Residents of the City of Leduc are required to provide identification in order to vote.

(AEN) - For an elected authority that does not prepare a list of electors, or where the person’s name does not appear on the list of electors, Section 53(1)(b)(i) establishes the general basic requirement for verification of the person’s identity and current residence. Under this basic requirement, the voter must produce (A) one piece of photo identification with name and address that is issued by a Canadian government (federal, provincial, local, or an agency thereof), or (B) one piece of identification authorized by the Chief Electoral Officer under the Election Act with name and address.

Types of government-issued identification allowed under (A) must show the name, address and a photo of the elector and so examples of appropriate ID include:

  • Operator/Driver’s licens
  • Government photo identification card (for non-drivers)
  • Types of Chief Electoral Officer-approved identification allowed under (B) must show the name and address of the elector and so examples of appropriate ID include
  • Bank/Credit card statement or personal chequ
  • Correspondence issued by a school, college or universit
  • Government cheque or cheque stu
  • Income/property tax assessment notic
  • Insurance policy or coverage car
  • Letter from a public curator, public guardian or public truste
  • One of the following, issued by the responsible authority of a shelter or soup kitchen: Attestation of residence, letter of stay, admission form or statement of benefit
  • Pension Plan statement of benefits, contributions or participatio
  • Prescription bottle inser
  • Residential lease or mortgage statemen
  • Statement of government benefits, e.g. employment insurance, old-age security, social assistance, disability support or child tax benefi
  • Utility bill, e.g. telephone, public utilities commission, television, hydro, gas or wate
  • Vehicle ownership or insurance certificate

This information is originally provided on the City of Leduc website.

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