Elections Newfoundland and Labrador opened advanced polls Tuesday for the provincial byelection in St. George's-Stephenville East.

Three separate locations have been set up: 

  • the Arts and Culture Centre in Stephenville
  • St. Joseph's Parish Hall in St. George's
  • St. Anne's Centre in Doyles

Polls will remain open until 8 p.m.

A byelection was called after Joan Shea stepped down from her role as MHA for the district on June 2.

The byelection is set to take place Aug. 26.