NL Elects a Liberal Minority Government #nlpoli
After 29 days the provincial election in Newfoundland and Labrador is over. Voters of the province have elected a Liberal minority government.
Number of seats won
NL Alliance 0
All 40 seats were up for grabs with 21 seats needed for a majority government.
Going into the election the Liberals had 27 seats, the Progressive Conservatives had 8, the NDP had 2 and there were 3 independents.
The Liberals lost 7 seats, the Progressive Conservatives gained 7, the NDP gained 1 and there will be 2 independents.
The provincial election had been slated for October but it would have coincided with the federal election.