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BRANDON Following a tight byelection race that closed more than three hours after the polls, Brandon Souris proved it still bleeds blue as Tory candidate Larry Maguire claimed victory Monday.
The Tories have dominated the Brandon Souris area during that time: since the riding was created in 1953, voters have chosen a Conservative leader all but one time.
has certainly been a situation where I think we actually persevered in some of the toughest times of a federal government, Maguire told media. take nothing for granted.
"I think it's a great thing we've never had this much enthusiasm about an election," said Rosemarie, 71, who has lived in Brandon for 45 years.
had 65% of the vote in the last election, we had 5%, so the fact that we took it down to the wire is something we can all be proud of here in this room, Dinsdale told media. think it sends a very clear message that the Liberals are back. said the outcome a little but that he plans to run in the upcoming Omega Seamaster James Bond Pierce Brosnan
One research group had predicted a decidedly different outcome ahead of time, even anticipating as much as a 50% vote share for Dinsdale.
2015 general election, after taking time off to spend with family.
The byelection was necessitated by the resignation of Tory MP Merv Tweed in August. The riding Omega Seamaster 1990 has proven a Tory stronghold since its creation in 1953, with the party losing the seat only once. But the campaign proved a rocky one for the Tories, plagued by local and national controversy.
With the national spotlight on the tight race in Brandon Souris, one of four ridings up for byelection Monday, residents are revved Omega Speedmaster Legend
The Tories nabbed 44.1% of the vote with Liberals following close behind with 42.7%. Other candidates Cory Szczepanski (NDP), David Neufeld (Green) and Frank Godon (Libertarian) trailed respectively, with single digit percentages.
been a rollercoaster, said Manitoba Liberal leader Rana Bokhari, Omega Seamaster Black Leather Strap
campaign might not have ended how we hoped, but this is certainly not how Mr. Harper and Mr. Maguire hoped it would end either, Dinsdale told the crowd.
who listened to results with hands pressed to her face.
looking like a Liberal landslide in Brandon Souris, which would have the devil learning how to skate, said Lorne Bozinoff, president of Forum Research, in a statement on the company website.
proven we can make huge inroads. I don think this government is going to have a comfortable two years and neither is Mr. Maguire, Dinsdale said. look out, we coming for you in 2015. With files from Lisa Mrazek
Conservative Maguire hangs on to win Brandon
The lead flip flopped throughout the night, with Maguire finally edging Liberal candidate Rolf Dinsdale 12,205 11,814 in one of the closest races in the riding's history.
Just before midnight Dinsdale arrived at the party, greeting the mainly local guests who waited out the results. By the time Dinsdale had arrived, however, Maguire had made a late surge in the polls, overcoming a deficit to pull away.
Dinsdale began his concession speech begrudgingly with two polls left to report, saying while disappointed by the outcome, he couldn have asked for more in the close race.
The Conservatives cinched the seat by less than 200 votes in a byelection turn out of more than 25,000 people. people of Brandon Souris have spoken and I hear what they said, Maguire told the crowd gathered at the Victoria Inn.
But as Liberals and media gathered at The Roadhouse election night, the race proved to be more of a slow crawl. The lead see sawed between the Tory and Liberal frontrunners, coming at times as close as a five vote difference.
up to vote.
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