Advance vote turnout for the Ward 20, Scarborough Southwest by-election

Toronto By Elections Poster

A total of 4,374 eligible electors voted during the advance vote weekend on November 25 and 26 for the Ward 20, Scarborough Southwest by-election for Councillor.

The following is a breakdown of the advance vote turnout:
•       Saturday, November 25: 2,181
•       Sunday, November 26: 2,193

Election day
Voting places will be open on Thursday, November 30, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at locations across Ward 20, Scarborough Southwest. Eligible voters must vote at their assigned voting place on election day.

Eligible voters are reminded to bring identification showing their name and qualifying Ward 20, Scarborough Southwest address and their Voter Information Card (if they received one) when they vote. A list of acceptable identification is available on the Toronto Elections voter webpage:

Voters can visit MyVote ( to:
•       Learn where and when to vote
•       Find out if they are on the voters’ list
•       View, download or print their Voter Information Card (if on the voters’ list)
•       Review the list of candidates running and a sample ballot
•       Find accessibility information about their voting place

Eligible voters with acceptable identification who are not on the voters’ list can be added to the list at the voting place on election day.

By-Election Results
Unofficial results will include advance vote and mail-in ballots, along with election day results, and will be posted in real-time after 8 p.m. on November 30 on the Toronto Elections webpage:

Results for previous by-elections can be found on the Open Data webpage:

Third Party Advertising
Third-party advertiser registration closes at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 29.
A person, corporation or trade union who intends to spend money to promote, support or oppose a candidate in the Ward 20, Scarborough Southwest by-election must register as a third party advertiser.

The Notice of Registration can only be filed in person at the Toronto Elections City Hall office. Registrations can be filed Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (excluding statutory holidays).

The City Clerk must certify the registration before a third party advertiser can spend money on their campaign, accept contributions or begin advertising. Registered third party advertisers must identify themselves on advertisements and comply with requirements under the Municipal Elections Act, 1996.

More information about how to become a registered third party advertiser, including forms and rules, is available on the Information for Third Party Advertisers webpage:

More information about the Ward 20, Scarborough Southwest by-election is available on the Toronto Elections webpage:

SOURCE City of Toronto

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