5% of Montrealers cast ballots in advance polls

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Maya Johnson, CTV Montreal

More than 5 per cent of Montrealers have already made their pick for mayor, a slight increase over the number casting ballots in advance polls four years ago.

Advance polls are open in Montreal on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday before the official vote on Sunday Nov. 3.

That turnout, however, is lower than what was reported in other cities across Quebec, with elections officials saying that more than 14 percent of Quebec City voters had already cast ballots, and around 7 per cent of voters in Gatineau and Longueuil showing up for advance polls.

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