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The 40th Ontario general election was held on October 6, 2011 to elect members of the 40th Legislative Assembly of Ontario. The Ontario Liberal Party
Ontario Liberal Party
The Ontario Liberal Party is a provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. It has formed the Government of Ontario since the provincial election of 2003. The party is ideologically aligned with the Liberal Party of Canada but the two parties are organizationally independent and...

 will form a minority government
Minority government
A minority government or a minority cabinet is a cabinet of a parliamentary system formed when a political party or coalition of parties does not have a majority of overall seats in the parliament but is sworn into government to break a Hung Parliament election result. It is also known as a...

, with the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario
Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario
The Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario , is a right-of-centre political party in Ontario, Canada. The party was known for many years as "Ontario's natural governing party." It has ruled the province for 80 of the years since Confederation, including an uninterrupted run from 1943 to 1985...

 (PC Party) serving as the Official Opposition
Official Opposition (Canada)
In Canada, Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition , commonly known as the Official Opposition, is usually the largest parliamentary opposition party in the House of Commons or a provincial legislative assembly that is not in government, either on its own or as part of a governing coalition...

 and the Ontario New Democratic Party
Ontario New Democratic Party
The Ontario New Democratic Party or , formally known as New Democratic Party of Ontario, is a social democratic political party in Ontario, Canada. It is a provincial section of the federal New Democratic Party. It was formed in October 1961, a few months after the federal party. The ONDP had its...

 (NDP) serving as a third party.

Under amendments passed by the Legislature in December 2005, Ontario elections are now held on fixed dates: the first Thursday of October every four years. The writ of election
Writ of election
A writ of election is a writ issued by the government ordering the holding of a special election for a political office.In the United Kingdom and in Canada, this is the only way of holding an election for the House of Commons...

 was issued by Lieutenant Governor
Lieutenant Governor of Ontario
The Lieutenant Governor of Ontario is the viceregal representative in Ontario of the Canadian monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, who operates distinctly within the province but is also shared equally with the ten other jurisdictions of Canada and resides predominantly in her oldest realm, the United...

 David Onley
David Onley
David Charles Onley, OOnt is the 28th and current Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, Canada.Onley was a television journalist prior to his viceregal appointment. He worked primarily for Citytv as a science and technology reporter, and for the 24-hour news station CablePulse 24 as a news anchor and...

 on September 7, 2011.

The election saw a record low voter turnout
Voter turnout
Voter turnout is the percentage of eligible voters who cast a ballot in an election . After increasing for many decades, there has been a trend of decreasing voter turnout in most established democracies since the 1960s...

 of 49.2%.

Timeline


2007
  • October 10, 2007: Elections held for members of the Ontario Legislature in the 39th Legislative Assembly of Ontario
    39th Legislative Assembly of Ontario
    The 39th Legislative Assembly of Ontario is the current legislature of the government of the Province of Ontario, Canada. It officially opened November 29, 2007, at Queen's Park in Toronto. The membership was set by the 2007 Ontario general election on October 10, 2007.It is controlled by a...

    .
  • November 29, 2007: The 39th Legislative Assembly of Ontario
    39th Legislative Assembly of Ontario
    The 39th Legislative Assembly of Ontario is the current legislature of the government of the Province of Ontario, Canada. It officially opened November 29, 2007, at Queen's Park in Toronto. The membership was set by the 2007 Ontario general election on October 10, 2007.It is controlled by a...

     officially opens with the Speech from the Throne
    Speech from the Throne
    A speech from the throne is an event in certain monarchies in which the reigning sovereign reads a prepared speech to a complete session of parliament, outlining the government's agenda for the coming session...

    .


2008
  • February 23, 2008: John Tory
    John Tory
    John Howard Tory is a Canadian businessman, political activist, former leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario, former Member of Provincial Parliament and broadcaster...

    's continued leadership of the Progressive Conservative party is endorsed by 66.9% of delegates at a leadership review.
  • June 14, 2008: Premier
    Premier of Ontario
    The Premier of Ontario is the first Minister of the Crown for the Canadian province of Ontario. The Premier is appointed as the province's head of government by the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, and presides over the Executive council, or Cabinet. The Executive Council Act The Premier of Ontario...

     Dalton McGuinty
    Dalton McGuinty
    Dalton James Patrick McGuinty, Jr., MPP is a Canadian lawyer, politician and, since October 23, 2003, the 24th and current Premier of the Canadian province of Ontario....

     receives the support of 95.4% of delegates from the Ontario Liberal Party's
    Ontario Liberal Party
    The Ontario Liberal Party is a provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. It has formed the Government of Ontario since the provincial election of 2003. The party is ideologically aligned with the Liberal Party of Canada but the two parties are organizationally independent and...

     mandatory leadership review.
  • June 14, 2008: NDP leader Howard Hampton
    Howard Hampton
    Howard George Hampton, MPP is a Canadian lawyer and politician. He has served in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, Canada, since 1987 as the Member of Provincial Parliament from the northern riding of Kenora—Rainy River. A member of the Ontario New Democratic Party, he was also the party's...

     announces he will be stepping down as party leader at the March 7, 2009 NDP leadership convention
    Ontario New Democratic Party leadership election, 2009
    The 2009 Ontario New Democratic Party leadership election was held in Hamilton, from March 6 to 8, 2009 to elect a successor to Howard Hampton as leader of the Ontario New Democratic Party . On June 15, 2008, Hampton informed the party's provincial council that he would not stand for re-election as...

    .


2009
  • January 9, 2009: Progressive Conservative MPP Laurie Scott announces her resignation from the legislature to allow party leader John Tory
    John Tory
    John Howard Tory is a Canadian businessman, political activist, former leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario, former Member of Provincial Parliament and broadcaster...

    , who has been without a seat since his defeat in Don Valley West
    Don Valley West (provincial electoral district)
    Don Valley West is a provincial electoral district in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It elects one member to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.It was created in 1999 from parts of Don Mills, York Mills, York East and Eglinton....

     in the 2007 election
    Ontario general election, 2007
    The Ontario general election of 2007 was held on October 10, 2007 to elect members of the 39th Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario, Canada. The Liberals under Dalton McGuinty won the election with a majority government, winning 71 out of a possible 107 seats with 42.2% of the popular...

