Ontario Votes 2022: Carleton
PCs took more than 50 per cent of votes in the 2018 election in Carleton
UPDATE | Elections Ontario said June 2 the Sacred Heart High School poll has been moved to the Johnny Leroux Arena at 10 Warner-Colpitts Ln.
In the 2018 race there were nine candidates vying to represent Carleton, but only three parties managed double-digit shares of the vote count.
Progressive Conservative incumbent Goldie Ghamari took 51 per cent of ballots cast, with the NDP taking 22.5 per cent and the Liberals managing almost 20 per cent.
The Green candidate managed nearly four per cent of the vote total.
The race features seven candidates.
Chris Mark Beauchamp, None of the Above Direct Democracy Party
The None of the Above candidate has a PhD in experimental psychology from the University of Ottawa and is a part-time professor in its social sciences department.
Tom Dawson, Liberal
Tom Dawson was born and raised in the riding, has represented Canada overseas diplomatically, and has volunteered on several boards.
Before joining the public service, Dawson worked in the telecom sector.
Ethan Ferguson, Ontario Party
Ethan Ferguson is studying psychology and philosophy at Redeemer University in Hamilton. He says government has been irresponsible and he and his party want to restore people's rights.
Goldie Ghamari, PC*
Progressive Conservative incumbent Goldie Ghamari took home just over 50 per cent of the vote in 2018.
She was an international trade lawyer and commercial litigator but now has a suspended status, according to the Law Society of Ontario website.
Kevin St. Denis, NDP
NDP candidate Kevin St. Denis is a designated occasional teacher in the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board.
His focus is education.
Rob Stocki, New Blue
The New Blue candidate is a former Ottawa police officer who earned a number of commendations.
He is also a volunteer and business owner.
Cody Zulinski, Green Party
Cody Zulinski is a 31-year-old teacher and author who lives in Stittsville.
He worked as an assistant to former city councillor Shad Qadri to help connect with constituents and compiled newsletters before he became a teacher.