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Your guide to Sherbrooke’s 2014 provincial election race

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On Monday April 7, Global News will have up-to-the-minute live Quebec election results, with a live blog starting at 6 p.m. and a live-streaming election special beginning at 8 p.m. after the polls close.

READ MORE: Live coverage of the 2014 Quebec election

Global Montreal’s senior news anchor Jamie Orchard will be hosting a four-hour election special, which starts online at 8 p.m. and will be broadcast on Global Montreal from 9 p.m. to midnight.

Meet the candidates in Sherbrooke’s election race

There are nine candidates running in the riding:

Quebec Liberal Party: Luc Fortin

Parti Quebecois:  Serge Cardin

Coalition Avenir Quebec: Philippe Girard

Quebec Solidaire: Hélène Pigot

Option Nationale: Jean-Simon Campbell

Green Party of Quebec: Jeremy Andrews

Parti conservateur du Québec: François Drogue

Bloc Pot: Jossy Roy

Independent: Hubert Richard

To find out who else is running in other electoral districts, check out our interactive map of Quebec provincial election ridings.

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Find out more about the riding

Sherbrooke is considered a bellwether riding – a riding that votes for the governing party on a regular basis.

Bellwether riding.

Population: 65,800

Electors: 48,799

2012 voter turnout: 78.10%

Voting day

On April 7, 2014, polling stations will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. To find your local polling station, click here.

You must be entered on the Quebec list of electors in order to vote. When heading to the poll station, remember to bring either your driver’s licence, health insurance card, Canadian passport, Treaty status card or Canadian Forces ID.

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