Early Voting in Canada
Via the Toronto Star: Elections Canada reports higher voter turnout for advance polls this weekend
The opening day of advance polls brought out a big increase in the number of voters casting ballots ahead of the Oct. 19 election.
Elections Canada says it estimates some 850,000 people voted on Friday, the first day of advance polls.
The agency says that is a 26 per cent increase over the first day of advance polls in the 2011 election and a 90 per cent increase over the first day of advance polls in 2008.