Canada Elections Act
Marginal note:Assistance by unit election officer
216 (1) If an elector is unable to read or because of a disability is unable to vote in the manner described in this Division, the unit election officer shall assist him or her by
(a) completing the declaration referred to in section 212 and writing the elector’s name where the elector’s signature is to be written; and
(b) marking the special ballot as directed by the elector in the elector’s presence and in the presence of another elector selected by the elector as a witness.
Marginal note:Note and keeping vote secret
(2) The unit election officer and an elector acting as a witness shall
(a) sign a note on the declaration indicating that the elector was assisted; and
(b) keep secret the name of the candidate for whom the elector voted.
- 2000, c. 9, s. 216
- 2018, c. 31, s. 147
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