Rise of advance voting raising questions about impact on, and of, campaigns: experts
Almost 4.8-million Canadians voted at advance polls this year, according to Elections Canada estimates, a roughly 30.6 per cent increase over 2015, accounting for roughly one-quarter of all ballots cast this election.
A Grade 5 student casts a ballot as part of a mock vote put on by Elections Canada on Sept. 18. The exercise was part of the agency's Student Vote program, aimed at familiarizing students with the voting process. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade