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Election-year heavy hitters: the 99 most influential figures to watch in federal politics in 2019

By Beatrice Paez, Laura Ryckewaert, Emily Haws       

Politicians, bureaucrats, lobbyists, and media: here are the top 99 most powerful and influential people to watch in federal politics in 2019.

This year's crop of influencers wield considerable clout in driving public debate on hot political issues at this stage or changing the course of events, with just nine months to go before the election. The Hill Times graphic by Serena Masonde, with photographs by Andrew Meade and Sam Garcia

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s political fortunes will be put to the test this year. Come October, this year’s pecking order may be wildly different when the confetti dust on election night settles.

Laura Ryckewaert

Laura Ryckewaert is a deputy editor at The Hill Times.
- lryckewaert@hilltimes.com


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