October 1, 2018 2:00 am
Updated: October 1, 2018 1:00 pm

Quebec election: Chicoutimi results

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Chicoutimi is located in the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region.

It includes the borough of Chicoutimi in the City of Saguenay.

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

Coalition Avenir Québec: Andrée Laforest
Parti Québécois: Mireille Jean
Quebec Liberal Party: Marie-Josée Morency
Québec Solidaire: Pierre Dostie

Mireille Jean, the incumbent, has represented the riding since 2016.

She won the seat in a provincial byelection after PQ MNA Stéphane Bédard announced he was stepping down and leaving politics.

History

Chicoutimi was created in 1853.

The riding is a traditional PQ bastion. The party has held the riding since the early 1970s.

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