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B.C. Elections: Dosanjh's uphill struggle

British Columbia has a proud tradition of bare-knuckle, drag-'em-out election campaigns. No other province can match B.C.'s flamboyant leaders, its salacious scandals and the trench warfare between free-enterprisers and socialists. Many of the hard-fought victories ended in resignation. CBC Archives takes a look back at campaign highlights going back as early as 1952.

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The NDP premier kicks off his 2001 campaign 50 points behind the polls.
Medium: Television
Program: CBC News
Broadcast Date: April 18, 2001
Guest(s): Ujjal Dosanjh, Joy MacPhail
Reporter: Mellissa Fung
Duration: 2:36

Last updated: April 2, 2013

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