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Advance polling stations open in Quebec

08/26/2012 09:55 EDT | Updated 10/26/2012 05:12 EDT
Quebecers who wish to vote early can head to advance polling stations on Sunday and Monday between 9:30 a.m. and 8 p.m.

To find the voting office closest to you, visit the Quebec elections general director's website.

Advance polling stations will also be organized in long-term care facilities and certain private residences for the elderly.

Voters will also be able to vote on Aug. 28 and 29 between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. and Aug. 30 between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Voters must have a government-issued piece of identification. The following documents can be used at the voting offices:

- Health card

- Driver's licence

- Canadian passport

- Secure certificate of Indian status

- Canadian Forces identification

During the 2008 election, nearly 11 per cent of registered voters checked off their ballots before election day.

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