October 19, 2015 11:34 pm
Updated: October 20, 2015 6:23 pm

Liberal Randeep Sarai elected in Surrey Centre

Randeep Sarai has been elected in Surrey Centre.

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Liberal Randeep Sarai has been elected in the riding of Surrey Centre.

Sarai took 45.1 per cent of the vote, beating out NDP incumbent Jasbir Sandhu, who finished with 30.1 per cent.

Sucha Thind of the Conservatives finished third with 19.8 per cent.

In the last election, Sandhu defeated Conservative MP Dona Cadman by four per cent to take this riding, back when it was called Surrey North.

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Historically, the riding was held by Chuck Cadman, who was elected as a Reform, Canadian Alliance, and independent candidate in the 1997, 2000, and 2004 elections. Since then, the riding has alternated between the NDP and the Conservatives.

Full results from the 2015 federal election

Full results from B.C. in the 2015 federal election

Candidates

Conservative: Sucha Thind, small businessman

NDP: Jasbir Sandhu, MP since 2011

Liberal: Randeep Singh Sarai, lawyer

Green: TBA

Christian Heritage: Kevin Pielak

Communist: Iqbal Kahlon

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