    , to re-enter the legislature.
  • March 5, 2009: In the Haliburton—Kawartha Lakes—Brock
    Haliburton—Kawartha Lakes—Brock (provincial electoral district)
    Haliburton—Kawartha Lakes—Brock is a provincial electoral district in Central Ontario, Canada. It elects one member to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario....

     by-election following Scott's resignation, Tory is defeated by Liberal candidate Rick Johnson
    Rick Johnson (politician)
    Rick Johnson is a Canadian politician. He was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in a by-election on March 5, 2009, defeating Ontario Progressive Conservative Party leader John Tory in Haliburton—Kawartha Lakes—Brock. He is a member of the Liberal Party.-Background:Before entering...

    .
  • March 6, 2009: John Tory resigns as Progressive Conservative leader pending the selection of an interim party leader.
  • March 7, 2009: Andrea Horwath
    Andrea Horwath
    Andrea Horwath , is a Canadian activist and politician. She is the Leader of the Ontario New Democratic Party in Canada. She is a member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, representing the riding of Hamilton Centre, and was chosen as the party's leader at its 2009 leadership convention.She is...

     is elected leader of the Ontario NDP at the party's 2009 leadership convention
    Ontario New Democratic Party leadership election, 2009
    The 2009 Ontario New Democratic Party leadership election was held in Hamilton, from March 6 to 8, 2009 to elect a successor to Howard Hampton as leader of the Ontario New Democratic Party . On June 15, 2008, Hampton informed the party's provincial council that he would not stand for re-election as...

    .
  • June 27, 2009: Tim Hudak
    Tim Hudak
    Timothy Patrick "Tim" Hudak is a politician in Ontario, Canada, and the Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario . He also serves as member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario for the riding of Niagara West—Glanbrook.-Background:Tim Hudak was born in Fort Erie, Ontario...

     is elected leader of the Progressive Conservative party at its 2009 leadership election
    Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario leadership election, 2009
    On March 6, 2009, Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario leader John Tory announced his intention to step down as leader following his defeat in a by-election. Tory was elected party leader in the party's 2004 leadership election, and led the party to defeat in the 2007 provincial election in...

     and also becomes the new Leader of the Opposition.
  • September 17, 2009: Eric Hoskins
    Eric Hoskins
    Eric William Hoskins, OC, MSC is a Canadian administrator and politician. Hoskins was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in a by-election on September 17, 2009, representing St. Paul's as a member of the Ontario Liberal Party...

     is elected as the MPP for the riding of St. Paul's
    St. Paul's (provincial electoral district)
    St. Paul's is a provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since 1999.The small but densely-populated riding covers the area to the north of Downtown Toronto...

     following the resignation of Michael Bryant
    Michael Bryant (politician)
    Michael J. Bryant is former public administrator and former politician in Ontario, Canada. A Harvard-trained lawyer, he was a member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, representing the electoral district of St. Paul's for the Ontario Liberal Party from 1999 until 2009...

     on June 7, 2009.
  • November 4, 2009: Mike Schreiner
    Mike Schreiner
    Mike Schreiner is the leader of the Green Party of Ontario . Professionally, he is a small business advocate, entrepreneur and food policy expert. Schreiner was the party's candidate in the Haliburton—Kawartha Lakes—Brock by-election on March 5, 2009...

     is affirmed as the new leader of the Green Party of Ontario, receiving 97% approval from the party membership defeating the None of the Above ballot option, in the 2009 leadership election
    Green Party of Ontario leadership election, 2009
    The Green Party of Ontario leadership election took place November 13–15, 2009 in London, Ontario.Longtime Green Party of Ontario leader Frank de Jong told the GPO convention on May 16, 2009, that he would be stepping down as leader of the party...

    .


2010
  • January 29, 2010: Bob Runciman
    Bob Runciman
    Robert William "Bob" Runciman is a veteran Canadian politician and former provincial Leader of the Opposition in the Ontario Legislature. First elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in 1981, he held the seat continuously for Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario for the next 29 years...

     resigns his seat to accept appointment to the Senate of Canada.
  • February 1, 2010: Jim Watson resigns his seat to run for Mayor in the Ottawa municipal election, 2010
    Ottawa municipal election, 2010
    The Ottawa municipal election was contested on October 25, 2010 to elect the mayor of Ottawa, Ottawa City Council and the Ottawa-Carleton Public and Catholic School Boards...

  • February 4, 2010: Glen Murray is elected as the MPP for the riding of Toronto Centre
    Toronto Centre (provincial electoral district)
    Toronto Centre is a provincial electoral district in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It elects one member to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.It was created in 1999 as Toronto Centre—Rosedale from most of St. George—St. David and parts of St. Andrew—St...

     following the resignation of George Smitherman
    George Smitherman
    George Smitherman is a Canadian politician and broadcaster. He represented the provincial riding of Toronto Centre in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1999 to 2010, when he resigned to contest the mayoralty of Toronto in the 2010 municipal election...

     on January 4, 2010.
  • March 4, 2010: Bob Chiarelli
    Bob Chiarelli
    Robert "Bob" Chiarelli is a Canadian politician. He served in the Ontario Legislative Assembly from 1987 to 1997, and was subsequently re-elected to the legislature in 2010 after serving as regional chair and mayor of Ottawa from 1997 to 2006...

     is elected as the MPP for the riding of Ottawa West—Nepean
    Ottawa West—Nepean (provincial electoral district)
    Ottawa West—Nepean is a provincial electoral district in eastern Ontario, Canada. It elects one member to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.The riding has been represented in the Ontario legislature by Liberal Bob Chiarelli since 2010....

     and Steve Clark
    Steve Clark (politician)
    Steve Clark is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in a by-election on March 4, 2010. He represents the riding of Leeds—Grenville as a member of the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party....

     is elected as the MPP for the riding of Leeds—Grenville.
  • December 16, 2010: Peter Fonseca
    Peter Fonseca
    Peter Fonseca is a former politician in Ontario, Canada. He was a member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, representing the riding of Mississauga East—Cooksville for the Ontario Liberal Party from 2003-2011.-Background:...

     resigned from cabinet to run for the federal Liberals in the riding of Mississauga East—Cooksville
    Mississauga East—Cooksville
    Mississauga East—Cooksville is a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 2004.-History:It was created in 2003 from parts of Mississauga Centre and Mississauga East ridings....

     in the 2011 federal election.


