Quebec general election, 2012

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Quebec general election, 2012
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  2008 September 4, 2012 2014  

125 seats in the National Assembly of Quebec
63 seats needed for a majority
Opinion polls
Turnout74.60% (Increase2.svg17.17%)
 First partySecond partyThird party
  Pauline Marois05-crop.jpg Jean Charest de face (Novembre 2010).png Francois Legault2011.jpg
Leader Pauline Marois Jean Charest François Legault
Party Parti Québécois Liberal Coalition Avenir Québec
Leader since June 26, 2007 April 30, 1998 November 4, 2011
Leader's seat Charlevoix–Côte-de-Beaupré Sherbrooke (lost re-election) L'Assomption
Last election51 seats, 35.17%66 seats, 42.08%7 seats, 16.37% 1
Seats before47649
Seats won545019
Seat changeIncrease2.svg7Decrease2.svg14Increase2.svg10
Popular vote1,393,7031,360,9681,180,235
SwingDecrease2.svg3.22pp Decrease2.svg10.88ppIncrease2.svg10.68pp 1

 Fourth partyFifth party
  Francoise David Amir Khadir2.jpg Jean-martin Aussant (Aout 2011) cropped.jpg
Leader Françoise David and Amir Khadir (as spokespeople) Jean-Martin Aussant
Party Québec solidaire Option nationale
Leader sinceFebruary 4, 2006October 31, 2011
Leader's seatDavid: Gouin
Khadir: Mercier
Nicolet-Yamaska (lost re-election in Nicolet-Bécancour)
Last election1 seat, 3.78%pre-creation
Seats before11
Seats won20
Seat changeIncrease2.svg1Decrease2.svg1
Popular vote263,11182,539

Quebec Election 2012 Results Map.svg
Popular vote by riding. As this is an FPTP election, seat totals are not determined by popular vote, but instead via results by each riding. Click the map for more details.

Premier before election

Jean Charest


Pauline Marois
Parti Québécois

Seating plan following the election. 2012 Quebec election.svg
Seating plan following the election.

The Quebec general election of 2012 took place in the Canadian province of Quebec on September 4, 2012. Lieutenant Governor Pierre Duchesne dissolved the National Assembly on August 1, 2012, following Premier Jean Charest's request. [1] The Parti Québécois were elected to a minority government, with Pauline Marois becoming the first woman to be Premier of Quebec. The Quebec Liberal Party took second place, with Premier Jean Charest losing his seat. The newly formed party Coalition Avenir Québec led by François Legault took third place, while Québec solidaire took 2 seats out of the 125. [2]

Canada Country in North America

Canada is a country in the northern part of North America. Its ten provinces and three territories extend from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering 9.98 million square kilometres, making it the world's second-largest country by total area. Canada's southern border with the United States, stretching some 8,891 kilometres (5,525 mi), is the world's longest bi-national land border. Its capital is Ottawa, and its three largest metropolitan areas are Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver. As a whole, Canada is sparsely populated, the majority of its land area being dominated by forest and tundra. Consequently, its population is highly urbanized, with over 80 percent of its inhabitants concentrated in large and medium-sized cities, with 70% of citizens residing within 100 kilometres (62 mi) of the southern border. Canada's climate varies widely across its vast area, ranging from arctic weather in the north, to hot summers in the southern regions, with four distinct seasons.

Provinces and territories of Canada Top-level subdivisions of Canada

The provinces and territories of Canada are sub-national governments within the geographical areas of Canada under the authority of the Canadian Constitution. In the 1867 Canadian Confederation, three provinces of British North America—New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and the Province of Canada —were united to form a federated colony, becoming a sovereign nation in the next century. Over its history, Canada's international borders have changed several times, and the country has grown from the original four provinces to the current ten provinces and three territories. Together, the provinces and territories make up the world's second-largest country by area.

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.


It was the first time since 2007 (and only the third time in Quebec history) that a minority government would be formed, as no party won an absolute majority of the seats. Both the PQ and Liberal vote declined which boosted support for the CAQ and Quebec Solidaire.

During Marois' victory speech, an attack including gunshots and a fire occurred at the Métropolis concert hall housing the event [3] and a forty-year-old man died as a result of gunshot wounds. [4] [5]

2012 Montreal shooting

On the night of September 4, 2012, the Parti Québécois won the Quebec general election, with a minority government. Party leader Pauline Marois was partway through her victory speech to her supporters, gathered at the Métropolis in downtown Montreal, when a masked man named Richard Henry Bain approached the building and opened fire with a semi-automatic rifle, killing one stage technician and injuring another. Bain then attempted to set fire to the building, but was quickly tackled and apprehended by Montreal police, in a nearby alley.



Pauline Marois 30th Premier of Quebec, Canada

Pauline Marois served as the 30th Premier of Quebec (2012–2014) and was leader of the Parti Québécois (2007–2014). On September 4, 2012, Marois led her party to minority victory in the Quebec general election, thus becoming the first female premier in the province's history. However, her party was defeated 19 months later in the 2014 Quebec general election, an election that she herself had called. Marois was personally defeated in the riding of Charlevoix–Côte-de-Beaupré and announced her resignation as PQ leader. Her electoral defeat marked the shortest stay of any Quebec provincial government since the Canadian Confederation and the lowest showing for the PQ since its first general election in 1970.


