Canada 2019 general election produces Liberal minority government
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
On Monday, Canada held to select the members of the House of Commons for the 43rd Canadian Parliament. The Liberal Party, which previously controlled a majority of the House of Commons, lost a net of 20 seats, according to preliminary reports, resulting in a .
|Liberal Party of Canada||157||20|
|Conservative Party of Canada||121||26|
1. Unofficial results
Trudeau heads the Liberal Party. Liberals, which had secured an absolute majority of seats in the House of Commons in the 2015 election, lost that majority. Instead, they secured aof seats, but a minority.
The House of Commons includes 338 seats, each with a Member of Parliament, or MP. For a party to fully control the House of Commons, it needs an outright majority of 170 MPs.
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