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Leslie Church, the Liberal candidate for Toronto-St. Paul’s, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau greet supporters at a campaign volunteer event in Toronto in May 2024. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Arlyn McAdorey

A byelection to watch: What the Toronto-St. Paul’s vote means for Justin Trudeau

Both Liberals and Conservatives have invested a lot of resources into an upcoming Toronto byelection. If the Liberals lose the riding, it will be an ominous sign for Justin Trudeau’s Liberals.
Walls come tumbling down: Lib Dem leader Ed Davey celebrates his party’s victory in the Chesham and Amersham by-election, June 2021. Steve Parsons/PA Images/Alamy stock photo

Six reasons why the Tories lost the Chesham and Amersham byelection

The gradual waning of the ‘vaccine boost’ combined with tactical progressive voting and local issues to sink the Conservatives in a ‘blue wall’ seat.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull campaigning at a Tasmania factory for Brett Whiteley, the Liberal candidate in the Braddon by-election. Bob Iddon

Byelection guide: what’s at stake on Super Saturday

On Saturday, five federal seats will have a byelection, with particular attention being paid to tight races in Longman and Braddon. And all have implications for the major parties and their leaders.

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