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It's official. Eight candidates running in Nipissing

The deadline for filing with Elections Ontario was yesterday, although candidates still have the option to withdraw.
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The provincial election is now in full swing.

Voters in Nipissing will have a choice of eight candidates this election.

The deadline for filing with Elections Ontario was yesterday, although candidates still have the option to withdraw.

The candidates are:

  • Vic Fedeli, PC Party
  • Joe Jobin, Ontario Party
  • Michelle Lashbrook, Libertarian
  • Erika Lougheed, Ontario NDP
  • Sean McClocklin, Green Party of Ontario
  • Taylor Russell, New Blue Party of Ontario
  • Giacomo Vezina, None of the Above Direct Democracy Party
  • Tanya Vrebosch, Ontario Liberal Party

Candidates will have until Friday, December 2 to file their election financial records.

Advance voting starts on May 19 in Ontario. Voters can cast their ballot at any advance voting location in their electoral district from 10 AM to 8 PM (Eastern Time) for 10 days, up from five days in 2018.

Voters in Nipissing can choose from nine advance voting locations.

Voters can also find a list of their advance voting locations at elections.on.ca or on the Elections Ontario app.

Advance polls for electoral district 072, Nipissing will be at:

  • May 19 to 28, 10 AM to 8 PM:
    • Chancellors House: 900 Gormanville Rd, North Bay, ON P1B 9V2
    • Royal Canadian Legion Branch 445: 345 Landsdowne St E, Callander, ON P0H 1H0
    • North Bay Elk’s Lodge #25: 325 Elks Lane, North Bay, ON P1B 7Z4
  • May 19 to 25, 10 AM to 8 PM:
    • East Ferris Community Centre: 1267 Village Rd, East Ferris, ON P0H 1B0
    • Municipality of Powassan: 250 Clarke St, Powassan, ON P0H 1Z0
    • Nipissing First Nation Admin. Building: 36 Semo Rd, Nipissing 10, ON P2B 3K2
  • May 22 to 28, 10 AM to 8 PM:
    • St. Bernadette’s Parish Hall: 100 Yonge St, Bonfield, ON P0H 1E0
  • May 23 to 28, 10 AM to 8 PM:
    • Emmanuel United Church: 395 Lakeshore Dr, North Bay, ON P1A 2C5
  • May 23 to 27, 10 AM to 8 PM:
    • St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church: 299 Airport Rd, North Bay, ON P1B 8W7

Besides voting in person on June 2, there are a number of other options including advance voting and vote by mail. Find out about those here.

Use eRegistration to add or update your voter information by May 23 to receive a voter information card in the mail for the June 2 election. Your voter information card will contain information about when and where to vote.

To be eligible to vote in an Ontario election, you must be:

  • 18 years of age or older;
  • a Canadian citizen; and
  • a resident of Ontario.

A total of 900 candidates and 25 parties are running in this election. In 2018, there were 825 candidates and 28 parties on the ballot. This represents a 9% increase in the number of candidates and a 10.7% decrease in the number of parties participating.

Starting today, voter information cards will be on their way to those on the voters list. While voter information cards are not required to vote, voters can still confirm, update, or add their information to the list until May 23 on our website to make their voting experience faster and easier at the polls. Voters can also access a scannable version of their voter information card when they create an account on the Elections Ontario app.

   
   
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