A federal election was held on Monday, Oct. 21 in Canada.
With nearly half of all votes, Conservative candidate Karen Vecchio will sit for a second term as the Elgin-Middlesex-London Member of Parliament.
Nationally, the Liberals will stay in power, winning enough seats to form a minority government.
As of Tuesday morning, preliminary results for the riding as reported by Elections Canada were:
|Party||Candidate||Votes||Percent of Votes|
|Liberal||Pam Armstrong||14,166||23.1 %|
|NDP-||Bob Hargreaves||10,909||17.8 %|
|People’s Party||Donald Helkaa||945||1.5 %|
|Green Party||Ericha Hendel||3,522||5.7 %|
|Christian Heritage Party||Peter Redecop||618||1.0 %|
|Libertarian||Richard Styve||248||0.4 %|
|Conservative||Karen Vecchio||30,880||50.4 %|
Read the Oct. 23 edition of The Aylmer Express for further election coverage.