PC candidate Laurie Scott has been unofficially re-elected in Haliburton Kawartha Lakes Brock, with more than half of the riding’s 98 polls having reported. Scott was leading the polls on election night with more than 50 per cent of the vote.
It’ll be her sixth term representing the area in Queen’s Park, and the fifth with its current boundaries.
She’s followed by the NDP’s Barbara Doyle with around 16 per cent and the Liberals’ Don McBey with around 13 per cent.
Province-wide, it’s a majority government for Premier Doug Ford and his Progressive Conservative Party.
In his victory speech Ford said the PC party has made history, and thanked voters in Ontario.
He said the victory is not for him or the PC party but a victory for the people of Ontario.
The PC party is elected or leading in 80 ridings, followed by the NDP in 29, the Liberals in nine and the Greens with one riding.
Liberal leader Steven Del Duca has lost his own riding in Vaughan Woodbridge meaning the leader will not have a seat at Queen’s Park.
The Liberals will remain without official party status.
Andrea Horwath, the leader of the NDP, has been reelected in her riding, and Green Party leader Mike Schreiner has been reelected in his.
This article will be updated throughout the night with the latest local results