News Grande Prairie – Mackenzie advance polls open Friday SHARE ON: Michael Lumsden, staff Thursday, Oct. 10th, 2019 Residents in the Grande Prairie – Mackenzie riding can punch their ballot early, as advance polls for the 2019 federal election will be open throughout the Thanksgiving long weekend. Stations will be open across the riding from October 11th- October 14th, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. each night. If you have received your voter card in the mail, the advance poll closest to you will be clearly marked on the bottom of the card. However, if you haven’t, you can search for it online by typing in your postal code on the Elections Canada website. In the last election, just over 7,000 people, or about 10.7 percent of eligible voters, took part in advance voting. The 2019 federal election will be decided on October 21st.