First Estimate of Advance Voter Turnout for the Provincial by-election in Sudbury

TORONTO, Feb. 2, 2015 /CNW/ - For the provincial by-election in the electoral district of Sudbury, voters were provided with several easy ways to cast their ballots in advance of Election Day, February 5, 2015. Advance voting opportunities included the option to vote by special ballot by mail, in person at the local returning office or by home visit along with the choice to vote over seven days of advance polls.

As of Monday, February 2, 2015, preliminary figures indicate that 4383 voters have cast their ballots for the upcoming provincial by-election in Sudbury. By comparison, for the 2104 General Election, 4021voters cast their ballot through advance polls in Sudbury.

Eligible voters can still vote in advance of election day by special ballot or by using Assistive Voting Technology at the local returning office until 6pm on February 4, 2015.

Election Day is on Thursday, February 5, 2015, where there will be approximately 655 election workers at 88 voting locations across the electoral district. Eligible voters are encouraged to visit the Elections Ontario website to find out where, when and how to vote. More information is available at wemakevotingeasy.ca or by calling 1-866-566-3877 (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

For further information: Elections Ontario Media Relations, 416.212.6186 / 1.866.252.2152, media@elections.on.ca

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