Manitobans can begin heading to the polls on Saturday, ahead of the Oct. 3 provincial election.

Advance voting runs for eight days, from Saturday, Sept. 23 until Saturday, Sept. 30. During advance voting, Manitobans can vote at any one of 300 advance polling locations in the province. Hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday with some exceptions.

There are over 300 advance voting locations throughout the province including every local election office.

Elections Manitoba says that "With advance polls at locations like The Forks, Health Sciences Centre and Richardson International Airport in Winnipeg, Thompson’s City Centre Mall, Brandon Regional Health Centre, plus shopping centres and university campuses across the province, voters will have many convenient options for voting in advance."

All locations and hours can be found on Elections Manitoba’s website.

About 25 per cent of voters now vote in advanced polls according to Elections Manitoba.

ID to Vote

All voters require ID to vote, either one piece of government-issued photo ID with their address on it or two other pieces of ID. There are many options. A complete list of acceptable ID is available on the Elections Manitoba website.

Voters are encouraged to bring their voter information card, which can be used as one piece of ID. 

Voters can find information about where to vote, ID requirements, accessible voting, local election office locations and more at