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Updated: Sudbury and Nickel Belt Liberals Lefebvre and Serré keep their seats as their party wins minority gov't

Sudbury's Lefebvre wins by a landslide while race closer in Nickel Belt
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Updated at 11:30 p.m.

Nickel Belt Liberal incumbent Marc Serré has now been declared the winner in his riding. With 158 of 213 polls reporting, he has 37.8 per cent of the vote. The NDP's Stef Paquette follows fairly closely with 32.6 per cent and the Conservatives' Aino Laamanen with 21.5 per cent. 

Nationally, all 338 ridings are now reporting results.

The Liberals are leading in 157 ridings, the Conservatives in 122, the Bloc Quebecois in 32, the NDP in 24 and the Greens in three.

Updated at 11:10 p.m.

Sudbury Liberal incumbent Paul Lefebvre has been declared the MP elect in the riding. With 95 of 209 polls reporting, he's taken 40.5 per cent of the vote, followed by the NDP's Beth Mairs at 30.2 per cent and the Conservatives' Pierre St-Amant at 19.7 per cent.

The race is much closer in Nickel Belt, where Liberal incumbent Marc Serré is narrowly holding onto the lead with 36.7 per cent, followed closely by the NDP's Stef Paquette at 33.1 per cent and the Conservatives' Aino Laamenen in third place with 22.1 per cent. 121 of 125 polls reporting there.

Across the country, the Liberals have won a minority government. With 337 of 338 ridings reporting, the Liberals are leading in 159, the Conservatives in 117, the Bloc Quebecois 34, the NDP 24 and the Green Party three.

Original story:

The polls are now closed across Canada, and national media are now declaring a Liberal win.

Not all ridings across Canada are reporting just yet, but as of almost 10:30 p.m., the Liberals are leading in 148 ridings, the Conservatives in 99, the Bloc Quebecois 32, NDP 20, and the Green Party 1 for a total of 300 ridings out of 338. 

One hundred seventy seats are needed to form a majority government.

The Liberal incumbents in both Sudbury and Nickel Belt are in the lead at this hour.

Sudbury Liberal incumbent Paul Lefebvre has 50.7 per cent of the vote, the NDP's Beth Mairs is in second with 23.9 per cent, and the Conservatives' Pierre St-Amant in third with 16 per cent. That's with 14 of 209 polls reporting.

His counterpart, Nickel Belt Liberal incumbent Marc Serré, has 38.8 per cent of the vote, the NDP's Stef Paquette is in second with 30.4 per cent and the Conservatives' Aino Laamenen with 23 per cent. That's with 30 of 213 polls reporting.




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