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BREAKING NEWS: Christy Clark and BC Liberals form minority government (for now)

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The BC Liberals and Christy Clark, as of early Wednesday morning had formed a minority government according to the Canadian Press but it isn’t over just yet.

There will be a recount in the Courtney-Comox riding as the NDP won that battle only by 9 votes. If the Courtney-Comox riding flipped to Liberal after a recount, the Liberals would form a majority government. Another close fight was in the Maple Ridge-Mission riding where the Liberals lost by only 120 votes.

There is also absentee ballots that need to be counted.

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In the months and weeks leading up to the election, it was pegged as being a tight race between Clark and BC NDP leader John Horgan and it showed tonight.

While results are still to be decided, seats stood at as of early Wednesday morning: 43 seats for the BC Liberals, 41 for the BC NDP and 3 for the Greens.

 

More to come.

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