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B.C. Elections: Vander Zalm charms B.C.

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.

The premier savours his historic victory.
Medium: Television
Program: The National
Broadcast Date: Oct. 23, 1986
Guest(s): Mike Harcourt, Bob Skelly, Bill Vander Zalm, Bob Williams
Host: Peter Mansbridge
Reporter: Karen Webb
Duration: 2:32

Last updated: February 28, 2013

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