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2019 Canada election results: Pontiac

Liberal incumbent William Amos has been re-elected in Pontiac.

With 60 out of 278 polls reporting, Global News has declared Amos the winner in this riding.

Pontiac is located on the north shore of the Ottawa river and stretches to the border of  Abitibi—Baie-James—Nunavik—Eeyou riding in the north, it includes Rapid Lake and Kitigan Zibi first nation reserves. Since 2011, the population in the riding decreased by 0.7 percent. 

Amos sought re-election facing Conservative candidate and veteran Dave D.B. Blackburn in the 2019 election. 

History: In the previous election, Liberal candidate William Amos won the seat with over 50 per cent of the votes. Until 2011, Pontiac was known as a bellwether district, it used to elect a government MP since 1980. 

Candidates

Liberal: William Amos (Incumbent)

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Conservative: Dave D.B. Blackburn

NDP: Denise Giroux

Bloc Québécois: Jonathan Carreiro-Benoit

Green: Claude Bertrand

PPC: Mario Belec

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