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Manitoba Election 2016: Tuxedo riding

Summary: A PC stronghold for decades, Heather Stefanson seeks re-election in Tuxedo.

Boundaries: A small riding centred around Assiniboine Forest, Tuxedo is bordered by the Assiniboine River to the north, Wilkes Avenue to the south, Century and Lanark Street to the east, and Laxdal Road to the west.

Last Election: Stefanson defeated NDP candidate Dashi Zargani by over 2500 votes, 53-25 per cent.

History: The riding was created prior to the 1981 election, and has always voted for the Progressive Conservatives—Stefanson since 2000, and former premier Gary Filmon from 1981 to 2000.

Candidates

NDP: Zach Fleisher, former Chairperson for the Canadian Federation of Students Manitoba

Progressive Conservative: Heather Stefanson, MP since 2000

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Liberal: Michael Lazar, lawyer

Green: Bob Krul, co-owner of Cornelia Bean Ltd.