Ottawa·Election 2021

Liberals seek repeat of big win in Orléans

The Liberals won Orléans with the largest share of the vote in 2019 compared to the other local ridings.

Riding voted in federal Liberal newcomer by nearly 55% in 2019

When Liberal MP Marie-France Lalonde added her name to the ballot for the 2019 federal election, she wasn't exactly a newcomer to politics.

First elected to represent the riding for the provincial Liberals in 2014, Lalonde left that post after incumbent Andrew Leslie announced he wouldn't seek re-election.

The bet paid off, too, with Lalonde winning more than 54 per cent of the vote, the largest winning percentage compared to other Ottawa ridings. 

Its 106,321 registered voters will now choose between her and:

Roughly a third of the riding's constituents list their first language as French. It's also the region's most populated riding, with 128,000 residents, according to the 2016 census.

Orléans in 2019

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