• Economics
  • Published 2011

The 2010 Provincial Election in New Brunswick

  title={The 2010 Provincial Election in New Brunswick},
  author={Don Desserud},
For the first time in New Brunswick history, a government was defeated after its first term in power. David Alward, leader of the Progressive Conservatives, defeated Shawn Graham and his Liberal government on 27 September 2010, winning 42 of 55 seats. The Liberals won the remaining 13. Despite boasting a small lead in the public opinion polls, the Liberals were in serious electoral trouble going into the election campaign. A series of misfires and policy reversals, culminating with the… CONTINUE READING