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To: [email protected] From: [email protected] Date: May 25, 2011 Subject: Requested Backgrounder and Visual for Post-Election News Program Dear Mr. Murphy: As requested, here are the observations and visual about Nova Scotia voting to help prepare for our post- election news coverage. Figure 1 shows several interesting trends in the popular vote results for the major political parties in Nova Scotia since 1997. The percentage of votes for the NDP has remained fairly steady in each election over the past 14 years, ranging between 24 and 30 percent. By comparison, the Conservatives won 36.7 percent of votes in the most recent election, which is a 10.6 percent increase over their results in 2008.
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Unformatted text preview: The Liberal Party peaked in 2004 with 39.7 percent of votes in Nova Scotia, but votes for Liberal candidates have been declining ever since. Source: Elections Canada, 2011 Other data from Elections Canada indicate that more Nova Scotians voted for the Green Party in 2008 than in any other election during this period. The Greens received 8 percent of the vote in 2008 but that number decreased by half in 2011. Please call me at extension 123 if you would like further observations or visuals for other provinces for the post-election program. Sincerely, Kim Hicks CBC Intern...
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