Liberal wins Prince Edward Island through a Coin Toss

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Alan McIssac, a Liberal candidate won the just concluded legislature elections of Prince Edward Island. A recount had been ordered by the judicial court when Mary Ellen McInnis a Progressive Conservative candidate’s vote had been mistakenly counted as McIsaac’s vote. On May 4, Alan McIsaac was declared a winner at night with a two more votes win over his opponent McInnis. When a recount was conducted on the following day, Tuesday 5th, it emerged that both candidates had a tie of 1,173. The counting mistake that gave McIsaac an extra win vote must have been due to the close similarity between the two names. At the end of it all though, it was the last name that gave him the favor of winning.

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