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Canada election 2019: Justin Trudeau looks set to hold on to power after tight election race – live

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Polls point to Liberal Party victory in Canadian federal election after a campaign beset by scandals 4.04am BST Leyland Cecco writes:Without his majority, Trudeau will have to reach out to other parties in order to prop up his Liberal party— and how they will cobble together the 170 votes needed. Rather than create a formal coalition, the prime minister will likely use a process known as confidence and supply, in which the Liberals reach out to different parties in order to secure votes for legislation. 3.48am BST The results tracker at the top of this blog shows the number of declared seats for each party, which confusingly seems to suggest that the Conservatives will win more seats that the Liberals, but below you’ll also see the number of predicted seats for each party, which give Trudeau’s Liberal a lead over Scheer’s Conservatives.CBC reports that the Liberal Party have won or are leading in 145 seats, compared to 119 for the Conservatives. Continue reading…

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