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Liberals sweep P.E.I.’s four ridings, toppling fisheries minister

The Liberals strengthened their hold on Prince Edward Island in Monday’s federal election, sweeping the province’s four seats and claiming a high-profile member of Stephen Harper’s cabinet. Fisheries Minister Gail Shea lost her riding of Egmont to Liberal Bobby Morrissey. Personally popular, Shea won the traditional Liberal stronghold by a slim margin in 2008 and by more than 4,000 votes in 2011. But as the 11-week campaign progressed she increasingly battled the anti-Harper sentiment that ran strong across the Island,,, Read the rest here 07:57