2011
  • June 3, 2011: Essex
    Essex (provincial electoral district)
    Essex is a provincial electoral district in southwestern, Ontario, Canada. It elects one member to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.It was created in 1999 from Essex South, Essex—Kent and Windsor—Sandwich. It also existed from 1867 to 1874....

     MPP Bruce Crozier
    Bruce Crozier
    Bruce Crozier was a politician in Ontario, Canada. He was a member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, representing the riding of Essex for the Ontario Liberal Party.-Background:...

     dies of an aortic aneurysm.
  • September 7, 2011: Official election call, Premier McGuinty formally asks
    Dropping the writ
    Dropping the writ is the informal term for a procedure in some parliamentary government systems, where the head of government goes to the head of state and formally advises him or her to dissolve parliament...

     the Lt. Governor to dissolve the legislature. The campaign will be 29 days long.
  • September 21–30, 2011: Advance polling stations open for early voting from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.
  • September 27, 2011: The televised Leaders debate
    Leaders debate
    In jurisdictions which use the parliamentary system of government or a similar system, leaders debates are often held, usually during a general election campaign. These debates are normally televised and are often organized by one or more television stations....

     aired on CBC
    CBC Television
    CBC Television is a Canadian television network owned by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the national public broadcaster.Although the CBC is supported by public funding, the television network supplements this funding with commercial advertising revenue, in contrast to CBC Radio which are...

    , CHCH, CTV
    CTV television network
    CTV Television Network is a Canadian English language television network and is owned by Bell Media. It is Canada's largest privately-owned network, and has consistently placed as Canada's top-rated network in total viewers and in key demographics since 2002, after several years trailing the rival...

    , Global
    Global Television Network
    Global Television Network is an English language privately owned television network in Canada, owned by Calgary-based Shaw Communications, as part of its Shaw Media division...

    , TVOntario
    TVOntario
    TVOntario, often referred to only as TVO , is a publicly funded, educational English-language television station and media organization in the Canadian province of Ontario. It is operated by the Ontario Educational Communications Authority, a Crown corporation owned by the Government of Ontario...

     and Sun News Network, with Liberal
    Ontario Liberal Party
    The Ontario Liberal Party is a provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. It has formed the Government of Ontario since the provincial election of 2003. The party is ideologically aligned with the Liberal Party of Canada but the two parties are organizationally independent and...

     leader and Premier
    Premier of Ontario
    The Premier of Ontario is the first Minister of the Crown for the Canadian province of Ontario. The Premier is appointed as the province's head of government by the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, and presides over the Executive council, or Cabinet. The Executive Council Act The Premier of Ontario...

     Dalton McGuinty
    Dalton McGuinty
    Dalton James Patrick McGuinty, Jr., MPP is a Canadian lawyer, politician and, since October 23, 2003, the 24th and current Premier of the Canadian province of Ontario....

    , Progressive Conservative leader Tim Hudak
    Tim Hudak
    Timothy Patrick "Tim" Hudak is a politician in Ontario, Canada, and the Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario . He also serves as member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario for the riding of Niagara West—Glanbrook.-Background:Tim Hudak was born in Fort Erie, Ontario...

     and New Democratic Party
    Ontario New Democratic Party
    The Ontario New Democratic Party or , formally known as New Democratic Party of Ontario, is a social democratic political party in Ontario, Canada. It is a provincial section of the federal New Democratic Party. It was formed in October 1961, a few months after the federal party. The ONDP had its...

     leader Andrea Horwath
    Andrea Horwath
    Andrea Horwath , is a Canadian activist and politician. She is the Leader of the Ontario New Democratic Party in Canada. She is a member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, representing the riding of Hamilton Centre, and was chosen as the party's leader at its 2009 leadership convention.She is...

    .
  • October 6, 2011: Ontario general election from 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. EDT
    Eastern Time Zone
    The Eastern Time Zone of the United States and Canada is a time zone that falls mostly along the east coast of North America. Its UTC time offset is −5 hrs during standard time and −4 hrs during daylight saving time...

     (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. CDT in north-western part of the province).

Party leadership


In March 2009, PC Party leader John Tory
John Tory
John Howard Tory is a Canadian businessman, political activist, former leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario, former Member of Provincial Parliament and broadcaster...

 stepped down as leader, with Tim Hudak
Tim Hudak
Timothy Patrick "Tim" Hudak is a politician in Ontario, Canada, and the Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario . He also serves as member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario for the riding of Niagara West—Glanbrook.-Background:Tim Hudak was born in Fort Erie, Ontario...

 elected
Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario leadership election, 2009
On March 6, 2009, Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario leader John Tory announced his intention to step down as leader following his defeat in a by-election. Tory was elected party leader in the party's 2004 leadership election, and led the party to defeat in the 2007 provincial election in...

 to be his successor. Also in March 2009, Andrea Horwath
Andrea Horwath
Andrea Horwath , is a Canadian activist and politician. She is the Leader of the Ontario New Democratic Party in Canada. She is a member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, representing the riding of Hamilton Centre, and was chosen as the party's leader at its 2009 leadership convention.She is...

 replaced Howard Hampton
Howard Hampton
Howard George Hampton, MPP is a Canadian lawyer and politician. He has served in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, Canada, since 1987 as the Member of Provincial Parliament from the northern riding of Kenora—Rainy River. A member of the Ontario New Democratic Party, he was also the party's...

 as leader of the NDP at the leadership election
Ontario New Democratic Party leadership election, 2009
The 2009 Ontario New Democratic Party leadership election was held in Hamilton, from March 6 to 8, 2009 to elect a successor to Howard Hampton as leader of the Ontario New Democratic Party . On June 15, 2008, Hampton informed the party's provincial council that he would not stand for re-election as...

