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Two NDP MPs join growing list of incumbents not seeking re-election

By Neil Moss      

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NPD MPs Linda Duncan, left, and Irene Mathyssen, right, are not seeking re-election in 2019. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade and file photograph
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Long-serving NDP MPs Irene Mathyssen and Linda Duncan have joined more than a dozen MPs who have decided not to try and retain their seats in 2019. The two join five other veteran NDP MPs who have announced they will not seek re-election, including Hélène Laverdière, David Christopherson, Romeo Saganash, Kennedy Stewart, and Tom Mulcair, which accounts for nearly 20 per cent of the 42-member NDP caucus. Seven Tories have announced they will not run for re-election, as

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