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  May aims for Greens' first seat in byelection
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Last EditedMonsieur  Nov 26, 2006 05:50pm
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CategoryElection Guide
MediaWebsite - CBC
News DateSunday, November 26, 2006 11:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionA heated federal byelection vote Monday in a vital southwestern Ontario riding could see Green Party Leader Elizabeth May earn her party's first seat in Parliament.

Many observers criticized Prime Minister Stephen Harper for calling the byelections last month for London and Repentigny, Que., so close to Ontario's municipal vote and the federal Liberal party's leadership convention, which begins Nov. 28 in Montreal.

The London-North-Centre seat was left vacant by the departure of Liberal MP Joe Fontana, who quit federal politics last spring to run in London's mayoral race, only to lose.
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