The pollsters finally got one right.
As they predicted, Stephen McNeil's Liberals won the provincial election in Nova Scotia on Tuesday, becoming the first Grit majority government in that province in almost 20 years.
Jamie Baillie's Progressive Conservative party form the official opposition, winning in 11 riding,s while the New Democrats collapsed to a disappointing seven seats.
In terms of popular vote, the Liberals were at 45.5 per cent, the PCs at 26.4 per cent and the NDP at 26.9 per cent.
Shockingly, outgoing premier Darrell Dexter did not retain his seat -- he is no longer an MLA.
In a post-election address to reporters, he said that he's proud of what he and his party had accomplished since coming into power in 2009.
"I think that the test of what you do in government shows up over time," Dexter said.
"This was a difficult time to be in government as it is for all the premiers across Atlantic Canada. I'm frankly very proud of the work we've done over the past four years and we'llRead More »from Liberals win majority government in Nova Scotia election, NDP vote collapses