No jury duty for Eric Duncan after Tory candidate is compelled to appear in court on Election Day

Conservative candidate Eric Duncan makes his first federal election campaign appearance in Dundas County, at Stone Crop Acres Winery in Morrisburg. Zandbergen photo, Nation Valley News

CORNWALL — Just as his campaign team is hustling to get out the vote in today’s federal election, Conservative candidate Eric Duncan had to pause and visit Cornwall court on a jury duty summons.

But the Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry contender won’t be called upon to ponder the guilt or innocence of an accused, as Duncan has confirmed by Twitter his dismissal from that potential service.

Every Canadian citizen 18 or older can be called upon to serve on a jury.

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