List of local candidates running in provincial election

By CityNews Kitchener Staff

***List updated May 16, 2022***

The provincial election is set for Thursday, June 2.

Elections Ontario is encouraging voters to confirm, update or add their information to the voters list at Voter information cards will start to be mailed out on May 13.

Voters can cast their ballot by mail, at a returning office, and on election day. You can also vote at any advance voting location in your electoral district during 10 days of advance voting.

Below is the list of candidates who will be running in Waterloo Region's five ridings (How order appears on Elections Ontario website):


NEW BLUE: Peter Beimers — website

NDP: Laura Mae Lindo (incumbent) — website

GREEN: Wayne Mak — website

PC: Jim Schmidt — website

LIBERAL: Kelly Steiss — website


GREEN: Nasir Abdulle — website

POPULIST ONTARIO: Jason Adair — no website

PC: Mike Harris (incumbent) — website

NEW BLUE: Jim Karahalios — website

NDP: Karen Meissner — website

ONTARIO PARTY: Elizabeth Perrin Snyder — no website

LIBERAL: Melanie Van Alphen — website


PC: Jess Dixon — website

ONTARIO PARTY — David Gillies — no website

LIBERAL: Ismail Mohamed — website

NEW BLUE: John Teat — website

GREEN: David Weber — website

NDP: Joanne Weston — website

There is no incumbent as Amy Fee (PC) decided not to run for re-election.


PC: Andrew Aitken — website

GREEN: Shefaza Esmail — website

NDP: Catherine Fife (incumbent) — website

ELECTORAL REFORM PARTY: Peter House — website

ONTARIO PARTY: Benjamin Hufnagel — website

COMMUNIST: Christian Shingiro

LIBERAL: Jennifer Tuck — website

NEW BLUE: Volodymyr Voznyuk — website


GREEN: Carla Johnson — website

NEW BLUE: Belinda Karahalios (incumbent) — website

NDP: Marjorie Knight — website

PC: Brian Riddell — website

LIBERAL: Surekha Shenoy — website

Electoral district maps can be found on the Elections Ontario website.

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