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Elections Canada Announces Results of Judicial Recount
in the Electoral District of Barrie–Springwater–Oro-Medonte

Gatineau, Saturday, November 7, 2015 — The Chief Electoral Officer of Canada, Marc Mayrand, announced today that Alex Nuttall, the candidate of the Conservative Party of Canada, has been declared elected in the electoral district of Barrie–Springwater–Oro-Medonte (Ontario), following a judicial recount completed on November 6, 2015, by the Honourable Mr. Justice Edwards of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.

At the 42nd general election held on October 19, 2015, the difference between the Conservative candidate, Alex Nuttall, and the Liberal candidate, Brian Tamblyn, was 108 votes in favour of Alex Nuttall. Following the judicial recount, the difference between the two candidates is 86 votes.

The following are the results of the recount for all candidates in the electoral district of Barrie–Springwater–Oro-Medonte:

Candidate Party Votes
Ram Faerber Independent 188
Marty Lancaster Green Party of Canada 2,648
Alex Nuttall Conservative Party of Canada 21,091
Darren Roskam Libertarian Party of Canada 401
Brian Tamblyn Liberal Party of Canada 21,005
Ellen White New Democratic Party 5,202

The returning officer for Barrie–Springwater–Oro-Medonte will complete the writ of election and forward it to the Chief Electoral Officer, who will sign the writ and publish the name of the elected candidate in the Canada Gazette.

Elections Canada is an independent body set up by Parliament.

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