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John Aldag leading in Cloverdale-Langley City

192 of 202 polls reporting
Justin Trudeau and Cloverdale-Langley City hopeful Liberal John Aldag stand behind the bar and serve a few pints at the Hawthorne pub in Cloverdale Aug. 18. Trudeau was in Cloverdale to support Aldag’s bid to retake the riding after losing to Tamara Jansen in the 2019 federal election. (Photo: Jason Sveinson)

Liberal John Aldag jumped out to an early lead in the riding of Cloverdale-Langley City and held it for the entire night.

Although Canadian Press did not declare a winner, Aldag was leading by 1,372 votes as of 11:00 p.m. with 192 of 202 polls reporting.

Aldag was leading with 18,062 votes (39 %) over incumbent Conservative Tamara Jansen’s 16,690 votes (36 %).

The NDP’s Rajesh Jayaprakash has 9,338 votes (20.2 %), while People’s Party of Canada candidate Ian Kennedy had 2,227 votes (4.8 %).

The total vote count as of represented 46,317 votes in an electoral riding with 88,176 voters on the electoral list.

Mail-in ballots will not be counted until Tuesday at the earliest, so a winner may not be declared until Tuesday.

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Malin Jordan

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Malin is the editor of the Cloverdale Reporter.
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