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In photos: Scenes from a stunning B.C. election day

Party leaders, including the Liberals' Christy Clark, the NDP's Adrian Dix and the Green's Jane Sterk, campaign around British Columbia on the day the province votes.

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B.C. Liberal Leader Christy Clark hugs her son Hamish,11, after winning the provincial election on May 14, 2013.

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B.C. Liberal Leader Christy Clark celebrates her party’s victory in the provincial election on May 14, 2013.

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B.C. Liberal Leader Christy Clark celebrates her party’s victory in the provincial election on May 14, 2013.

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B.C. NDP Leader Adrian Dix pauses while addressing supporters after conceding defeat in the provincial election.

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B.C. NDP Leader Adrian Dix waves to his supporters after suffering a surprise defeat in the provincial election.

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B.C. NDP Leader Adrian Dix addresses supporters after conceding victory to the Liberal Party. Mr. Dix struck an upbeat tone in his speech, despite his party falling well short of expectations.

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B.C. Liberal Leader Christy Clark and her son Hamish, 11, share a laugh as they watch the results come in on TV during the B.C. election. The Liberals are poised for a stunning victory after trailing the NDP in polls for months.

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An NDP supporter reacts while watching provincial election results come in while waiting for Adrian Dix to address supporters in Vancouver on May 14, 2013.

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Dejected B.C. NDP supporters react to election results on May 14, 2013.

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A Liberal supporter watches the voting returns come in at the party’s headquarters on May 15, 2013.

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B.C. NDP Leader Adrian Dix makes a visit to his campaign office on election day in Vancouver.

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B.C. NDP Party Leader Adrian Dix makes a visit to his campaign office on election day in Vancouver.

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A worker prepares the stage at the Vancouver Convention Centre, where the B.C. NDP will hold their election night party.

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B.C. Liberal Leader Christy Clark makes a campaign stop at a taxi company on election day in Vancouver on May 14, 2013.

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B.C. Premier Christy Clark speaks during a visit with taxi drivers on provincial election day in Vancouver.

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B.C. Liberal Leader Christy Clark makes a visit to the New Town Bakery on election day in Vancouver on May 14, 2013.

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B.C. Premier and Liberal Leader Christy Clark serves coffee to customers at New Town Bakery in Vancouver's Chinatown on election day.

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B.C. Premier Christy Clark holds a basket full of steamed buns during a visit to New Town Bakery in Vancouver's Chinatown on election day.

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B.C. Liberal Leader Christy Clark leaves the New Town Bakery on election day in Vancouver on May 14, 2013.

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B.C. NDP Leader Adrian Dix eats a waffle as he makes a campaign stop in Langley, B.C.

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B.C. NDP leader Adrian Dix shares a laugh as he makes a campaign stop at local candidate Andrew Mercier's campaign headquarters in Langley, B.C.

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B.C. NDP Leader Adrian Dix buys a coffee on a campaign stop in Hope, B.C.

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B.C. NDP Leader Adrian Dix makes a campaign stop in Hope, B.C.

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B.C. NDP Leader Adrian Dix chats with customers at a Tim Hortons in Hope, B.C.

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B.C. NDP leader Adrian Dix stands on his campaign bus as it drives through Vancouver early in the morning.

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Almost Magic Hair Design owner John Duong styles B.C. Green Party Leader Jane Sterk's hair following a cut and highlights on May 14, 2013.

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B.C. Green Party Leader Jane Sterk and waves at the intersection of Oak Bay Avenue and Fort Street in Victoria.

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A volunteer supporting B.C. Green Party Leader Jane Sterk waves to commuters in Victoria.

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