Candidates for the Whitby-Oshawa Provincial by-election

TORONTO, Jan. 28, 2016 /CNW/ - The candidate nomination period for the Whitby-Oshawa provincial by-election closed at 2 P.M. (Eastern Standard Time) on Thursday, January 28, 2016.

There are 10 candidates for the by-election to be held on Thursday, February 11, 2016.

  • Lorne Coe - PC Party of Ontario
  • Garry Cuthbert - The People
  • Stacey Leadbetter - Green Party of Ontario
  • Niki Lundquist - Ontario NDP
  • Adam McEwan - Libertarian
  • Elizabeth Roy - Ontario Liberal Party
  • Douglas Thom - Freedom Party of Ontario
  • John Turmel - Paupers
  • Greg Vezina - None of the Above Party
  • Above Znoneofthe - Independent

Advance polls for the Whitby-Oshawa provincial by-election begin on Saturday, January 30, and are available through Friday, February 5, 2016. Advance polls are open from 10 A.M. to 8 P.M. (Eastern Standard Time)

Special ballot voting continues at the Whitby-Oshawa returning office until Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 6 P.M. (Eastern Standard Time).

On Election Day, Thursday, February 11, 2016, voting locations will be open from 9 A.M. to 9 P.M. (Eastern Standard Time). 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. A detailed list of acceptable identification documents is available at

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

For further information: For media inquiries: Elections Ontario Media Relations, 416.212.6186 / 1.866.252.2152,

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