Conservatives Win Leeds-Grenville, Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes Byelection

The Federal riding of Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes remains Tory blue.

Conservative candidate and former Spencerville/Edwardsburgh Cardinal councillor Michael Barrett won the byelection that was called after the passing of former Conservative MP Gord Brown back in May.

Barrett won with 57.8 per cent of the vote, cruising to victory over the Liberals' Mary Jean McFall, who finished second with 35.8 per cent.

The NDP finished with 3 per cent of the vote, just 24 votes ahead of the Greens.