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Zach Paikin, the 20-year-old son of TVO host Steve Paikin, is running for the position of national policy adviser with the Liberal Party of Canada.
Zach Paikin, the 20-year-old son of TVO host Steve Paikin, is running for the position of national policy adviser with the Liberal Party of Canada.
(Peter Power/The Globe and Mail)

Why Zach Paikin (or any Liberal) would have trouble winning new Hamilton riding

With an election coming next year, parties are starting to line up their candidates and nomination races are beginning across the country.

Star Liberal recruits are getting spots at this weekend’s convention in Montreal.

But for all parties, 2015’s new electoral map – including 30 new seats – leaves a lot of open ground for fresh faces.