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Harper at risk in Canada election

Monday, October 19, 2015 - 00:54

Canadians look set for political change as polls show prospect that Prime Minister Harper's government will be ousted amid late surge by Liberal rival Trudeau. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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Bracing for a potential upset in Canada, Liberal candidate Justin Trudeau casts his ballot for prime minister in a race that is too close to call. The son of a former prime minister is seen as the front runner in recent polls. But conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper has been written off before -- and exceeded expectations by winning a majority in 2011. Now there's a virtual tie between Conservatives, Liberals and left-leaning New Democratic Party. The NDP, was early favorite to win -- but has faded to third place. But it could play a major power-broker role if the race goes down to the wire.

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Harper at risk in Canada election

Monday, October 19, 2015 - 00:54