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Some Liberal MPs say next election about their own and Grits’ record, not Justin Trudeau

By Peter Mazereeuw      

Housing, seniors, and climate change are raised often by constituents, but Public Service Minister Carla Qualtrough and other Liberal MPs say their own records will be more important to voters this time than in 2015.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured on July 31, 2019, in Ottawa, used his personal brand to help power the Liberals to a majority government in 2015. Now some of his MPs say their constituents have mixed views of the prime minister, and they will have to win over voters in their ridings with their own resume. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

After four years in power, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is getting mixed reviews at the doors in some Liberal ridings, and some Liberal MPs say their own personal popularity—instead of the popularity of their leader—will be more important for them in this campaign than the last. 

Peter Mazereeuw

Peter Mazereeuw is a deputy editor for The Hill Times covering politics, legislation, and the Senate.
- peter@hilltimes.com


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