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The Conservatives scored a decisive victory against the Liberals in Monday’s byelection, maintaining their hold on a riding that was formerly occupied by the late Conservative MP Gord Brown. With 65 of 238 polls reporting, the party’s Michael Barrett beat Liberal challenger Mary Jean McFall in the Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes byelection in Ontario, leading with 63.5 per cent of the vote, according to Elections Canada. CBC called the election in favour of Mr. Barrett. Green Party

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Conservatives win Leeds-Grenville byelection, maintaining grip on riding

By Beatrice Paez       

The last time the riding was in the Liberals’ hands was in 2004.

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, pictured with Michael Barrett, the party's successful candidate for Leeds-Grenville, Ont. Photograph courtesy of MPP Steve Clark's Twitter
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