The BC Liberals have been in power almost as long as rabble.ca has been online. We started in April 2001; the Liberals run in office began the next month, May 2001.
Today's election looks likely to end this dozen-year hold on provincial power, as the BC NDP is favoured to win today's vote.
Polls are open in B.C. until 8pm PST (11pm EST), so it'll be a late night following the results coming in and discussing the implications. One great place to be for informed commentary and debate tonight is Babble's election discussion thread.
Over the past weeks, we've featured a number of news features, opinions pieces and blogs about the B.C. campaign. You can catch up on all of it at our special B.C. election page.
This is a vote the whole country is watching. A win by the BC NDP, who have campaigned against both the Enbridge and Kinder Morgan tar sands pipelines, will among other things represent a new obstacle of the pipeline-pushing Harper government in Ottawa.
So join in the discussion as the results come in tonight. On Twitter, follow us @rabbleca where we'll be sharing updates as well. We plan to be up late.
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