Northern Manitoba byelection to fill seat held by politician who died in crash – Winnipeg | Globalnews.ca

Voters in a northern Manitoba constituency are to go to the polls in a byelection June 7.

The seat of Thompson contains the town of the identical identify and several other different communities stretching to Hudson Bay, and is a longtime NDP stronghold.

It was final held by New Democrat Danielle Adams, who died in a freeway crash in December.

The seat has been received by New Democrats in all however two elections since 1969.

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The NDP candidate this time is Eric Redhead, former chief of the Shamattawa First Nation.

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The governing Progressive Conservatives have nominated Charlotte Larocque, a small-business proprietor.

The Liberals have mentioned they won’t discipline a candidate.

The Progressive Conservatives maintain 36 of 57 legislature seats. The NDP maintain 17 and the Liberals have three.

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