Quebec general election, 2018

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Quebec general election, 2018
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  2014 October 1, 2018 (2018-10-01)Next 

125 seats in the National Assembly of Quebec
63 seats needed for a majority
Opinion polls
Turnout66.45% (Decrease2.svg 4.98%) [1]
 Majority partyMinority party
  Francois Legault2011.jpg Philippe Couillard 2014-11-11 E.jpg
Leader François Legault Philippe Couillard
Party Coalition Avenir Québec Liberal
Leader since November 4, 2011 March 17, 2013
Leader's seat L'Assomption Roberval
Last election22 seats, 23.05%70 seats, 41.52%
Seats before2168
Seats won7431
Seat changeIncrease2.svg 53Decrease2.svg 37
Popular vote1,509,4551,001,037
SwingIncrease2.svg14.37pp Decrease2.svg16.70pp

 Third partyFourth party
  Jean-Francois Lisee 2013 (cropped).jpg Manon Masse Quebec solidaire 2012 (cropped).jpg
Leader Jean-François Lisée Manon Massé (candidate for premier) [note 1]
Party Parti Québécois Québec solidaire
Leader since October 7, 2016 May 21, 2017
Leader's seat Rosemont (lost re-election) Sainte-Marie–Saint-Jacques
Last election30 seats, 25.38%3 seats, 7.63%
Seats before283
Seats won1010
Seat changeDecrease2.svg 18Increase2.svg 7
Popular vote687,995649,503
SwingDecrease2.svg8.32pp Increase2.svg8.47pp

Quebec general election 2018 - Results by Riding.svg
Popular vote by riding. As this is an FPTP election, seat totals are not determined by popular vote, but instead by the result in each riding. Riding names are listed at the bottom.

Premier before election

Philippe Couillard


François Legault
Coalition Avenir Québec

The 42nd Quebec general election was held on October 1, 2018, to elect members to the National Assembly of Quebec. The election saw a landslide victory for the Coalition Avenir Québec (CAQ) led by François Legault won 74 of 125 seats, giving the party a majority and unseating the Quebec Liberal Party. The Liberals became the Official Opposition with 31 seats.

National Assembly of Quebec single house of the Legislature of Quebec

The National Assembly of Quebec is the legislative body of the province of Quebec in Canada. Legislators are called MNAs. The Queen in Right of Quebec, represented by the Lieutenant Governor of Quebec and the National Assembly compose the Legislature of Quebec, which operates in a fashion similar to those of other Westminster-style parliamentary systems.

Coalition Avenir Québec provincial political party in Quebec, Canada

The Coalition Avenir Québec is a centre-right to right-wing Quebec nationalist and autonomist provincial political party in Quebec, Canada.

François Legault 32nd Premier of Quebec

François Legault is a Canadian politician and businessman serving as the 32nd and current premier of Quebec since 2018. He has been Leader of the Coalition Avenir Québec party since its foundation in 2011. Prior to becoming a politician, he was the co-founder of Canadian airline, Air Transat.


This election was the first won by the CAQ, which had previously been the third party in the legislature. It was also the first since 1966 that had been won by a party other than the Liberals or Parti Québécois.

Parti Québécois Sovereignist political party in Quebec, Canada

The Parti Québécois is a sovereignist and social democratic provincial political party in Quebec, Canada. The PQ advocates national sovereignty for Quebec involving independence of the province of Quebec from Canada and establishing a sovereign state. The PQ has also promoted the possibility of maintaining a loose political and economic sovereignty-association between Quebec and Canada. The party traditionally has support from the labour movement, but unlike most other social democratic parties, its ties with organized labour are informal. Members and supporters of the PQ are called "péquistes", a French word derived from the pronunciation of the party's initials.


In Quebec the Liberal Party had held power since 2003, save for a period of less than two years in 2012.

The Marois Government was formed by Quebec Premier Pauline Marois and held power from September, 2012 to April, 2014. The administration of the Parti Quebecois was officially formed on September 19, 2012 after the 2012 Quebec general election. This election brought 54 MNAs to the National Assembly of Quebec. As these MNAs did not occupy more than half of the seats, the government formed was a minority. The administration was defeated during the general election on April 7, 2014.

