Voters in Ontario went to the polls June 7 and elected a Doug Ford-led PC majority government. This website uses cookies to personalize your content (including ads), and allows us to analyze our traffic. 365 Bloor Street East, Toronto, Ontario, M4W 3L4. The NDP upped its popular vote in 2014 but failed to win more seats. The Green Party also won their first seat with leader Mike Schreiner winning his riding of Guelph. How else can a guy with the worst resume of the three main contenders be this close to the second-highest office in the land? Ontario's 42nd general election was held on Thursday, June 7, 2018. The Ontario Liberal Party's tweet implored voters to vote Liberal to prevent an NDP majority government, arguing that the NDP would prolong the York University strike. Voters in Ontario head to the polls on June 7 for the 2018 Ontario election. Timeline: Police investigations into alleged illegal casinos and transnational crime networks in Ontario and B.C. person_outline. A lefty election platform, finally. Despite the For the People rhetoric, Fords handlers have him playing hide-and-seek with the media, trotting him out for special announcements, then shooing him out the door before he can say anything dubious that can be played on a loop on the six oclock news. The experts weigh in on the shape of things to come in Ontario Election 2018, “Women voters will decide who the next premier will be. Register. The CBC News Poll Tracker is your guide to following the polls in the 2018 Ontario provincial election. Beer just doesn't seem to be something that divides Canadians, according to a new poll. If, however, women vote as they did in the U.S. presidential election in states like Ohio, Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania that delivered Trump then we could be looking at a very robust majority for Ford.”, Marcel Wieder, president and CEO, Aurora Strategy Group, “The Liberals are in big trouble, but not enough to collapse. Ontario Election: How Doug Ford won a majority government, Ontario Election: Doug Ford tells supporters Ontario is ‘open for business again’, Ontario Election: Premier-elect Doug Ford full victory speech, Ontario Election: Rod Phillips projected to win Ontario riding of Ajax, Ontario Election: Former PC MPP credits Doug Ford message for the win, Ontario Election: Doug Ford’s mother says she ‘knew he’d win’, Ontario Election: Premier-elect Doug Ford heads for headquarters after majority win, Ontario Election: Ford headquarters reacts to projected win, Suspects in alleged Markham illegal casino mansion linked to B.C.