Media Advisory - Your Candidates for the 2015 Simcoe North by-election

TORONTO, Aug. 20, 2015 /CNW/ - The candidate nomination period for the 2015 Simcoe North by-election closed at 2 PM on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015.

There are 8 candidates representing 8 political parties for the by-election to be held on Thursday, September 3, 2015.

Party Name


PC Party of Ontario

Brown, Patrick

The People

Clarke, Kevin

New Reform Party of Ontario

Gault, James

Ontario Liberal Party

Larsen, Fred

Green Party of Ontario

Powell, Valerie


Roskam, Darren


Turmel, John

Ontario NDP/NPD

Van Houtte, Elizabeth


A complete list of candidates is available at through a "Find Your Candidate" Quick Link.

Advance poll locations in Simcoe North will be open August 22 to August 30, 2015 from 10 AM to 8 PM (ET). Special ballot voting continues at the Simcoe North returning office until Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 6 PM (ET).

On Election Day, Thursday, September 3, voting locations will be open from 9 AM to 9 PM (ET).

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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