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High number of advance voters in Trinity-Spadina reflects tight race, voter interest

A byelection battle in the downtown federal electoral district of Trinity-Spadina has become a pitched battle between Liberal candidate Adam Vaughan and New Democrat Joe Cressy, dramatic evidence from the turnout for advance voting indicates.

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NDP candidate Joe Cressy and Liberal candidate Adam Vaughan. In Trinity-Spadina, the high participation rate in advance polling, with 7,172 electors casting ballots compared to 7,519 who voted in the riding in advance of the 2011 federal election, may indicate why both Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair made campaign appearances over the weekend.

 

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High number of advance voters in Trinity-Spadina reflects tight race, voter interest

A byelection battle in the downtown federal electoral district of Trinity-Spadina has become a pitched battle between Liberal candidate Adam Vaughan and New Democrat Joe Cressy, dramatic evidence from the turnout for advance voting indicates.

Photo handouts
NDP candidate Joe Cressy and Liberal candidate Adam Vaughan. In Trinity-Spadina, the high participation rate in advance polling, with 7,172 electors casting ballots compared to 7,519 who voted in the riding in advance of the 2011 federal election, may indicate why both Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair made campaign appearances over the weekend.

 

  

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