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Nova Scotia elects NDP majority government

CBC reports that, “Nova Scotia has its first ever NDP government — and a majority government at that.”

Darrell Dexter will lead the first ever NDP provincial government in Atlantic Canada.

The Globe and Mail adds, “As the results rolled in, the Liberals and Tories were locked in a riding-by-riding battle for the title of official Opposition.”

The CBC report is at www.cbc.ca/canada/nsvotes2009/story/2009/06/09/nsvotes-main.html, and the Globe and Mail report is at www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/ndp-takes-early-lead-in-ns-election/article1174489/.