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The Final Countdown

The last stage of B.C.'s 40th general election is underway with the start of the final vote count — and there is the potential for election night results to be overturned. Six ridings saw close races...
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The NDP's Problem Is Bigger Than Adrian Dix

Over 35 years, the NDP has seen its share of the popular vote decline and its actual vote stall, despite an electorate that has nearly doubled in size over the same period. Parties that don't grow their base lose and risk withering away. The message for the NDP in all these numbers is ominous and it's not just about Adrian Dix. It may have more to do with the brand.
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No Direction Home

HEDLEY, B.C. - Adrian Dix was inside the Hitching Post Restaurant drinking from a mug stamped with twin six-shooters while outside on the old mining town's main street, with dusk starting to cover the...
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'He Is The Man To Carry On'

British Columbia NDP Leader Adrian Dix has kept a low profile since conceding victory to the Liberals two days ago in a surprise end to the provincial election, but some members of his party are suppo...
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Fumbling The Youth Vote Cost The NDP

While it may not be good for our democracy, one can understand why parties in power don't feel the need to court the youth vote. They are winning without it. Incumbents are being re-elected to power because they consistently win more support from the older part of the population who show up.
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Adrian Dix's Election Grit Came Too Little Too Late

The complacency for most of the B.C. NDP campaign was stunning.Dix backed himself into a corner with this entire positive, nice-nice, err on the side of caution theme. When he did begin to fight back against the attacks, it was just too late. The NDP began to look extremely hypocritical.
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Clark Hoping For A Comeback

Christy Clark will head a majority B.C. Liberal government after leading her party to a stunning come-from-behind victory in British Columbia's 40th provincial election. - NDP Leader Adrian Dix accep...
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Against All Odds

VANCOUVER - British Columbia's Liberals defied common wisdom and months of abysmal polling numbers to win a majority government Tuesday, a stunning turnaround for a party and a premier written off for...
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The Props Are Flowing In

VANCOUVER - Congratulations are flowing in for B.C. Premier Christy Clark and her newly elected Liberal party.Clark has led the B.C. Liberals to the party's fourth term in office, with an expanded maj...
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Why The NDP Lost

They should have gone negative: that's the conclusion a number of pundits are coming to after the NDP's stunning loss in the 2013 B.C. election. The B.C. Liberals ran the most "right-wing, Republican-...
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SITTING DUCK

VANCOUVER - New Democrat leader Adrian Dix may have bitten the union hand that fed his election campaign and the ballot boxes, prompting the NDP to fail to clinch its once-surefire spot as the next go...
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Post-Election Musical Chairs

VANCOUVER - After leading her BC Liberals to a stunning election win, only to lose her riding in the process, Premier Christy Clark is now faced with the task of finding a way into the provincial legi...
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'I Felt Too Lazy'

VANCOUVER - This week's provincial election in British Columbia was the first chance 18-year-old Merwa Almalike had to vote since she became eligible almost a year ago.But like so many people her age,...
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B.C.'s Lone Indie MLA

VANCOUVER - Vicki Huntington made elections history Tuesday when she edged out high-profile Liberal candidate Bruce McDonald to become the first Independent candidate to win re-election.Huntington won...
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NDP Stunned

VANCOUVER - British Columbia's New Democrats are dazed and confused today, pondering a stunning election defeat that saw Premier Christy Clark's Liberals capture a majority despite pollsters reporting...