Thursday, October 11, 2007

McGuinty wins massive majority, Tory loses seat

(Waridaad) - Dalton McGuinty won a second majority government for the Liberals in Ontario on Wednesday night, a triumph for a party that earlier expressed fears of a drop to minority status.

The Liberals managed to increase their numbers from the 67 seats they had coming into the campaign. By late Thursday morning, with 99.9 per cent of polls counted, they were elected in 71 of the province's 107 seats.
Progressive Conservatives were elected in 26 ridings and New Democrats in 10.
"Thank you, Ontario," a grinning McGuinty said to cheering supporters.

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