Global News is projecting Liberal MP Ahmed Hussen has been re-elected for another term in the riding of York South—Weston.
Sandwiched between old Toronto and Etobicoke, this riding is bordered by Humber River to the west, Highway 401 to the north, the CP Rail line to the south, and the GO Transit Railway, Rogers Road, Old Weston Road, Lavender Road and Keele Street to the east.
Liberal MP Ahmed Hussen won this riding for a second term by a milestone in 2019, receiving almost 60 per cent of the vote. Runner-up Jasveen Rattan of the Conservatives garnered 8,415 votes, followed by the NDP’s Yafet Tewelde.
York South—Weston has been primarily Liberal throughout the years, with the NDP winning one election term in 2011.
This riding has a population of 116,686 and is 24.81 square kilometres wide, according to the most recent census.
Immigrants make up of close to 52 per cent of this riding’s population, with large groups from the Philippines, Brazil, and Nigeria coming to the region in recent years, according to the 2016 Census. Popular non-official mother tongues include Portuguese and Spanish.
Liberal Party: Ahmed Hussen (incumbent)
Conservative Party: Sajanth Mohan
Green Party: Nicki Ward
NDP: Hawa Mire
People’s Party of Canada: Sitara Chiu
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