Stephen Ellis is projected to be elected within the riding of Cumberland-Colchester.
Cumberland—Colchester encompasses north central Nova Scotia. The counties of Cumberland and Colchester are a part of this riding. Communities include the towns of Amherst, Oxford, Parrsboro and Springhill.
Lenore Zann was capable of capture the seat for the Liberal Party within the 2019 election, replacing Bill Casey, who selected not to hunt re-election. Zann beat out former Conservative MP Scott Armstrong.
While Zann was a newcomer to the Liberal party, she had previously served because the provincial representative for Truro-Bible Hill as a part of the Nova Scotia NDP.
The Liberals were capable of hold on to this normally Conservative riding within the 2019 election. The Tory stronghold on this riding resulted in 2007, when former Conservative MP Bill Casey was re-elected as an Independent. Casey would later go on to modify parties, winning a seat on this district for the Liberals in 2015.
Liberal: Lenore Zann (incumbent)
Conservative: Stephen Ellis
NDP: Daniel Osborne
Green: Jillian Foster
People’s Party: Bill Archer
Independent: Jody O’Blenis