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Niagara just elected Ontario's youngest ever MPP

DH Toronto Staff Nov 18, 2016 3:22 am 9,600

While America was busy electing its oldest ever president, Niagara, Ontario was skewing younger.

Like, 19 years old younger.

Sam ‘blue-steel’ Oosterhoff, a student at Brock University, just won the Niagara West-Glanbrook byelection for the PC party. He defeated a former Hamilton police union head (NDP) and a Hamilton lawyer (Liberal) in the process, and now represents the region from Grimsby, ON.

At 19 we were too busy hearing about this new thing called Facebook and uploading our iPod to run for Provincial Parliament, so to say these kid’s got ambition would be an understatement.

Here’s a video of Oosterhoff explaining why he chose to run:

DH Toronto Staff

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