Winnipeg’s #1 News Team is First to Declare a PC Majority Government During CTV’s MANITOBA ELECTION 2016

— April 20, 2016

WINNIPEG (April 20, 2016) – As voters cast their ballots last night, viewers making CTV News their go-to source for election news were first to learn the PC party had succeeded in their bid for leadership. At 8:19 pm, MANITOBA ELECTION 2016 was first to declare the PC majority government, just minutes after the polls closed at 8 p.m. CTV News began its three-hour MANITOBA ELECTION 2016 election coverage at 8 p.m. with in-depth, up-to-the-minute results and analysis helmed by CTV News Winnipeg’s Gord Leclerc and Maralee Caruso along with a broad team reporting from multiple key locations. The in-depth special brought the evening to a close with exclusive live coverage of Liberal Leader Rana Bokhari's first interview following the results, then live coverage at NDP headquarters as Greg Selinger announced he would step down as Leader of the NDP party. CTV News’ extensive coverage was capped off with Premier-Elect Brian Pallister’s victory speech at PC headquarters.

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