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Daily Archives: May 14th, 2013

Christy Clark declares victory in B.C., but trails the NDP’s David Eby in her own riding

Excerpt: British Columbia Premier Christy Clark, whose B.C. Liberals scored a huge upset over the New Democratic Party, has just finished delivering her victory speech in downtown Vancouver in front of hundreds of cheering supporters. Smiling broadly, Clark declared that her party had won a clear mandate to govern and would move forward with its plans […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Not-so liberal Liberals projected to win in British Columbia; score huge upset over NDP

Excerpt: So much for all those predictions of a big NDP victory. It’s been an hour and fifteen minutes since polls closed in British Columbia’s 2013 provincial elections, and the New Democratic Party (NDP) has yet to overtake the Liberals in the count of leading/elected MLAs (Members of the Legislative Assembly). And it looks like they’re […]
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The Tyee: British Columbia’s New Democratic Party poised for a landslide victory tonight

Excerpt: British Columbia’s New Democratic Party (NDP) is on the cusp of a historic victory tonight over the not-so liberal B.C. Liberals, according to The Tyee, the province’s best-known online-only publication. The Tyee’s final electoral prediction breaks down as follows: NDP: Fifty-seven seats Liberals: Twenty-seven seats Independents: One seat The Tyee classifies thirty-four seats as “definitely” […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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