"I am passing the torch", she said.
Asked whether he would support such a change, Ford said he would talk to his team about the issue in the days and weeks to come.
The Liberals lost official party status in a stunning collapse after leading the province for the past 15 years and capturing a majority government just four years ago. Mendocino County has 14,354 Vote By Mail ballots to process, and 410 Provisional ballots to review and process. The Green Party meanwhile, picked up its first ever seat in the province.
However, this does not mean that voters must affiliate with that party during the general election.
Sarnia Conservative MP Marilyn Gladu said Ford's victory should be a "wake-up call" for Trudeau, warning him that Canadians think his carbon tax is "just a tax grab for the government".
"Our ideas are quite different and Mr. Ford's plan to cut all those taxes for the richest people in Ontario is going to put a big hole in our finances", she said.
The voter will then tuck the ballot into the privacy screen and hand it over to an Elections Ontario official, who then places it into a tabulator. "I don't believe that this is part of the bandwagon or the trend that we're seeing in the United States, in Poland, in Hungary, in other countries in Europe".
Almost every Liberal cabinet minister was defeated, including Yasir Naqvi, Charles Sousa, Glenn Thibeault, Steven Del Duca, Kevin Flynn, Eleanor McMahon and Chris Ballard. "And I'll tell you another thing, we keep our promises".
Wynne has declined to say whether she'll stay on as party leader, but many expect her to step down.
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For Horwath it would certainly have been her last election as leader had she landed in third place yet again.
Horwath easily ran her best campaign with a well-organized agenda, clever and effective ads, and she at the centre with her now trademark accessible charm.
Watson says "I trust that local MPPs will continue to act as strong advocates for their communities, regardless of what side of the legislature they are sitting in". They don't get representation on legislative committees. Premier Kathleen Wynne, who narrowly hung on to her seat, resigned as Liberal leader and all but seven Liberal ridings fell. Here's a look at what that means. There were massive changes made to the provincial governing powers and massive losses to the Liberal party. The bar is now eight seats.
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Patrick Dillon, Business Manager for the Provincial Building and Construction Trades Council of Ontario sent his congratulations on behalf of the organization to Premier-elect Doug Ford and the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario.
Money, for a start. "Unlike other leaders who often sweep into office with their party caucus behind him, he didn't".
The Conservatives are promising to balance the budget over a "responsible time-frame" even as they pledge to cut taxes and increase spending on health care and infrastructure. Participation in question period is also heavily contingent on the speaker. Pollsters had long predicted that voter frustration about growing inequality, the rising cost of living and economic uncertainty would take a toll on her party. You can also take your passport and a bank statement or credit card bill with your address on it.
So what can independent members still do?