2018 Ontario general election

provincial election in Ontario, Canada

The 2018 Ontario general election was held on June 7, 2018. Doug Ford's Progressive Conservative Party won a majority of seats, and Andrea Horwath's New Democratic Party formed the opposition.

2018 Ontario general election

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124 seats of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario
63 seats needed for a majority
Opinion polls
Turnout56.67% (Increase5.38pp)[1]
  First party Second party
Leader Doug Ford Andrea Horwath
Party Progressive Conservative New Democratic
Leader's seat Etobicoke North Hamilton Centre
Last election 28 seats, 31.25% 21 seats, 23.75%
Seats before 27 18
Seats won 76 40
Seat change Increase49 Increase22
Popular vote 2,326,632 1,929,649
Percentage 40.50% 33.59%
Swing Increase9.25pp Increase9.84pp

  Third party Fourth party
Leader Kathleen Wynne Mike Schreiner
Party Liberal Green
Leader's seat Don Valley West Guelph
Last election 58 seats, 38.65% 0 seats, 4.84%
Seats before 55 0
Seats won 7 1
Seat change Decrease48 Increase1
Popular vote 1,124,218 264,487
Percentage 19.57% 4.60%
Swing Decrease19.08pp Decrease0.24pp

Popular vote by riding. As this is an FPTP election, seat totals are not determined by popular vote, but instead by the result in each riding. Riding names are listed at the bottom.

Premier before election

Kathleen Wynne

Premier after election

Doug Ford
Progressive Conservative


  1. "General Elections Statistics from the Records" (PDF). Elections Canada. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2019-06-18.