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Privacy of Personal Information

The Chief Electoral Officer of Ontario is permitted under the Election Act to provide information from the Permanent Register of Electors for Ontario (Voter's List) to:

  • The Chief Electoral Officer of Canada;
  • any municipality in Ontario and its local boards;
  • Members of the Provincial Parliament;
  • registered political parties; and
  • candidates.

The Guidelines for the Use of Electoral Products explains what information is shared, when it is shared, how recipients are authorized to use it, and their responsibilities for safeguarding voter information.

The Chief Electoral Officer of Ontario may, on the written request of a voter and subject to approval, redact from any record made available to political entities, data partners and to the public, any information that the Chief Electoral Officer reasonably believes would, if made available, endanger the life, health or security of the elector.

To request a redaction form, please contact us

To remove yourself from the Voters List, use e-Registration or submit a paper form.

Find out more about Elections Ontario’s Privacy Policy.

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