Provincial Byelections Called in Two Ontario Ridings

Writs were issued today under Section 9.1 of the Election Act for byelections in the electoral districts of Niagara Falls and Thornhill. The byelections will fill vacancies created in the provincial parliament.

Under the Election Act, elections must be called on a Wednesday and held the fifth Thursday after the date of the issue of the writ. Voting day will be on February 13, 2014.