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LIVE UPDATES: Polls close in federal byelections in Ontario, Quebec and B.C.

Click to play video: 'NDP leader Jagmeet Singh wins Burnaby South byelection' NDP leader Jagmeet Singh wins Burnaby South byelection
WATCH: NDP leader Jagmeet Singh wins Burnaby South byelection – Feb 26, 2019

Polls have closed in three federal byelections that are poised to take the country’s political temperature.

READ MORE: Federal byelections primer: Jagmeet Singh’s NDP vying for crucial Quebec, B.C. ridings

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh won his crucial bid for the British Columbia riding of Burnaby South in one of three federal byelections taking place Monday.

WATCH: NDP leader Jagmeet Singh on his byelection victory
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NDP MP-elect Jagmeet Singh on his byelection victory – Feb 26, 2019

Liberal candidate Rachel Bendayan took the Montreal riding of Outremont, beating out the NDP’s Julia Sanchez and Conservative Jasmine Louras.

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The Conservatives, meanwhile, easily hung onto the Ontario riding of York-Simcoe. Scot Davidson captured over 52 per cent of the votes with 110 of 136 polls reporting, while Liberal candidate Tanaka got just over 30 per cent.

WATCH: Liberal candidate Rachel Bendayan wins riding of Outremont, Que. in one of 3 federal byelections

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Liberal candidate Rachel Bendayan wins riding of Outremont, Que. in one of 3 federal byelections – Feb 25, 2019

 

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