Under the province's fixed election date law, passed in 2013, "the general election following the end of a Legislature shall be held on the first Monday of October of the fourth calendar year following the year that includes the last day of the previous Legislature", [3] setting the date for October 1, 2018. However, the Chief Electoral Officer could have changed the election date in the event of a natural disaster. Furthermore, the Lieutenant Governor could have called an election sooner should the Premier have requested one, or in the event the government had been dissolved by a motion of no confidence. [4]

In Canada, some jurisdictions have passed legislation fixing election dates, so that elections occur on a more regular cycle and the date of a forthcoming election is publicly known. However, the Governor General of Canada, on the advice of the Prime Minister of Canada; the provincial lieutenant governors, on the advice of the relevant premier; and the territorial commissioners do still have the constitutional power to, on the advice of the relevant premier, call a general election at any point before the fixed date. By-elections, used to fill vacancies in a legislature, are also not affected by fixed election dates.

The Lieutenant Governor of Quebec is the viceregal representative in Quebec of the Canadian monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, who operates distinctly within the province but is also shared equally with the ten other jurisdictions of Canada, as well as the other Commonwealth realms and any subdivisions thereof, and resides predominantly in her oldest realm, the United Kingdom. The Lieutenant Governor of Quebec is appointed in the same manner as the other provincial viceroys in Canada and is similarly tasked with carrying out most of the monarch's constitutional and ceremonial duties. The present and 29th Lieutenant Governor of Quebec is J. Michel Doyon, who has served in the role since 24 September 2015.

Premier of Quebec head of the government of Quebec

The Premier of Quebec (French: Premier ministre du Québec or Première ministre du Québec is the head of government of the Canadian province of Quebec. The current Premier of Quebec is François Legault of the Coalition Avenir Québec, sworn in on October 18, 2018 following the 2018 election.


The CAQ won a decisive victory with 74 seats, exceeding all published opinion polling. The Liberals won 31 seats, Québec solidaire won 10 seats, and the Parti Québécois won only 10 seats. [5]

Québec solidaire political party in Quebec, Canada

Québec solidaire is a democratic socialist, social-democratic and sovereigntist political party in Quebec, Canada. The party and media outlets in Canada usually use the name "Québec solidaire" in both French and English, but the party's name is sometimes translated as "Solidarity Quebec" or "Quebec Solidarity" in foreign English-language media.

The CAQ formed government for the first time, mainly by dominating its traditional heartlands of Capitale-Nationale, Chaudière-Appalaches and Centre-du-Québec, while winning sweeps or near-sweeps in Mauricie, Estrie, Lanaudière, Montérégie the Laurentides and northern Quebec.

Capitale-Nationale Administrative region in Quebec, Canada

Capitale-Nationale is one of 17 administrative regions of Quebec, Canada. Quebec City, Quebec's centre of government, is located in this region. It has a land area of 18,796.86 km2. It reported a total resident population of 700,616 as of the Canada 2011 Census, with Quebec City having 73.7 percent of the total.

Chaudière-Appalaches Region in Quebec, Canada

Chaudière-Appalaches is an administrative region in Quebec, Canada. It comprises most of what is historically known as the "Beauce". It is named for the Chaudière River and the Appalachian Mountains.

Centre-du-Québec Region in Quebec, Canada

Centre-du-Québec is a region of Quebec, Canada. The main centres are Drummondville, Victoriaville, and Bécancour. It has a land area of 6,928.78 km² and a 2006 census population of 224,200 inhabitants.

The Parti Québécois lost its official status as a political party in the Quebec National Assembly, for having won less than 12 seats. It was easily the PQ's worst showing in a provincial election in 45 years. For the second election in a row, its leader was unseated in his own riding. According to a postmortem by The Globe and Mail, the PQ was so decisively beaten that there were already questions about whether it could survive. [6] Echoing this, Christian Bourque of Montreal-based pollster Léger told The Guardian that he believed the PQ was likely finished in its present form, and would have to merge with another sovereigntist party to avoid fading into irrelevance. [7]

The election was viewed as the Liberals' worst defeat since the 1976 election, and this was the first election in which Québec Solidaire garnered seats outside Montreal.

The CAQ won 37.4 percent of the popular vote, a smaller vote share than the Liberals' 41 percent in 2014. However, their heavy concentration of support in the regions they dominated was enough to garner them a strong majority government. Quebec elections have historically seen large disparities between the raw vote and the actual seat count.

Following the elections, both Jean-François Lisée and Philippe Couillard resigned.