Yvon Vallières Canadian politician

Yvon Vallières is a Quebec politician and teacher. He was a Member of National Assembly of Quebec for the riding of Richmond in the Estrie region from 1973 to 1976 and from 1981 to 2012. Formerly the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food from 2003 to 2007, he is the current Chair of the Government Caucus. He was a member of the Quebec Liberal Party.

The President of the National Assembly of Quebec is the presiding officer of the National Assembly of Quebec, Canada, which is modeled after the Westminster parliamentary system. In other parliaments and legislatures the equivalent position is often called the "Speaker", which is why from 1867 to 1968, the presiding officer of the Assembly was known in French as "orateur," a translation of the English term "speaker".

Monique Jérôme-Forget Canadian politician

Monique Jérôme-Forget is a psychologist and a former Quebec politician. She was the Member of National Assembly (MNA) for the riding of Marguerite-Bourgeois in the Montreal region as a member of the Quebec Liberal Party between 1998 and 2009. With the government in power she was the Finance Minister from 2007 to 2009, the President of the Treasury Board and the Minister of government services and the Minister responsible of the government administration from 2003 to 2008.


Camil Bouchard is a Quebec politician, teacher and psychology researcher. He was a Member of National Assembly of Quebec from 2003 to 2010, representing the riding of Vachon in Longueuil. He is a member of the Parti Québécois.

Vachon is a provincial electoral district in the Montérégie region of Quebec, Canada that elects members to the National Assembly of Quebec. It is located within the city of Longueuil and includes most of the borough of Saint-Hubert.

Tony Tomassi is a Quebec politician. He is the former Member of National Assembly of Quebec for the riding of LaFontaine in Montreal. He formerly represented the Quebec Liberal Party and was the Minister for Family, but was an independent until May 3, 2012, date of his resignation.


Louise Beaudoin Canadian politician

Louise Beaudoin is a Canadian politician, who represented the electoral district of Rosemont in the National Assembly of Quebec until 2012, as a member of the Parti Québécois (PQ). She sat as an independent from June 6, 2011 to April 3, 2012. She is best known for her previous tenure as a Member of the National Assembly (MNA) of Chambly, from 1994 to 2003, when she occupied various ministerial positions.

Pierre Curzi Canadian politician

Pierre Curzi is an actor, screenwriter and politician in Quebec. He is a former Member of the National Assembly of Quebec (MNA) for the riding of Borduas in the Montérégie region south of Montreal. Elected under the Parti Québécois (PQ) banner, he later sat as an independent.

Lisette Lapointe Canadian politician

Lisette Lapointe is a Quebec politician, journalist and teacher, who sat in the Quebec National Assembly first as a Parti Québécois MNA and then as an Independent. She is now mayor of Saint-Adolphe D'Howard. She is the widow of Jacques Parizeau, former Premier of Quebec, Canada. She was first elected to the National Assembly of Quebec as a candidate for the Parti Québécois in the provincial riding of Crémazie in the 2007 general election.


Pauline Marois on the campaign trail. Pauline Marois Quebec-3 Sept 2012-1.JPG
Pauline Marois on the campaign trail.

Incumbent MNAs who did not run for re-election

Party standings

e    d  Summary of the September 4, 2012, National Assembly of Quebec election results [36]
Party [37] Party leader [37] Candidates [36] SeatsPopular vote
2008 Dissol. 2012 Change%Number%Change (pp)
Parti Québécois Pauline Marois 125514754+343.201,393,70331.95-3.22
Liberal Jean Charest 125666450-1640.001,360,96831.20-10.88
Coalition Avenir Québec François Legault 1257919+1215.201,180,23527.05+10.68
Québec solidaire Françoise David, Amir Khadir ††124112+11.60263,1116.03+2.25
Option nationale Jean-Martin Aussant 120*1*82,5391.89*
Green Claude Sabourin 6643,3940.99-1.18
  Independent 46111,5780.27+0.07
Conservative Luc Harvey 27**7,6540.18*
Coalition pour la constituante Marc Fafard29**5,1970.12*
Parti nul Renaud Blais10**2,7430.06*
Équipe autonomiste Guy Boivin17**2,1820.05*
Quebec Citizens' Union Alexis St-Gelais20**2,0890.05*
Middle ClassJean Lavoie7**2,0530.05*
Marxist–Leninist Pierre Chénier251,9690.05-0.03
Parti indépendantiste Michel Lepage101,2440.03-0.10
Unité Nationale Paul Biron12**1,2270.03*
Bloc Pot Hugô St-Onge 2**4200.01*
Quebec – Democratic RevolutionRobert Genesse1**2560.01*
Parti équitable Yvan Rodrigue1**1260.00*
 Independent Option nationale*1
Valid ballots4,362,68898.78+0.28
Rejected ballots53,7491.22-0.28
Voter turnout4,416,43774.60+17.17
Registered electors5,919,778


Results change is compared to the Action démocratique du Québec in 2008.
†† The party avoids formally designating David and Khadir as co-leaders, relying instead on internal direct democracy during general assembly meetings; the de jure leader recognized by the Chief Electoral Officer of Quebec (DGE) is Régent Séguin. [38]
* Party did not nominate candidates in the previous election.

