(Elections Canada photo)

(Elections Canada photo)

Polls are now closed in Canada’s 2019 federal election

Stay tuned to The News for coverage of today’s election results for Pitt Meadows-Maple Ridge

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A new federal government will be named tonight, as Canada’s 2019 general election wraps up and the votes are being counted.

The main parties vying for the 338 seats in the House of Commons are Justin Trudeau’s Liberals, Andrew Scheer’s Conservatives, Jagmeet Singh’s New Democrats, and Elizabeth May’s Greens. The People’s Party of Canada, under former high-profile Tory Maxime Bernier, is running for the first time.

Polls were open in Pitt Meadows-Maple Ridge until 7 p.m. Here are the candidates who are running. We’ll be following them and the poll results.

Dan Ruimy – Liberal Party of Canada

Steve Ranta – Independent

John Mogk – New Democratic Party of Canada

Ariane Jaschke – Green Party of Canada

Marc Dalton – Conservative Party of Canada

Bryton Cherrier – People’s Party of Canada

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For all of our stories on the 2019 federal election, click here.

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