Facts

2009

Manitoba has a fixed date for elections. Until 2009, elections could be called at any time.

2006

The Elections Act is re-written in plain language.

1988

Patients in mental health care facilities can vote.

1988

People in correctional facilities (prison) can vote.

1969

The voting age is lowered from 21 to 18.

1962

Hospital patients can vote for the first time.

1960

All Aboriginal People can vote.

1952

The law is changed to allow all Treaty Indians to vote.

1932

Aboriginals are allowed to vote, but only if they join the army.

1932

Advance voting is available for people who want to vote but will be away on voting day.

1916

Manitoba becomes the first province to allow women to vote.

1888

The secret ballot is introduced.

1870

You must be male and own property to be eligible to vote.
The first election in Manitoba takes place.

2009

Manitoba has a fixed date for elections. Until 2009, elections could be called at any time.

2006

The Elections Act is re-written in plain language.

1988

Patients in mental health care facilities can vote.

1988

People in correctional facilities (prison) can vote.

1969

The voting age is lowered from 21 to 18.

1962

Hospital patients can vote for the first time.

1960

All Aboriginal People can vote.

1952

The law is changed to allow all Treaty Indians to vote.

1932

Aboriginals are allowed to vote, but only if they join the army.

1932

Advance voting is available for people who want to vote but will be away on voting day.

1916

Manitoba becomes the first province to allow women to vote.

1888

The secret ballot is introduced.

1870

You must be male and own property to be eligible to vote.
The first election in Manitoba takes place.

  • Provincial Election
     
    Tuesday,
    April 19, 2016
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