TORONTO, Sept. 16, 2011 /CNW/ - The nomination deadline of 2 p.m. passed
yesterday with a total of 656 candidates on the ballots and 21
registered parties for Ontario's general election to be held on October
6. There are 107 seats to be filled in the Legislature. In the 2007
provincial general election, there were 599 candidates on the ballots
and 12 registered parties.
The complete list of candidates for the October 6 general election is
available online at wemakevotingeasy.ca through our "Find Your Candidate" quick link.
Ten days of advance voting will take place at locations across Ontario
from Wednesday, September 21 to Friday, September 30 from 10 a.m. to 8
p.m. Special ballot voting continues at returning offices across the
province until October 5 at 6 p.m. (ET).
On election day, Thursday, October 6, voting locations will be open from
9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (ET). Elections Ontario is the non-partisan agency
responsible for administering provincial elections, by-elections and
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