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Trudeau’s Liberals behind or in toss-ups in 13 of 14 rural ridings that reduced them to minority in 2019, say pollsters

By Abbas Rana       

And the Liberals can't win a majority government without winning in rural Canada, say former rural Liberal MPs.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured March 30, 2021, on the Hill. The Liberals have some work to do if they want to win more than a dozen rural ridings that may have cost them their majority government in 2019, say pollsters. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberals are either behind or in two-way or three-way dead heats in 13 of the 14 rural ridings that reduced them from a majority government in 2015 to a minority in the 2019 election, say pollsters.

Abbas Rana

Abbas Rana is the assistant deputy editor of The Hill Times.
- arana@hilltimes.com


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