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Canada election results: LaSalle—Émard—Verdun

Global News has declared that David Lametti has been re-elected in LaSalle—Émard—Verdun.

LaSalle—Émard—Verdun, formerly known as LaSalle—Émard, was the riding of former prime minister Paul Martin. The amalgamation of LaSalle with Verdun created a union of two ridings with completely different political histories.

LaSalle—Émard was Liberal for more than 20 years, whereas Verdun had a strong Bloc Québécois tradition.

Voters in LaSalle—Émard—Verdun elected Liberal MP David Lametti in the 2015 federal election with 43.9 per cent of the vote.

Lametti was recently named the minister of justice and attorney general of Canada, replacing Jody Wilson-Raybould after a surprise cabinet shuffle in January 2019 ahead of the SNC-Lavalin scandal.

Lametti was running for re-election. He was up against eight opponents, among them Isabel Dion of the Bloc Québécois and Claudio Rocchi of the Conservative Party. Dion is a CISSS social worker and Rocchi was the former regional district manager for Bank of Montreal.

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Candidates

Rhinoceros: Jacques Bélanger
Independent: Julien Côté
Bloc Québécois: Isabel Dion
Liberal: David Lametti (Incumbent)
Green: Jency Mercier
Conservative: Claudio Rocchi
NDP: Steven Scott
Marxist-Leninist Party: Eileen Studd
PPC: Daniel Turgeon