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How the Greens could wield power in a minority government
20 May 2017, 03:30 | Terri Saunders
As of midnight PT Wednesday, the Liberals led by Christy Clark had won 43 of 87 seats in the provincial legislature, just one seat shy of being able to form a majority government.
A Vancouver city councillor says New Democrats have more in common with Greens than what the latter have with B.C. Liberals.
Kathryn Harrison, also a political science professor at UBC, said the Greens must weigh the risks of either choice but the Liberals may wait to do any negotiating until the final ballot count is released, which must happen by May 24.
While the NDP saw gains in virtually every swing riding, Cameron says it's possible the Greens cut into their momentum, limiting the size of that growth.
NDP Leader Horgan reached out to Green voters in his election night speech, mentioning issues that resonate with both parties.
Johnston said if the results remain a Liberal minority government with the Greens holding the balance of power, Weaver has to be careful.
Solomon initially thought Grade 4 and 5 students might be too young for the vote, but she's since changed her mind.
Across the North Shore's four ridings, Liberal support dropped by 7.46 per cent, while the Green vote share was up 13.26 per cent from the last election.
"I think about the berry picker who came from India and settled in Abbotsford who worked for a dollar a day or even less".
British Columbia's election hangs in the balance with thousands of votes still to be counted, kicking off weeks of speculation and backroom negotiations with the newly influential Green party.
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But Clark was somewhat contrite, acknowledging that her party had seen both its seat count and popular vote diminished, and that she may have to court the Greens' support.
The NDP won one riding by only nine votes, making a recount a certainty that will determine the difference between a minority and an ultra-thin majority if it were to flip to the Liberals.
"I want to work with him, I really do, and I've tried and I've continued to try but he's got to control his temper". The NDP had only a 0.48 per cent increase in popular votes over 2013.
Green Party leader Andrew Weaver, who now faces a hard choice in deciding whether to back the Liberals in a minority government, told reporters Wednesday that he is willing to negotiate with the other two parties.
The Greens under Andrew Weaver have promised to do away with the current first-past-the-post system, and bring in proportional representation.
Horgan often took swipes at Clark during the campaign, accusing her of putting the interests of wealthy donors ahead of most British Columbians.
"The Prime Minister has been clear that you wouldn't get a serious climate plan with a price on pollution without pipelines, and you wouldn't get pipelines without a price on pollution", she said linking a carbon tax to improving oil transportation.
Clark spent a good chunk of the campaign talking tough - taking on U.S. President Donald Trump over softwood lumber and insisting her opponents knew nothing about creating jobs or balancing budgets.
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The tax rates will be decided in a fashion to keep their impact on inflation as well as revenues to the government near neutral. The chief minister also stated that the tax reform would result in benefits to business and industries and consumers as well.
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President Donald Trump addresses a press conference at the White House in Washington D.C., the United States , on April 12, 2017. Trump has admitted he shared information with Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov, saying he had every right to do so.
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Bradix added that Rojas "was screaming-no particular words-but he was screaming and flailing his arms in all kinds of directions". Navy records show that in 2013 he spent two months at a naval prison in Charleston, South Carolina, but do not indicate why.