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Nova Scotia party leaders make final pitch for votes ahead of Tuesday’s election

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HALIFAX – Nova Scotia’s political party leaders are making their final pitch to voters ahead of Tuesday’s election.

Liberal Leader Stephen McNeil says his party must make gains in seat-rich Halifax, a bastion of NDP support in recent years, to take the reins of power.

At a campaign stop in the city, McNeil told party workers to reach out to disaffected NDP and Progressive Conservative supporters.

McNeil is wrapping up a three-day tour where is aiming to visit all but a handful of the province’s 51 ridings.

NDP Premier Darrell Dexter issued a statement asking undecided voters to give his party another chance, saying his government has learned a lot during its four years in power.

Dexter is campaigning in several key ridings in Halifax and along the province’s south shore.

Progressive Conservative Leader Jamie Baillie is on the hustings in Halifax, Truro and Antigonish.