2022 Ontario Election

Find the latest analysis, news and updates on Ontario’s 43rd Provincial Election

On June 2nd, Ontarians will head to the polls to decide who will lead our province in the 43rd sitting of provincial parliament. Will this election be a referendum on how Doug Ford has handled COVID-19? Or will Ontarians be looking for how parties intend to manage our economic recovery? Will issues like housing affordability and inflation impact voter intention? And how will education, healthcare and the environment factor into the discussion? We address all those questions and more as part of our ongoing Ontario Election coverage. Read more below.

Ontario’s Provincial Party Leaders

Get to know each of Ontario’s leaders and their key issues in the upcoming election.

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Legislative Assembly of Ontario

Ontario’s 42nd Parliament seat map (current)

Ontario PC (67)
Ontario NDP (40)
Ontario Liberals (7)
GREEN party (1)
INDEPENDENT (5)
NEW BLUE PARTY (1)
VACANT (3)

63 seats needed for majority

Ontario PCs currently hold 67 seats

2022 Election Updates and Insights
#ONelxn2022 Series: The Debate and The Damage Done
May 20, 2022
Brian Zeiler-Kligman and Naomi Shuman of our Ontario Government Relations Practice break down Monday's debate and what, if any, impact it may have had on the course of the election.
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Ontario Election 2022: Ontario Liberals Unveil Their Election Platform, A Place to Grow
May 10, 2022
For those closely following the Ontario election, you may have noticed the first few days of the election campaign saw the Liberals tease parts of their platform through daily major policy announcements (see, for example, our analysis last week of the Liberal’s environment plan). On May 9, the Liberals laid out their entire plan and unveiled their election platform, including full costing for their policy promises.
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Heading into Ontario’s Election Campaign: 3 Key Takeaways from the May 3 Sussex Pre-Election Webinar
May 6, 2022
The Ontario election is officially underway, and voters will go to the polls on June 2, 2022. To kick off election season in Ontario, Sussex hosted its second pre-election webinar on Tuesday May 3 with Greg Lyle, Founder and President of Innovative Research Group, and Sabrina Nanji, Founder of Queen’s Park Observer.
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Ontario Election 2022: Ontario Liberals Release Their Environment Plan
May 6, 2022
On Tuesday May 3rd, the Ontario Liberal Party released the Ontario Liberal Plan to Protect the Environment – a plank of their election platform. We anticipate the release of their full platform in the coming days.
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#ONelxn2022 Series: Media & Elections: You Can’t Have One Without the Other
May 3, 2022
Colleen Ryan, Communications Practice Lead, breaks down the media's influence on the upcoming Ontario election.
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NDP Releases Full Platform Ahead of Election Campaign
April 28, 2022
On Monday, the Ontario New Democratic Party (NDP) unveiled their campaign platform, “Strong. Ready. Working For You.” making it the first party out of the gate to release its platform for the 2022 election. The platform touches on many of the issues deemed as priority by Ontarians over the last four years. An alternative viewpoint is that the platform has something for everyone.
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