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Liberal incumbent Marc Garneau elected in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Westmount

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MONTREAL – Liberal Marc Garneau has been re-elected in the Montreal-area riding of Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Westmount.

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This was one of the Quebec ridings whose boundaries were re-drawn after the 2011 election.

The NDP‘s James Hughes, former deputy minister of social services for the New Brunswick government  and former head of the Old Brewery Mission, hoped to turn the riding orange.

He came in a very distant second place.

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Conservative candidate Richard Sagala, the founder of the first private business school in Quebec specializing in the wine trade, came in third.

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The Bloc Québécois‘ Simon Quesnel came in fourth.

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Along with the City of Westmount and the borough of Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, this riding also includes the town of Montreal West.

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Both of the former ridings that now composed this riding, Westmount-Ville Marie and Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine, elected Liberal members of parliament from 1997-2008.

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It is one of four ridings on the west side of Montreal that stayed with the Liberals in 2011, beating the NDP by less than 700 votes.

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The Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Westmount riding is one of the most anglophone and affluent ridings in Quebec.

The average income (as of the 2011 National Household Survey) is $54,309, the highest in Quebec.

English is the first language of 41.5 per cent of residents, making it the second most Anglophone riding in the province.

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