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Campaigning ‘from the front’ will test Liberal strategists

By Abbas Rana      

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is relying on the same senior strategists to get re-elected who brought him from third place party leader in the House to the Prime Minister's Office in 2015. But it's a whole new ball game this time, after four years in power.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called the federal election last week. Election Day is Oct. 21, and the Liberals entered the campaign polling nearly evenly with the Conservative Party. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

The senior Liberal strategists running the governing party’s re-election campaign made history in 2015 by bringing the party from third to first place, but the test for the same team now is if they can defend the government’s four-year record and get their party re-elected with a second mandate on Oct. 21.

Abbas Rana

Abbas Rana is the assistant deputy editor of The Hill Times.
- arana@hilltimes.com


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