Coalition Avenir Québec 1,509,455
Increase2.svg 14.37%
74 / 125(59%)
Liberal 1,001,037
Decrease2.svg 16.70%
31 / 125(25%)
Parti Québécois 687,995
Decrease2.svg 8.32%
10 / 125(8%)
Québec solidaire 649,503
Increase2.svg 8.47%
10 / 125(8%)
Increase2.svg 2.18%
0 / 125(0%)
Vote share

Summary analysis

Popular vote
Elections to the National Assembly of Quebec – seats won/lost by party, 2014-2018
Party2014At dissolutionGain from (loss to)2018
CAQPQLibQSIndNew ridingDissolved riding
Coalition Avenir Québec 2221+17+30+3+374
Liberal 7068(30)(1)(3)+1(4)31
Parti Québécois 3028(17)+1(3)+110
Québec solidaire 33+3+3+110
Independent 05(3)(1)(1)0

Detailed analysis

e    d  Summary of the National Assembly of Quebec election results (October 1, 2018) [8]
Political party [9] Party leaderMPPsVotes
Candidates 2014 Dissol. 2018±#±%± (pp)
Coalition Avenir Québec François Legault 12522217453Increase2.svg1,509,455533,848Increase2.svg37.4214.37Increase2.svg
Liberal Philippe Couillard 12570683137Decrease2.svg1,001,037756,034Decrease2.svg24.8216.70Decrease2.svg
Parti Québécois Jean-François Lisée 12530281018Decrease2.svg687,995386,125Decrease2.svg17.068.32Decrease2.svg
Québec solidaire Manon Massé, Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois 12533107Increase2.svg649,503326,379Increase2.svg16.108.47Increase2.svg
  Independent 2155Decrease2.svg6,4628,899Decrease2.svg0.160.20Decrease2.svg
Green Alex Tyrrell 9767,87044,707Increase2.svg1.681.13Increase2.svg
Conservative Adrien Pouliot 10159,05542,626Increase2.svg1.461.07Increase2.svg
New Democratic Raphaël Fortin 5922,863New0.57New
  Citoyens au pouvoir du Québec Stéphane Blais (intérim)5613,76812,477Increase2.svg0.340.31Increase2.svg
Bloc Pot Jean-Patrick Berthiaume294,6571,967Increase2.svg0.120.06Increase2.svg
Parti nul Renaud Blais163,6593,880Decrease2.svg0.090.03Decrease2.svg
Marxist–Leninist Pierre Chénier251,708308Decrease2.svg0.040.01Decrease2.svg
Parti libreMichel Leclerc81,678New0.04New
Équipe autonomiste Stéphane Pouleur121,138738Increase2.svg0.030.02Increase2.svg
Parti 51 Hans Mercier51,117New0.03New
  Changement intégrité pour notre Québec Eric Emond7693New0.02New
Alliance provincialeSébastien Roy2521New0.01New
Voie du peupleMarc Alarie1190NewNew
Parti culinaire Jean-Louis Thémistocle1169NewNew
Option nationale n/aMerged with QS0.73Decrease2.svg
Parti équitable Patricia DomingosDid not campaign0.04Decrease2.svg
Mon pays le Québec n/aParty dissolved0.01Decrease2.svg
Unité Nationale n/aParty dissolved0.01Decrease2.svg
Quebec – Democratic Revolutionn/aParty dissolved
Parti indépendantiste n/aParty dissolved
Quebec Citizens' Union n/aParty dissolved
Rejected ballots66,0853,292Increase2.svg
Voter turnout4,099,623195,432Decrease2.svg66.45%4.99Decrease2.svg
Registered electors6,169,772157,282Increase2.svg


Party standings

Summary of the pre-election standings of the
National Assembly of Quebec

PartyParty leaderSeats
2014 Dissolution
Liberal Philippe Couillard 7068
Parti Québécois Jean-François Lisée 3028
Coalition Avenir Québec François Legault 2221
Québec solidaire Manon Massé 33
  Independent 05

Seat changes (2014–2017)