. Thus, both the Progressive Conservatives and the NDP will go into the election with a new leader. Green Party of Ontario
Green Party of Ontario
The Green Party of Ontario is a political party in Ontario, Canada. The party is led by Mike Schreiner. It has never held any seats in the Ontario Legislative Assembly; however, the party did see significant gains in the 2007 provincial election, earning 8% of the popular vote with some candidates...

 leader Frank de Jong
Frank de Jong
Frank de Jong, is a Canadian politician, environmentalist and elementary school teacher at Fern Avenue Public School...

 stepped down in November 2009; their leadership convention
Green Party of Ontario leadership election, 2009
The Green Party of Ontario leadership election took place November 13–15, 2009 in London, Ontario.Longtime Green Party of Ontario leader Frank de Jong told the GPO convention on May 16, 2009, that he would be stepping down as leader of the party...

 confirmed Mike Schreiner
Mike Schreiner
Mike Schreiner is the leader of the Green Party of Ontario . Professionally, he is a small business advocate, entrepreneur and food policy expert. Schreiner was the party's candidate in the Haliburton—Kawartha Lakes—Brock by-election on March 5, 2009...

 as their new leader. Dalton McGuinty
Dalton McGuinty
Dalton James Patrick McGuinty, Jr., MPP is a Canadian lawyer, politician and, since October 23, 2003, the 24th and current Premier of the Canadian province of Ontario....

 won 95 percent support for his leadership at an Ontario Liberal annual general meeting after the 2007 election, and ran again in 2011.

Marginal seats


The following is a list of the ten ridings most narrowly lost by the indicated party in the 2007 election (by percentage of the vote the indicated party lost by).
Liberal
Ontario Liberal Party
The Ontario Liberal Party is a provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. It has formed the Government of Ontario since the provincial election of 2003. The party is ideologically aligned with the Liberal Party of Canada but the two parties are organizationally independent and...

Progressive Conservative
Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario
The Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario , is a right-of-centre political party in Ontario, Canada. The party was known for many years as "Ontario's natural governing party." It has ruled the province for 80 of the years since Confederation, including an uninterrupted run from 1943 to 1985...

  1. Halton
    Halton (provincial electoral district)
    Halton is a provincial electoral district in Central Ontario, Canada. It elects one member to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.It was created in 1999 from all of Halton North and part of Halton Centre...

     (PC), 1.3%
  2. Lanark—Frontenac—Lennox and Addington
    Lanark—Frontenac—Lennox and Addington (provincial electoral district)
    Lanark—Frontenac—Lennox and Addington is a provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since 2007. The new riding was created in 2003 from parts of Hastings—Frontenac—Lennox and Addington and Lanark—Carleton ridings...

     (PC), 2.1%
  3. Hamilton East—Stoney Creek
    Hamilton East—Stoney Creek (provincial electoral district)
    Hamilton East—Stoney Creek is a provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since the 2007 provincial election....

     (NDP), 2.5%
  4. Newmarket—Aurora
    Newmarket—Aurora (provincial electoral district)
    Newmarket—Aurora is a provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since 2007.The district contains the towns of Newmarket and Aurora....

     (PC), 2.9%
  5. Burlington
    Burlington (provincial electoral district)
    Burlington is a provincial electoral district in southwestern Ontario, Canada. It elects one member to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.It was created in 1999 from parts of Burlington South, Halton Centre, and a small part of South Oakville....

     (PC), 3.5%
  6. Thornhill
    Thornhill (provincial electoral district)
    Thornhill is a provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since 1999....

     (PC), 3.6%
  7. Cambridge
    Cambridge (provincial electoral district)
    Cambridge is a provincial electoral district in southwestern, Ontario, Canada. It elects one member to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.It was created in 1975....

     (PC), 7.6%
  8. Whitby—Oshawa
    Whitby—Oshawa (provincial electoral district)
    Whitby—Oshawa is a provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since the 2007 provincial election.-History:...

     (PC), 8.0%
  9. Nickel Belt
    Nickel Belt (provincial electoral district)
    Nickel Belt is a provincial electoral district in the Canadian province of Ontario. It elects one member to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. The district is located in Northern Ontario and includes much of the eastern and southern parts of the District of Sudbury, as well as most of Greater...

     (NDP), 8.6%
  10. Sarnia—Lambton
    Sarnia—Lambton (provincial electoral district)
    Sarnia—Lambton is a provincial electoral district in southwestern Ontario, Canada. It elects one member to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario....

     (PC), 8.9%
  • Nipissing
    Nipissing (provincial electoral district)
    Nipissing is a provincial electoral district in the Canadian province of Ontario, which elects one member to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario...

    (Lib), 1.1%
  • Barrie
    Barrie (provincial electoral district)
    Barrie is a provincial electoral district in central Ontario, Canada. It was created for the 2007 provincial election. The entire riding was created from Barrie—Simcoe—Bradford.The riding includes all of the City of Barrie.-Members:-Election results:...

    (Lib), 2.9%
  • Kitchener—Conestoga
    Kitchener—Conestoga (provincial electoral district)
    Kitchener—Conestoga is a provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since the 2007 provincial election...

    (Lib), 4.8%
  • Eglinton—Lawrence
    Eglinton—Lawrence (provincial electoral district)
    Eglinton—Lawrence is a provincial electoral district in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It elects one member to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.It was created in 1999 from parts of Lawrence, York Mills, Wilson Heights, Oakwood, St. Andrew—St...

     (Lib), 5.6%
  • Ancaster—Dundas—Flamborough—Westdale
    Ancaster—Dundas—Flamborough—Westdale (provincial electoral district)
    Ancaster—Dundas—Flamborough—Westdale is a provincial electoral district in southwestern Ontario, Canada. It was created for the 2007 provincial election...

     (Lib), 6.6%
  • Lambton—Kent—Middlesex
    Lambton—Kent—Middlesex (provincial electoral district)
    Lambton—Kent—Middlesex is a provincial electoral district in southwestern Ontario, Canada. It elects one member to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario....

    (Lib), 6.9%
  • Stormont—Dundas—South Glengarry
    Stormont—Dundas—South Glengarry (provincial electoral district)
    Stormont—Dundas—South Glengarry is a provincial electoral district in eastern Ontario, Canada. It was created for the 2007 provincial election. 95.5% came from Stormont—Dundas—Charlottenburgh while 4.5% came from Glengarry—Prescott—Russell....

    (Lib), 9.9%
  • Don Valley West
    Don Valley West (provincial electoral district)
    Don Valley West is a provincial electoral district in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It elects one member to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.It was created in 1999 from parts of Don Mills, York Mills, York East and Eglinton....

     (Lib), 10.7%
  • London—Fanshawe
    London—Fanshawe (provincial electoral district)
    London—Fanshawe is a provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since 1999.-Geography:The district consists of the southeast part of the City of London....

