Wilkinson concedes in B.C. provincial election

Shortly after 5:00 on Sunday, BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson conceded the 2020 B.C. election in a tweet.

“I’ve just got off the phone with John Horgan and congratulated him on his win. The people of B.C. have spoken, and I want to thank every BC Liberal candidate and volunteer who helped make this campaign happen,” tweeted Wilkinson. “We’re still in the middle of a devastating pandemic, and our focus remains on making sure every person in the province is safe, healthy and able to get back on their feet.”

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On election night, after the major broadcasting networks called a BC NDP majority, Wilkinson did not concede defeat saying that his party would wait for the final count as hundreds of thousands of votes have yet to be counted.

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