UWindsor Professor Discusses Chris Lewis’ Election Win | Sep 21, 2021

“I’m a little surprised by that (size of the win) given he really wasn’t open to the media and he pulled out of the debates,” said University of Windsor political science professor Lydia Miljan.

“He chose to focus on his ground game and that was obviously a very good strategy.”

Miljan said the strength of Lewis’s team at the grassroots level was particularly noticeable in the campaign’s last couple of weeks.

“They certainly came to your door,” said Miljan, who lives in the riding. “Lewis had far more phone calls and robocalls. They were much more aggressive in that.