UPDATE (8:45 p.m.): Polls in B.C. are now closed and the results are coming in. Click here to see who’s ahead in Delta.
For live national results, click here.
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A new federal government is expected to be named Monday night, as Canada’s 2019 general election gets underway.
The main parties vying for the 338 seats in the House of Commons are Justin Trudeau’s Liberals, Andrew Scheer’s Conservatives, Jagmeet Singh’s New Democrats, and Elizabeth May’s Greens. The People’s Party of Canada, under former high-profile Tory Maxime Bernier, is running for the first time.
Polls are open in B.C. until 7 p.m. local time. To find the polling station nearest you, click here.
There are seven candidates vying for Delta’s seat in the House of Commons:
Randy Anderson-Fennell (New Democratic Party)
Amarit Bains (Independent)
Tony Bennett (Independent)
Tanya Corbet (Conservative Party of Canada)
Craig DeCraene (Green Party of Canada)
Angelina Ireland (People’s Party of Canada)
Carla Qualtrough (Liberal Party of Canada)
The North Delta Reporter sent all seven candidates five questions to gauge their positions on some of the big issues for Deltans in the 2019 federal election. Click here to read what each of them had to say.
For Elections Canada’s FAQ page for questions like what kind of identification you need to bring with you to vote, click here.