TORONTO, Sept. 5, 2012 /CNW/ - Elections Ontario would like to remind
media about the process for reporting unofficial election results on
election day, September 6. Media representatives may attend their local
returning office at the close of polls tomorrow to obtain election
night results. You are advised to make arrangements with the Returning
Officer in advance.
Election Night Results
As soon as voting ends at 9 p.m., the Deputy Returning Officer counts
the votes and provides results to the Returning Officer for that
The Returning Officer relays the results for his/her electoral district
to the Chief Electoral Officer.
Unofficial election results will be available on the Elections Ontario
website www.wemakevotingeasy.ca beginning shortly after the close of polls at 9 p.m.
Official tabulation, conducted by the local Returning Officer, occurs
after election day.
Official tabulation is the process by which a Returning Officer compiles
Official tabulation will take place on or shortly after September 7.
Media are not permitted to attend the official tabulation.
An application for judicial recount automatically occurs when the race
is closer than 25 ballots.
Elections Ontario Media Relations will issue a news bulletin and will
post relevant information in our newsroom related to any judicial
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SOURCE: Elections Ontario
For further information:
Elections Ontario Media Relations
416.212.6186 / 1.866.252.2152