Estimate of advance voter turnout for the Scarborough--Rouge River provincial by-election

TORONTO, Aug. 29, 2016 /CNW/ - Eligible voters in the Scarborough—Rouge River by-election were provided with more days and more ways to cast their ballots in advance of Election Day. Advance polling took place between Saturday August 20th, 2016 and Friday August 26th, 2016. Voters also had the opportunity to vote in person by special ballot at the local returning office, by home visit, or by mail.

As of Monday August 29, 2016, preliminary figures indicate that 4,509 voters have cast their ballots at advance polls for the provincial by-election in Scarborough—Rouge River.  By comparison, for the 2014 General Election, 4,597 voters cast their ballot at advance polls in Scarborough—Rouge River.

Election Day is on Thursday September 1st, 2016, when there will be approximately 571 election workers at 50 voting locations across the electoral district. Eligible voters are encouraged to visit to find out where, when and how to vote.

For more information visit 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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SOURCE Elections Ontario

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