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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 […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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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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