Graphic designer and political watcher Gerry Porter has your Valentine's Day cards ready — if you're a lover of Newfoundland and Labrador politics, that is.
Porter's romantic take on politics and the province's last 13 premiers are below.
Self-proclaimed 'Father of confederation' Joey Smallwood served as premier from April 1949 to January 1972. (Submitted by Gerry Porter)
From 1972 to 1979, Frank Moores was premier of Newfoundland and Labrador. (Submitted by Gerry Porter )
Tory Brian Peckford was premier from 1979 to 1989; he famously said, 'They sold the shop!' in response to how Ottawa negotiated a fisheries deal. (Submitted by Gerry Porter)
Former PC leader Tom Rideout, who was premier for less than two months in 1989, coined the word "backuppable" during a leaders' debate.
Liberal Clyde Wells was premier from 1989 to 1996. Unions started a "Clyde Lied" campaign in 1990 in response to wage and service cuts. (Submitted by Gerry Porter)
Brian Tobin was premier of Newfoundland and Labrador from 1996-2000. The turbot war references the international fishing dispute Tobin was embroiled in when he was federal fisheries minister. (Submitted by Gerry Porter)
Beaton Tulk was named interim leader of the Liberal party in 2000, and served as premier until early 2001. (Submitted by Gerry Porter )
Liberal Roger Grimes served as premier from 2001 to 2003, when Danny Williams and the PCs took over power. (Submitted by Gerry Porter)
Danny Williams was elected in 2003 and 2007 as premier of Newfoundland and Labrador. He exclaimed "We got it!" after negotiating a $2-billion deal with the federal government under the Atlantic Accord. (Submitted by Gerry Porter)
Kathy Dunderdale was premier from December 2010 to January 2014. A former natural resources minister, she campaigned on the slogan 'New Energy' in the 2011 election. (Submitted by Gerry Porter)
Tom Marshall became the caretaker of the province, for a short while, after Kathy Dunderdale stepped down as premier. The long-time politician retired in 2014. (Submitted by Gerry Porter)
Promises and love come hand-in-hand. Paul Davis served a premier from September 2014 to early December 2015. (Submitted by Gerry Porter)
Dwight Ball, the 13th premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, was elected in the fall of 2015, and was soon catapulted in the grim fiscal reality that the province is facing. (Submitted by Gerry Porter)