Friday, June 08, 2018

#CANADA: Doug Ford, Jr. And His Progressive Conservatives Wins Big In #Ontario Provincial Election

[world politics news]

Doug Ford's Progressive Conservative Party won Thursday's election in Ontario thanks to significant increases in support across the province. With 40.6% of the vote, the Progressive Conservatives won 76 seats — well above the 63-seat threshold needed for a majority government and the most seats the party has won since Mike Harris's victory in 1995. With 33.7 per cent and 40 seats, the NDP is responsible for the the party's second best result ever. The ruling Liberal Party collapsed, falling to an all-time low, with just seven seats and 19.3% of the vote.


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