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What is voting by sealed envelope ballot?

Voting by sealed envelope ballot is a provision by which a voter can make application to receive an election ballot package delivered to them. The voter then marks the ballot and returns it in a sealed envelope to the Senior Election Official prior to the close of voting on Wednesday, October 26, 2022.

Eligible voters are permitted to vote by sealed envelope ballot if they:

  • are unable to go in person to a voting location
  • expect to be absent from the city on election day and the days of advance voting
  • do not feel comfortable attending a voting location in person due to health risks

Requesting a sealed envelope ballot

An application to vote by sealed envelope ballot may be made:

By mail, email or online application form

  • beginning Thursday, July 28, 2022 and ending Sunday, October 23, 2022 4:30 p.m.
  • Mail:
    Senior Election Official, City Clerk's Department
    Susan A. Thompson Building, Main Floor
    510 Main Street
    Winnipeg, MB R3B 1B9
  • Email: seb@winnipeg.ca

In-person

  • between Wednesday, September 28, 2022 and Sunday, October 23, 2022, 4:30 p.m.
  • Location:
    City Clerk’s Department
    Susan A. Thompson Building, Main Floor
    510 Main Street
    Winnipeg, MB R3B 1B9

Additional information

  • A voter making an application in-person will be provided with a sealed envelope ballot package once the application is approved.
  • For applications received by Friday, October 14, 2022, voters will receive a sealed envelope ballot package by mail, from the City Clerk’s Department.
  • For applications received after Friday, October 14, 2022, voters must make alternative arrangements with the City Clerk’s Department to receive a sealed envelope ballot package.
  • The voter must return the ballot to the Senior Election Official, City Clerk's Department, Susan A. Thompson Building, 510 Main Street, prior to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 26, 2022.

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