Quebec Byelection Today in Former Liberal Leader’s Montreal Riding

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A byelection is being held contiguous successful a Montreal riding to take a caller subordinate of the provincial legislature to regenerate the erstwhile Quebec Liberal leader.

Voters are heading to the polls successful Saint-Henri-Sainte-Anne aft Dominique Anglade resigned arsenic person erstwhile her Liberals won little than 15 per cent of the ballot successful the October wide election.

The riding has historically been a Liberal stronghold but is present being hotly contested by left-leaning Québec solidaire, which won a brace of Montreal ridings from the Liberals successful October.

Guillaume Cliche-Rivard of Québec solidaire mislaid to Anglade by 2,700 votes successful October and is moving again, this clip against Christopher Baenninger of the Liberals, who heads a selling bureau and besides mislaid successful October successful a neighbouring riding.

The Coalition Avenir Québec is moving Victor Pelletier, president of the party’s younker wing, portion the Parti Québécois campaigner is Andréanne Fiola, who besides ran for the enactment successful October.

The Coalition Avenir Quebec holds 89 of the legislature’s 125 seats, followed by the Liberals with 19, Québec solidaire with 11 and the PQ with 3 seats arsenic good arsenic 2 Independents.

According to Élections Québec, conscionable nether 13 per cent of radical person already formed a ballot during beforehand polling.