Global News is projecting Leslyn Lewis has been elected as the Conservative MP for Haldimand—Norfolk.
Haldimand—Norfolk was formerly represented by Conservative MP Diane Finley since she took the seat in 2004.
On May 11, 2021, she announced her resignation, effective immediately, leaving the seat vacant until a byelection is held.
Under former Conservative prime minister Stephen Harper, Finley held multiple cabinet posts including immigration, human resources, and public works.
The riding of Haldimand—Norfolk is located in southern Ontario and borders Lake Erie. It consists of the counties of Haldimand and Norfolk.
Its neighbouring ridings are Niagara—West, Brantford—Brant, Flamborough—Glanbrook, Oxford, and Elgin—Middlesex—London.
Some 80 per cent of the population in the riding claims European origins, specifically from the British Isles, according to the 2016 census.
Liberals: Karen Matthews
Conservatives: Leslyn Lewis
NDP: Meghan Piironen
People’s Party Of Canada: Ken Gilpin
Christian Heritage Party of Canada: Charles Lugosi
Veterans Coalition Party of Canada: George McMorrow
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