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Newfoundland and Labrador’s election has resulted in a Liberal false majority government, with 48.2% of the vote. 

According to Global News, preliminary estimates put voter turnout at 48%, meaning just 23.2% of eligible voters handed Furey’s Liberals 100% of the power.

“This election was unfortunate in a number of ways, says Bradley Dart of Fair Vote Newfoundland. “To have ended up with a majority government [with a 4 year mandate] based on such a small fraction of eligible voters is concerning. It’s obvious that we need electoral reform, to ensure that voters get what they asked for, which in this case, was [another] minority government. Fair Vote Canada will continue to call for a process citizens can trust to recommend a system that works for all voters, such as a Newfoundland and Labrador Citizens’ Assembly on Electoral Reform.”   


Fair Vote Canada is a national citizens’ campaign for proportional representation.
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