The election “set some battle lines that I think are going to be hard for the B.C. government”, he said. “I always believe in third party validation”.
Ford said he’d already spoken to Prime Minister Trudeau to discuss standing “united” against President Donald Trump and the tariffs that have been imposed on steel and aluminum.
Wynne spoke beautifully to her followers at campaign headquarters, eventually folding into her speech every man, woman and child in the province of Ontario.
Tanya Granic Allen commented on the Progressive Conservative win in a tweet posted June 7, 2018.
There are two big firsts as well, with the Green party electing a candidate for the first time.
Moments later, Wynne was on stage, fighting back tears as she announced she was stepping down as leader of a party that appeared to be on the verge of losing official status in the Ontario legislature.
But Toronto-area MP John McKay says, ultimately, Ottawa will exercise its jurisdiction and impose a carbon tax on Ontario, regardless of any actions taken by Ford’s soon-to-be-installed government. Tonight the people of Ontario have spoken. The party eventually published a list of promises and their price tags, but didn’t indicate how they would pay for them, what size of deficits they would run or for exactly how long.
“We’re notorious here for being slow”, said Bill Carrick, a longtime Democratic consultant in the state.
Matthews said tonight’s goal is to secure as many Liberal seats as possible and figure out where to go next.
While it’s certainly an important right, I’m not sure it’s greater than the right to life, the right to a fair trial, the right to clean water, the right to fair wages and the right to express your opinions freely and openly, whether you’re registered to vote or not.
An often controversial figure, Ford served on Toronto’s city council along with his late brother, Rob Ford, the former mayor of Toronto who made global headlines after he admitted to smoking crack cocaine.
“I’m concerned that our turn out percentage won’t be as dramatic as we would like to see”, she said.
One reason the ballot-counting could drag into Wednesday or later: many Californians vote by mail. But I knew I’d be alongside my grandma, Gertrude “Trudy” Moore, who’s been a poll worker since 2002.
His party won 76 of the 124 seats in the province, with 99 percent of the polls reporting, according to the official Ontario Elections website. The bar is now eight seats.
“I hope it’s fair”.
“I will continue to find ways to make it all work better”.
“The key question for several of these races is not who the victor is, but who the number two is”, said Jack Pitney, a political science professor at Claremont McKenna College.