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UMBS Go Blue
03-26-2011, 05:54 AM
Who wins the riding of Trinity-Spadina in the May 2011 Canadian federal election?

UMBS Go Blue
03-30-2011, 03:24 AM
Among the lefties, Olivia Chow (http://oliviachow.ndp.ca/) is one of my favorites: passionate about what she believes in (even if I often disagree) and genuinely committed to constituent service.

This has always been a close riding, though, and Christine Innes is mounting a rematch of the last election. It's worth noting that Olivia Chow herself lost twice before winning the riding on her third attempt.

Might be interesting to see what effect the university vote has on the NDP, as the academic year should be over and students long gone at the University of Toronto by the time the May 2 election occurs.

UMBS Go Blue
05-04-2011, 10:15 AM
Party Candidate Votes % Votes
Green Party Rachel Barney 3,279 5.0
Libertarian Chester Brown 454 0.7
NDP-New Democratic Party Olivia Chow 35,493 54.1
Liberal Christine Innes 15,218 23.2
Marxist-Leninist Nick Lin 178 0.3
Conservative Gin Siow 10,938 16.7
Total number of valid votes: 65,560
Polls reporting: 317/317 Voter turnout: 65,560 of 95,363 registered electors (68.8%)