Canada Elections Act
Marginal note:Presence of representatives
136 (1) A candidate or the candidate’s official agent may authorize any number of representatives of the candidate to be present at a polling station, but only two of each candidate’s representatives may be present at any time.
Marginal note:Representatives may absent themselves from poll
(2) A representative of a candidate, or an elector described in paragraph 135(1)(d), may leave a polling station at any time and return at any time before the counting of the votes begins and is not required to produce a new written authorization from the candidate or official agent or to take another oath.
Marginal note:Moving between polling stations
(2.1) Despite subsection (2), a candidate’s representative may, either before or after the counting of the votes begins, go from one polling station to another if those polling stations are in the same polling place. However, once the representative leaves the polling place, he or she is not permitted to return after the counting of the votes begins.
Marginal note:Examination of list of electors and conveying information
(3) A representative of a candidate may, during voting hours,
Marginal note:Photographs, recordings and communications devices
(4) A candidate’s representative
- 2000, c. 9, s. 136
- 2014, c. 12, s. 45
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