VICTORIA -- Incumbent New Democrat MP Gord Johns is projected to be re-elected in the Vancouver Island riding of Courtenay-Alberni.

Johns, a lifelong Vancouver Islander, has lived most of his life in the Courtenay-Alberni riding.

Before getting elected in 2015, Johns served as a councillor for the District of Tofino.

He faced competition from the Conservative Part’s Byron Horner, the Green Party’s Sean Wood and Liberal candidate Jonah Gowans.