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The 60 seats that flipped in 2019

By Samantha Wright Allen      
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer's party picked up the most seats from other parties, taking 27 of the 60 seats that flipped on Oct. 21 The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

Conservative candidates switched the most seats across the country, at 27, stealing mainly from the Liberals in the Western provinces and often winning by the widest margins.  The Bloc Québécois was next, grabbing 22 seats from the other parties, mostly at the NDP’s expense, taking 10 of the 14 seats the NDP lost in the province. Many of the ridings that flipped were hard-fought battles, with a third won by margins of five percentage points or less of the vote.

Samantha Wright Allen

Samantha Wright Allen is a reporter for The Hill Times.
- swallen@hilltimes.com


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