NATIONAL Bulletin

Minority Government Confirmed in B.C… Now What?

Yesterday afternoon, Elections BC completed the final count of all ballots cast in the provincial election. In the critical riding of Courtenay-Comox on Vancouver Island, where the BC NDP led by just nine votes on election night, the NDP managed to increase their margin and hold the riding for a 189-vote victory over the BC Liberals.
 
The results confirm British Columbia now has its first minority government in 65 years, with the B.C. Liberals maintaining a 43-41 edge over the NDP, and the BC Greens holding the balance of power. The critical question that remains is: Which party will the Green’s support to form government?

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