Voters in Miramichi-Grand Lake reelected Liberal incumbent Pat Finnigan as their MP in the 2019 election, re-establishing Liberal control over a riding they held from 1988 to 2006.
Liberal: Pat Finnigan (Incumbent)
Conservative: Peggy McLean
NDP: Eileen Clancy Teslenko
Green: Patty Deitch
PPC: Ron Nowlan
Independent: Mathew Grant Lawson
Independent: Allison MacKenzie
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This riding is largely the former riding of Miramichi with added parts of three other ridings, most notably the Minto-Chipman area, as well as Harcourt and Bass River. The Elsipogtog First Nation is also now part of the Miramichi-Grand Lake riding.
Finnigan’s victory is a return to historical form for this riding. Former Conservative MP Tilly O’Neill-Gordon, who was re-elected in 2011, unseated longtime Liberal MP Charles Hubbard in 2008. He had held the riding since 1993. In fact before 2008, the Liberals had held the riding surrounding Miramichi for 59 of the previous 63 years.