The byelection, which takes place Dec. 3, was triggered by former Conservative MP Gord Brown's death on May 2.
Liberal candidate Mary Jean McFall, left, Conservative candidate Michael Barrett, centre, and NDP candidate Michelle Taylor, right, are among those vying for the chance to represent Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, Ont., in Parliament. The byelection is Dec. 3. Photographs courtesy of Mary Jean McFall, the Conservative Party, and Michelle Taylor
The Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes byelection is the Tories’ to lose, say strategists of all stripes, but the Grits are mounting a solid campaign to take back the seat the party held from 1988 to 2004.
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