September 20, 2017

Winnipeg
16° C, Overcast

Full Forecast

Advertisement

Advertise With Us

Sixth straight victory for Pat Martin

One one of the safest NDP seats in Canada remains orange for another term, as Pat Martin has won his sixth straight victory in Winnipeg Centre.

The outspoken New Democrat defeated his nearest competitor,Conservative Benv Pitura. In the 2008 general election, Martin won Winnipeg Centre by 6,848 votes.

At press time, Martin had yet to appear at his campaign party at the Ukrainian Labour Temple.

Martin was first elected in 1997, when he defeated Liberal David Walker. He also won in 2000, 2004, 2006 and 2008.

Subscribers Log in below to continue reading,
not a subscriber? Create an account to start a 30 day free trial.

Log in Create your account

Add a payment method

To read the remaining 44 words of this article.

Pay only 27¢ for others you wish to read.

Hope you enjoyed your trial.

Add a payment method

To read the remaining 44 words of this article.

Pay only 27¢ for others you wish to read.

Hey there, time traveller!
This article was published 2/5/2011 (2332 days ago), so information in it may no longer be current.

One one of the safest NDP seats in Canada remains orange for another term, as Pat Martin has won his sixth straight victory in Winnipeg Centre.

The outspoken New Democrat defeated his nearest competitor,Conservative Benv Pitura. In the 2008 general election, Martin won Winnipeg Centre by 6,848 votes.

At press time, Martin had yet to appear at his campaign party at the Ukrainian Labour Temple.

Martin was first elected in 1997, when he defeated Liberal David Walker. He also won in 2000, 2004, 2006 and 2008.

As one of the more experienced NDP MPs, Martin is expected to play a significant role in the official opposition.

Also running in Winnipeg Centre were Green candidate Jaqueline Romanow and Communist Darrell Rankin, who finished third, fourth and fifth, respectively.

Advertisement

Advertise With Us

History

Updated on Monday, May 2, 2011 at 11:39 PM CDT: UPDATED

You can comment on most stories on The Winnipeg Free Press website. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

Have Your Say

New to commenting? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

Have Your Say

Comments are open to The Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscribers only. why?

Have Your Say

Comments are open to The Winnipeg Free Press Subscribers only. why?

The Winnipeg Free Press does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. By submitting your comment, you agree to our Terms and Conditions. These terms were revised effective January 2015.