MacAulay – a career politician who has represented Cardigan since 1998 – served under Trudeau as the minister of veteran affairs and as associate minister of defence.
Monday night’s win gives MacAulay 10 straight election wins in the riding.
Liberal: Lawrence MacAulay (Incumbent) (Elected)
Conservative: Wayne Phelan
NDP: Lynn Thiele
Green: Glen Beaton
Christian Heritage: Christene Squires
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The riding of Cardigan covers the eastern side of Prince Edward Island.
More geographical information on the electoral district can be found at Elections Canada.
This riding has been a Liberal stronghold since Lawrence MacAulay was first elected in 1988.
The last non-Liberal to take the seat was the Progressive Conservative’s Pat Binns in 1984. Binns lasted just one term, and prior to him the riding had alternated between Liberals and Progressive Conservatives for several elections.