Ontario, Canada byelections announced
Thursday, January 11, 2007
The ridings have been vacant for many months due to the Municipal elections. Most candidates are already nominated and have started campaigning. Only residents over age 18 can vote in the riding they live in.
On Sept. 18, 2006, Liberal Joe Cordiano, who was MPP for York South—Weston, left his political career to spend more time with his family.
The by-election will be held on February 8, 2007, using the minimum 28 day campaign period. All Ontario provincial elections must be held on Thursdays according to the Ontario Elections Act.
The Ontario general election is scheduled to be held on October 4, 2007. It will decide the next government and premier of the province.
- "Burlington byelection called" — , January 10, 2007
- Canadian Press. "Ontario byelections called" — , January 10, 2007
- "Ontario to hold 3 byelections next month" — , January 10, 2007