"Alan Baker" wrote in message news:email@example.com...
> On 2018-05-14 12:04 PM, M.I.Wakefield wrote:
> > The Liberal candidate in Markham-Unionville neglects to reference the
> > party on her lawn signs.
> > https://scontent-yyz1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/32453865_2105751223036310_2317450940015181824_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=57cd062a505e5d50a59bea5334f6a060&oe=5B8E60B2
> > or: https://tinyurl.com/yctm8pfk
> A friend of mine once ran for a seat in a Toronto riding that always went
> NDP back then (Riverdale), only he was the Progressive Conservative
> candidate. There was no party branding on his signs, either.
> This was the 1990 election that saw the PCs lose big. Bret was one of only
> two ridings (IIRC) in all of Ontario where the PCs got more votes than
> they had in the previous election.
Markham-Unionville is a new riding; about half comes from an old riding of
the same name, and the other half comes from Oak Ridges-Markham. Both were
held by the Liberals, and the Liberals would have won the new riding if the
2018 boundaries had been used in 2014.