The NDP’s Ronna Rae Leonard was holding a 101-vote lead over Liberal Jim Benninger in Courtenay-Comox Tuesday night, the tightly-contested using that would decide the result of British Columbia’s election.
Leonard had a nine-vote lead on election night time, however Benninger took a three-vote lead on Tuesday afternoon as Elections BC counted absentee ballots. By day’s finish, Leonard was respiratory a bit simpler after gaining a triple-digit lead by the tip of day.
Greater than 900 ballots shall be counted on Wednesday.
A Liberal victory within the using would give Christy Clark’s get together 44 seats, sufficient for a slim majority authorities within the 87-seat legislature.
Because the counting continued, a number of teams against the Web site C hydroelectric dam and the Kinder Morgan pipeline growth venture known as for a coalition to be shaped between the New Democrats and Greens, if the ultimate outcomes produce a minority authorities.
After the counting was completed on election night time, the Liberals had 43 seats, the NDP had 41 and the Greens had three.
– With recordsdata from The Canadian Press
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