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Ontario Votes 2022: Ottawa South

Liberal incumbent John Fraser took home nearly 40 per cent of the votes in the 2018 election.

Progressive Conservative and NDP candidates finished neck and neck in 2018

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Liberal incumbent John Fraser took home nearly 40 per cent of the votes in the 2018 election.

The Progressive Conservative and NDP candidates finished neck and neck with each other, at 29 and 27 per cent respectively.

The Green Party candidate finished fourth with just over three per cent of the vote.

The race in Ottawa South features eight candidates.

Myles Dear, Ontario Party

Edward Dinca, PC

PC candidate Edward Dinca. (Ontario PC Party)

The PC candidate is a student of economics and as a young person wants to focus on youth.

At age 19, Edward Dinca is the youngest P-C candidate in Ontario. And he wants to change your image of the typical Progressive Conservative candidate, with his campaign in Ottawa South.

Nira Dookeran, Green Party

Green Party candidate Nira Dookeran. (Green Party of Ontario)

John Fraser, Liberal

Liberal candidate John Fraser. (John Fraser/Facebook)

The Liberal candidate was first elected as an MPP in 2013 in a byelection.

He is married to his high school sweetheart and has three grown children and three grandchildren.

Every week before the election, we ask randomly selected candidates where they stand on issues in the upcoming Ontario election. First up this week is John Fraser representing the Ontario Liberal Party in Ottawa South, talking about his party's plans for addressing climate change.

Morgan Gay, NDP

NDP candidate Morgan Gay. (Ontario NDP)

The NDP candidate has lived in Ottawa South for 15 years with his wife and two daughters.

He serves as the secretary for the Alta Vista Community Association and is a member on the Billings Estate Historical Site and Heron Emergency Food Centre boards.

Martin Ince, New Blue

New Blue candidate Martin Ince. (New Blue Party of Ontario)

The New Blue candidate was born and raised in Ottawa, is a father of three and works as a bus driver.

He has worked in the oil and gas and construction industries as well.

Daniel Thomas, Independent

Larry Wasslen, Communist Party

Communist candidate Larry Wasslen. (Communist Party )

The Communist Party candidate is a retired registered nurse who worked at the Ottawa Hospital and at CHEO. 

His focus is on better wages and price controls and increased public and affordable housing.

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