Proud Vote Questionnaire
On June 7, 2018, Ontarians will vote in the forty-second provincial election, electing Members of Provincial Parliament (MPP) in 124 ridings, including 5 in Simcoe County.
The results of this election will have a significant impact on gender and sexually diverse communities in Simcoe County and Ontario as a whole. We are sending candidates (in Simcoe County ridings) a list of questions about issues important to our community and will share the answers as soon as candidates respond.
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This report is not an endorsement of any one political party or candidate. We encourage all readers to thoroughly review each of the candidates' responses and parties' platforms to make a decision based on their own values and judgment. This report is merely meant to contribute to the provincial dialogue about gender and sexually diverse issues in the upcoming election.
The Green Party response is collectively written answer from Bonnie North (Barrie—Innisfil), Keenan Aylwin (Barrie—Springwater—Oro-Medonte), Jesseca Perry (Simcoe—Grey), Valerie Powell (Simcoe North), and Alexandra Zalucky (York—Simcoe).
The Ontario NDP response is on behalf of Dan Janssen (Barrie—Springwater—Oro-Medonte), and Elizabeth Van Houtte (Simcoe North).
CCP - Canadians' Choice Party
NDP - New Democratic Party
OMP - Ontario Moderate Party
PC - Progressive Conservative Party
NOTA - None of the Above Direct Democracy Party
If you have any questions or require clarifications about the questions, please contact Brandon Rhéal Amyot at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note: Alexander Ryzhykh (Barrie—Innisfil, OMP), Ram Faerber (Barrie—Springwater—Oro-Medonte, independent), and Franco Colaveccia (York—Simcoe, OMP) could not be reached.