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Ontario PC Leader Doug Ford has won a second majority. Steven Del Duca lost his riding, while Andrea Horwath and Mike Schreiner were re-elected in their ridings

Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford has won a second majority. The NDP will will hold on to Official Opposition status and Leader Andrea Horwath won her riding of Hamilton, although she has announced she is stepping down as leader of the party.

Liberal Leader Steven Del Duca lost his own riding of Vaughan-Woodbridge, and also stepped down as party leader. Green Party Leader Mike Schreiner has been re-elected in his Guelph riding.

Check back here for a detailed look at the results in all of Ontario’s 124 ridings.

The party leaders:

Other notable election wins and losses

  • All of the Progressive Conservative cabinet ministers who were seeking re-election won their ridings.
  • Michael Ford, nephew of Premier Doug Ford, won the riding of York South-Weston for the Ontario Progressive Conservatives. He defeated an NDP incumbent.
  • Three-term Toronto city councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam won Toronto Centre for the NDP. New Democrat incumbent Suze Morrison had declined to run for re-election for health reasons.
  • Independent candidate Bobbi Ann Brady won the southwestern Ontario riding of Haldimand-Norfolk. Brady was a long-time PC staffer who was passed over for the nomination in the riding.
  • Former Toronto police chief Mark Saunders failed to win election in Toronto for the PCs, and the Greens failed to make a breakthrough in Parry Sound-Muskoka.

There are 124 seats up for grabs in the election, the parties will need 63 seats to form a majority government. The Progressive Conservatives won 76 seats in 2018 but now hold 67, since the legislature was dissolved ahead of the campaign on May 3, because of expulsions and resignations.

Ontario election updates: Progressive Conservatives win second majority

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