Polls have closed in three federal byelections that are poised to take the country’s political temperature.
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.
Liberal candidate Rachel Bendayan took the Montreal riding of Outremont, beating out the NDP’s Julia Sanchez and Conservative Jasmine Louras.
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