Mon­sef was also the choice of stu­dents

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Peter­bor­ough-Kawartha Lib­eral MP Maryam Mon­sef was also the stu­dents’ choice in the Stu­dent Vote Canada mock vote taken by the rid­ing’s el­e­men­tary and high school stu­dents.

It was a close four-way bat­tle. Mon­sef fin­ished just seven votes ahead of Green party can­di­date An­drew MacGre­gor, 27 votes ahead of New Demo­crat Can­dace Shaw and 56 votes ahead of Con­ser­va­tive Michael Skin­ner.

Stu­dents from 40 el­e­men­tary, high school and pri­vate schools in the rid­ing took part.

Peter­bor­ough-Kawartha re­sults

Maryam Mon­sef, Lib­eral, 1,132, 23.51%; An­drew MacGre­gor, Green, 1,125, 23.36%; Can­dace Shaw, NDP, 1,005, 20.87%; Michael

Skin­ner, Con­ser­va­tive, 976, 20.27%; Ken Ran­ney, Stop Cli­mate Change, 337, 7%; Alexan­der Mur­phy, Peo­ple’s Party, 160, 3.32%; Robert M. Bow­ers, In­de­pen­dent, 80, 1.66%.

In the sur­round­ing rid­ings, the stu­dent vote mir­rored the of­fi­cial vote, with one ex­cep­tion.

Con­ser­va­tive can­di­dates were the most pop­u­lar in Hal­ibur­ton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock and Hast­ings-Len­nox and Ad­ding­ton, but stu­dents chose the New Democrats in­stead of the Con­ser­va­tives in Northum­ber­land-Peter­bor­ough South (elec­tion night vic­tor Con­ser­va­tive Philip Lawrence fin­ished third with the stu­dents).

Northum­ber­land-Peter­bor­ough South re­sults

Mal­lory Mac­Don­ald, NDP, 803, 28.85%; Jeff Wheel­don, Green, 647, 23.25%; Philip Lawrence, Con­ser­va­tive, 614, 22.06%; Kim Rudd, Lib­eral, 604, 21.70%; Frank Vaughan, Peo­ple’s Party, 115, 4.13%.

Hal­ibur­ton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock re­sults

Jamie Sch­male, Con­ser­va­tive, 944, 34.96%; Bar­bara Doyle, NDP, 585, 21.67%; El­iz­a­beth Fraser, Green, 530, 19.63%; Judi Forbes, Lib­eral, 452, 16.74%; Gene Bal­four, Peo­ple’s Party, 189, 7%.

Hast­ings-Len­nox and Ad­ding­ton re­sults

Derek Sloan, Con­ser­va­tive, 870 27.02%; David Tough, NDP 798, 24.78%; Mike Bos­sio, Lib­eral, 786, 24.41%; Sari Wat­son, Green, 590, 18.32%; Adam L.E. Gray, Peo­ple’s Party, 176, 5.47%.

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