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2019 Canada election results: West Nova

Voters in West Nova elected Conservative candidate Chris d’Entremont in the 2019 election.

Liberal Colin Fraser was the riding’s MP in the 2015 election. Fraser has made the choice not to seek re-election which had put the riding up for grabs in the 2019 election.

Fraser’s executive assistant, Jason Deveau, was set to succeed Fraser as the Liberal candidate while longtime Nova Scotia MLA Chris d’Entremont was set to represent the Conservatives.

Candidates

Liberal: Jason Deveau

Conservative: Chris d’Entremont

NDP: Matthew Dubois

Green: Judy Green

Veterans Coalition Party of Canada: Gloria Jane Cook

Chad Hudson had intended to run for the PPC, but announced on Sept. 30 that he would no longer being doing so due to the party’s rhetoric.

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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. 

Geography

This riding runs along the Annapolis Valley and Nova Scotia’s Bay of Fundy, from Berwick to the province’s southern tip.

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

History

This riding saw the first woman from Nova Scotia elected to the House of Commons when Liberal Coline Campbell was elected in 1974.

West Nova has been traded back and forth between the Conservative and Liberal parties since 1980. However, the NDP has never placed higher than third.

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