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Revised rules for running federal election during pandemic proposed in new bill

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The federal Liberals are proposing to unfold voting over three days if there is a federal election at some level of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The bill would add nearly two weeks of approach polls in prolonged-time length care facilities

The Canadian Press ·

The authorities says the unique suggestions would be non permanent and would expire when it is far capable to return to the latest voting scheme. (Tijana Martin/Canadian Press)

The federal Liberals are proposing to unfold voting over three days if there is a federal election at some level of the COVID-19 pandemic.

A bill tabled within the Condo of Commons this day would also add nearly two weeks of approach polls in prolonged-time length care properties and enable you acquire and bring mail-in ballots.

And it will give the country’s chief electoral officer authority to make other adjustments to make balloting safer for both voters and poll workers.

Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc acknowledged the measures are meant to prevent crowding at polling locations and to enable other folks weak to COVID-19 to vote from dwelling.

Chief electoral officer Stephane Perrault warned earlier within the autumn that restrictions within the law governing federal elections can also build voters at probability, in particular with mobile polls which are supposed to make voting less complicated for nursing dwelling residents.

The authorities says the unique suggestions would be non permanent and would expire when Perrault deems it capable to return to the latest voting scheme.

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