Election campaign officially got underway on May 4.
The provincial election is set for Thursday, June 2.
Elections Ontario is encouraging voters to confirm, update or add their information to the voters list at eregistration.elections.on.ca. Voter information cards will start to be mailed out on May 13.
Voters can cast their ballot by mail, at a returning office, and on election day. You can also vote at any advance voting location in your electoral district during 10 days of advance voting.
Below is the list of candidates who will be running in Waterloo Region’s five ridings:
GREEN: Wayne Mak — website
LIBERAL: Kelly Steiss — website
NEW BLUE: Peter Beimers — website
NDP: Laura Mae Lindo (incumbent) — website
PC: Jim Schmidt — website
GREEN: Nasir Abdulle — website
LIBERAL: Melanie Van Alphen — website
NEW BLUE: Jim Karahalios — website
NDP: Karen Meissner — website
PC: Mike Harris (incumbent) — campaign website not available yet
GREEN: David Weber — website
LIBERAL: Ismail Mohamed — website
NEW BLUE: John Teat — website
NDP: Joanne Weston — website
PC: Jess Dixon — website
There is no incumbent as Amy Fee (PC) decided not to run for re-election.
GREEN: Shefaza Esmail — website
LIBERAL: Jennifer Tuck — website
NEW BLUE: Volodymyr Voznyuk — website
NDP: Catherine Fife (incumbent) — website
LIBERAL: Surekha Shenoy — website
NEW BLUE: Belinda Karahalios (incumbent) — website
NDP: Marjorie Knight — website
PC: Brian Riddell — website
***Note: Elections Ontario will make a full list of candidates available after May 12***