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Local students pick Charlie Angus to represent Timmins-James Bay

Elementary and secondary students in the riding picked Charlie Angus to win by a wide margin
2019-01-19 Charlie Angus Nom MH
Charlie Angus is seen in this TimminsToday file photo. Maija Hoggett/TimminsToday
More than 1.1 million elementary and secondary school students participated in Student Vote Canada 2019, coinciding with the 2019 federal election.

After learning about the electoral process, researching the parties and platforms, and debating Canada’s future, students cast their ballots for the official candidates running in their school’s riding.

As of 5 p.m., ET today, 1,167,110 votes were reported from 7,747 schools, with results from 338 federal ridings.

  • The Liberal Party took 22.3 per cent of the popular vote and won 109 seats, forming a minority government. Justin Trudeau won in his riding of Papineau.
  • The NDP will form the official opposition with 24.8 per cent of the popular vote and 98 seats. Jagmeet Singh won his seat in Burnaby South.
  • The Conservative Party took 25.0 per cent of the popular vote and won 94 seats. Andrew Scheer won his seat in Regina—Qu’Appelle.
  • The Green Party took 18.2 per cent of the popular vote and won 28 seats. Elizabeth May won her seat in Saanich—Gulf Islands.
  • The Bloc Québecois took 1.3 per cent of the popular vote and won nine seats. Yves-François Blanchet did not win his seat in Beloeil—Chambly.

Sault Ste. Marie results follow:

Results by Candidate

Elected Candidate Political Party Vote Count Vote %
Charlie Angus NDP 980 43.67%
  Michelle Boileau Liberal 413 18.40%
  Kraymr Grenke Conservative 366 16.31%
  Max Kennedy Green Party 355 15.82%
  Renaud Roy People's Party 130 5.79%