You can vote in Toronto’s municipal election if you are:

  • a Canadian citizen; and
  • at least 18 years old; and
  • a resident in the City of Toronto; or
  • a non-resident of Toronto, but you or your spouse own or rent property in the City; and
  • not prohibited from voting under any law

You may only vote once in the City of Toronto municipal election regardless of how many properties you own or rent within the City.

You must vote in the ward where you live.

Information for students:

  • If you are a student and consider your “home” to be the place where you live when you are not attending school, which means you plan on returning there, then you are eligible to vote in both your “home” municipality and in the municipality where you currently live while attending school.
  • If you are a student attending school in another city, please check with the City Clerk of that municipality to find out what your voting options are.
  • As a student and a resident of the City of Toronto, if you are unable to vote in the City of Toronto Municipal Election, you may appoint another elector as Proxy to vote on your behalf.

Who cannot vote:

You are prohibited from voting on voting day if you are:

  • serving a sentence of imprisonment in a penal or correctional institution
  • a corporation
  • acting as executor or trustee or in another representative capacity, except as a voting proxy
  • convicted of a corrupt practice described in section 90(3) of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996

Are you on the voters’ list?

From now until the end of August, eligible electors can check to see if their name is on the voters’ list by visiting

After September 2, electors can check, add or update their information by using the City’s online tool MyVote