Canada election results: Brampton South

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Global News is projecting Liberal MP Sonia Sidhu has been re-elected for another term in the riding of Brampton South.

The Ontario riding of Brampton South is located in the Regional Municipality of Peel and includes the southern portion of the City of Brampton.

The riding was first created ahead of the 2015 federal election out of the electoral district of Brampton West.

Liberal Sonia Sidhu first won the seat in 2015 with 52.1 per cent of the vote. Sidhu retained the seat in the 2019 federal election with 49.5 per cent of the vote. She is vice chair of the status of women committee.

Sidhu worked in health care for 18 years before entering politics.

According to the 2016 census, immigrants make up 50.7 per cent of the riding’s population, with the largest group of recent immigrants coming from India.

Liberals: Sonia Sidhu (incumbent)
Conservative: Ramandeep Brar
NDP: Tejinder Singh
PPC: Nicholas Craniotis

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