Results by riding of the 15 by-elections to the National Assembly of Quebec during the 41st Legislature (2014-2018) By-elections to the 41st National Assembly of Quebec results by riding.svg
Results by riding of the 15 by-elections to the National Assembly of Quebec during the 41st Legislature (2014–2018)
41st National Assembly of Quebec - Movement in seats held from 2014 to 2018
PartyLeader2014Gain/(loss) due to2018
ResignationResigned from partyDeath in officeWithdrawn from caucusExpulsionBy-election holdBy-election gain
Liberal Philippe Couillard 70(6)(1)(2)5167
Parti Québécois Jean-François Lisée 30(5)(1)(1)528
Coalition Avenir Québec François Legault 22(2)(1)(1)1221
Québec solidaire Manon Massé 3(1)13
Independent N/A2(1)146
Changes in seats held (2014-2018)
Lévis August 15, 2014 [10] Christian Dubé   CAQ ResignationOctober 20, 2014 [11] François Paradis   CAQ
Richelieu September 29, 2014 [12] Élaine Zakaïb   Parti Québécois ResignationMarch 9, 2015 [13] Sylvain Rochon   Parti Québécois
Jean-Talon February 26, 2015 [14] Yves Bolduc   Liberal Resignation [a 1] June 8, 2015 [15] Sébastien Proulx   Liberal
Chauveau April 7, 2015 [16] Gérard Deltell   CAQ Resignation [a 2] June 8, 2015 [17] Véronyque Tremblay   Liberal
Saint-Henri–Sainte-Anne August 21, 2015 [18] Marguerite Blais   Liberal ResignationNovember 9, 2015 [19] Dominique Anglade   Liberal
Fabre August 24, 2015 [20] Gilles Ouimet   Liberal ResignationNovember 9, 2015 Monique Sauvé   Liberal
Arthabaska August 26, 2015 [21] Sylvie Roy   CAQ Resigned from party  Independent
René-Lévesque September 3, 2015 [22] Marjolain Dufour   Parti Québécois ResignationNovember 9, 2015 Martin Ouellet   Parti Québécois
Beauce-Sud September 22, 2015 [23] Robert Dutil   Liberal ResignationNovember 9, 2015 Paul Busque   Liberal
Chicoutimi October 22, 2015 [24] Stéphane Bédard   Parti Québécois ResignationApril 11, 2016 [25] Mireille Jean   Parti Québécois
Saint-Jérôme May 2, 2016 [26] Pierre Karl Péladeau   Parti Québécois Resignation [a 3] December 5, 2016 Marc Bourcier   Parti Québécois
Marie-Victorin June 13, 2016 Bernard Drainville   Parti Québécois Resignation [a 4] December 5, 2016 Catherine Fournier   Parti Québécois
Arthabaska July 31, 2016 [27] Sylvie Roy   Independent Died in officeDecember 5, 2016 Éric Lefebvre   CAQ
Verdun August 19, 2016 Jacques Daoust   Liberal Resignation [a 5] December 5, 2016 Isabelle Melançon   Liberal
Laurier-Dorion October 20, 2016 [28] Gerry Sklavounos   Liberal Expulsion  Independent
Gouin January 19, 2017 [29] Françoise David   QC solidaire ResignationMay 29, 2017 Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois   QC solidaire
Groulx January 25, 2017 [30] Claude Surprenant   CAQ Expulsion  Independent
Brome-Missisquoi January 27, 2017 [31] Pierre Paradis   Liberal Expulsion  Independent
Vachon February 5, 2017 [32] Martine Ouellet   Parti Québécois Resigned from party [a 6]   Independent
Louis-Hébert April 27, 2017 [33] Sam Hamad   Liberal ResignationOctober 2, 2017 [34] [35] Geneviève Guilbault   CAQ
Gaspé May 16, 2017 [36] Gaétan Lelièvre   Parti Québécois Expulsion  Independent
Argenteuil April 17, 2018 Yves St-Denis   Liberal Withdraws from caucus  Independent
  1. also from the position of Minister of Education
  2. to run for the Conservatives in Louis-Saint-Laurent
  3. also from the positions of PQ leader and Leader of the Opposition
  4. also from the position of Opposition House Leader
  5. also from the position of Minister of Transport, Sustainable Mobility and Transport Electrification
  6. to seek the Bloc Québécois leadership

