CBC | New Brunswick News
Haley Carr of Geary wasn't letting anything stop her from heading out the first morning of the annual moose hunt. Not even being 8½ months pregnant with her first child.
History wasn't enough to save Liberal cabinet minister Rick Doucet from defeat in what had been a Liberal stronghold in southwestern New Brunswick.
Michelle Conroy, MLA-elect for Miramichi, said her common sense platform helped her defeat Liberal incumbent Bill Fraser, the transportation minister.
Premier Brian Gallant says he's going to carry on governing the province, but PC Leader Blaine Higgs insists he's the premier-elect and the Liberal leader is just "prolonging the inevitable."
The morning after the closest election New Brunswick has seen in nearly a century, bleary-eyed political scientist Mario Levesque was not optimistic that either the Liberals or the Progressive Conservatives will form a long term government.
Chief electoral officer Kim Poffenroth says the New Brunswick election went smoothly in terms of tabulators, casting ballots and counting.
The New Brunswick Liberals were punished for having an inefficient vote. They won the most votes in Monday's election, but they fell short in terms of seats compared to the Progressive Conservatives.
Progressive Conservative Leader Blaine Higgs won more seats on Monday night, but a constitutional expert says Liberal Leader Brian Gallant should have the first opportunity to form a government.
A handful of Liberal cabinet ministers went down in defeat Monday evening — but the bulk are headed back to legislature, whatever that might look like.
Progressive Conservative Leader Blaine Higgs says he intends to meet with the lieutenant-governor to form the next government.
Riding results for northern New Brunswick, where the Liberals did well, though they lost a cabinet minister to the PCs.
Eight incumbents were re-elected for PCs and Liberals around Moncton while the Green Party wins a seat in Memramcook-Tantramar.
New Brunswick now has 11 female MLAs out of the 49 ridings — a bump from last election four years ago.
The People's Alliance unseats a Liberal cabinet minister in Miramichi and comes second in two more ridings.
The Greater Saint John region was painted bright Tory blue on Monday. Progressive Conservatives were elected in all but one of 10 ridings in the area.
Find out what's happened in these central New Brunswick ridings: Fredericton-Grand Lake, Fredericton South, Fredericton North, Fredericton York, Fredericton West- Hanwell, Oromocto-Lincoln-Fredericton, Gagetown-Petitcodiac, New Maryland-Sunbury and Carleton-York.
NDP Leader Jennifer McKenzie's hopes of getting the party back to its roots and into the legislature were crushed Monday when she went down to defeat in Saint John Harbour.