Conservative candidate wins federal byelection in Durham, CBC News projects

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A political commentator running for the Conservatives will win the federal byelection in the riding of Durham on Monday night, CBC News projects.

Jamil Jivani will take over the seat left vacant by former Conservative leader Erin O’Toole.

Jivani was president of the Canada Strong and Free Network, the political advocacy group and think-tank formerly known as the Manning Centre. He has written for the National Post and the Toronto Sun.

As of 10:20 p.m., Jivani had 7,102 votes, with a lead of 4,194 votes over Liberal candidate Robert Rock, a municipal councillor in the Township of Scugog. Rock had 2,906 votes. A total of 140 out of 217 polls were

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