^1 Results change is compared to the Action démocratique du Québec in 2008.

Vote share
Option nationale

Opinion polls

Evolution of voting intentions for the 2012 Quebec general election. Dots are individual poll results and trend lines are local regressions with 95% confidence interval. QC polling 40th election.svg
Evolution of voting intentions for the 2012 Quebec general election. Dots are individual poll results and trend lines are local regressions with 95% confidence interval.
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List of candidates

The deadline for candidacies was August 18, 2012 at 2 pm.

(1) Bas-Saint-Laurent and (11) Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine

Electoral DistrictCandidates Incumbent
 Liberal PQ CAQ QS ONOther
Bonaventure Damien Arsenault Sylvain Roy Jean-Marc LandryPatricia ChartierLouis-Patrick St-PierreDamien Arsenault
Côte-du-Sud Norbert Morin André Simard François LagacéJosée MichaudMarc-André RobertSerge Lévesque (ÉA)Norbert Morin
Gaspé Georges Mamelonet Gaétan Lelièvre Yvan BlanchardÉric BoucherFrédérick DeRoyGeorges Mamelonet
Îles-de-la-Madeleine Germain Chevarie Jeannine Richard Georges PainchaudYvonne LangfordJonathan GodinGermain Chevarie
Matane-Matapédia Jean-Clément Ouellet Pascal Bérubé Pierre d'AmoursDiane BélangerGeneviève AllardLise Deschênes (Green)

Pascal Gauthier (ÉA)

Pascal Bérubé
merged district
Danielle Doyer
Rimouski Raymond Giguère Irvin Pelletier Jean-Paul CarrierRosalie Carrier CyrPierre BeaudoinClément Pelletier (Green)

Renaud Blais (PN)

Irvin Pelletier
Rivière-du-Loup–Témiscouata Jean D'Amour Michel LagacéGaétan LavoieStacy LaroucheJonathan St-PierreNadia Pelletier (Green)

Sylvain Potvin (CC)

Jean D'Amour
merged district
André Simard

(2) Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean and (9) Côte-Nord

Electoral DistrictCandidates Incumbent
 Liberal PQ CAQ QS ONOther
Chicoutimi Carol Néron Stéphane Bédard Alix BoivinPierre DostieCatherine Bouchard-TremblaySimon Lavoie (PCM)Stéphane Bédard
Dubuc Serge Simard Jean-Marie Claveau François TremblayMarie Francine BienvenueDavid GirardCharles-Olivier B. Tremblay (Ind.)

Pascal Tremblay (Ind.)

Serge Simard
Duplessis Lise Pelletier Lorraine Richard Gervais GagnéJacques GélineauYan RivardMarc Fafard (CC)

Alain Magnan (Ind.)

Lorraine Richard
Jonquière Martine Girard Sylvain Gaudreault Pierre-Olivier SimardRéjean DumaisSébastien LévesqueAlexis St-Gelais (QCU)

Alain Létourneau (PN)
Tommy Gagnon (Ind.)

Sylvain Gaudreault
Lac-Saint-Jean Jeannot Boulianne Alexandre Cloutier Michel SimardFrédérick PlamondonJordan RacineFrance Bergeron (Green)

Matthew Babin (BP)

Alexandre Cloutier
René-Lévesque Pascal Chouinard Marjolain Dufour Dereck Blouin-PerryJulie Gonthier-BrazeauMaxime CantinMarjolain Dufour
Roberval Georges Simard Denis Trottier Alain HamelOlivier Bouchard-LamontagneCatherine DouesnardDenis Trottier

(3) Capitale-Nationale

Electoral DistrictCandidates Incumbent
 Liberal PQ CAQ QS ONOther
Charlesbourg Michel Pigeon Christophe Fortier Guay Denise Trudel Marie Céline DomingueGuillaume Cyr Pierre Chénier (ML)

Yves Marier (ÉA)
Daniel Lachance (PUN)
Jérôme Paquin (PN)
Alain Pérusse (Ind.)

Michel Pigeon
Charlevoix–Côte-de-Beaupré Claire Rémillard Pauline Marois Ian LatrémouilleAndré JacobPierre TremblayDaniel Laforest (CC)Pauline Marois
Chauveau Marie-Ève Picard-BédardMarie-Ève D’Ascola Gérard Deltell Sébastien BouchardAriane GrondinGaétan Roy (PC)

Noémie Rocque (QCU)
Normand Michaud (ÉA)
Sylvain Rancourt (PCM)

Gérard Deltell
Jean-Lesage André Drolet Pierre ChâteauvertJohanne LapointeÉlaine HémondChristian St-PierreClaude Moreau (ML)

Simon Beaudoin (QCU)
Steve Nadeau (ÉA)
Oxana Vassiltchenko (PUN)
Debelle Michel (Ind.)

