Quebec general election, 1908

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The Quebec general election of 1908 was held on June 8, 1908 to elect members of the 12th Legislative Assembly of the Province of Quebec, Canada. The incumbent Quebec Liberal Party, led by Lomer Gouin, was re-elected, defeating the Quebec Conservative Party, led by Pierre-Évariste Leblanc.

Quebec Province of Canada

Quebec is one of the thirteen provinces and territories of Canada. It is bordered to the west by the province of Ontario and the bodies of water James Bay and Hudson Bay; to the north by Hudson Strait and Ungava Bay; to the east by the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and the province of Newfoundland and Labrador; and to the south by the province of New Brunswick and the U.S. states of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, and New York. It also shares maritime borders with Nunavut, Prince Edward Island, and Nova Scotia. Quebec is Canada's largest province by area and its second-largest administrative division; only the territory of Nunavut is larger. It is historically and politically considered to be part of Central Canada.

Quebec Liberal Party provincial political party in Quebec, Canada

The Quebec Liberal Party is a federalist provincial political party in Quebec, Canada. It has been independent of the federal Liberal Party of Canada since 1955.

Lomer Gouin Canadian politician

Sir Jean Lomer Gouin, was a Canadian politician. He served as 13th Premier of the Canadian province of Quebec, as a Cabinet minister in the federal government of Canada, and as the 15th Lieutenant Governor of Quebec.

Results

PartyParty leader# of
candidates
SeatsPopular Vote
1904 Elected% Change#%% Change
Liberal Lomer Gouin 76 67 57 -14.9% 131,068 53.53% -1.9%
     Conservative Pierre-Évariste Leblanc 62 7 14 +100% 97,738 39.92% +13.2%
     Ligue nationaliste Henri Bourassa 3 * 3 * 6,298 2.57% *
    Other 10 - - - 9,728 3.97% *
Total151 74 74 -% 244,832 100%  

See also

The politics of Quebec are centred on a provincial government resembling that of the other Canadian provinces, namely a constitutional monarchy and parliamentary democracy. The capital of Quebec is Quebec City, where the Lieutenant Governor, Premier, the legislature, and cabinet reside.

Timeline of Quebec history

This article presents a detailed timeline of Quebec history. Events taking place outside Quebec, for example in English Canada, the United States, Britain or France, may be included when they are considered to have had a significant impact on Quebec's history.


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