In a reverse of the 2015 election, Liberal candidate Tim Louis defeated Conservative incumbent Harold Albrecht by just a few hundred votes.
In 2015, Albrecht had come out on top with a similar margin of victory.
Albrecht’s loss means the riding will have its first new MP since 2006.
Kitchener-Conestoga includes the western portion of the city as well as some of the smaller communities in Waterloo region including Wellesley, Wilmot and Woolwich.
The area is home to 100,709 voters.
The riding was first formed in 2003 with Liberals’ Lynn Myers elected as the inaugural MP, who was was narrowly defeated by Albrecht in 2006.
Conservatives: Harold Albrecht (Incumbent)
Liberals: Tim Louis
NDP: Riani de Wet
Green: Stephanie Goertz
PPC: Koltyn Wallar