Premier Darrell Dexter fields questions on Tuesday, June 18, 2013. He celebrates four years as premier on June 19. (The Canadian Press/Andrew Vaughan)

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.