Nova Scotia election: Progressive Conservatives win majority government

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The Progressive Conservatives have won a majority government in the 41st Nova Scotia election, ending the Liberals’ eight-year mandate.

Five hours after the polls closed, the PCs, led by Tim Houston, were elected, leading in 31 ridings compared to the Liberals’ 17 and the NDP’s six, with one independent. Twenty-eight seats are needed to form a majority government in the new 55-seat legislature.

The party’s campaign largely focused on improving access to health care.

Houston thanked his supporters and his family and promised “we are just getting started.” He also thanked his opponents, Liberal leader Iain Rankin and NDP leader Gary Burrill.

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