Ontario Votes 2022: Ottawa South
Progressive Conservative and NDP candidates finished neck and neck in 2018
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
The PC candidate is a student of economics and as a young person wants to focus on youth.
Nira Dookeran, Green Party
John Fraser, Liberal
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.
Morgan Gay, 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
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
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.