LAMBTON-KENT-MIDDLESEX ELECTION RESULTS 6/8/2018 12:22:20 AM
Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford is Ontario's next Premier.
The party won almost 45% of the popular vote hauling in 76 seats when they needed 63 for a majority with 39 to the NDP forming the official Opposition, just 7 to the Liberals.
Locally in Lambton-Kent-Middlesex Monte McNaughton was successful in his re-election bid for another term winning by over 11,000 votes pretty much the same margin of victory three years ago. McNaughton had 55.34% of the vote with 27,877 out of 50,371 votes cast in the ridin. McNaughton says Ontario showed they wanted a change.
The NDP's Todd Case came in second in the riding with 16,791 votes
Case said he's so proud that him and his campaign team fought the good fight.
In third was Liberal Mike Radan with 3138, the Green Party's Anthony Li with 1655, Brian Everaert from the Trillium Party with 555 and Brad Greulich from the Mibertario party with 355.
Voter turnout in the riding one of the highest in recent memory at 62.17%.
The Liberals had been in power since 2003, first under Ottawa MPP Dalton McGuinty, then since 2013 under Toronto MPP Kathleen Wynne. Locally in Lambton-Kent-Middlesex Monte McNaughton was successful in his re-election bid for another term winning by over 10,000 votes. With 69 of 77 polls reporting McNaughton has 55.08% of the vote with 26,306 votes, followed by the NDP's Todd Case with 15972 or 33.44% and Liberal Mike Radan with 3003 or 6.29%. Voter turnout in the riding one of the highest in recent memory at around 58.35%.