Nominations Close for Ontario's 40th Provincial General Election

TORONTO, Sept. 16, 2011 /CNW/ - The nomination deadline of 2 p.m. passed yesterday with a total of 656 candidates on the ballots and 21 registered parties for Ontario's general election to be held on October 6. There are 107 seats to be filled in the Legislature. In the 2007 provincial general election, there were 599 candidates on the ballots and 12 registered parties.

The complete list of candidates for the October 6 general election is available online at wemakevotingeasy.ca through our "Find Your Candidate" quick link.

Ten days of advance voting will take place at locations across Ontario from Wednesday, September 21 to Friday, September 30 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.   Special ballot voting continues at returning offices across the province until October 5 at 6 p.m. (ET).

On election day, Thursday, October 6, voting locations will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (ET). Elections Ontario is the non-partisan agency responsible for administering provincial elections, by-elections and referenda.

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SOURCE Elections Ontario

For further information:

Elections Ontario Media Relations
416.212.6186 / 1.866.252.2152
media@elections.on.ca


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