Liberal Bardish Chagger re-elected in Waterloo riding – CBC.ca

Liberal Bardish Chagger re-elected in Waterloo riding - CBC.ca
Bardish Chagger re-elected in Waterloo
Liberal incumbent and former House Leader Bardish Chagger has been re-elected in the riding of Waterloo with about 48 per cent of the popular vote.

Conservative Jerry Zhang ended the night with about 24 per cent, NDP's Lori Campbell received 16 per cent, Kirsten Wright of the Green Party has captured about 10 per cent and Erika Traub of the People's Party won about two per cent. 

When CBC Kitchener-Waterloo asked candidates what people need to know about them as individuals, Chagger said, "upon election four years ago, I chose to move the MP's office to Waterloo City Hall.

Waterloo is the only riding that I know of in Canada where the MP, the MPP, and the mayor are all located in the same building. I believe that all levels of government should work better together for the good people of Waterloo."

Waterloo is the most historic riding in the region. It was created in 1966 when the ridings of Waterloo North and Waterloo South — which includes all of Waterloo region — were broken up into smaller ridings.

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KITCHENER – The Liberal Party of Canada held onto Waterloo as Bardish Chagger was re-elected as MP.

At the time, the NDPs candidate Lori Campbell was third, followed by the Green Party candidate Kirsten Wright.

Federal election 2019: Here are the results for Kitchener, Cambridge, Waterloo, Guelph, Perth-Wellington, Oxford and Brantford-Brant