I'm still surprised by the results:
Liberal - 184
Conservatives - 99
NDP - 44
Bloc - 10
Green - 1
Much has to do with some districts where the Lib candidate who was running in third throughout the campaign, triumphed over the other two parties. That certainly was the case in my home district of Hamilton East - Stoney Creek where Bob Bratina who was written off as a yesterday's person pulled it off. GOTV, name recognition, joining the bandwagon? Who knows? Regardless, we have the youngest PM since Joe Clark in 1979.
Congratulations to all the candidates across Canada, whether you won or not. Your stated commitment to our federation is what helps make it strong.
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