Ches Crosbie Wins Windsor Lake By-Election #nlpoli


The Windsor Lake By-Election is over and Ches Crosbie has taken the seat.

There were three contenders for the seat... Liberal Paul Antle, PC Ches Crosbie, and NDP Kerri Claire Neil.

Ches Crosbie is also leader of the Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Ches Crosbie garnered 2034 votes, Paul Antle took 1816 votes, and NDP Kerri Claire Neil received 913.

In August 2018, Crosbie announced his candidacy for the district of Windsor Lake following the resignation of MHA Cathy Bennett.

The seat was left vancant by Cathy Bennett. Bennett resigned as Finance Minister on July 31, 2017. Bennett continued as a backbencher MHA from July 2017 until August 2018 when she left politics.