Election 2015: A primer on the Abbotsford-area campaign

All of The News' election coverage, in one place

  • Oct. 19, 2015 5:00 p.m.

Canadians go to the polls today to choose our 42nd parliament. Voters in Abbotsford will cast their ballots in one of three ridings, Abbotsford, Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon, or Langley-Aldergrove. Polls opened at 7 a.m. this morning, and will close at 7 p.m. this evening.

The News will be covering the election in real time, with results and party reactions posted as they happen on our website, and on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages.

Here’s a roundup of our coverage from throughout the campaign:

Election day coverage:

Abbotsford voters head to the polls

Candidate profiles:

Abbotsford riding

Ed Fast (Conservative)

Jen Martel (NDP)

Peter Njenga (Liberal)

Stephen Fowler (Green)

David Mackay (Marxist-Leninist)

Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon riding

Brad Vis (Conservative)

Dennis Adamson (NDP)

Jati Sidhu (Liberal)

Arthur Green (Green)

Wyatt Scott (Independent)

Elaine Wismer (Marxist-Leninist)

 

Candidate questionnaires:

All about the candidates for Abbotsford and Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon

 

 

Local campaign coverage:

Harper concludes campaign in Abbotsford

Advance voting numbers up dramatically

Forum held for candidates of Matsqui-Mission-Fraser Canyon

Candidates debate social issues in Mission

Conservative, NDP, Green candidates hash it out at all-candidates meeting

Economic indicator stats to consider in this election

Abbotsford Liberal candidate apologizes for social media comments

Harper holds largest campaign rally yet at Abby manufacturer

Local candidate makes waves with outlandish video

Conservatives name Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon candidate

Abbotsford candidates don’t expect to hit spending cap

 

 

National campaign coverage:

TIMELINE: Key moments of the federal election campaign

NDP, Tories battle over Pacific trade

VIDEO: Harper pressed on drug stance, relationship with Rob Ford

Harper focusing sights on Trudeau, Liberals

Battle over pensions, pay stubs

Harper puts cash on table in stop Trudeau bid

Syrian refugees issue back on campaign trail

Mulcair, Trudeau tee off on Harper’s niqab comments

Trade deal upstages Mulcair, Trudeau

Tories crank up the heat before final debate

Party leaders to debate foreign policy

 

 

 

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