Elections Sask. reveals advance vote, mail-in ballot numbers

EAST CENTRAL — Around 30 per cent of registered voters have already voted in the coming Monday, Oct. 26 provincial election.

Out of 817,014 registered voters province-wide, 185,061 voted in the advance polls, while 61,255 voted by mail.

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Among the local constituencies, only Humboldt-Watrous has exceeded the provincial average, with 33 per cent of registered voters having already voted.

Constituency Total advance voting turnout Vote by mail packages mailed Total registered voters (as of Oct. 24) Percent voted
Batoche 2,430 498 11,658 25.12%
Carrot River Valley 2,960 362 12,345 26.91%
Humboldt-Watrous 3,507 676 12,638 33.10%
Kelvington-Wadena 2,599 412 11,929 25.24%
Melfort 2,900 479 12,400 27.25%
Saskatchewan 185,061 61,255 817,014 30.15%

On election day, advance voting, election day and personal care facilities ballots are counted.

Two days after election day, vote by mail ballots received by Oct. 26 will be counted.

Twelve days after, the final official count will include vote by mail ballots received after Oct. 26; in-person absentee ballots cast at returning offices, hospital, remand and temporarily displaced voters ballots; and extraordinary voting ballots.

Polls will be open on Monday, Oct. 26 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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