school, the other while away from school – choose the one you consider home and make sure you're registered at that address. The election worker will add, update or confirm your information and ask you to verify it on the computer screen.

You will be given a ballot and instructions. Ask for the list of candidates for your riding if you need it. Go behind the voting screen, mark your ballot and return to the election worker.

The election worker will give you two envelopes. First, put the ballot in the unmarked inner envelope and seal it. Then, put that envelope in the outer envelope and seal it.

Read the declaration on this outer envelope and sign it, and then put your envelope in the ballot box.



To vote, you need to be a Canadian citizen, over the age of 18 years, an and a registered voter,

In order to see a full list of valid types of ID, please scroll to the bottom of the page.

Option 1: Show one of these pieces of ID

  • Your driver's licence

  • any other card issued by a Canadian government

  • For more details, see complete list below

Option 2: Show two pieces of ID.

Both must have your name, and at least one must have the address of your place of residence.


  • Your voter information card and a bank statement,

  • Utility bill and student ID card

  • Valid Queens student card

Option 3: If you don't have ID,

You can still vote if you declare your identity and address in writing and have someone who knows you and who is assigned to your polling station vouch for you.

The voucher must be able to prove their identity and address. A person can vouch for only one person (except in long-term care institutions).

Valid Identification for voting in Canada

ID from a government or government agency

ID from a government or government agency
Band membership card
Birth certificate
Canadian citizenship card or certificate
Canadian Forces identity card
Canadian passport
Card issued by an Inuit local authority
Firearms licence
Government cheque or cheque stub
Government statement of benefits
health card
Income tax assessment
Indian status card or temporary confirmation of registration
Library card
Licence or card issued for fishing, trapping or hunting
Liquor identity card
Métis card
Old age security card
Parolee card
Property tax assessment or evaluation
Public transportation card
Social insurance number card
Vehicle ownership
Veterans Affairs health care identification card

From Elections Canada

Targeted revision form to residents of long-term care
Voter information card

From a Private Organization

Employee card
Residential lease or sub-lease
Utility bill

From an educational institution

Correspondence issued by a school, college or university
Student identity card

From a health care facility or organization

Blood donor card
CNIB card
Hospital card
Label on a prescription container
Identity bracelet issued by a hospital or long-term care institution
Medical clinic card

From a financial institution

Bank statement
Credit card
Credit card statement
Credit union statement
Debit card
Insurance certificate, policy or statement
Mortgage contract or statement
Pension plan statement
Personal cheque

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