Historic win for Green Party Leader Mike Schreiner in Guelph


    Green Party Leader Mike Schreiner has made historical past by profitable a seat in Guelph, CBC Information tasks.

    With 37 of 80 polls reporting, Schreiner had greater than 45 per cent of the vote.

    NDP candidate Agnieszka Mlynarz and Progressive Conservative Ray Ferraro each had 21 per cent of the vote.

    Driving historical past

    There isn’t a incumbent in Guelph as a result of former Liberal MPP Liz Sandals, who most lately served as Treasury Board President till January of this 12 months, opted to not run in this election. She mentioned she was able to grow to be “a full-time grandmother.”

    Sandals has held the seat since 2003. 

    Sly Castaldi ran because the Liberal candidate, changing Sandals. She is understood in the group for her work as the chief director of Guelph-Wellington Ladies in Disaster.

    Agnieszka Mlynarz made an impression on voters throughout all candidates debates, representing the NDP. She lately earned her masters of arts at College of Guelph and did advocacy work as a scholar.

    The Progressive Conservatives triggered a little bit of a stir when the social gathering named former metropolis councillor Ray Ferraro the candidate in Guelph. Ferraro was referred to as out on social media for not attending the entire candidate debates. He spoke out towards media stories that mentioned he did not assist PC Leader Doug Ford.

    Schreiner has led the Green social gathering in Ontario since 2009. 

    Different candidates in Guelph included Juanita Burnett of the Communist social gathering, Ontario Party candidate Thomas Mooney, Libertarian Michael Riehl and Paul Taylor of the Not one of the Above Direct Democracy Party.

    Guelph using, 2018. (Elections Ontario)




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