Nfld. & Labrador

Party candidates, leaders make final push for Avalon votes

Sunday marks the last day before the provincial election in Newfoundland and Labrador and, as such, party leaders and candidates made a final push to get voters to the polls.
NDP candidate for Ferryland Mona Rossiter enlisted the help of a cavalcade on her final day of campaigning. (Twitter)

Sunday marks the last day before the provincial election in Newfoundland and Labrador and, as such, party leaders and candidates made a final push to get voters to the polls. 

Liberal Leader Dwight Ball was spotted at the Farmer's Market Saturday in St. John's. 

NDP Leader Earle McCurdy and PC Leader Paul Davis told CBC News they would both spend their last campaign days in their home districts of St. John's West and Topsail-Paradise respectively. 

If social media is any indication, candidates were out in full force over the weekend.

NDP candidate for Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi Lorraine Michael said she was looking forward to an afternoon of door-knocking Sunday.

PC candidate Beth Crosbie said much the same in her district of Virgina Waters-Pleasantville Sunday. 

As did PC incumbent Steve Kent, who's running in the district of Mount Pearl North. 

Mona Rossiter, the NDP candidate in Ferryland, got behind the wheel of her campaign van Sunday.

Bill Kavanagh, NDP candidate for Conception Bay East-Bell Island, also spent Saturday afternoon knocking on doors.  

Liberal candidate Randy Simms said his door-knocking team distributed about 6,000 rack cards in the district of Mount Pearl North. 

Jim Lester, the PC candidate in Mount Pearl-Southlands — and his truck — was also seen hitting the pavement. 

Meanwhile, many candidates on the Avalon made appearances at the annual Downtown St. John's Christmas Parade. 

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