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B.C. votes to abolish HST

The results are in – B.C. residents have voted to abolish the HST. 

Over 54 per cent voted yes to extinguish the Harmonized Sales Tax and reinstate the Provincial and Government Sales Taxes.

54.73 per cent of voters in the province picked yes, while 45.27 per cent voted no.

1.6 million people voted.

The result was almost dead even in Peace River North with 50.02 per cent voting yes and 49.98 per cent voting no.

The difference was only four votes out of 8,810, the closest of any electoral district in the province.

Detailed results are available on the Elections BC website.

More information and reaction from locals to come.

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