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Local students pick Steve Dyck to represent Guelph

Elementary and secondary students in the riding picked Steve Dyck to win by a wide margin
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More than 1.1 million elementary and secondary school students participated in Student Vote Canada 2019, coinciding with the 2019 federal election.

After learning about the electoral process, researching the parties and platforms, and debating Canada’s future, students cast their ballots for the official candidates running in their school’s riding.

As of 5 p.m., ET today, 1,167,110 votes were reported from 7,747 schools, with results from 338 federal ridings.

  • The Liberal Party took 22.3 per cent of the popular vote and won 109 seats, forming a minority government. Justin Trudeau won in his riding of Papineau.
  • The NDP will form the official opposition with 24.8 per cent of the popular vote and 98 seats. Jagmeet Singh won his seat in Burnaby South.
  • The Conservative Party took 25.0 per cent of the popular vote and won 94 seats. Andrew Scheer won his seat in Regina—Qu’Appelle.
  • The Green Party took 18.2 per cent of the popular vote and won 28 seats. Elizabeth May won her seat in Saanich—Gulf Islands.
  • The Bloc Québecois took 1.3 per cent of the popular vote and won nine seats. Yves-François Blanchet did not win his seat in Beloeil—Chambly.

Guelph results follow:

Results by Candidate

Elected Candidate Political Party Vote Count Vote %
Steve Dyck Green Party 3,347 40.31%
  Lloyd Longfield Liberal 1,894 22.81%
  Aisha Jahangir NDP 1,357 16.34%
  Ashish Sachan Conservative 856 10.31%
  Juanita Burnett Communist 320 3.85%
  Mark Paralovos People's Party 237 2.85%
  Gordon Truscott Christian Heritage Party 100 1.20%
  Kornelis Klevering Independent 98 1.18%
  Michael Wassilyn Independent 95 1.14%