     (Lib), 11.3%
  • Oak Ridges—Markham
    Oak Ridges—Markham (provincial electoral district)
    Oak Ridges—Markham is a provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since the 2007 provincial election. Its population in 2006 was 169,645, with 136,755 electors, the highest of any riding in Ontario...

     (Lib), 11.8%
  • New Democratic
    Ontario New Democratic Party
    The Ontario New Democratic Party or , formally known as New Democratic Party of Ontario, is a social democratic political party in Ontario, Canada. It is a provincial section of the federal New Democratic Party. It was formed in October 1961, a few months after the federal party. The ONDP had its...

    Green
    Green Party of Ontario
    The Green Party of Ontario is a political party in Ontario, Canada. The party is led by Mike Schreiner. It has never held any seats in the Ontario Legislative Assembly; however, the party did see significant gains in the 2007 provincial election, earning 8% of the popular vote with some candidates...

  • Thunder Bay—Atikokan
    Thunder Bay—Atikokan (provincial electoral district)
    Thunder Bay—Atikokan is a provincial electoral district in northwestern Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since 1999....

     (Lib), 0.2%
  • York South—Weston
    York South—Weston (provincial electoral district)
    York South—Weston is a provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since 1999.Its Member of Provincial Parliament is Liberal Laura Albanese.-Geography:...

     (Lib), 1.5%
  • Timiskaming—Cochrane
    Timiskaming—Cochrane (provincial electoral district)
    Timiskaming—Cochrane is a provincial electoral district in northern Ontario, Canada. It elects one member to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.-History:...

    (Lib), 2.3%
  • Hamilton Mountain
    Hamilton Mountain (provincial electoral district)
    Hamilton Mountain is a provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since 1977...

    (Lib), 3.7%
  • Ottawa Centre
    Ottawa Centre (provincial electoral district)
    Ottawa Centre is an urban provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada that has been represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since 1968...

     (Lib), 4.0%
  • Davenport
    Davenport (provincial electoral district)
    Davenport is a provincial electoral district in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It elects one member to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.It was created in 1999 from parts of Oakwood, Dovercourt, Parkdale, High Park—Swansea and a small part of York South....

    (Lib), 5.0%
  • Algoma—Manitoulin
    Algoma—Manitoulin (provincial electoral district)
    Algoma—Manitoulin is a provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since 1934....

    (Lib), 6.0%
  • Oshawa
    Oshawa (provincial electoral district)
    Oshawa is a provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since 1955.It consists of the southern and eastern parts of the City of Oshawa south and east of a line drawn from west to east along King Street West, north along Oshawa...

     (PC), 6.3%
  • Thunder Bay—Superior North
    Thunder Bay—Superior North (provincial electoral district)
    Thunder Bay—Superior North is a provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since 1999.The district is in the northwestern part of the province of Ontario....

     (Lib), 8.5%
  • Sarnia—Lambton
    Sarnia—Lambton (provincial electoral district)
    Sarnia—Lambton is a provincial electoral district in southwestern Ontario, Canada. It elects one member to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario....

     (PC), 11.5%
  • Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound
    Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound (provincial electoral district)
    Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound is a provincial electoral district in western Ontario, Canada. It elects one member to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario....

     (PC), 13.5%

  • Incumbent MPPs not running for re-election


    Liberal
    • Wayne Arthurs
      Wayne Arthurs (politician)
      Wayne Arthurs is a politician in Ontario, Canada. He is a Liberal member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, representing the riding of Pickering—Scarborough East since the 2007 provincial election.-Background:...

      , Pickering—Scarborough East
      Pickering—Scarborough East (provincial electoral district)
      Pickering—Scarborough East is a provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since 2007....

    • Jim Brownell
      Jim Brownell
      Jim Brownell is a politician in Ontario, Canada. He is a member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, representing the riding of Stormont—Dundas—South Glengarry for the Ontario Liberal Party...

      , Stormont—Dundas—South Glengarry
      Stormont—Dundas—South Glengarry (provincial electoral district)
      Stormont—Dundas—South Glengarry is a provincial electoral district in eastern Ontario, Canada. It was created for the 2007 provincial election. 95.5% came from Stormont—Dundas—Charlottenburgh while 4.5% came from Glengarry—Prescott—Russell....

    • David Caplan
      David Caplan
      David Caplan is a politician in Ontario, Canada. He is a member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, and was a cabinet minister in the government of Liberal Premier Dalton McGuinty...

      , Don Valley East
      Don Valley East (provincial electoral district)
      Don Valley East is a provincial electoral district in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It elects one member to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.It was created in 1999 from parts of Don Mills, York Mills, Oriole and Willowdale....

    • Aileen Carroll
      Aileen Carroll
      Margaret Aileen Carroll, PC, MPP is a Canadian politician. She was the federal Minister for International Cooperation in the Paul Martin government, and later Ontario's Minister of Culture and Minister Responsible for Seniors.- Personal life :Carroll has a Bachelor of Arts from St...

      , Barrie
      Barrie (provincial electoral district)
      Barrie is a provincial electoral district in central Ontario, Canada. It was created for the 2007 provincial election. The entire riding was created from Barrie—Simcoe—Bradford.The riding includes all of the City of Barrie.-Members:-Election results:...

    • Bruce Crozier
      Bruce Crozier
      Bruce Crozier was a politician in Ontario, Canada. He was a member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, representing the riding of Essex for the Ontario Liberal Party.-Background:...

      , Essex
      Essex (provincial electoral district)
      Essex is a provincial electoral district in southwestern, Ontario, Canada. It elects one member to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.It was created in 1999 from Essex South, Essex—Kent and Windsor—Sandwich. It also existed from 1867 to 1874....

       (died in office, June 3, 2011)

    • Pat Hoy
      Pat Hoy
      Pat Hoy is a politician in Ontario, Canada. He was a member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, representing the riding of Chatham-Kent—Essex for the Ontario Liberal Party from 1995 to 2011....

      , Chatham-Kent—Essex
      Chatham-Kent—Essex (provincial electoral district)
      Chatham-Kent—Essex is a provincial electoral district in southwestern, Ontario, Canada. It elects one member to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario....

