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Liberal Gordie Hogg defeats former Tory cabinet minister in South Surrey-White Rock

By Marco Vigliotti      

No seats flipped in the three other races held on the night, with Jean Yip keeping Scarborough-Agincourt in the Liberal fold, Conservative Rosemarie Falk winning in Tory fortress Battlefords–Lloydminster, and Liberal Churence Rogers coasting to victory in Bonavista-Burin-Trinity.

Former provincial cabinet minister and Liberal Gordon (Gordie) Hogg won a close race in the Lower Mainland riding of South Surrey-White Rock in one of four byelections held on Monday. Liberal Party of Canada photograph
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The governing Liberals wrestled away a hotly contested Metro Vancouver riding from the federal Conservatives on Monday night, reinforcing the party's newfound strength in the vote-rich region and handing new Tory Leader Andrew Scheer his second consecutive defeat in a competitive byelection. Former provincial politician Gordie Hogg managed to beat back a spirited push from onetime Harper cabinet minister Kerry-Lynne Findlay to narrowly dethrone the Tories in South Surrey-White Rock, one of four federal ridings up for grabs on

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