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It’s election day, and QNet News has you covered

Voting Day in Belleville [1]

Voters at the polling station inside St. Thomas’s Anglican Church on Church Street Monday afternoon. QNet News has coverage from municipal-election races in Belleville, Quinte West and Prince Edward County throughout the evening. Photo by Candice-Rose Gagnon

By Amanda Lorbetski [2] and Candice-Rose Gagnon [3]

BELLEVILLE – It’s municipal election day in Ontario [4], your opportunity to have your voice in the running of local government.

In both Belleville and Quinte West, online and advance voting is closed. All voting must be done in person at municipal polling stations, which are open until 8 p.m.
In Prince Edward County, online voting is still available until 8 p.m., but you have to pre-register to vote before 6 p.m. Prince Edward County officials have included an instructional video [5] to show you how to register and vote.
Prince Edward County voters who want to cast their ballots in person can go to any polling station, not just the one in their ward.
A list of Belleville polling stations can be found here [6].
A list of Quinte West polling stations can be found here [7].
A list of Prince Edward County polling stations can be found here [8].
If you are a student who lives in Belleville, Prince Edward County or Quinte West but have a permanent address somewhere else in the province, you can still vote locally. You need to bring proof of address to the voting station; acceptable documents are government-issued identification, a current bill delivered to your local address, or a post-secondary transcript or report card. If you don’t have identification, you may still vote by completing a declaration of identification. The declaration is available at all polling stations, but you will only be able to go through the process at the station assigned to you.
QNet News will have comprehensive coverage of the elections in Belleville [9], Quinte West [10] and Prince Edward County [11].

The QNetNews online team will be in the newsroom throughout the day and night posting and updating stories and aggregating reports from reporters in the field. Follow qnetnews.ca [12] on your mobile phone, tablet or computer for the latest news.

If you subscribe to Cogeco cable television, tune in to TVCogeco Belleville [13]‘s live election show, featuring hosts, reporters and a production crew from Loyalist College [14]‘s Journalism and Television New Media programs. There will be live reports from reporters across the region as well as expert analysis of the races in the three local elections. Hosts Gregory Murphy [15] and Shelden Rogers [16] will kick off the broadcast at 8 p.m.

Set your radio dial to 91.3 FM [17] for 91X’s live election updates starting at 8 p.m. Hosts Kaitlyn Burley [18] and Morgan Davy [19] will provide updated results at the top and bottom of the hour with analysis from former Loyalist College journalism professor and political enthusiast Orland French [20]. Four reporters – two in Belleville, one in Quinte West and one in Prince Edward County – will be capturing all of the action live.

For social-media updates, follow @QNetNews [21] on Twitter and use the hashtag #QuinteVotes2014 [22]. You can also like QNet News [23] on Facebook.

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