"People are really getting the hang of this vote-by-mail system", said Sacramento County's Interim Registrar of Voters Alice Jarboe.
For a few short weeks, Andrea Horwath appeared tantalizingly close to the Ontario premier's office - a prize that proved elusive once again on Thursday for the veteran politician who has led the provincial New Democrats for nearly a decade.
The Progressive Conservatives elected four MPPs in the Ottawa area.
"I'm very grateful to the people of Ontario", Ford said as he left his mother's house Thursday evening on his way to PC election headquarters at the Toronto Congress Centre.
Liberal heavyweights like Finance Minister Charles Sousa, Labour Minister Kevin Flynn, Environment Minister Chris Ballard, Health Minister Helena Jaczek and Economic Development Minister Stephen Del Duca all went down to defeat.
For Horwath it would certainly have been her last election as leader had she landed in third place yet again.
Energy Minister Glenn Thibeault, a New Democrat turned Liberal, lost to the NDP's Jamie West in the Sudbury riding.
Ford's election comes two years after the passing of his brother, Rob Ford, who served as mayor of Toronto from 2010 to 2014.
Ford positioned himself during the campaign as a defender of "the little guy", promising to lower taxes, cut hydro rates and eliminate the province's cap-and-trade-system. He dismissed allegations that he was involved in selling bogus Progressive Conservative party memberships, a candidate was dropped following accusations he was involved in an alleged theft of customer data at a toll highway operator, and Ford was frequently accused of failing to be transparent by dodging calls to release a fully costed platform.
The last few days of Ford's campaign were dominated by news of a lawsuit against him from Rob Ford's widow alleging mismanagement of the family business.
Being a recognized party in the legislature allows parties to have an office for their leader and access resources such as research assistance, but the threshold required for the designation can be changed by legislators, as has been in the past.
Doug Ford was elected premier of Canada's most populated province earlier today.
She said she had stayed focused on her campaign throughout and was looking forward to leading the official Opposition.
Premier Notley issued congratulations on Twitter, saying "Congratulations to the next Premier of Ontario".
Tim Hudak, chief executive officer of the Ontario Real Estate Association and a former Ontario PC leader, said he believes the new government will use its considerable leverage to urge municipalities to expand infrastructure - sewer, water, transit and roads, for example - to undeveloped land and approve more projects for construction.
Even so, Doug Ford's disrupter philosophy will send aftershocks far beyond Ontario.
It's unlikely the NDP would support loosening the rules around party status considering they were denied a similar reprieve under the Liberals in 2003, Malloy said. "With the highest percentage of eligible Californians registered and ready to vote in a gubernatorial primary in decades, it should be a great day for democracy".
Pundits said the NDP leader had tapped into the prevailing mood with a mostly sure-footed folksy pitch.
Like the Echo Show , which has a screen, the Fire TV Cube will have a visual component to some of the most common Alexa requests. A feature called Style Check lets you submit two photos and get a recommendation of which outfit to go with.
Guardsman Charanpreet Singh Lall marched among 1,000 British soldiers who took part in the Trooping the Colour parade . The Queen also ditched the dark sunglasses she'd been wearing after undergoing cataract surgery last month.
Google also claimed it would "avoid" making "unfair biases", including political and religious biases through its A.I. algorithms. The letter began with: "We believe that Google should not be in the business of war ".
I lost to some great players - (Karolina) Pliskova, (Caroline) Garcia. "I'm very happy to win in straight sets". The imposing Argentine then walked over to the side of the court and began eye-balling a row of spectators.
EA just announced EA Origin Access Premier, a new version of its Origin Access subscription service that's launching this summer. Origin Access has been live on PC since January 2016 as the PC extension of the EA Access program on Microsoft's Xbox platform.
She was treated at Walter Reed hospital on May 14 for what aides called a "benign" kidney condition and was released on May 19. Her absence launched a wave of guesses in the mainstream and social media, where all sorts of theories were suggested.
On May 7, the first lady unveiled her "Be Best" campaign , a slate of policy initiatives focused on the well-being of children. To be clear, @FLOTUS was in attendance at the event, sitting in the front row as @realDonaldTrump gave remarks.
Former Switzerland worldwide and Liverpool defender Stephane Henchoz has urged countryman Xherdan Shaqiri to move to Anfield. Liverpool are monitoring the situation of Stoke City's Xherdan Shaqiri this summer, a source has told ESPN FC.
Kilimnik worked with Manafort in Ukraine during that time, and during the 2016 election they were reportedly in regular contact. As expected, special counsel Robert Mueller filed a criminal charge against Ex-Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort on Friday.
The Canadian government followed suit in April and directed the families of diplomatic staff in Cuba to return home. She said China followed the Vienna convention to protect diplomatic staff of the United States and other countries.
Taliban Attacks Kill Over 65 Afghan Security Forces
Qureshi further added that at least nine Taliban insurgents were also wounded during the clashes with the security personnel. But it added that 'if the mujahideen are attacked we will strongly defend (ourselves)'.
Real Madrid unconcerned as star eyes summer exit
Both Ronaldo and Neymar have cut agitated figures recently and both players could move on from their respective clubs this summer. Their World Cup-winning side of 2002 was loaded with attacking talent and captured the imagination of a global audience.
Kevin Durant: ‘We don’t want to play with the gods like that’
They both averaged 29 points against each other, shot nearly the exact same field goal percentage, and were close in rebounds. Barring a miracle, they're about to take three of four Finals showdowns from the Cavaliers . "You just can't have mistakes".