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Aug 02, 2019, 13:45 ET By-election for Ottawa--Vanier

TORONTO, Aug. 2, 2019 /CNW/ - The Chief Electoral Officer of Ontario has received a notice of vacancy in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario for the electoral district of Ottawa—Vanier. Under the...


Apr 18, 2019, 10:13 ET Elections Ontario reports on transformative election

TORONTO, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Elections Ontario today released its 2018 general election report, Modernizing Ontario's Electoral Process. In the report, the Chief Electoral Officer makes 13...


Jan 31, 2019, 12:52 ET Elections Ontario wins six awards at International Electoral Affairs Symposium

TORONTO, Jan. 31, 2019 /CNW/ - Elections Ontario took home six awards at this year's International Electoral Awards Ceremony as part of the 17th International Electoral Affairs Symposium, held in...


Sep 12, 2018, 08:00 ET Elections Ontario celebrates International Day of Democracy on September 15

TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2018 /CNW/ - Elections Ontario is celebrating the International Day of Democracy on September 15 by asking Ontarians why democracy matters to them. The United Nations introduced...


Jun 08, 2018, 11:36 ET Unofficial Results for the 2018 Provincial General Election

TORONTO, June 8, 2018 /CNW/ - Elections Ontario transformed the voting experience for electors across the province during the 42nd general election. The introduction of technology in the polls...


Jun 07, 2018, 19:31 ET Polling Hours Extended

TORONTO, June 7, 2018 /CNW/ - Voting in the 2018 provincial general election continues until 9 p.m. (ET) or 8 p.m. (CT) across the province. Due to the following temporary interruptions at some...


Jun 07, 2018, 14:55 ET Voting Continues Across Ontario

TORONTO, June 7, 2018 /CNW/ - This morning, election day voting began in 7,177 voting locations in 124 electoral districts across Ontario. More than 55,000 election officials have been on-site at...


Jun 07, 2018, 08:56 ET Today is Election Day in Ontario

TORONTO, June 7, 2018 /CNW/ - Voting locations across Ontario will be open today from 9:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M. (Eastern Time). Elections Ontario is modernizing the election process for the 2018 general ...


Jun 04, 2018, 16:34 ET Advance Voter Turnout for 2018 General Election

TORONTO, June 4, 2018 /CNW/ - For the first time, electors used e-Poll books and vote tabulators across the province for advance voting. As a result of the introduction of technology in the polls,...


May 30, 2018, 12:01 ET Canada Post Delays Delivery of Voter Information Card

TORONTO, May 30, 2018 /CNW/ - Elections Ontario is advising electors of a delay on the part of Canada Post in the delivery of some voter information cards. Registered electors were expected to...


May 26, 2018, 09:00 ET Advance Voting for Provincial General Election Starts Today

TORONTO, May 26, 2018 /CNW/ - Advance voting for the 2018 General Election begins today and will go until May 30 at advance voting locations, and until June 1 at returning offices. Advance voting...


May 18, 2018, 08:16 ET Candidate Nominations Close for 2018 General Election

TORONTO, May 18, 2018 /CNW/ - Candidate nominations for the 2018 General Election closed at 2:00 P.M. (Eastern Time) on May 17, 2018. There are 825 candidates for the general election to be held on...


May 09, 2018, 10:31 ET June 7 is Election Day in Ontario

TORONTO, May 9, 2018 /CNW/ - Ontario's Chief Electoral Officer, Greg Essensa, today confirmed that the writs have been issued to administer a provincial general election in Ontario on June 7, 2018....


Mar 01, 2018, 08:00 ET Elections Ontario Launches Voter Registration Campaign for March Provincial Voter Registration Month

TORONTO, March 1, 2018 /CNW/ - To mark Provincial Voter Registration Month, Elections Ontario is launching a voter-registration drive across Ontario. To introduce this drive, Ontario's Chief...


Dec 05, 2017, 08:00 ET Elections Ontario invites Ontarians to provide feedback on accessibility of Proposed Voting Locations for the 2018 General Election

Public consultation will run online from December 5 to January 5, 2018 TORONTO, Dec. 5, 2017 /CNW/ - Today marks the first day of a month-long public consultation process on the accessibility of...


Sep 15, 2017, 08:00 ET Elections Ontario launches new e-Registration Tool for International Day of Democracy

TORONTO, Sept. 15, 2017 /CNW/ - To mark International Day of Democracy, Elections Ontario has launched a new e-Registration tool to simplify the registration process for Ontario voters. Now,...


Jun 02, 2017, 10:13 ET Unofficial results of the Sault Ste. Marie provincial by‑election

TORONTO, June 2, 2017 /CNW/ - Unofficial results currently indicate that 43.93% of eligible voters in the electoral district of Sault Ste. Marie cast their ballot. By comparison, 50.80% of eligible...


Jun 01, 2017, 09:10 ET It's Election Day for the Sault Ste. Marie By-Election

TORONTO, June 1, 2017 /CNW/ - "Polls opened this morning at 9:00 A.M. (Eastern Time) in the electoral district of Sault Ste. Marie. These voting locations will remain open until 9:00 P.M. (Eastern...


May 29, 2017, 11:19 ET Estimate of advance voter turnout for the Sault Ste. Marie provincial by-election

TORONTO, May 29, 2017 /CNW/ - As of May 29, 2017, preliminary figures indicate that 3,065 voters cast their ballot at advance polls in the Sault Ste. Marie by-election. In comparison, 3,966 voters...


May 18, 2017, 16:42 ET Candidates for the Sault Ste. Marie provincial by‑election

TORONTO, May 18, 2017 /CNW/ - There are 7 candidates for the Sault Ste. Marie by-election to be held on June 1st, 2017. Debbie Amaroso, Ontario Liberal Party Gene Balfour, Ontario Libertarian Party...


May 17, 2017, 09:33 ET Seven Days of Advance Polls to Begin For the Sault Ste. Marie Provincial By-Election

TORONTO, May 17, 2017 /CNW/ - Advance polls for the Sault Ste. Marie provincial by-election begin on May 20th, 2017 and are available through May 26th, 2017. Advance polls will be open from 10:00 A.M....


May 03, 2017, 13:37 ET Sault Ste. Marie Provincial By-Election Called For June 1st, 2017

TORONTO, May 3, 2017 /CNW/ - Ontario's Chief Electoral Officer Greg Essensa confirms that the Writ was issued to administer a provincial by-election in the electoral district of Sault Ste. Marie on...


Nov 18, 2016, 09:57 ET Unofficial results of the Niagara West -- Glanbrook and Ottawa -- Vanier provincial by-elections

TORONTO, Nov. 18, 2016 /CNW/ - Unofficial results currently indicate that 32.0% of eligible voters in the electoral district of Niagara West—Glanbrook cast their ballot. By comparison, 58.6% of...


Nov 17, 2016, 09:00 ET It's election day for the Niagara West--Glanbrook and Ottawa--Vanier provincial by-elections

TORONTO, Nov. 17, 2016 /CNW/ - "Polls opened this morning at 9:00 A.M. (Eastern Time) in the electoral districts of Niagara West—Glanbrook and Ottawa—Vanier. These voting locations will remain open...


Nov 14, 2016, 14:47 ET /U P D A T E -- Estimate of advance voter turnout for the Niagara West--Glanbrook and Ottawa--Vanier provincial by-elections/

TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2016 /CNW/ - As of Monday November 14, 2016, preliminary figures indicate that 4,569 voters cast their ballot at advance polls in the Niagara West—Glanbrook provincial by-election....