André Drolet
Jean-Talon Yves Bolduc Neko LikongoHugues BeaulieuÉmilie Guimond-BélangerGuillaume LangloisStéphane Pouleur (ÉA)Yves Bolduc
La Peltrie Jean-François Gosselin Jean-Luc Jolivet Éric Caire Brigitte HannequinAlexandre DesmeulesCharlotte Cyr (ÉA)

Anthony Leclerc (Ind.)

Éric Caire
Louis-Hébert Sam Hamad Rosette CôtéMichel HamelGuillaume Boivin Sol Zanetti Guillaume Dion (CC)

Véronique Durand (PC)
Maxime Guérin (QCU)
Hugues Fortin (ÉA)
Julie Lachance (PN)

Sam Hamad
Montmorency Raymond Bernier Michel Létourneau Michelyne St-Laurent Lucie CharbonneauJean BouchardMaryse Belley (ÉA)

Luc Duranleau (PI)
Jean Lavoie (PCM)
Martin Roussel (Ind.)

Raymond Bernier
Portneuf Michel Matte René Perreault Jacques Marcotte Raphaël LangevinMarianne GarnierSylvie Gagné (PC)

Yves St-Amant (Ind.)

Michel Matte
Taschereau Clément Gignac Agnès Maltais Mario Asselin Serge Roy Catherine Dorion François Tremblay (CC)

Guy Boivin (ÉA)
Jean-Luc Savard (PN)

Agnès Maltais
Vanier-Les Rivières Patrick Huot Marc Dean Sylvain Lévesque Monique VoisineMathieu FillionJean Cloutier (Green)

Daniel Brisson (PC)
Jean-François Morency (ÉA)
Carl Côté (Ind.)

Patrick Huot

(4) Mauricie

Electoral DistrictCandidates Incumbent
 Liberal PQ CAQ QS ONOther
Champlain Marc-Antoine Trudel Noëlla Champagne Pierre JacksonYves SansregretÉmilie JolyJessy Trottier (ÉA)

Éric L'Abbée (Ind.)

Noëlla Champagne
Laviolette Julie Boulet André BeaudoinSylvain MedzalabenlethJean-François DuboisGabriel PellandJean-Paul Bédard (ML)

Jean Marceau (Ind.)

Julie Boulet
Maskinongé Jean-Paul Diamond Patrick Lahaie Jean Damphousse Julie VeilleuxÉmilie Viau-DrouinLaurence J. Requilé (Green)

Marie Anny Gosselin (CC)
Didier Provencher (ÉA)
Linda Delmé (PCM)

Jean-Paul Diamond
Saint-Maurice Robert Pilotte Luc Trudel Pierre Giguère Luc LafranceNathalie LortieGilles Noël (PUN)

Marie-Paule Bertrand (Ind.)

Claude Pinard
Trois-Rivières Danielle St-Amand Djemila Benhabib Andrew D'AmoursJean-Claude LandryCharles-Hugo NormandKathie Mc Nicoll (ÉA)

Robert Deschamps (Ind.)

Danielle St-Amand

(5) Estrie (Eastern Townships)

Electoral DistrictCandidates Incumbent
 Liberal PQ CAQ QS ONOther
Mégantic Ghislain Bolduc Gloriane BlaisRaymonde LapointeWilliam Leclerc BellavanceJasmin Roy-RouleauJacques Audet (Ind.)

Jean-Luc Perron (Ind.)

Johanne Gonthier
Orford Pierre Reid Michel BretonJean L'ÉcuyerPatricia TremblayMarie-Hélène MartinGuillaume Corriveau (Green)

Serge Trottier (CC)

Pierre Reid
Richmond Karine Vallières Étienne-Alexis Boucher Marie-Soleil PerronColombe LandryJean-Sébastien LamotheNick Fonda (Green)

Danielle Voisard (CC)

Yvon Vallières
Saint-François Nathalie Goguen Réjean Hébert Éric GirouxAndré PoulinGaby MachabéeLindsay-Jane Gowman (Green)

Lionel Lambert (PUN)

Monique Gagnon-Tremblay
Sherbrooke Jean Charest Serge Cardin Philippe GirardChristian BibeauÉvelyne BeaudinSuzanne Richer (Green)

Christian Clavet (PI)

Jean Charest

(6) Montreal


Electoral DistrictCandidates Incumbent
 Liberal PQ CAQ QS ONOther
Anjou–Louis-Riel Lise Thériault Martine Roux Richard Campeau Marlène LessardRaphaël CoutureSamuel Stohl (CC)

Linda Sullivan (ML)

Lise Thériault
Bourassa-Sauvé Rita de Santis Marianne DessureaultLouis PelletierWill ProsperNancy LavalléeÉric Guerra-Grenier Jr. (Green)vacant
Bourget Dave McMahon Maka Kotto Mario BentrovatoPatrice GagnonPaolo ZambitoGilbert Caron (Green)

Jan Stohl (CC)
Claude Brunelle (ML)
Gaston Savard (PUN)
Sylvie R. Tremblay (PI)

Maka Kotto
Crémazie Eleni Bakopanos Diane De Courcy Carla El-GhandourAndré FrappierYanek Lauzière-FillionYves Laporte (Green) Lisette Lapointe
Gouin Anson Duran Nicolas Girard Bernard Labadie Françoise David Sameer Muldeen (Green)

