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VOTE 2019: Who’s running in Newfoundland and Labrador so far


The report to bring back former ridings will be considered in the next session of the legislature.
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Avalon

With the election on Oct. 21 candidates are lining up across the country. Five are declared in the Avalon riding so far, with no NDP candidate on the ballot so far.

Liberal

Ken McDonald, incumbent, former mayor of CBS

Conservative Party

Matthew Chapman, teacher and basketball coach

Green Party

Greg Malone, actor, advocate

Marijuana Party

Brendan Quinlan, beekeeper and marijuana producer

People’s Party of Canada

Nathan Moore


Bonavista-Burin-Trinity

Only two candidates are declared in the riding so far, the incumbent and a Green. More are expected in the coming days.

Liberal

Churence Rogers, incumbent, former mayor of Harbour Breton and Centrevill-Wareham-Trinity

Green Party

Kelsey Reichel, operating engineer


Coast of Bays – Central –Notre Dame

Heavily entrenched incumbent Scott Simms has a number of challengers this election, with each major party fielding a candidate and even a Rhino.

Liberal

Scott Simms, incumbent, former television personality

Green Party

Byron White, former educator

Conservative Party of Canada

Alex Bracci, entrepreneur, financial advisor

NDP

Noel Joe, entrepreneur, Former Band Councillor for Miawpukek First Nations

Rhino Party

Donovan Snow, sales associate


Labrador

Only the Conservative Party of Canada has mounted a challenger to Liberal incumbent Yvonne Jones so far, with no candidates coming forward for the other parties.

Liberal

Yvonne Jones, incumbent, former journalist

Conservative Party of Canada

Larry Flemming, engineer, hockey coach


St. John’s East

Former NDP MHA Jack Harris is taking another kick at the can against incumbent Nick Whelan, who beat him by 650 votes in the last election.

Liberal

Nick Whelan, incumbent, lawyer

Conservative Party of Canada

Joedy Wall, group home counselor

NDP

Jack Harris, former MP, and lawyer


St. John’s South-Mount Pearl

Four candidates have declared so far.

Liberal

Seamus O'Regan, incumbent

Conservative Party of Canada

Terry Martin

People's Party of Canada

Ben Ruckpaul

Green Party

Alexandra Hayward


Long Range Mountains

Three candidates have declared so far, including one of four Green party candidates in the province.

Liberal

Gudie Hutchings, incumbent, businessperson

Conservative Party of Canada

Josh Eisses, political scientist, coach

Green Party

Lucas Knill, environmental sciences student

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