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Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak, Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne and NDP Leader Andrea Horwath
Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak, Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne and NDP Leader Andrea Horwath
(FRANK GUNN, GALIT RODAN AND NATHAN DENETT/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Low engagement, electoral weight make suburban GTA a wild card

On the evening after the Ontario election’s lone leaders’ debate, Brampton was not exactly buzzing with campaign chatter.

Of twenty voters in two neighbouring suburban ridings who opened their doors to a journalist, only three said they had watched the debate. A handful of others said they had followed the coverage of it. Based on the level of enthusiasm, it is unlikely that even half of them will vote Thursday.