Who is eligible to vote in a School Board Trustee Election?
A person can vote in the PSB school board election if they are:
- a Canadian Citizen;
- at least eighteen years of age on the date of the election; and
- has been a resident in the province for at least six months (April 21, 2022) before the date of the election.
A person can vote in the CSLF school board election if they meet the requirements noted above and meet one of the following requirements;
- the person voting is an eligible parent; or
- the person voting would be an eligible parent if the person had a child. An eligible parent is defined by the Education Act as a resident of the province who, under Section 23 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, has the right to have his or her child receive French first language instruction in the province.
How do you vote?
- All voters can vote by applying through Elections PEI Mail-In-Ballot On-Line Application (Sept 1 - Oct 9)
- The Mail-In-Ballot voting process is the only way you will be able to vote in the school board elections. There will be no in-person voting.
- Each voter applying for the Mail-In-Ballot will receive a ballot for either the PSB election, the CSLF election or in some circumstances both, depending on where they are eligible to vote and which ballots, they have applied for;
- Voters will receive the ballot package by mail;
- Voters mark their choice(s) on the ballot, then mail the ballots back to Elections PEI in a postage paid envelope; and
- Every Mail-In-Ballot package will arrive complete with an instructional pamphlet explaining the process,
Find the school electoral zone you are eligible to vote in with the PSB School Electoral Zone Map | CSLF School Electoral Zone Map
Candidates bios and profile pictures running in your electoral school zone will be available following the close of nominations on Friday September 23, 2022.