    • Jean-Marc Lalonde
      Jean-Marc Lalonde
      Jean-Marc Lalonde is a politician in Ontario, Canada. He is a former member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, representing the riding of Glengarry—Prescott—Russell for the Ontario Liberal Party....

      , Glengarry—Prescott—Russell
      Glengarry—Prescott—Russell (provincial electoral district)
      Glengarry—Prescott—Russell is a provincial electoral district in eastern Ontario, Canada. It elects one member to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario....

    • Steve Peters, Elgin—Middlesex—London
      Elgin—Middlesex—London (provincial electoral district)
      Elgin—Middlesex—London is a provincial electoral district in southwestern, Ontario, Canada. It elects one member to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.It was created in 1999 from all of Elgin, and parts of Middlesex and London South....

    • Gerry Phillips
      Gerry Phillips
      Gerry Phillips was a politician in the riding of Scarborough—Agincourt which is located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He was a member of the Ontario Provincial Parliament, and served as a senior minister in the governments of Premier's Dalton McGuinty and David Peterson.-Early life:Phillips was...

      , Scarborough—Agincourt
      Scarborough—Agincourt (provincial electoral district)
      Scarborough—Agincourt is a provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada that has been represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since 1999.It covers the northwest of the Scarborough part of Toronto...

    • Sandra Pupatello
      Sandra Pupatello
      Sandra Pupatello was a politician in Ontario, Canada. She served in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1995 to 2011 as a member of the Ontario Liberal Party, serving as a Minister in the government of Dalton McGuinty....

      , Windsor West
      Windsor West (provincial electoral district)
      Windsor West is a provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1967 to 1975 since 1999.The district consists of the part of the city of Windsor lying west and south of a line drawn from the U.S...

    • David Ramsay, Timiskaming—Cochrane
      Timiskaming—Cochrane (provincial electoral district)
      Timiskaming—Cochrane is a provincial electoral district in northern Ontario, Canada. It elects one member to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.-History:...

    • Tony Ruprecht
      Tony Ruprecht
      Tony Ruprecht is a former Canadian politician. His first elected position was as an alderman in the old Toronto City Council, in the late 1970s. He became a member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in 1981, and served in premier David Peterson's cabinet as minister without portfolio from...

      , Davenport
      Davenport (provincial electoral district)
      Davenport is a provincial electoral district in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It elects one member to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.It was created in 1999 from parts of Oakwood, Dovercourt, Parkdale, High Park—Swansea and a small part of York South....

    • Monique Smith
      Monique Smith
      Monique M. Smith is a politician in Ontario, Canada. She is a member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, representing the riding of Nipissing for the Liberal Party...

      , Nipissing
      Nipissing (provincial electoral district)
      Nipissing is a provincial electoral district in the Canadian province of Ontario, which elects one member to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario...


    Progressive Conservative
    • Gerry Martiniuk
      Gerry Martiniuk
      Gerry Martiniuk is a politician in Ontario, Canada. He is a member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, representing the riding of Cambridge for the Progressive Conservative Party....

      , Cambridge
      Cambridge (provincial electoral district)
      Cambridge is a provincial electoral district in southwestern, Ontario, Canada. It elects one member to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.It was created in 1975....

    • Bill Murdoch
      Bill Murdoch
      Bill Murdoch is a politician in Ontario, Canada. He has been a member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since 1990, and represents the riding of Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound as a Progressive Conservative....

      , Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound
      Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound (provincial electoral district)
      Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound is a provincial electoral district in western Ontario, Canada. It elects one member to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario....

    • Joyce Savoline
      Joyce Savoline
      Joyce Savoline is a politician in Ontario, Canada. She is a member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, representing the electoral district of Burlington for the Progressive Conservatives...

      , Burlington
      Burlington (provincial electoral district)
      Burlington is a provincial electoral district in southwestern Ontario, Canada. It elects one member to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.It was created in 1999 from parts of Burlington South, Halton Centre, and a small part of South Oakville....

    • Norm Sterling
      Norm Sterling
      Norman William Sterling is a politician in Ontario, Canada. He is one of the longest-serving members of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, having been first elected in 1977....

      , Carleton—Mississippi Mills
      Carleton—Mississippi Mills (provincial electoral district)
      Carleton–Mississippi Mills is a provincial electoral district in eastern Ontario, Canada. It was created for the 2007 provincial election. 78.7% of the riding came from Lanark–Carleton while 21.3% came from Nepean–Carleton....



    New Democratic Party
    • Peter Kormos
      Peter Kormos
      Peter Kormos is a politician in Ontario, Canada. A former lawyer, he was first elected as an Ontario New Democratic Party Member of Provincial Parliament to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in the Welland constituency in a 1988 provincial by-election. He replaced veteran NDP legislator Mel...

      , Welland
      Welland (provincial electoral district)
      Welland is a provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since the 2007 provincial election...

    • Howard Hampton
      Howard Hampton
      Howard George Hampton, MPP is a Canadian lawyer and politician. He has served in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, Canada, since 1987 as the Member of Provincial Parliament from the northern riding of Kenora—Rainy River. A member of the Ontario New Democratic Party, he was also the party's...

      , Kenora—Rainy River
      Kenora—Rainy River (provincial electoral district)
      Kenora—Rainy River is a provincial electoral district in northwestern Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since 1999. It was created from Kenora, most of Rainy River and part of Lake Nipigon. The boundaries of the new district corresponded with the...



    Opinion polls

    Polling firm Date of polling Link Liberal
    Ontario Liberal Party
    The Ontario Liberal Party is a provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. It has formed the Government of Ontario since the provincial election of 2003. The party is ideologically aligned with the Liberal Party of Canada but the two parties are organizationally independent and...

    PC
    Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario
    The Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario , is a right-of-centre political party in Ontario, Canada. The party was known for many years as "Ontario's natural governing party." It has ruled the province for 80 of the years since Confederation, including an uninterrupted run from 1943 to 1985...

    NDP
    Ontario New Democratic Party
    The Ontario New Democratic Party or , formally known as New Democratic Party of Ontario, is a social democratic political party in Ontario, Canada. It is a provincial section of the federal New Democratic Party. It was formed in October 1961, a few months after the federal party. The ONDP had its...

