First estimate of advance poll turnout for the 39th Provincial General Election and Referendum



    TORONTO, Oct. 5 /CNW/ - Advance Poll voting concluded this past Thursday
for the October 10 provincial general election and referendum. According to
the preliminary figures, 451,949 electors voted at the advance polls in this
election. This is an increase from the 356,396 electors who voted in advance
in the 38th general election in 2003.
    As a result of new legislation, there were 13 days of advance poll
voting, compared to six days in previous elections. Advance voting began on
September 22 in the 107 returning offices and on September 25 at additional
area advance polls in each electoral district. Advance voting concluded on
October 4.
    Following is a breakdown of the estimated number of electors who voted at
the advance polls, by electoral district.

    
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    Electoral District name                                  Strikeoff Count
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    001 - Ajax-Pickering                                          4,113
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    002 - Algoma-Manitoulin                                       4,845
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    003 - Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough-Westdale                    4,887
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    004 - Barrie                                                  6,868
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    005 - Beaches-East York                                       2,924
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    006 - Bramalea-Gore-Malton                                    3,093
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    007 - Brampton-Springdale                                     2,239
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    008 - Brampton West                                           3,765
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    009 - Brant                                                   3,870
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    010 - Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound                                   6,832
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    011 - Burlington                                              5,933
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    012 - Cambridge                                               4,350
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    013 - Carleton-Mississippi Mills                              5,970
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    014 - Chatham-Kent-Essex                                      3,653
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    015 - Davenport                                               1,845
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    016 - Don Valley East                                         2,803
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    017 - Don Valley West                                         6,077
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    018 - Dufferin-Caledon                                        3,801
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    019 - Durham                                                  4,054
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    020 - Eglinton-Lawrence                                       3,875
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    021 - Elgin-Middlesex-London                                  3,823
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    022 - Essex                                                   4,778
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    023 - Etobicoke Centre                                        4,587
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    024 - Etobicoke-Lakeshore                                     3,686
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    025 - Etobicoke North                                         2,080
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    026 - Glengarry-Prescott-Russell                              4,933
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    027 - Guelph                                                  5,628
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    028 - Haldimand-Norfolk                                       5,417
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    029 - Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock                         6,159
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    030 - Halton                                                  4,759
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    031 - Hamilton Centre                                         2,929
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    032 - Hamilton East-Stoney Creek                              3,298
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    033 - Hamilton Mountain                                       4,036
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    034 - Huron-Bruce                                             5,560
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    035 - Kenora-Rainy River                                      2,976
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    036 - Kingston and the Islands                                6,150
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    037 - Kitchener Centre                                        3,077
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    038 - Kitchener-Conestoga                                     2,483
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    039 - Kitchener-Waterloo                                      3,683
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    040 - Lambton-Kent-Middlesex                                  4,050
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    041 - Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox & Addington                     6,118
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    042 - Leeds-Grenville                                         5,484
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    043 - London-Fanshawe                                         2,910
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    044 - London North Centre                                     4,112
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    045 - London West                                             4,614
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    046 - Markham-Unionville                                      3,041
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    047 - Mississauga-Brampton South                              2,746
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    048 - Mississauga East-Cooksville                             3,163
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    049 - Mississauga-Erindale                                    3,613
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    050 - Mississauga South                                       4,304
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    051 - Mississauga-Streetsville                                3,248
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    052 - Nepean-Carleton                                         5,398
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    053 - Newmarket-Aurora                                        3,991
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    054 - Niagara Falls                                           4,603
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    055 - Niagara West-Glanbrook                                  4,746
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    056 - Nickel Belt                                             5,294
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    057 - Nipissing                                               5,846
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    058 - Northumberland-Quinte West                              6,904
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    059 - Oak Ridges-Markham                                      5,021
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    060 - Oakville                                                5,059
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    061 - Oshawa                                                  3,526
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    062 - Ottawa Centre                                           4,469
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    063 - Ottawa-Orléans                                          5,176
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    064 - Ottawa South                                            4,921
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    065 - Ottawa-Vanier                                           4,122
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    066 - Ottawa West-Nepean                                      4,765
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    067 - Oxford                                                  4,134
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    068 - Parkdale-High Park                                      3,861
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    069 - Parry Sound-Muskoka                                     6,563
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    070 - Perth-Wellington                                        4,724
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    071 - Peterborough                                            5,726
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    072 - Pickering-Scarborough East                              3,639
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    073 - Prince Edward-Hastings                                  7,203
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    074 - Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke                              7,210
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    075 - Richmond Hill                                           3,509
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    076 - St. Catharines                                          3,723
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    077 - St. Paul's                                              4,442
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    078 - Sarnia-Lambton                                          4,059
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    079 - Sault Ste. Marie                                        3,944
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    080 - Scarborough-Agincourt                                   2,328
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    081 - Scarborough Centre                                      2,023
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    082 - Scarborough-Guildwood                                   3,201
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    083 - Scarborough-Rouge River                                 3,099
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    084 - Scarborough Southwest                                   1,918
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    085 - Simcoe-Grey                                             5,111
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    086 - Simcoe North                                            6,105
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    087 - Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry                         5,269
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    088 - Sudbury                                                 3,677
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    089 - Thornhill                                               4,976
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    090 - Thunder Bay-Atikokan                                    3,956
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    091 - Thunder Bay-Superior North                              4,214
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    092 - Timiskaming-Cochrane                                    5,471
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    093 - Timmins-James Bay                                       6,380
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    094 - Toronto Centre                                          3,834
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    095 - Toronto-Danforth                                        3,131
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    096 - Trinity-Spadina                                         3,043
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    097 - Vaughan                                                 2,426
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    098 - Welland                                                 5,049
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    099 - Wellington-Halton Hills                                 4,495
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    100 - Whitby-Oshawa                                           4,263
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    101 - Willowdale                                              3,962
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    102 - Windsor-Tecumseh                                        3,269
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    103 - Windsor West                                            2,942
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    104 - York Centre                                             2,191
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    105 - York-Simcoe                                             3,361
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    106 - York South-Weston                                       1,544
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    107 - York West                                                 891
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    These preliminary figures are based on numbers reported by returning
officers and are not final until all the votes are counted on Election and
Referendum Day and the results have been validated by the returning officers.
The final results will be published in the official voting results following
the election.

    Elections Ontario is the non-partisan agency responsible for
administering provincial elections, by-elections and referenda.

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