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NDP mark four years of power in Nova Scotia

Four years ago this week Darrell Dexter was sworn in as premier. He is Nova Scotia's 27th premier but the first ever new democrat to lead the province.

Darrell Dexter is Nova Scotia's 27th premier

Four years ago this week Darrell Dexter was sworn in as premier

He is Nova Scotia's 27th premier, but the first ever New Democrat to lead the province.

Dexter swept to power in the spring of 2009 on the promise of change. The party was able to gain power by winning the support of voters who traditionally backed the Liberals or Progressive Conservatives.

Click here to listen as legislature reporter Jean Laroche looks at the last four years and whether the NDP has fulfilled expectations.