DAN CEARNS, The Standard
NORTH DURHAM/KAWARTHA: Local voters will head to the polls this Thursday, June 2nd, to elect their provincial government representative in the Ontario provincial election.
Durham riding residents will get to elect a new representative, as incumbent MPP Lindsey Park is not running for re-election.
Candidates include Todd McCarthy for the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party, Chris Borgia for the NDP, former MPP Granville Anderson for the Liberals, Mini Batra for the Green Party, Spencer Ford for the New Blue Party, Lou De Vuono for the Ontario Party and Independent candidate Tony Stravato.
In Pickering-Uxbridge, incumbent MPP Peter Bethlenfalvy of the Progressive Conservative Party is running for re-election. His opponents include Khalid Ahmed of the NDP, Ibrahim Daniyal of the Liberals, Julia Rondinone of the Green Party, Elizabeth Tallis of the New Blue Party, and Lisa Robinson of the Ontario Party.
MPP Laurie Scott is also hoping for re-election in the Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock riding. Other candidates running in the riding include Barbara Doyle of the NDP, Don McBey for the Liberals, Tom Regina for the Green Party, Ben Prentice for the New Blue Party, Kerstin Kelly for the Ontario Party and Gene Balfour for the Libertarian Party.