When to vote?
Voting will begin on March 19, 2018. The deadline for submitting votes for the 2018 MYRCA winner is midnight Wednesday, April 11, 2018.
Who can vote?
All young people, residents of Manitoba, in grades 5 – 8 who have read or heard read at least 3 titles from the current list of nominees can vote.
How To Vote?
Teachers: Download the MYRCA 2018 reader ballot and have your students fill it out by having them check off the titles they have read and writing down the title of the one they choose as the winner. Then fill out the Vote Summary 2018 by calculating how many times each book has been read and how many votes each book received. Ballots and Voting summaries will be available closer to the voting period.
Visit our website during the voting period to access the online link to the electronic survey. Children may not fill in the survey, only their teachers, parents or guardians may complete the survey on their behalf. The online link will appear on March 19th on our home page and will be removed after April11th, 2018. No votes will be counted after midnight on April11th, 2018.
Parents: Visit any branch of the Winnipeg Public Library or McNally Robinson’s on Grant during the voting period between March 19th and April 11th, 2018 to fill out a ballot.
Voters must check off the titles they have read and/or heard read and add up the total amount of books.
If their total is between 3-5, the voter must write down the title of the book they choose as their winner.
If their total is between 6-14, the voter must write down 2 titles of the books they choose as their favorite(s).
If their total is between 15 and 18, the voter must write down 3 titles of the books they choose as their favorite(s).
Voters who have read 6 or more titles from the 2018 list, may vote for the same book if they choose to do so. They would simply write down the same title in the provided space on the ballot.
Thank you for participating!