If you are a resident of the Point Douglas electoral division and temporarily live outside the division to attend a school in Manitoba, the following rules apply:
- If your course of study is longer than six months you are not eligible to vote in the byelection while attending school.
- If your course of study is shorter than six months you are eligible to vote in the byelection.
You may vote at your designated voting place on election day, in advance at any advance voting location in your electoral division, or as an absentee voter.
Students Attending School Oustide Manitoba
Eligible residents of Point Douglas attending school outside Manitoba can still vote in the byelection as an absentee voter.
To qualify as a student absentee voter you must:
- be a Canadian citizen
- be 18 years old on or before election day
- intend to return to live in Manitoba when you are done your studies*
*The six-month residency rule is waived for students, the military and some public servants.
For more information and to apply as an absentee voter, contact us.