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June 7: Election day

Advance Voting in Cobourg

Go to the Northumberland--Peterborough South Returning Office

Location is accessible

Address is:
9 Elgin ST E unit 6, Cobourg, K9A 0A1
Phone number is: (866) 210-5478

You can vote from

May 10 - Jun 6
Monday to Saturday: 10 AM - 8 PM
Sunday May 13, May 20, June 3: 12 PM - 5 PM
Sunday May 27: 10 AM - 8 PM

This page will list candidates and something about them.  More detail can be found on the candidates' web and social media pages as well as the "related web pages" listed.  As candidates release information, it will be included on this page.

All Candidates Meetings

Date Time Hosted By Location
May 30 7:00 pm Sustainable Cobourg The HTM Building
1185 Elgin St West, Cobourg

 Note that the Libertarian Candidate will not be included in these meetings.   Paul Cragg was at one meeting (see report - next item) but did not participate - he simply made a one minute statement.

Report on All Candidates meeting on 24 May.


Liberal Party

Riding Association Web site

Lou RinaldiCandidate

Lou Rinaldi

Lou is the incumbent and has been confirmed as the candidate for the Liberal Party.

Cobourg Election Office

12 King Street East (next to Nessie's)

Related pages on Cobourg Internet:

Progressive Conservative Party

Riding Association web site.


David Piccini grew up in Port Hope and although young at 28, he already has extensive experience in Politics. After graduating from Ottawa University he worked for Ed Fast (Minister of International Trade) but since 2015 he has worked as an advisor for The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons.  He now calls home the triangle of Port Hope, Toronto and Ottawa.

David Piccini

David Piccini

Cobourg Election Office

99 King Street West (Was Northumberland Today office)

Related Pages on Cobourg Internet


Jana PapuckoskiCandidate

Jana Papuckowski is 33 and has lived in Port Hope since 2014.  The former security guard is the recording secretary for the United Steelworkers Union, Local 5296, in the Greater Toronto Area, and says she's running to be a voice for precarious workers and to fight poverty and inequality.

Related pages on Cobourg internet 

Green Party

Green Party Jeff WheeldonCandidate

Jeff Wheeldon has been a resident of Brighton since 2016 - he came here from Manitoba by choice. He has a wife and two young sons and works in Real Estate but also in a local Cheese factory. He's passionate about the Green's policies - he says he couldn't "not run". Jeff says he's dedicated to serving others and wants to work across party lines. He believes that Government must be "us" not "them". Like the Trillium Party, Jeff says that "the Constituents are my boss, not the Party".

Related Pages on Cobourg Internet

Information released to public

A special thanks to Patricia Sinnot, campaign manager for the Green party for supplying information for this page.

Trillium Party

derek sharpA new party started in 2014 with leader Bob Yaciuk – their web site


Derek Sharp

Derek's Bio is at the Trillium web site here.

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Phone: 905 375-7595

Derek Describes the Party:

The Trillium Party is providing Ontarians who are disenchanted with the Big Three parties a legitimate and viable, strong alternative that puts the people of Ontario, and not party interests, at the top of our priority list. 

Related pages on Cobourg Internet

Information released to public

Libertarian PartyJohn OKeefe

Candidate - will be on ballot but is not actively campaigning

John O'Keefe - Partner at O'Keefe Accounting Group Port Hope. John holds a joint major honours degree in business and computer studies.

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Phone: (905) 800-0909 ext.23

Libertarian Party Web site

Stop Climate Change

Paul CraggCandidate

Paul Cragg

A retired medical Doctor. Wants people to know that Climate Change is a crisis.  one of two candidates running in the province.  Party was formed  May 10, 2018.  Wants people to not vote for him but for someone who might make a difference on Climate Change.

Is a member of Greenup in Peterborough.


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