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Ontario election 2014: Timmins-James Bay riding

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On June 12, voters head to the polls in the 2014 Ontario election. Learn more about the candidates and political history of the riding of Timmins-James Bay.

Candidates

Liberals: Sylvie Fontaine
Progressive Conservatives: Steve Black
NDP: Gilles Bisson
Green:  TBA

Geography

A large northern riding bordering both Hudson’s Bay and James Bay, this district extends northwest from Timmins to include a number of small towns along Highway 11, Moosonee on James Bay, and a number of First Nations reserves.

History

The riding has been held by Gilles Bisson since it was created in 1999. Bisson was also MPP for Cochane South from 1990 to 1999. He has captured between 48 and 53 per cent of the vote in each of the four elections.

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Riding in a tweet

NDP Gilles Bisson has held this riding for 24 years, and seems likely to win Timmins-James Bay again.

Poll-level results, 2011: Timmins-James Bay »

Poll-level results, 2011: Timmins-James Bay

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