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TIMELINE: Doug Ford is the new premier-elect of Ontario

Last Updated Jun 7, 2018 at 11:08 pm EDT

The dust has settled on a divisive provincial election and a new leader has emerged. Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford will be the premier of Ontario.

At the beginning of his campaign, the PCs were the clear leader in the polls.

The campaign was marred by controversy, causing the NDP to pull even with the PCs closer to the election day, but Ford was still able to come out on top.

Below is a snapshot of Ford’s life and political career leading up to his win.