Residents in the Scarborough-Rouge River riding can now place their votes ahead of the September 1st byelection to replace former Liberal MPP Bas Balkissoon.
Balkissoon, who held the seat since 2005 suddenly resigned back in March stating simply that he wanted to spend more time with his family.
In total, nine political parties including one independent candidate will be vying for the riding that has been under the Liberal banner since 1999.
The three front runners for the seat are Liberal candidate Piragal Thiru, Progressive Conservative candidate Raymond Cho and NDP candidate Neethan Shan.
Those residents who would like to vote prior to election day can do so until August 26th.
The full list of candidates in the upcoming byelection are as follows:
People Party – Dwight McLean
NDP – Neethan Shan
Green Party – Priyan De Silva
Progressive Conservative Party – Raymond Cho
Trillium Party – Ania Krosinska
Libertarians – Allen Small
Liberal Party – Piragal Thiru
Freedom Party – Wayne Simmons
Paupers – John Turmel
Independent – Queenie Yu