Voters now know who they can cast a ballot for in the provincial election October 3rd. The nomination deadline passed Monday afternoon.
In Morden-Winkler, there are three candidates: Progressive Conservative Carrie Hiebert, Ken Friesen for the N.D.P. and Mattison Froese for the Manitoba Liberal Party. There will be a new M.L.A. in the constituency after former representative Cameron Friesen stepped down to seek the Federal Conservative Party of Canada nomination. He held the role since Morden-Winkler was created ahead of the 2011 provincial election.
In Borderland, there are three candidates: Incumbent Progressive Conservative M.L.A Josh Guenter and challengers Rick Derksen for the N.D.P. and Loren Braul for the Liberals. Guenter is looking to retain his seat after first being elected to the Manitoba Legislature in the 2019 general election.
And in Midland there are also three candidates: Progressive Conservative Lauren Stone, the N.D.P.'s Hannah Drudge and the Liberal's Jim Kane. There will also be a new M.L.A in this constituency, with previous rep Blaine Pedersen announcing in July 2021 he would not be running and also retiring.
Advance voting begins Saturday, September 23rd, and runs through September 30th. Polls will be open 8am to 8pm Monday through Saturday, and noon to 6pm on Sunday. Election day is October 3rd, and polls will be open 8am to 8pm that day.
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