Trudeau Wins Second Term, Loses Majority

Headline Roundup October 22nd, 2019

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (L) has been projected to win his country's 2019 election despite his party losing its absolute majority. The Conservative Party went from 95 seats to 121 and is projected to have won the popular vote. The New Democratic Party led by Jagmeet Singh captured 24 total seats while the Green Party ended with 3. The Quebec separatist finished third with 32 total seats. Trudeau received congratulations from leaders like former President Barack Obama, President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Outlets from the right lambasted liberals for percieved hypocrisy given Trudeau's blackface scandal.

Trudeau Wins Second Term, Loses Majority

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party will hold on to power, winning the most seats in a national election Monday but losing a parliamentary majority after a divisive campaign plagued by scandal. It's a result that will force the leader to work with at least one opposition party to govern.

As of 1:30 a.m. ET Tuesday, Trudeau’s Liberal Party had won 157 of 338 seats, according to preliminary results from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, ensuring that Trudeau will remain the prime minister of Canada. The Conservative Party, led by...

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From the Center
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Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party has retained power in a narrow Canadian election win but he will now be prime minister of a minority government.

The Liberals are projected to win 157 seats, 13 short of a majority, and will find it harder to pass legislation in Mr Trudeau's second term.

The opposition Conservatives are expected to win the popular vote but have not translated that into seats.

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OTTAWA — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will remain in power but voters reduced his Liberal Party to a minority government Monday night.

The Liberals took 156 seats of the 338 in the Canadian House of Commons. With less than 50% of the seats in the House, Trudeau must reach out to the socialist New Democratic Party or the Quebec separatist Bloc Québécois to govern. In terms of the popular vote, the Conservatives outpolled the Liberals 34% to 33%.

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