TORONTO, Nov. 3, 2016 /CNW/ - There are 9 candidates for the Niagara West—Glanbrook by-election to be held on Thursday November 17, 2016.
- Donna Cridland, Green Party of Ontario
- Stefanos Karatopis, Ontario Libertarian Party
- Sam Oosterhoff, Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario
- Martin Poos, Independent
- Vicky Ringuette, Ontario Liberal Party
- Arthur Smitherman, Canadian Constituents' Party
- Mike Thomas, New Democratic Party of Ontario
- Greg Vezina, None of the Above Party
- Queenie Yu, Stop the New Sex-Ed Agenda
There are 11 candidates for the Ottawa—Vanier by-election to be held on Thursday November 17, 2016.
- Claude Bisson, New Democratic Party of Ontario
- Kevin Clarke, The Peoples Political Party
- Elizabeth de Viel Castel, Stop the New Sex-Ed Agenda
- Nathalie Des Rosiers, Ontario Liberal Party
- Dean T. Harris, Ontario Libertarian Party
- André Marin, Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario
- Stephanie McEvoy, Canadian Constituents' Party
- David McGruer, Freedom Party of Ontario
- Raphaël Morin, Green Party of Ontario
- John Turmel, Pauper Party of Ontario
- Above Znoneofthe, None of the Above Party
The candidate nomination period for the Niagara West—Glanbrook and Ottawa—Vanier provincial by-elections closed at 2:00 P.M. (Eastern Time) on Thursday November 3rd, 2016.
Advance polls begin on Saturday November 5, 2016, and are available through Friday November 11, 2016. Advance polls will be open from 10:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. (Eastern Time).
Special ballot voting continues at the Niagara West—Glanbrook and Ottawa—Vanier returning offices until Wednesday November 16, 2016 at 6:00 P.M. (Eastern Time).
Election Day is Thursday November 17, 2016. Polls will be open from 9:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M. (Eastern Time).
Canadian citizens who reside in the electoral districts of Niagara West—Glanbrook and Ottawa—Vanier, and are at least 18 years of age or older on Election Day, are eligible to vote. Eligible voters are reminded to bring their Notice of Registration Card and proof of identity or one piece of identification that includes both their name and residential address with them to vote.
To be added to the Voters List, eligible voters must show one piece of identification that includes both their name and residential address.
A detailed list of acceptable identification documents is available at elections.on.ca.
For more information visit elections.on.ca or call 1-888-668-8683 (TTY: 1-888-292-2312).
Elections Ontario is the non-partisan agency responsible for administering provincial elections, by-elections and referenda.
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