2015: Historic Indigenous turnout and highest general population turnout since 1993
Significant Indigenous community-led mobilization efforts
Broad collaboration between Elections Canada and Indigenous community organizations was instrumental in spreading the word
In the 42nd general election, voting increased across all age groups, with the largest increase among youth 18-24.
Indigenous youth turnout is also going up.
If you vote the first time you are eligible, you're more likely to keep voting later in life.
Lower voter registration rates and difficulties with the online system
Fewer advance polls and services in communities
Less aware of voting processes and services
Difficulties proving ID and address
What are your voting experiences (local and federal)?
What barriers to voting do you see?
What can Elections Canada do to reduce barriers?
What do youth, organisations and community leaders need to get more involved?