Ontario Provincial By-Election 2020 (Orléans/Ottawa—Vanier)

Ontario Provincial By-Election 2020 (Orléans/Ottawa—Vanier)

Election Date: 27 Feb 2020
    Ottawa, ON, Canada
    09:00 AM - 09:00 PM

    Overview of Ontario’s Provincial Elections

    As of December 2016, the election act was modified to hold elections the first Thursday in June every four years.  Voters will elect Members of Parliament for the Ontario Legislature.  There are 124 ridings in Ontario.  By-elections are held whenever a seat becomes vacant.

    Who Can Vote

    You can vote in an Ontario provincial election if you are:

    • 18 years of age or older, and
    • a Canadian citizen, and
    • a resident of Ontario, and
    • not prohibited from voting under any law

    If you’re eligible to vote, ensure that you are on the voter’s list.

    Who Can Run

    You can run as a Candidate in an Ontario provincial election if you are:

    • 18 years of age or older, and
    • a Canadian citizen, and
    • a resident in Ontario for the six months before election day; and
    • not disqualified by the Legislative Assembly Act or any other legislation

    To become a candidate in an Ontario provincial election you must be nominated and receive a Certificate of Nomination (F0403) from the Returning Officer for the electoral district you are running in.

    Once you receive a Certificate of Nomination (F0403):

    • your name will appear on the ballot;
    • your registered political party will appear on the ballot, if endorsed; and
    • you will be registered according to the Election Finances Act and eligible to start financial activity.

    There is no fee to become a candidate.

    How to Vote

    Electors can vote in the provincial election either on Election Day, through advanced polling or by mail. Voters must present valid ID to prove identity and residency to vote.  Check the Election Ontario site for more information on ways to vote.

     

    Don’t see your name in the Candidates list?

    If you are running as a candidate in this election and you are not included in the list above, please submit your candidate information to us and we will add you to the list.

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