It was the worst kept secret in Nova Scotian Politics.
Voters will be heading back to the polls May 30.
Premier Stephen McNeil started his campaign in Halifax this afternoon, greeted by an enthusiastic crowd.
touting his accomplishments.
In his speech he touted his accomplishments, including some of his less popular decisions.
"...because of those tough choices and your hard work, Nova Scotia is stronger than ever."
McNeil says he's pleased with what his party has done over the past three years.
But, he says, there's still more work to do.