FREDERICTON - Facts about the New Brunswick election campaign:

Election date: Sept. 24.

Major parties: Green, Liberal, New Democratic Party, Progressive Conservative, People's Alliance

Leaders: Premier Brian Gallant (Liberal) Blaine Higgs (Progressive Conservative), David Coon (Green), Jennifer McKenzie (NDP), and Kris Austin (People's Alliance)

Ridings: 49

Standings at dissolution: Liberal 24, Progressive Conservative 22, Green 1, Ind. 1, Vacant 1, NDP 0.

Main campaign issues: Finances, jobs, healthcare.

Most recent general election: Sept. 22, 2014.

Number of eligible voters in 2014: 577,529 (may include duplicate names)

Number of eligible voters who voted in 2014: 373,361