News Breaking: Ontario election campaign officially starts on Wednesday SHARE ON: Casey Kenny, staff Tuesday, May. 3rd, 2022 (Image supplied by Vista file photo). The candidates in the Ontario election campaign are preparing to line up at the starting line. Premier Doug Ford met with Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth Dowdeswell Tuesday afternoon. She agreed with his request to dissolve the legislature and the election campaign officially kicks off on Wednesday. Voting day is June 2nd.