Liberals try to resist blue wave as Newfoundland and Labrador goes to polls
Voters will have their say in an election that party leaders have repeatedly defined as being about the need for strong leadership. He’s arguing that Ball hasn’t fixed the province since being elected in November 2015, leaving Crosbie as the only responsible alternative. Only the governing Liberals have candidates running in all 40 electoral districts, with the PCs close behind at 39. There are also nine candidates running as independents in this election as resistance to old-style party politics spreads across the province. Tomblin says this wave of independents and the high number of undecided voters points to frustration with the province’s institutions.