BC leaders push for votes on the last day

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- The Liberal Party of British Columbia is not affiliated with the Liberal Party of Canada and describes itself as "a made-in-B.C. free enterprise coalition".

According to the Mainstreet poll, the B.C. Liberals have closed the gap to a three-point disadvantage in the seat-rich Lower Mainland, but the B.C. NDP has expanded its lead on Vancouver Island.

They famously paid a party employee to follow NDP leader John Horgan in a bus sporting anti-NDP slogans a little over a week into the campaign.

On the eve of the election, NDP Leader John Horgan appealed to anyone who is sitting on the fence to vote for him.

- Green party Leader Andrew Weaver refused to say which party he would work with in case of a minority government.

"It's a healthy democracy when you have people who protest and have their voices heard, and you've got to expect that if you're going to get into the democratic process and into politics", said Stephen Roberts, BC Liberal candidate for Saanich North and the Islands. British Columbians head to the polls tomorrow (Tuesday).

"We came down here to try to talk to Christy because she doesn't talk to us and she hasn't apologized to teachers for the hurt that she's caused", says Parkland teacher librarian Aaron Mueller, who was on a professional development day.

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Clark spoke for almost 10 minutes to a packed room of supporters, praising the quality of Liberal candidates in the Fraser Valley region.

"The B.C. Greens are surging across the province as people realize for the first time in a generation they actually have something to vote for, not against", Weaver told CHEK News from the campaign trail in Sidney.

The second poll conducted by Mainstreet/ Postmedia suggests that, despite the major parties being locked in a dead heat, the B.C. Liberals look most likely to secure the most seats on May 9th.

They are strategies that are consistent with how the party leaders have generally spent the campaign.

BC Liberal voters say they are motivated primarily by the party's ideas and policies (38%), a desire for stability (29%) and the party's candidate in their riding (13%).

Horgan quipped on Twitter that he was "less anxious about my bus and more concerned about British Columbians getting stuck with four more years of Christy Clark".

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