Quebecers Head to the Polls for Province’s General Election

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People participate  a polling presumption    successful  L'Assomption, Que., connected  Sept. 25, 2022, arsenic  precocious  polling begins up  of the provincial predetermination  connected  Oct. 3. (The Canadian Press/Graham Hughes)

People participate a polling presumption successful L'Assomption, Que., connected Sept. 25, 2022, arsenic precocious polling begins up of the provincial predetermination connected Oct. 3. (The Canadian Press/Graham Hughes)

MONTREAL—Quebecers are heading to the polls contiguous aft a five−week provincial election run dominated by issues specified arsenic immigration, the situation and the rising outgo of living.

Polls person suggested Coalition Avenir Québec Leader François Legault is poised to cruise to a 2nd majority, with enactment much than 20 percent points higher than that of his closest rival.

Legault is facing disconnected against a crowded tract including the Quebec Liberals, Quebec solidaire, the Parti Québécois and the Quebec Conservative Party, each of which are polling successful the teens.

The enactment leaders spent the play criss−crossing the state to marque a last transportation to undecided voters and guarantee their party’s supporters marque it retired to ballot successful today’s wide election.

Legault voted successful beforehand polls past week, portion the remaining enactment leaders volition formed their ballots and hold for the results to travel successful aft polls adjacent astatine 8 p.m.

As the legislature broke for the summer, Legault’s enactment had 76 seats, portion the Quebec Liberals had 27, Québec solidaire had 10, and the Parti Québécois had seven. The Conservative Party of Quebec held 1 spot and determination were 4 Independents.

The Canadian Press

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