    Green
    Green Party of Ontario
    The Green Party of Ontario is a political party in Ontario, Canada. The party is led by Mike Schreiner. It has never held any seats in the Ontario Legislative Assembly; however, the party did see significant gains in the 2007 provincial election, earning 8% of the popular vote with some candidates...

    Type of poll Margin of error
    Angus Reid
    Angus Reid Public Opinion
    Angus Reid Public Opinion is an international public affairs practice. It was established in 2006 under the name Angus Reid Strategies by Dr Angus Reid, a Canadian sociologist who founded his first research company in 1979. Reid sold the Angus Reid Group to Paris-based Ipsos SA in 2000...

    PDF 37 33 26 3 Online 3.6%
    EKOS
    Ekos
    Ekos or EKOS can mean the following:*EKOS Research Associates - a Canadian polling firm*Ekos * A planet in "Patterns of Force ."...

    PDF 37.7 31.5 23.3 5.9 Interactive voice response
    Interactive voice response
    Interactive voice response is a technology that allows a computer to interact with humans through the use of voice and DTMF keypad inputs....

    2.0%
    Forum Research
    Forum Research
    Forum Research is a Canadian market research survey firm founded in 1993 by Dr. Lorne Bozinoff. Forum Research Inc. is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario and has offices throughout Canada and around the world . Forum Research Inc...

    HTML 37 36 23 3 Interactive voice response
    Interactive voice response
    Interactive voice response is a technology that allows a computer to interact with humans through the use of voice and DTMF keypad inputs....

    3.1%
    Angus Reid
    Angus Reid Public Opinion
    Angus Reid Public Opinion is an international public affairs practice. It was established in 2006 under the name Angus Reid Strategies by Dr Angus Reid, a Canadian sociologist who founded his first research company in 1979. Reid sold the Angus Reid Group to Paris-based Ipsos SA in 2000...

    PDF 33 36 26 5 Online 2.1%
    Abacus Data HTML 37 34 24 4 Online 3.1%
    EKOS
    Ekos
    Ekos or EKOS can mean the following:*EKOS Research Associates - a Canadian polling firm*Ekos * A planet in "Patterns of Force ."...

    PDF 39.0 29.7 23.1 6.6 Interactive voice response
    Interactive voice response
    Interactive voice response is a technology that allows a computer to interact with humans through the use of voice and DTMF keypad inputs....

    2.2%
    Nanos Research PDF 40.1 33.0 23.2 2.8 Telephone 4.2%
    EKOS
    Ekos
    Ekos or EKOS can mean the following:*EKOS Research Associates - a Canadian polling firm*Ekos * A planet in "Patterns of Force ."...

    PDF 39.1 29.1 24.5 6.0 Interactive voice response
    Interactive voice response
    Interactive voice response is a technology that allows a computer to interact with humans through the use of voice and DTMF keypad inputs....

    2.9%
    Nanos Research PDF 37.7 33.2 25.8 2.1 Telephone 3.4%
    Ipsos Reid PDF 41 31 25 3 Telephone 3.1%
    Nanos Research PDF 35.9 36.4 25.7 1.2 Telephone 3.5%
    EKOS
    Ekos
    Ekos or EKOS can mean the following:*EKOS Research Associates - a Canadian polling firm*Ekos * A planet in "Patterns of Force ."...

    PDF 37.8 30.6 22.7 7.3 Interactive voice response
    Interactive voice response
    Interactive voice response is a technology that allows a computer to interact with humans through the use of voice and DTMF keypad inputs....

    2.8%
    Nanos Research PDF 36.5 34 26.8 1.9 Telephone 3.5%
    Nanos Research PDF 38.0 35.3 24.6 1.8 Telephone 3.5%
    Angus Reid
    Angus Reid Public Opinion
    Angus Reid Public Opinion is an international public affairs practice. It was established in 2006 under the name Angus Reid Strategies by Dr Angus Reid, a Canadian sociologist who founded his first research company in 1979. Reid sold the Angus Reid Group to Paris-based Ipsos SA in 2000...

    PDF 33 34 26 6 Online 3.1%
    Leger Marketing
    Léger Marketing
    Leger Marketing is the largest solely Canadian owned polling and market research firm in Canada with 650 employees, including 103 professionals. Leger Marketing provides access to Canadian and American markets...

    PDF 32 34 29 5 Online 3.1%
    Nanos Research PDF 37.7 34.4 25.5 2.0 Telephone 4.3%
    Environics HTML 35 36 25 3 Online
    Abacus Data PDF 33 37 23 6 Online 2.9%
    EKOS
    Ekos
    Ekos or EKOS can mean the following:*EKOS Research Associates - a Canadian polling firm*Ekos * A planet in "Patterns of Force ."...

    PDF 34.9 31.4 24.7 7.6 Interactive voice response
    Interactive voice response
    Interactive voice response is a technology that allows a computer to interact with humans through the use of voice and DTMF keypad inputs....

    2.3%
    Forum Research
    Forum Research
    Forum Research is a Canadian market research survey firm founded in 1993 by Dr. Lorne Bozinoff. Forum Research Inc. is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario and has offices throughout Canada and around the world . Forum Research Inc...

    HTML 35 35 23 5 Interactive voice response
    Interactive voice response
    Interactive voice response is a technology that allows a computer to interact with humans through the use of voice and DTMF keypad inputs....

    0.5%
    Angus Reid
    Angus Reid Public Opinion
    Angus Reid Public Opinion is an international public affairs practice. It was established in 2006 under the name Angus Reid Strategies by Dr Angus Reid, a Canadian sociologist who founded his first research company in 1979. Reid sold the Angus Reid Group to Paris-based Ipsos SA in 2000...

    HTML 32 36 26 6 Online 3.1%
    Leger Marketing
    Léger Marketing
    Leger Marketing is the largest solely Canadian owned polling and market research firm in Canada with 650 employees, including 103 professionals. Leger Marketing provides access to Canadian and American markets...

    PDF 33 36 26 5 Online 3.1%
    Abacus Data HTML 32 41 20 6 Online 3.2%
    Nanos Research PDF 38.1 34.7 24.3 2.7 Telephone 4.9%
    Ipsos Reid HTML 38 37 24 1 Telephone 3.5%
    Harris-Decima
    Decima Research
    Decima Research is a public opinion and market research company in Canada, founded in 1979 by Progressive Conservative Party of Canada strategist Allan Gregg....

