A By-Election Will Take Place in Haldimand–Norfolk
Gatineau, Thursday, May 20, 2021
- On May 20, 2021, the Chief Electoral Officer, Stéphane Perrault, received official notice from the Speaker of the House of Commons that the seat for Haldimand–Norfolk (Ontario) is vacant. A by-election will take place to fill the vacant seat.
- The date of the by-election must be announced between May 31 and November 16, 2021. This announcement signals the start of the by-election period.
- The by-election period must last at least 37 but no more than 51 days. The by-election must be held on a Monday. Therefore, the earliest date that the Haldimand–Norfolk by-election can be held is Monday, July 12, 2021.
- If a by-election is underway when a general election is called, the by-election writ is withdrawn and is superseded by the writ for the general election.
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