Gilles Guibord (PUN)

Nicolas Girard
Hochelaga-Maisonneuve Alexandre Farley Carole Poirier David Monette Alexandre Leduc André LamyNicholas Kulak (Green)

Jean-François Jetté (CC)
Christine Dandenault (ML)
Serge Provost (PI)
Denis Poulin (PN)

Carole Poirier
Jeanne-Mance–Viger Filomena Rotiroti Nicolas BonamiJean-François GagnéMarie-Chantal LocasJulie SurprenantGarnet Colly (ML)Filomena Rotiroti
LaFontaine Marc Tanguay Marc BoulericeDomenico CavaliereChristine FiliatraultMaxime St-ArnaultGaëtan Bérard (Green)

Patrice Raza (PC)
Steven Hombrados (QCU)

Marc Tanguay
Laurier-Dorion Gerry Sklavounos

10,987 34.08%

Badiona Bazin

8,524 26.44%

Marie Josée Godbout

3,154 9.78%

Andrés Fontecilla

7,844 24.33%

Miguel Tremblay

912 2.83%

Danny Polifroni (Green) 480 1.49%

Yves Pageau (CC) 66 0.20%
Peter Macrisopoulos (ML) 100 0.31%
David H. Cherniak (Ind.) 119 0.37%
Michel Dugré (Ind./nd) 50 0.16%

Gerry Sklavounos
Mercier Anne PâquetJean PoirierJulie Boncompain Amir Khadir Nicolas PayneDavid Kovacs (Green)Amir Khadir
Pointe-aux-Trembles Jessica Cialdella Nicole Léger Guy BoutinNatacha LarocqueGuillaume Simard L'HeureuxGeneviève Royer (ML)

Gérald Briand (PI)
Jean-Marcel Seck (Ind.)

Nicole Léger
Rosemont Madwa-Nika Phanord-Cadet Jean-François Lisée Léo FradetteFrançois SaillantJohanne LavoieDaniel Guersan (CC)

Stéphane Chénier (ML)
Raynald St-Onge (BP)

Louise Beaudoin
Sainte-Marie–Saint-Jacques Étienne Collins Daniel Breton Cédrick Beauregard Manon Massé Denis MonièreSerge Lachapelle (ML)

Edson Emilio (QCU)
Louis Provencher (PCM)
Jean-Marc Labrèche (Ind.)
Dimitri Mourkes (Ind.)

Martin Lemay
Viau Emmanuel Dubourg Gabriel Arbieto MunaycoWalid HadidGeneviève Fortier-MoreauSimon-Pierre BélangerEric Perreault-Chamberland (Green)Emmanuel Dubourg


Electoral DistrictCandidates Incumbent
 Liberal PQ CAQ QS ONOther
Acadie Christine St-Pierre Rachid BandouAbel-Claude ArslanianMarianne Breton-FontaineSébastien CroteauChristine St-Pierre
D'Arcy-McGee Lawrence Bergman Guy AmyotSophie LerouxÉmilie BeauchesneAbraham Weizfeld (Ind.)Lawrence Bergman
Jacques-Cartier Geoffrey Kelley Olivier GendreauPaola L. HawaFrançois-Xavier CharleboisRaphael HébertAlex Tyrrell (Green)

Ágnes Mina Barti (QCU)
Francis Juneau (Ind.)

Geoffrey Kelley
Marguerite-Bourgeoys Robert Poëti Jessica RiggiMichel DelisleYebo Romaric OkouVéronique PelletierYves Le Seigle (ML) Clément Gignac
Marquette François Ouimet Étienne GougouxVictor A. TanClaudelle CyrPatrick ValoisJohn Symon (Green)François Ouimet
Mont-Royal Pierre Arcand André NormandeauStefan StanczykowskiMarc-André BeauchampGuillaume BlanchetKen McMurray (Green)

Amal Bouchentouf (CC)
Diane Johnston (ML)

Pierre Arcand
Nelligan Yolande James Marcos ArchambaultPhilippe BoileauElahé MachoufFrançois LandryKristianne Brunet (Green)

Jean-Dominic Lévesque-René (QCU)

Yolande James
Notre-Dame-de-Grâce Kathleen Weil Olivier SirardAngely PacisDavid MandelSylvain Labranche Claude Sabourin (Green)

Rachel Hoffman (ML)

Kathleen Weil
Outremont Raymond Bachand Roxanne GendronClaude MichaudÉdith LaperleLuc SéguinOlga Sharonova (CC)

Jonathan Moffatt (QCU)
Mathieu Marcil (PN)

Raymond Bachand
Robert-Baldwin Pierre Marsan Alexandre Pagé-ChasséToni RinowSarah LandrySophie TurcotMathieu Mireault (Green)

Fredrick-Anthony Ghali (QCU)

Pierre Marsan
Saint-Henri–Sainte-Anne Marguerite Blais Sophie StankéJoakim BeaupréNicolas BoisclairLuc LefebvreAndrzej Jastrzebski (PUN)Marguerite Blais
Saint-Laurent Jean-Marc Fournier Roger GagnonGeorge ManolikakisMarie Josèphe PigeonMaxime BellerosePierre Etienne Loignon (Green)

