Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Internet voting deemed a ‘great success’

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Advance internet voting closed today at 2 p.m. and the Municipal Clerk has indicated that 7,329 people cast their ballots online.

The 3-day advance polls, at which citizens were able to cast paper ballots at all of the municipal centres, resulted in another 2,059 votes.

Electronic and paper advance polls brought in a total of 9,388 ballots cast.

This accounts for 12% voter turnout to date.

In 2010 advance polls had 3,007 ballots cast.

In 2006 3,948 ballots were cast at advance polls.

This is the first Chatham-Kent municipal election at which electronic internet voting has been utilized.

Voting results for individual candidates will not be tallied until Election night on Monday, October 27, 2014.

Electors still have one more chance to cast their ballots on Monday, October 27, 2014.

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