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2019 Canada election results: South Shore—St. Margarets

Voters in South Shore—St. Margarets reelected Liberal Incumbent Bernadette Jordan in the 2019 election.

Jordan scored a huge upset in 2015 when she won the riding of South Shore-St. Margaret. The riding had been held by past Conservative MP Gerald Keddy for almost two decades.

Jordan has capitalized on that win and became a rising star for the Liberals. She became the minister of rural economic development during a cabinet shuffle in January 2019.

South Shore-St. Margaret has been a solid blue riding from 1997 to 2015.

Candidates

Liberal: Bernadette Jordan (Incumbent)

Conservative: Rick Perkins

NDP: Jessika Hepburn

Green: Thomas Trappenberg

PPC: Robert Monk

Independent: Steven Foster

Independent: Shawn McMahon

Veterans Coalition Party of Canada: Jason Matthews

Christian Heritage Party of Canada: Kevin Schulthies

Global News is featuring the candidates for all parties running candidates in the upcoming 2019 general election. For a complete list of candidates, visit Elections Canada. 

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Geography

The riding of South Shore—St. Margarets is made up of of Shelburne, Queens and Lunenburg counties.

The riding contains Nova Scotia’s “lighthouse route” which contains a string of famous and historic lighthouses.

More geographical information on the electoral district can be found at Elections Canada. 

History

This riding was held by Conservative Gerald Keddy from 1997 to 2015. The seat was taken by the Liberals in 2015.

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