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7 Ontario polling stations to remain open later due to technical difficulties

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Ainsley Smith Jun 07, 2018 4:00 pm 103

Seven Ontario election polling stations will remain open past originally scheduled closing times due to technical issues with voting machines.

According to Elections Canada, seven of the 7,177 polling stations in the province experienced temporary interruptions today in the electoral districts of Bay of Quinte, Essex, Simcoe North and York—Simcoe.

Here are the extended voting hours:

  • Bay of Quinte – Poll 016 – closing at 9:25 pm ET
  • Essex – Poll 033 – closing at 9:20 pm ET
  • Simcoe North – Poll 033- closing at 9:25 pm ET
  • Simcoe North – Poll 034 – closing at 9:25 pm ET
  • York—Simcoe – Poll 006 – closing at 11:25 pm ET
  • York—Simcoe – Poll 008 – closing at 9:55 pm ET
  • Kiiwetinoong – Poll  032 – closing at 1 am ET

Elections Ontario said the results of those districts will not be released until all of the polls are closed.

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Ainsley Smith
Ainsley is a Staff Writer at Daily Hive. She's a former Vancouverite turned Torontonian who is passionate about avocado toast, aesthetics, and avocado toast aesthetics. Story idea? E-mail her at [email protected]

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