By-election day in Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes
Voters in Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes head to the polls today in a federal by-election.
The by-election is being held to fill the seat left vacant following the death of Conservative MP Gord Brown. He passed away in May after suffering a heart attack in his Parliament Hill office.
There are five candidates on the ballot in the by-election:
- Michael Barrett, Conservative Party of Canada
- May Jean McFall, Liberal Party of Canada
- Lorraine Rekmans, Green Party of Canada
- Michelle Taylor, New Democratic Party
- John the Engineer Turmel, Independent
Polls will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. You can find out where to vote on the Elections Canada website.