October 1, 2018 12:30 am
Updated: October 1, 2018 12:44 pm

Quebec election: Beauce-Sud results

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Beauce-Sud is located in the Chaudière-Appalaches region. It includes Saint-Georges, Courcelles and other municipalities.

The four candidates from parties serving in the National Assembly at dissolution:

Coalition Avenir Québec: Samuel Poulin
Parti Québécois: Guillaume Grondin
Quebec Liberal Party: Paul Busque
Québec Solidaire: Diane Vincent

Paul Busque, the incumbent, was first elected under the Quebec Liberal Party banner in a byelection in 2015.

He served as the parliamentary assistant to the minister of economy, science and innovation.

History

Beauce-Sud was created in 1972 after the subdivision of the electoral riding of Beauce.

It is considered to be a staunchly federalist riding, swinging often towards the Quebec Liberals.

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