FREDERICTON (GNB) – Today marks the close of nominations for provincial byelections in Miramichi Bay-Neguac and Southwest Miramichi-Bay du Vin.

The Progressive Conservative Party, the Liberal Party, the Green Party and the People’s Alliance have candidates running in both ridings. There is also an independent candidate running in the riding of Miramichi Bay-Neguac.

Advance polls for these elections will take place on Saturday, June 11, and Monday, June 13. Polls will be open from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m.

Electors also have the option to vote by special ballot at their local returning offices, which are open six days a week, up to and including election day.

Election day is Monday, June 20.