NDP Tony Martin loses Sault
Harperites dump 20-year veteran social justice campaigner and community hero.
Dateline: Tuesday, May 03, 2011
by Elaine Della-Mattia, Sault Star
Tony Martin urged his supporters to "have fun" after five weeks of hard work.
And then he told them that democracy must prevail and the community must support newly elected Conservative MP Bryan Hayes in his efforts to represent Sault Ste. Marie in Ottawa.
The move was part of a gracious speech the NDP candidate gave to a room full of supporters Monday evening when it became clear he had not garnered enough votes to return to Ottawa for a fourth term as part of the official Opposition...
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