Voters go to the polls in four Quebec byelections

MONTREAL – Four provincial byelections took place in Quebec Monday.

On the island of Montreal, voters in the Saint-Henri-Sainte-Anne riding elected former CAQ President Dominque Anglade with 39 per cent of the vote.

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The Liberals held on to Fabre where Monique Sauvé will become the riding’s next MNA and in Beauce-Sud with Paul Busque taking the majority of the votes with 55 per cent.

The Liberals won three of the four ridings, with René-Lévesque, a  Parti Québécois stronghold staying with the sovereigntist party.

There are about 191,000 eligible voters across the four ridings.

Elections Canada puts voter turnout in the various ridings at between 25 and 40 per cent.


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