Mark Clairmont | MuskokaTODAY.com

PARRY SOUND-MUSKOKA — If you’ve made up your mind and you know who you are voting in the provincial election for you can cast your advance vote starting next Thursday.

If you’re still undecided you have until election day June 2.


Advance voting for the Ontario provincial election is from May 19 to May 28, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Eastern Time).

Advance polls for electoral district for 084, Parry Sound—Muskoka will be at:­­ ­­­­­­­­­­­­

May 19 to 28, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.:

  • Bracebridge Arena: 169 James St, Bracebridge, ON P1L 2B8

May 21 to 26, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.:

  • Parry Sound Bobby Orr Community Centre: 7 Mary St, Parry Sound, ON P2A 1C8

May 21 to 27, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.:

  • Gravenhurst Legion Br 302: 290 Veterans Way, Gravenhurst, ON P1P 1K2

May 21 to 23, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.:

  • Britt Byng Inlet Seniors Centre: 843 Riverside Dr., District of Parry Sound
  • Georgian Bay Baxter Ward Community Centre: 25 Community Centre Rd, Georgian Bay
  • Port Carling Memorial Community Centre: 3 Bailey St., Muskoka Lakes
  • Burk’s Falls Arena: 220 Centre St., Burk’s Falls
  • Sundridge Near North Enviro-Education Centre: 140 Main St., Sundridge

A full list of dates and locations for advance polls is also available through elections.on.ca or on the Elections Ontario app.

Elections Ontario is the non-partisan agency responsible for administering provincial elections, by-elections and referenda. For more information, visit elections.on.ca or call 1-888-668-8683 (TTY: 1-888-292-2312).


The front-running candidate — to replace retiring PC MPP Norm Miller — is Tory Graydon Smith, mayor of Bracebridge.

The Greens are running five-time candidate Matt Richter, a teacher.

The NDP is back with Erin Horvath, a two-time party candidate and social entrepreneur and community development innovator.

The Liberal candidate, Barry Stanley, was fired this week by the party for a controversial book the NDP said was homophobic.

Also running: Brad Waddell, a technical instructor and bison farmer from Burk’s Falls representing the Populist Party Ontario; Ontario Party candidate Andrew John Cocks, a Muskoka real estate broker; and Novar resident Doug Maynard, a project coordinator and who is running on behalf of the New Blue Party.

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