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Re: 2018 Provincial Election

Post #76 by Loco101 » Thu May 31, 2018 3:24 pm

I might vote either today or tomorrow at an advance poll. I like how there is a choice of locations which includes the main returning office in the Shoppers Drug Mart building on Algonquin East and you can also vote at any of the following: the H.R. Bielek building downtown, Maurice Londry community centre in SoPo and the Travelodge.

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Re: 2018 Provincial Election

Post #77 by Head Honcho » Sat Jun 02, 2018 3:42 pm

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Re: 2018 Provincial Election

Post #78 by DenBen » Sat Jun 02, 2018 8:08 pm

Are there any anything non-right wing fan pages that you aren't a part of?

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Re: 2018 Provincial Election

Post #79 by DenBen » Sun Jun 03, 2018 2:15 am

Don't get me wrong, it's okay to not like a politician regardless of the party or a specific issue or issues..

But when you are against the person, insulting or mocking them for no particular reason other than the party they belong to, your (as in the person doing the bitching and moaning) complaints are just meaningless, IMO.

Has any other party leader who is currently in power ever concede the election? I think I've seen one read sign. Mostly blue and orange here like most places I imagine. I have a feeling that there is a share of blues that are only voting blue to get KW out, and probably some oranges too.

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Re: 2018 Provincial Election

Post #80 by Loco101 » Tue Jun 05, 2018 5:52 pm

Very few red signs here as well. Lots of orange and some blue.

If Doug Ford does become Premier then Northerners are really going to hate him. You'll see more talks of separation happening.

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Re: 2018 Provincial Election

Post #81 by Head Honcho » Tue Jun 05, 2018 6:20 pm

Ford was here again yesterday, jeeez leave us alone already.

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Re: 2018 Provincial Election

Post #82 by Loco101 » Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:43 am

Head Honcho wrote:Ford was here again yesterday, jeeez leave us alone already.

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Re: 2018 Provincial Election

Post #83 by Loco101 » Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:48 am

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Re: 2018 Provincial Election

Post #84 by DenBen » Wed Jun 06, 2018 12:37 pm

Head Honcho wrote:Ford was here again yesterday, jeeez leave us alone already.


[confused

Must be some form of sarcasm.

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Re: 2018 Provincial Election

Post #85 by Riskynet » Thu Jun 07, 2018 7:45 am

Loco101 wrote:Image



The guy on the right looks like he's going to get a huge tax break for his company. [snicker
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Re: 2018 Provincial Election

Post #86 by DenBen » Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:38 am

I agree. When money is involved, everyone is equal.

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Re: 2018 Provincial Election

Post #87 by DenBen » Thu Jun 07, 2018 2:39 pm

Polls close at 9 PM. Since this is being done electronically, I wonder if the final results will be in within a couple of hours instead of the AM hours. [think

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Re: 2018 Provincial Election

Post #88 by Head Honcho » Thu Jun 07, 2018 5:04 pm

Boy, how modern and whatnot. I voted.

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Re: 2018 Provincial Election

Post #89 by Loco101 » Thu Jun 07, 2018 7:32 pm

DenBen wrote:Polls close at 9 PM. Since this is being done electronically, I wonder if the final results will be in within a couple of hours instead of the AM hours. [think


Yes it should be much quicker. They have been using those machines in our municipal election for awhile now and the results come in within the hour in most cases if not faster. I think I read that some polls are still being done the old way so it we won't get everything right away.

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Re: 2018 Provincial Election

Post #90 by DenBen » Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:32 pm

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Re: 2018 Provincial Election

Post #91 by DenBen » Fri Jun 08, 2018 12:35 am

We stayed NDP and so did Timmins. (surprise, surprise............NOT)

I'll give him a chance, not like I have a choice.

Also, folks thought they seen conflict with the public sector back in the late 90s.....STAY TUNED.

I also wonder what will happen with OSAP, Health Care, Nurses, Ontario Drug Benefit, all other provincial sectors. I'm sure they will all get slashed and burned.

There is no perfect gov't no matter who would have won. Those who think there is when their person gets elected (NO MATTER THE PARTY), needs to be shipped to Mars.

First member of the Green party elected. That is a stunner.

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Re: 2018 Provincial Election

Post #92 by Loco101 » Fri Jun 08, 2018 12:42 am

Timmins (108)
37 of 37 polls reporting

Candidate (Last Name, First Name) Political Party Number of Votes Percentage of Votes

BISSON, GILLES Ontario NDP/NPD 8,978 57.43 %

GÉNIER, YVAN L. PC Party of Ontario 4,634 29.64 %

AUGER, MICKEY Ontario Liberal Party 1,378 8.81 %

SCHINBECKLER, LUCAS BLAKE Green Party of Ontario 273 1.75 %

SCHAAP, GARY N O P 249 1.59 %

BAUER, JOZEF Libertarian 121 0.77 %

Percentage of polls reporting: 100.00 %
Voter turnout: 48.47 %
Registered Electors on List: 32,253
Results Last Updated Date: 06/08/18
Results Last Updated Time: 12:41 am

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Re: 2018 Provincial Election

Post #93 by Loco101 » Fri Jun 08, 2018 12:55 am

I believe that tonight was the biggest win Bisson has ever had percentage-wise.

Genier didn't take the loss very well. I can't believe he thought he had a chance. But he still did well for a conservative in Timmins. The PC vote in Timmins actually went down from the last election in 2014! Genier got 29.64% this time and Steve Black had 31.34% within Timmins in 2014.

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Re: 2018 Provincial Election

Post #94 by DenBen » Fri Jun 08, 2018 1:13 am

The 1378 that voted for Mickey....Wow.........

That many????????

You guys had 6 candidates, we had 5.

Gilles will be elected until one of two things happen. He either stops running or he dies.

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Re: 2018 Provincial Election

Post #95 by Head Honcho » Fri Jun 08, 2018 7:05 am

For me, it's beyond comprehension why our riding keeps electing him. At the end of this term he will have been MPP for 32 years. While I'm sure he is good at the fundamental duties of a MPP, dealing with constituents on an individual basis (pencil pushing and submitting forms) he has not had the ability to represent our riding as a whole.

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Re: 2018 Provincial Election

Post #96 by JosephMcCarthy » Fri Jun 08, 2018 9:26 am

I've run enough campaigns to know this fact.

If every person who told the candidate they would vote for them, actually did, they would win hands down.

that being said, it's easy for a candidate to become jaded.

I was the data guy on more than one election. You'd be surprised how many candidates were sure of a win and then got stunned by the results. On the data side, we always knew where the vote would fall and could usually predict it within 5 percent one way or the other.

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Re: 2018 Provincial Election

Post #97 by Loco101 » Sat Jun 09, 2018 1:33 pm

I believe that Gilles Bisson is currently the longest serving MPP in the legislature. I can't think of anybody else who has been there longer. Jim Bradley, the Liberal MPP representing St. Catharines had been there since 1977 but he lost his seat in this election.

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Re: 2018 Provincial Election

Post #98 by Loco101 » Sat Jun 09, 2018 1:39 pm

There are two PC MPPs who were also first elected in 1990 and have been there the same amount of time as Bisson:

Jim Wilson (Simcoe-Grey)

Ted Arnott (Wellington-Halton Hills)


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