Voters in Kitchener-Waterloo are getting set to cast their ballots.

Polls are open between 9:00 am and 9:00 pm Thursday.

In order to vote, you have to be: 18 years old as of Thursday, September 6th, 2012; a Canadian citizen; and have a residence within the Kitchener-Waterloo riding.

Deputy Chief Electoral Officer for Ontario, Loren Wells, told 570 News voters should, “Take their notice of registration card from Elections Ontario, because that will help the poll officials (offer) good customer service.”

Wells adds, if one doesn’t have their registration card, they can still sign up to vote at their polling station, using a piece of identification with their name and address within the riding on it.

The I.D., “doesn’t have to have your photo,” Wells said. “but it should have your name and residential address within the electoral district of Kitchener-Waterloo.”

For more information, go to the Elections Ontario website, or call 1-888-ONT-VOTE [668-8683].

The Elections Ontario call centre officials can help walk people through the riding boundaries, to help figure out if they reside within the Kitchener-Waterloo riding.

Mike.McCulloch@rci.rogers.com