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Ottawa, Oct 22 (Canadian-Media): As the results of the federal election of 2019 has started pouring out it is projected that the Liberals, led by Justin Trudeau, will head back to Parliament for a second consecutive term as the governing party, but this time he would be leading a liberal minority government, media reports said.
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This mean that Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau would be counting on the support of National Democratic Party (NDP) Leader Jagmeet Singh and his party and potentially, the Bloc Quebecois which has been resurgent in Quebec and is likely to see a big increase in seats.
The main battle in Canada was between Trudeau and Conservative leader Andrew Scheer.
Following the win, 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."
Main issues in the elections were Health care, climate crisis and cost of living.
The Liberal Party of Canada has won in 158 districts in the national election where as the Conservative Party has secured victory in 119 districts.
Preliminary polling data from all 338 electoral districts processed showed that the Liberal Party has 33.6 percent of the votes, while the Conservative Party of Canada has 34.1 percent.
US President Donald Trump congratulated Trudeau for his victory in a tweet. " He said, "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! "