NDP candidate Julia Sánchez says she has a good campaign team in Montreal, and isn’t losing out on party resources focused on leader Jagmeet Singh's byelection race in B.C.
In Outremont, the Liberals have put forward two-time candidate Rachel Bendayan, left, against the NDP's Julia Sánchez, right, who observers say is the underdog in the two-party race.
Photographs courtesy of Rachel Bendayan, file
The Quebec riding of Outremont is the Liberals’ to lose, with the NDP a “long shot” to keep former leader Tom Mulcair’s seat in the upcoming byelection, say NDP analysts, who call candidate Julia Sánchez a “star,” but still the clear underdog.
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