Fernand Deschamps (ML)
Brian Jenkins (PUN)

Jean-Marc Fournier
Verdun Henri-François Gautrin Thierry St-Cyr André BesnerChantale MichaudMarc-Antoine DaneauJeffrey Mackie (Green)

Eileen Studd (ML)
Philippe Refghi (QCU)

Henri-François Gautrin
Westmount–Saint-Louis Jacques Chagnon Marc-André BahlJohnny KairouzMélissa DesjardinsBenoît GuérinLisa Julie Cahn (Green)

Pierre JC Allard (Ind./nd)

Jacques Chagnon

(7) Outaouais

Electoral DistrictCandidates Incumbent
 Liberal PQ CAQ QS ONOther
Chapleau Marc Carrière Yves MorinLuc AngersBenoit RenaudEid HarbJonathan Meijer (Green)

Pierre Soublière (ML)

Marc Carrière
Gatineau Stéphanie Vallée Maude TremblayMichel HalloranFrancis Da Silva-CasimiroNicolas LepageBrandon Bolduc (Green)

Yvon Breton (ML)

Stéphanie Vallée
Hull Maryse Gaudreault Gilles AubéÉtienne Boulrice Bill Clennett Mikaël St-LouisJozyam Ilsa Fontaine (Green)

Gabriel Girard Bernier (ML)
Kamal Maghri (QCU)
Marc Fiset (PN)

Maryse Gaudreault
Papineau Alexandre Iracà Jean-François PrimeauChantal DubéKatia GagnonJonathan BeauchampAlexandre Deschênes (ML)

Christine Gagné (PN)
Mario Parent (Ind.)

Norman MacMillan
Pontiac Charlotte L'Écuyer Geneviève Gendron-NadeauAndré LaframboiseCharmain LevyPatrick ÉmardGarry Bélair (Green)

Louis Lang (ML)

Charlotte L'Écuyer

(8) Abitibi-Témiscamingue and (10) Nord-du-Québec

Electoral DistrictCandidates Incumbent
 Liberal PQ CAQ QS ONOther
Abitibi-Est Pierre Corbeil


Élizabeth Larouche


Samuel Dupras


Sarah Charbonneau-Beaulieu


Richard Trudel


Yvette Poucachiche (Green)


Pierre Corbeil
Abitibi-Ouest Claude Nelson Morin


François Gendron


Sébastien D'Astous


Ghislaine Camirand


Grégory Vézeau


François Gendron
Rouyn-Noranda–Témiscamingue Melissa Turgeon


Gilles Chapadeau


Bernard Flebus


Guy Leclerc


Sébastien-L. Pageon


Robert Bertrand (Green)


Daniel Bernard
Electoral DistrictCandidates Incumbent
 Liberal PQ CAQ QS ONOther
Ungava Gérald Lemoyne


Luc Ferland


Stéphane Robichaud


Sylvain Couture


Dominic Hamelin-Johnston


Luc Ferland

(12) Chaudière-Appalaches and (17) Centre-du-Québec

Electoral DistrictCandidates Incumbent
 Liberal PQ CAQ QS ONOther
Arthabaska Claude Bachand Lucie LeBrun Sylvie Roy Christine LetendreRémi MarineauFrançois Fillion (Green)

Eric Lafontaine (QCU)
Jean Landry (Ind.)

Claude Bachand
Beauce-Nord Jack RoyDaniel Bizier André Spénard Yv Bonnier VigerStéphane TrudelGwendoline Mathieu-Poulin (Green)

Danielle Favreau (CC)
Sébastien Drouin (PC)
Benoît Roy (Ind.)

Janvier Grondin
Beauce-Sud Robert Dutil Luc VilleneuveRichard SavoieMarie-Claude VervilleVanessa RoyRobert Genesse (QRD)

Jean Rhéaume (Ind.)

Robert Dutil
Bellechasse Dominique Vien Clément Pouliot Christian Lévesque Benoit ComeauLinda Beaudoin (PC)

Sébastien Ruel (ÉA)
Christine Lavoie (PUN)
Patrice Aubin (PCM)

Dominique Vien
Chutes-de-la-Chaudière Réal St-LaurentDaniel Lachance Marc Picard Eveline GueppeMarielle Parent (Green)

Renaud Grégoire (PC)

Marc Picard
Drummond–Bois-Francs Marie DésiletsAnnie Jean Sébastien Schneeberger Francis SoulardMartin AllardFrançois Picard (PC)

Robert Dufour (PUN)
Pierre Hébert (Ind.)

