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Jagmeet Singh wins seat in BC’s Burnaby South riding

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Tune in to Daily Hive’s federal election live blog throughout the night here.NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh has won his seat in BC’s Burnaby South riding.

According to the latest results from Elections Canada, Singh has received 15, 532 votes.

The Conservative’s Jay Shin follows with 12, 929 votes and Liberal candidate Neelam Brar received 9,898 votes.

The final vote count has not been determined.

In his speech, Singh congratulated Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Liberal party on their minority government win and promised the energy the NDP built during the campaign would continue in Ottawa.

In February, Singh won the federal by-election in Burnaby South with 38.8% of the vote. Before then, he had been without a seat in the House of Commons.

Singh was a Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) in Ontario, before being chosen as NDP party leader in October 2017.

Tune in to Daily Hive’s federal election live blog throughout the night here.

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