Irek Kusmierczyk Elected As MP In Windsor Tecumseh

Tuesday October 22nd, 2019

Posted at 12:52am


Windsor City Councillor and Liberal candidate Irek Kusmierczyk has been elected as a federal member of parliament in Windsor-Tecumseh.

Kusmierczyk and NDP incumbent Cheryl Hardcastle fought an extremely close race for first place as results trickled in.

Kusmierczyk defeated Hardcastle by 18254 votes. Kusmierczyk received 18,896 votes, capturing 33.4% of the riding’s votes, followed by Hardcastle with 18,254 votes (32.3%), and Conservative Leo Demarce with 15,758 votes (27.9%).

Kusmierczyk has been a councillor for the City of Windsor since 2013.

He earned his PhD from Vanderbilt University and a Master Degree in Government from the London School of Economics specializing in local government and cross-border environmental relations around the Great Lakes.

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