TORONTO, July 29, 2013 /CNW/ - For the provincial by-elections in the Electoral Districts of Etobicoke—Lakeshore, London West, Ottawa South, Scarborough—Guildwood and Windsor—Tecumseh, voters were provided with several easy ways to cast their ballots in advance of election day, August 1, 2013. 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 July 29, preliminary figures indicated that the following numbers of electors have cast their ballots for the upcoming provincial by-elections:
- 6430 electors in the Electoral District of Etobicoke—Lakeshore,
- 7567 electors in the Electoral District of London West
- 7887 electors in the Electoral District of Ottawa South
- 2924 electors in the Electoral District of Scarborough—Guildwood
- 3460 electors in the Electoral District of Windsor—Tecumseh
Eligible electors can still vote in advance of election day at the local returning office by Special
ballot or by using Assistive Voting Technology until July 31 at 6 p.m.
Election day is on Thursday, August 1, where there will be approximately 3000 election workers at more than 354 voting locations across the five electoral districts. 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.
Elections Ontario is the non-partisan agency responsible for administering provincial elections, by-elections and referenda.
SOURCE: Elections Ontario
For further information:
Elections Ontario Media Relations
416.212.6186 / 1.866.252.2152
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