Canada election: Conservatives hold on to majority of Saskatchewan seats

The Conservatives are projected to hold on to the majority of their seats in Saskatchewan, but one race is too close to call in the 2021 Canada election.

The Tories are projected to win 13 of the 14 seats in the province.

However, the race in Saskatoon West is close between the Conservatives and the NDP, with incumbent Brad Redekopp ahead of NDP challenger Robert Doucette by 365 votes with 108 out of 169 polls reporting.

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One newcomer to parliament is Fraser Tolmie.

He made the jump from municipal to federal politics in Moose Jaw-Lake Centre-Lanigan. Tolmie stepped down as mayor of Moose Jaw to run in the election.

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One race that was projected to be close was Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River, with a three-way race between incumbent Gary Vidal, the Liberals‘ Buckley Belanger and the NDP’s Harmonie King.

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Vidal is projected to hold on to his seat, garnering 58 per cent of the vote with 100 out of 156 polls reporting.

Belanger was a long-time NDP MLA in the Saskatchewan legislature who was looking to make the jump to federal politics.

Other projected winners are:

Battleford-Lloydminster — Rosemarie Falk

Cypress Hills-Grasslands — Jeremy Patzer

Carlton Trail-Eagle Creek — Kelly Block

Prince Albert — Randy Hoback

Regina-Lewvan — Warren Steinley

Regina-Qu’Appelle — Andrew Scheer

Regina-Wascana — Michael Kram

Souris-Moose Mountain — Robert Kitchen

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Yorkton-Melville — Cathay Wagantall

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