Yves-François Blanchet
Johnson Nancy Boyce Yves-François Blanchet Stéphane LegaultJulie DionneSteve LemayBenoit Lussier (PC) Étienne-Alexis Boucher
Lévis Gilles Lehouillier Stéphane Labrie Christian Dubé Valérie GuilloteauNathaly Dufour Luc Harvey (PC)

Carl Michaud (ÉA)
Paul Biron (PUN)
Patrick Vallières (PCM)
Yvan Rodrigue ()

Gilles Lehouillier
Lotbinière-Frontenac Laurent Lessard Kaven MathieuMartin CaronMarie-Christine Rochefort Sylvie Roy
merged district
Laurent Lessard
Nicolet-Bécancour Marc DescôteauxGilles Mayrand Donald Martel none [39] Jean-Martin Aussant Mathieu Benoit (PC)Jean-Martin Aussant

(13) Laval

Electoral DistrictCandidates Incumbent
 Liberal PQ CAQ QS ONOther
Chomedey Guy Ouellette Jean CookeMarielle PotvinFrancine BellerosePatrick SimardStéphanie Stevenson (Green)

Kamal Germanos Lutfi (Ind.)

Guy Ouellette
Fabre Gilles Ouimet François-Gycelain Rocque Dominique Anglade Wilfried CordeauBruno ForgetJean-François Lepage (Green)

Philippe Mayrand (Ind.)

Michelle Courchesne
Laval-des-Rapides Alain Paquet Léo Bureau-Blouin Maud CohenSylvie Des RochersLawrence Côté-CollinsCarl Desmarais (Green)

Monique Chartrand (CC)

Alain Paquet
Mille-Îles Francine Charbonneau Robert Carrier Jean Prud’hommeNicole BelleroseAlain SénécalHenrico Negro (Green)

Carlos Silva (QCU)
Régent Millette (Ind.)

Francine Charbonneau
Sainte-Rose Geneviève April Suzanne Proulx François Gaudreau Nicolas Chatel-LaunaySylvain FortinIoan-Adrian Hancu (Ind.)new district
Vimont Jean Rousselle Linda Tousignant Christopher Skeete David LannevilleCatherine HoubartAlain Robert (PC)

Jean-Marc Boyer (Ind.)

Vincent Auclair

(14) Lanaudière

Electoral DistrictCandidates Incumbent
 Liberal PQ CAQ QS ONOther
Berthier Catherine Haulard André Villeneuve François Benjamin Louise BeaudryRaymond GuayDany Ouellet (Green)

Pierre Baril (CC)

André Villeneuve
Joliette Pascal Beaupré Véronique Hivon Normand MasseFlavie TrudelAmélie DolbecMikey Colangelo Lauzon (PC)

Michel Thouin (QCU)
Jean-Mathieu Desmarais (Ind.)

Véronique Hivon
L'Assomption Lise HébertLizabel Nitoi François Legault Sylvain FournierEvelyne MarcilChristine Lebel (Green)Scott McKay
Masson Suzanne Rathé Diane Hamelin Christian GauthierJacinthe SabourinSamuel BergeronMichel Paulette (Green)

Adam Stohl (CC)

Guillaume Tremblay
Repentigny Marc Thompson Scott McKay Chantal LongpréOlivier HuardAnne-Marie Labrossenew district
Rousseau Mario Racette Nicolas Marceau Laurence R. FortinFrançois LépineGilles ChapdelaineAndré Matteau (PI)

Robert Boucher (Ind.)

Nicolas Marceau
Terrebonne Josée Gingras Mathieu Traversy Gaétan Barrette Yan SmithMarc-André DénomméeBenoit Carignan (Green)

Patrick Dubé (CC)

Mathieu Traversy

(15) Laurentides

Electoral DistrictCandidates Incumbent
 Liberal PQ CAQ QS ONOther
Argenteuil Lise Proulx Roland Richer Mario Laframboise Yvan ZanettiPatrick SabourinStephen Matthews (Green)Roland Richer
Bertrand Yannick Ouellette Claude Cousineau Jean-Marc LacosteLise BoivinSamuelle Ducrocq-HenryMarc Saint-Germain (Green)

Patrick Dubé (CC)

Claude Cousineau
Blainville Joao NevesBernard Généreux Daniel Ratthé Étienne FerlandChristian BélangerMichel Sigouin (Green)

Yan Bégin (PI)

Daniel Ratthé
Deux-Montagnes Stéphanie Ménard Daniel Goyer Benoit Charette Normand GodonWilson OrtizPrincess Brooks (Green)Benoit Charette
Groulx Linda Lapointe Raymond Archambault Hélène Daneault Sylvie GiguèreAlain MargineanAlec Ware (Green)

Alex Munteanu (Ind.)

René Gauvreau
Labelle Vicki Emard Sylvain Pagé Robert MilotNormand St-AmourSimon MarcilFrançois Beauchamp (Green)Sylvain Pagé
Mirabel Ismaël Boisvert Denise Beaudoin Sylvie D'Amours Mylène JaccoudJean-François PouliotEric Emond (Ind.)Denise Beaudoin
Saint-Jérôme Marc Bustamante Gilles Robert Jacques Duchesneau Vincent Lemay-ThiviergeJulien BencaOlivier Adam (Green)Gilles Robert

(16) Montérégie


Electoral DistrictCandidates Incumbent
 Liberal PQ CAQ QS ONOther
Borduas Conrad Deschênes Pierre Duchesne Emmanuelle GéhinJean-François LessardMartin DulacMary Harper (Green)

Michel Lepage (PI)

Pierre Curzi
Brome-Missisquoi Pierre Paradis Richard LeclercBenoit LegaultBenoit Van CaloenPatrick MelchiorLouise Martineau (Green)

Dominique Favreau (CC)
Jacques Pipon (PC)
Gilles Alarie (Ind.)
Jean-Pierre Dufault (Ind.)