    HTML 40 29 24 6 Telephone 3.8%
    Nanos Research PDF 31.9 35.4 22.8 4.1 Telephone 3.1%
    Forum Research
    Forum Research
    Forum Research is a Canadian market research survey firm founded in 1993 by Dr. Lorne Bozinoff. Forum Research Inc. is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario and has offices throughout Canada and around the world . Forum Research Inc...

    HTML 30 35 26 7 Interactive voice response
    Interactive voice response
    Interactive voice response is a technology that allows a computer to interact with humans through the use of voice and DTMF keypad inputs....

    2.0%
    Angus Reid
    Angus Reid Public Opinion
    Angus Reid Public Opinion is an international public affairs practice. It was established in 2006 under the name Angus Reid Strategies by Dr Angus Reid, a Canadian sociologist who founded his first research company in 1979. Reid sold the Angus Reid Group to Paris-based Ipsos SA in 2000...

    PDF 31 38 24 6 Online 3.1%
    Nanos Research PDF 37.6 42.1 16.2 3.4 Telephone 3.4%
    Ipsos Reid HTML 36 38 23 3 Telephone 4.9%
    Forum Research
    Forum Research
    Forum Research is a Canadian market research survey firm founded in 1993 by Dr. Lorne Bozinoff. Forum Research Inc. is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario and has offices throughout Canada and around the world . Forum Research Inc...

    HTML 28 38 24 7 Interactive voice response
    Interactive voice response
    Interactive voice response is a technology that allows a computer to interact with humans through the use of voice and DTMF keypad inputs....

    2.1%
    Ipsos Reid HTML 31 42 22 5 Telephone 3.5%
    HTML 26 41 22 8 Interactive voice response
    Interactive voice response
    Interactive voice response is a technology that allows a computer to interact with humans through the use of voice and DTMF keypad inputs....

    1.7%
    Ipsos Reid HTML 34 40 20 6 Telephone 3.5%
    Nanos Research PDF 34 41 19 5 Telephone 4.7%
    Nanos Research PDF 35 44 16 4 Telephone 4.9%
    Nanos Research PDF 39 43 13 5 Telephone 4.7%
    Ipsos Reid HTML 35 38 17 9 Telephone
    Ipsos Reid HTML 32 41 20 7
    Angus Reid
    Angus Reid Public Opinion
    Angus Reid Public Opinion is an international public affairs practice. It was established in 2006 under the name Angus Reid Strategies by Dr Angus Reid, a Canadian sociologist who founded his first research company in 1979. Reid sold the Angus Reid Group to Paris-based Ipsos SA in 2000...

    PDF 29 41 22 8 Online 3.5%
    Ipsos Reid HTML 35 36 18 11
    Ipsos Reid HTML 37 32 20 11
    Nanos Research PDF 41.4 37.9 12.8 7.9 Telephone 4.9%
    Ipsos Reid HTML 38 34 15 10
    Angus Reid
    Angus Reid Strategies
    Angus Reid Public Opinion is an international public affairs practice. It was established in 2006 under the name Angus Reid Strategies by Dr Angus Reid, a Canadian sociologist who founded his first research company in 1979. Reid sold the Angus Reid Group to Paris-based Ipsos SA in 2000...

    PDF 27 41 20 11
    PDF 36.6 35 17.2 9.8 Telephone 4.8%
    Environics HTML 32 37 19 11
    Environics HTML 44 32 15 8
    Environics HTML 44 29 17 11
    Environics HTML 45 32 12 11
    Environics HTML 35 30 21 13
    Environics HTML 41 31 16 12
    Environics HTML 38 30 19 12
    Environics HTML 45 34 18 2
    Environics HTML 44 31 22 3
    Election 2007
    Ontario general election, 2007
    The Ontario general election of 2007 was held on October 10, 2007 to elect members of the 39th Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario, Canada. The Liberals under Dalton McGuinty won the election with a majority government, winning 71 out of a possible 107 seats with 42.2% of the popular...

    HTML 42.3 31.6 16.8 8.0

    Media endorsements


    Liberals
    • Barrie Advance
      Barrie Advance
      -History:The newspaper was founded in 1987 by Metroland Media Group. Shortly after publishing its first issue, the Advance purchased the former Barrie Banner, a community newspaper with more than 20-years history in the Barrie area...

    • The Globe and Mail
      The Globe and Mail
      The Globe and Mail is a nationally distributed Canadian newspaper, based in Toronto and printed in six cities across the country. With a weekly readership of approximately 1 million, it is Canada's largest-circulation national newspaper and second-largest daily newspaper after the Toronto Star...

    • Hamilton Spectator
    • Ottawa Citizen
      Ottawa Citizen
      The Ottawa Citizen is an English-language daily newspaper owned by Postmedia Network in Ottawa, Canada. According to the Canadian Newspaper Association, the paper had a 2008 weekly circulation of 900,197.- History :...

    • Sudbury Star
      Sudbury Star
      The Sudbury Star is a Canadian daily regional newspaper, published in Sudbury, Ontario. It is run by the media conglomerate Sun Media, which is controlled by Quebecor....

    • Toronto Star
      Toronto Star
      The Toronto Star is Canada's highest-circulation newspaper, based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Its print edition is distributed almost entirely within the province of Ontario...

    • Waterloo Region Record
    • Windsor Star
      Windsor Star
      The Windsor Star is the regional newspaper of Windsor, Ontario , and is owned by the Postmedia Network Inc. Since 1923, the publication's main office is located at 167 Ferry Street in the downtown area...



    Progressive Conservatives
    • Brampton Guardian
    • Metroland Durham Region Media Group
    • National Post
      National Post
      The National Post is a Canadian English-language national newspaper based in Don Mills, a district of Toronto. The paper is owned by Postmedia Network Inc. and is published Mondays through Saturdays...



    Did not endorse
    • Toronto Sun
      Toronto Sun
      The Toronto Sun is an English-language daily tabloid newspaper published in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is known for its daily Sunshine Girl feature and for what it sees as a populist conservative editorial stance.-History:...

      , Ottawa Sun
      Ottawa Sun
      The Ottawa Sun is a daily tabloid newspaper in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. It is published by Sun Media. It was first published in the early 1980s as the Ottawa Sunday Herald, until it was acquired by Toronto Sun Publishing Corporation in 1988....


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