Live coverage of the 2014 New Brunswick election
On Monday Sept. 22, voters in New Brunswick cast their ballots in the 2014 provincial election. Global News is your source for live coverage, videos, analysis and live election results.
Relive our live blog below with expert Lori Turnbull and our reporters providing the latest updates as voters choose their next provincial government.
Global News has complete New Brunswick election results.
The 32-day election campaign fought largely on jobs, as voters in New Brunswick decide between a Liberal plan to turn the economy around through government stimulus or a Progressive Conservative promise to allow greater development of the province’s natural resources. The Tories and Liberals are the dominant forces in New Brunswick politics and the choices offered by the two main parties on the economy are vastly different.
Alward and Gallant each won their their respective seats – Alward was elected in his riding of Carleton and Gallant was elected in his riding of Shediac Bay-Dieppe. NDP leader Dominic Cardy lost his seat in Fredericton West-Hanwell and announced his resignation following the loss.
After a long night filled with close races and technical glitches at Elections New Brunswick, a winner was declared. Brian Gallant and the Liberals have been declared the winner in the 2014 New Brunswick election – but due to the technical glitches at Elections New Brunswick, it’s a win likely to be contested.
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