Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of the Liberal Party has emerged as the leader once again though did not secure a majority. He will continue as the PM.
Canada Elections 2019 Results resulted in a neck to neck fight between both the Liberal Party and the Conservative Party.
Conservative leader Andrew Scheer though did not secure a majority to form the government, he managed to give a tough fight to his rival and the sitting Prime Minister Trudeau.
On the narrow win, Justin Trudeau tweeted
Thank you, Canada, for putting your trust in our team and for having faith in us to move this country in the right direction. Regardless of how you cast your vote, our team will work hard for all Canadians.
— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) October 22, 2019
This time the exit polls survey has already indicated a tough fight for both the parties. Especially, for the ruling Liberal Party, the exit polls were a hint for tough competition from its opposition Conservative party.
Now, after the results, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was given the opportunity to form and run a minority government.
Liberal Party of Canada has won 80 seats in the Preliminary round of 182 seats. The Conservative Party of Canada has won 72 seats. Other parties like Bloc Québécois and New Democratic Party have won 13 and 14 seats respectively. Green Party of Canada won 2 seats. Independent has won 1 seat. 170 seats are needed for the majority to form a government out of a total of 338 seats
US President, Donald Trump has congratulated PM Justin Trudeau for the marginal victory. Trump tweets as
Congratulations to @JustinTrudeau on a wonderful and hard fought victory. Canada is well served. I look forward to working with you toward the betterment of both of our countries!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 22, 2019
Justin Trudeau aged 47 years, is the last progressive leader who is remaining among the world’s major democracies. He is also the final Liberal Party leader endorsed by the former U.S. President Barack Obama.