Rejected ballot
A ballot that is not counted.
A ballot is rejected if it:

  • differs physically from the official ballots
  • is blank
  • is marked in such a way that the voter could be identified
  • is marked for more than one candidate
  • does not clearly indicate the intention of the voter
  • is a write-in ballot that is marked for a political party that is not represented by a candidate in the election
  • is a write-in ballot marked for both a candidate and a political party, but the candidate is not a representative of that political party
For information on the federal election on October 21, call 1-800-463-6868 or visit the Elections Canada website. https://elections.ca