In the News May 11
For Your Information
Voting Information for June 2 ElectionCanadian citizens who will be 18 years of age or older on election day and who reside in Ontario are eligible to vote in the election. For those with no permanent residence, the place they eat or sleep most often in the 5 weeks before the election is considered their home.
There are a number of ways electors can vote in the current election:
– by mail-in ballot (application must be received by Elections Ontario by May 27),
– at the returning office for your electoral district (May 5 – June 1),
– at any advance voting location in your electoral district (May 19-28), or
– at your assigned voting location on election day (June 2).
Details regarding voter registration, voting locations and times, special arrangements for those unable to attend a voting location or in need of assistance voting, as well as about making financial contributions to candidates and parties, campaigning, and more can be found at Elections Ontario.
Also available from the website is an app that can be downloaded and configured to send notifications to your cell phone or other device about when and where to vote in your electoral district, when a new candidate has been confirmed, and other options that can be selected.
The complete list of candidates and party affiliation, if any, can be found in a search by electoral district or by their name on the Elections Ontario website here.
Ontario Political Forum, posted May 11, 2022.