Pierre Paradis
Chambly Julie Tremblay Bertrand St-Arnaud Martin TrudeauAnne PoussardMartin LaraméeNicholas Lescarbeau (Green)

Daniel Nicol (PC)

Bertrand St-Arnaud
Granby Guy GaudordLuc Perron François Bonnardel Éric BédardJocelyn BeaudoinFrancine St-Onge (CC)

Stéphane Gagné (PC)
Stéphane Deschamps (PN)

François Bonnardel
Iberville Alain Ménard Marie Bouillé Claire Samson Myriam-Zaa NormandinClaude ChagnonMarie-France Allard (Green)Marie Bouillé
Richelieu Alain Plante Élaine Zakaïb Jean-Bernard ÉmondMarie-Ève MathieuMichaël Rocheleau Sylvain Simard
Saint-Hyacinthe Louise Arpin Émilien Pelletier Pierre SchetagneRichard GingrasJérôme Saint-AmandIsabelle Leclerc (PC)

Thomas Gagné (QCU)
Alexandre Bruneau (ÉA)
Lise Gaudette (PUN)

Émilien Pelletier
Saint-Jean Martin Massé Dave Turcotte Yvan BerthelotCarole LusignanFélix LemaireCarmyn Girard (PC)

François Mailly (QCU)
Yvon Sylva Aubé (PI)

Dave Turcotte
Verchères Maxime St-Onge Stéphane Bergeron Chantal Soucy Marie-Thérèse ToutantDiane MassicotteMario Geoffrion (CC)

Steven Terranova (Ind.)

Stéphane Bergeron

South Shore

Electoral DistrictCandidates Incumbent
 Liberal PQ CAQ QS ONOther
Beauharnois Lyse Lemieux Guy Leclair Michel DrouinPierre-Paul St-OngeJérémie Poupart MontpetitBruno Auclair (Green)

Lynne Mimeault (PC)
Matthieu Bonin (Ind.)
Sylvain Larocque (Ind./nd)

Guy Leclair
Châteauguay Pierre Moreau Maryse PerreaultDenis LeftakisXavier P.-LabergeNicolas DionneDenis Côté (Green)

Jean-Paul Pellerin (PC)

Pierre Moreau
Huntingdon Stéphane Billette Gaétan Arel Claire IsaBelle Carmen LabelleÉric ParéNicholas Roach (Green)

Antoine-Marie Bourdon (CC)
Maxime Collette (PC)
Steven Gomory (QCU)

Stéphane Billette
La Pinière Fatima Houda-Pepin Pierre O. ThibertFrançois LemayJohane BeaupréMylaine LarocqueMarc-André Beauchemin (Green)

Claude Chalhoub (PC)
Serge Patenaude (ML)
Sean Connolly-Boutin (QCU)

Fatima Houda-Pepin
Laporte Nicole Ménard Simon BélangerDonald LeBlancMichèle St-DenisLinda DupuisCamil Lambert (PC)Nicole Ménard
La Prairie Lucie F. RousselPierre Langlois Stéphane Le Bouyonnec Yohan PerronJean-Pierre GouinKevin Murphy (Green)

Adrian Ahsly Gutierrez (CC)
Monique Roy-Verville (PC)
Normand Chouinard (ML)

François Rebello
Marie-Victorin Farida Chemmakh Bernard Drainville Simon Jolin-Barrette Carl LévesqueOlivier ChauvinMathieu Yargeau (Green)

Jean Baillargeon (CC)
Yves Ménard (PI)

Bernard Drainville
Montarville Nicole Girard Monique Richard Nathalie Roy David Fortin CôtéLuc Lapierre-PelletierDominique Robitaille (Green)

Claude Leclair (PC)

Monique Richard
Sanguinet Jocelyne Bates Alain Therrien François Rebello Frédéric NadeauKeven RousseauAndré Martel (PC)

Hélène Héroux (ML)
Martin Mc Neil (Ind.)

new district
Soulanges Lucie Charlebois André BouthillierMario GagnierAndrée BessetteFrédéric RoyPatricia Domingos (Ind.)Lucie Charlebois
Taillon Marie-Ève Pelletier Marie Malavoy Pierre CimonéManon BlanchardJulien-Alexandre BilodeauCarole Mainville Bériault (Green)

Marie-Noelle Mondoux-Lemoine (CC)
Normand Fournier (ML)
Robert Morin (Ind.)

Marie Malavoy
Vachon Linda Langlois Saulnier Martine Ouellet Jean-François Roberge Sébastien RobertSylvain GauthierPierre-André Beauchemin (Green)

Marc Joseph (CC)

Martine Ouellet
Vaudreuil Yvon Marcoux Kim ComeauMartin LegaultMarc-André PilonJulien BédardJulien Leclerc (Green)

Étienne Ouellet (QCU)

Yvon Marcoux

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