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Ontario Votes 2022: Hastings-Lennox and Addington

There is no incumbent in Hastings-Lennox and Addington leaving the door open for a new candidate to win the seat.

There are 6 candidates running in Hastings-Lennox and Addington

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There is no incumbent in Hastings-Lennox and Addington leaving the door open for a new candidate to win the seat. 

Darryl Kramp took the district in 2018 representing the Progressive Conservatives.

He earned just over 50 per cent of the votes, followed by the NDP candidate who got just under 33 per cent.

The Liberals took over 10 per cent of ballots while the Green Party candidate ended up with just under five per cent.

There are six candidates in this race.

Ric Bresee, PC

PC candidate for Hastings-Lennox and Addington Ric Bresee. (Ontario PC Party)

The PC candidate worked at St. Lawrence College in several roles, including part-time instructor of computer science and economics.

He has served on the Loyalist Township municipal council for 22 years, getting re-elected five times and serving as a councillor, deputy mayor and mayor.

Ted Darby, Liberal

Liberal Candidate for Hastings-Lennox and Addington Ted Darby. (© 2021 Katie Kortschaga Photography)

The Liberal candidate is now semi-retired from his job as vice-president for the three Kingston hospitals, but also works at St. Lawrence College instructing three courses in the health administration program.

He was a volunteer firefighter in Nobleton, King Twp., until he moved to Stone Mills, where he joined that fire department in 2008.

Eric DePoe, NDP

NDP candidate for Hastings-Lennox and Addington Eric DePoe. (Ontario NDP)

The NDP candidate worked for Canada Post for 28 years, opened and ran the Waterfall Café in Yarker for 17 years, and is now a paralegal.

At his paralegal practice he represents union and non-union workers with their claims at the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board.

Joyce Reid, New Blue

New Blue Party of Ontario candidate for Hastings-Lennox and Addington Joyce Reid. (Submitted by New Blue Party of Ontario)

The New Blue candidate lives on a farm in Eldorado with her husband Elton. She's lived in the area since 1976.

Her 49-year nursing career included work in emergency, trauma, management, long-term care and corrections.

Derek Sloan, Ontario Party

Ontario Party candidate Derek Sloan running in Hastings-Lennox and Addington. (Submitted by Derek Sloan)

The leader of the Ontario Party was an MP for the federal Conservatives until he was voted out of the party in January 2021.

He sat as an independent before becoming leader of the Ontario Party in December.

Christina Wilson, Green Party

Green Party candidate for Hastings-Lennox and Addington Christina Wilson. (Green Party of Ontario)

The Green Party candidate is from a family of farmers that goes back five generations, and is interested in promoting sustainable farming practices.

She is a mother of two, a teacher, and sits on the board of directors for the Grafton Green Thumbs.

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