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edmontonjournal edmontonjournal.com 15 Sep, 2021 01:15 am

Three tight federal election races coming down to the wire in Edmonton, Iveson endorses council colleague Ben Henderson in Mill Woods riding

Three tight federal election races coming down to the wire in Edmonton, Iveson endorses council colleague Ben Henderson in Mill Woods riding
Iveson said his endorsement is strictly for Henderson because of their longstanding relationship on city council, and not support for the Liberal party as a whole.

Per 338Canada polls, the riding is leaning toward Boissonnault, with 36 per cent support, up four per cent on Cumming with 32 per cent, followed by NDP candidate Heather MacKenzie with 25 per cent.Diotte is currently polling two per cent ahead of Desjarlais with 36 per cent support.Mayor Don Iveson put his support behind Henderson on Tuesday, hoping to give him a leg up in the tight race.” The riding has gone back and forth to different parties in the last two elections, with then-Liberal candidate and now Edmonton mayoral candidate Amarjeet Sohi winning a tight race in 2015 before Uppal turned the riding blue again in 2019 for the Conservatives.

Another tight race is brewing in Edmonton Centre between former Liberal MP Randy Boissonnault and Conservative incumbent James Cumming, who won the seat in 2019.According to polling data from 338Canada, the races in the ridings of Edmonton Griesbach, Edmonton Centre and Edmonton Mill Woods are neck-and-neck between Conservative incumbents and their closest challengers.

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