Elections Canada says all Nipissing-Timiskaming riding polls have reported, and the result shows a 2,961 vote win by Liberal incumbent Anthony Rota over second-place Conservative Steve Trahan.
Rota took 38.2 per cent of the votes cast, with Trahan close behind at 32 per cent.
The number of voters was down this time. In all, 47,210 of 75,689 registered electors voted, giving us a turnout of 62.37 per cent. In 2019 48,134 people voted.
|People's Party - PPC||Gregory J Galante||3,504||7.4 %|
|NDP-New Democratic Party||Scott Robertson||10,573||22.4 %|
|Liberal||Anthony Rota||18,047||38.2 %|
|Conservative||Steven Trahan||15,086||32.0 %|
Rota secured 1,305 fewer votes than his 2019 total of 19,352.
The Conservative vote was up considerably. In 2019 Jordy Carr got 12,984 votes. Trahan increased that by 2,102 this time around.
The People's Party candidate Greg Galante saw a big increase in votes, up 1,008 from Mark King's total of 2,496.
And the NDP's Scott Robertson saw an increase of 789 over Rob Boulet's 9,784 in 2019.