WINNIPEG VOTES: OCTOBER 24, 2018
Immigration Partnership Winnipeg wants eligible newcomers to get out and vote!
Do you have a plan to go vote on Election day? Here are some considerations to keep in mind when you make your plan to go vote.
What To Know:
The upcoming election is October 24, 2018
The election is to elect the Mayor, city councillors, and school board trustees.
At the last election, only 50% of eligible voters exercised their right to vote
Immigrant and refugee turnout is usually pretty low.
For more stats on voting and immigration in Winnipeg, click here
'Got Citizenship? Go vote!'
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I Need More Information
Want to know who is running? Need some explanations? Have questions? Check out: Winnipeg Election Education
What To Do:
Find out if you're eligible. Are you 18 and over, and a Canadian citizen? Have you lived in your Ward for at least six months? You're ready!
Get out and vote!
Why Does It Matter?
About 25% of Winnipeg's population are newcomers.
If you vote, you will have a say in how your kids schools are run
If you vote, you will have a say in the price of bus tickets
If you vote, you will have a say in small business taxes
If you vote, you will have a say in policing in Winnipeg
If you don’t vote, it’s not a democracy!
Read the Report!
For more information on immigrants and electoral wards in Winnipeg, read the report here
I Want to Get Involved!
We want to engage as many people as possible to make sure everyone who can vote, does vote!
If you think your community should be involved, contact us here
Learn More in Your Language!
Videos about voting in Winnipeg
Along with other community organizations, we sent a survey to ask Winnipeg City Council candidates in the upcoming Winnipeg City Council election to provide their position on an Access Without Fear policy. Find out which of your candidates took the time to complete the survey and their views.
An Access Without Fear policy ensures that all residents, including undocumented migrants, have access to all city services regardless of their immigration status.
List of Supporters
These organizations are endorsing IPW’s Mayoral Forum