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Category: Politics

Riding Profiles

Liberal incumbent re-elected over NDP, Tory challengers

ELECTION NIGHT UPDATE: Liberal incumbent Mark Gerretsen, a former mayor of Kingston, was re-elected easily over second-place candidate Barrington Walker of the NDP and Conservative challenger Ruslan Yakoviychuk. Voters in Kingston and the Islands can expect to see some familiar faces on the campaign trail, as incumbent Liberal MP Mark Gerretsen and his chief rival from the 2015 election, then-Tory…

Riding Profiles

Tory Jamie Schmale keeps lock on long-held riding

ELECTION NIGHT UPDATE: Conservative incumbent Jamie Schmale, who has held the Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock seat for eight years, registered a relatively easy win over second-place finisher Judi Forbes of the Liberals. NDP candidate Barbara Doyle finished a distant third. The Conservative Party wants to retain Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock, a riding it has held for 15 years. Conservative Jamie Schmale has been the…