Manitoba Election 2016: Rossmere riding
Summary: NDP MLA Erna Braun seeks a third term in Rossmere, one of the many ridings on Winnipeg’s east side the PCs believe they have a chance of taking this election.
Boundaries: A large riding in northeastern Winnipeg, the riding stretches from the Red River to the Transcona Bioreserve.
Last Election: Braun defeated PC candidate Kaur Sidhu by over 1900 votes, 56-36 per cent.
History: Rossmere has been held by the NDP since 1999, and won by them in 8 of 11 elections in which it has been contested. Former MLAs here include former NDP Premier Ed Schreyer, and former Conservative Party MP and Justice Minister Vic Toews.
NDP: Erna Braun, Labour Minister and MLA since 2007
Progressive Conservative: Andrew Micklefield, principal at faith-based King’s School
Liberal: Malli Aulakh
Manitoba Party: William Sullivan
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