Other developments

April 7, 2014The Quebec Liberal Party wins a majority government in the 41st Quebec general election, and Philippe Couillard becomes Quebec's Premier-designate. Outgoing Premier Pauline Marois announces her resignation as Parti Québécois leader. [37]
April 10, 2014The Parti Québécois caucus unanimously approves Stéphane Bédard as interim leader. [38]
October 4, 2014PQ riding association presidents meet to decide rules and timeline for its leadership race. [39]
May 15, 2015 Pierre Karl Péladeau is elected leader of the Parti Québécois. [40]
May 6, 2016 Sylvain Gaudreault is appointed interim PQ leader.
October 7, 2016 Jean-François Lisée is elected leader of the Parti Québécois.
March 24, 2017 Québec solidaire announces that its party members will vote on a proposition at its party convention in May to begin talks to merge with Option nationale. [41]
May 21, 2017 Manon Massé and Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois are elected as co-spokespersons for Québec solidaire. [42] [43]
October 5, 2017Executives of QS and ON reach an agreement to propose a merger, which has yet to be approved by members/delegates in two special congresses. [44]
October 26, 2017 Guy Ouellette, MNA for Chomedey, withdraws from the caucus of the Liberal Party. He rejoins the caucus on November 21.
December 10, 2017 ON and QS decide to merge: ON's special congress approves merger at 90%, 8 days after QS's special congress approved it at 80%.
May 10, 2018 Paul Busque, MNA for Beauce-Sud, withdraws from the caucus of the Liberal Party during an investigation by the ethics commissioner. [45] On June 15, 2018 he is readmitted into the caucus. [46]
August 23, 2018Phillippe Couillard goes to see the Lieutenant-Governor and calls the election for October 1, 2018.[ citation needed ]
August 29, 2018The 41st Legislature ends. [47]
September 13, 2018First televised debate (Radio-Canada). [48]
September 15, 2018Candidate nominations close. [49]
September 17, 2018Second televised debate (CTV). [50] English debate.
September 20, 2018Third televised debate (TVA). [51]

Incumbents not running for reelection

As of September 5, 2018, a total of 45 MNAs elected in 2014 will not run in the 2018 election, of whom 12 resigned [52] from the National Assembly, one died in office and 32 announced that they will not seek re-election [53] including one who got fired. [54] The latter comprise the following:

Electoral DistrictIncumbent at dissolution and subsequent nomineeNew MNA
Abitibi-Ouest   François Gendron Sylvain Vachon Suzanne Blais
Beauce-Nord   André Spénard Luc Provençal Luc Provençal
Beauharnois   Guy Leclair Mireille Théorêt Claude Reid
Bertrand   Claude Cousineau Gilbert Lafrenière Nadine Girault
Bourassa-Sauvé   Rita de Santis Paule Robitaille Paule Robitaille
Brome-Missisquoi   Pierre Paradis Ingrid Marini Isabelle Charest
Côte-du-Sud   Norbert Morin Simon Laboissonnière Marie-Ève Proulx
Gaspé   Gaétan Lelièvre  Méganne Perry-Mélançon
Gatineau   Stéphanie Vallée Luce Farrell Robert Bussière
Îles-de-la-Madeleine   Germain Chevarie Maryse Lapierre Joël Arseneau
Jacques-Cartier   Geoffrey Kelley Greg Kelley Greg Kelley
Jean-Lesage   André Drolet Gertrude Bourdon  Sol Zanetti
Lac-Saint-Jean   Alexandre Cloutier William Fradette Éric Girard
Laurier-Dorion   Gerry Sklavounos  Andrés Fontecilla
Laviolette   Julie Boulet Pierre Giguère (riding merged) Marie-Louise Tardif
Lotbinière-Frontenac   Laurent Lessard Pierre-Luc Daigle Isabelle Lecours
Marguerite-Bourgeoys   Robert Poëti Hélène David  Hélène David
Marquette   François Ouimet Enrico Ciccone  Enrico Ciccone
Mégantic   Ghislain Bolduc Robert G. Roy François Jacques
Mercier   Amir Khadir Ruba Ghazal Ruba Ghazal
Montmorency   Raymond Bernier Marie France Trudel  Jean-François Simard
Nelligan   Martin Coiteux Monsef Derraji Monsef Derraji
Orford   Pierre Reid Guy Madore Gilles Bélanger
Pointe-aux-Trembles   Nicole Léger Jean-Martin Aussant   Chantal Rouleau
Portneuf   Michel Matte Philippe Gasse Vincent Caron
Richmond   Karine Vallières Annie Godbout  André Bachand
Saint-François   Guy Hardy Charles Poulin Geneviève Hébert
Saint-Laurent   Jean-Marc Fournier Marwah Rizqy Marwah Rizqy
Taschereau   Agnès Maltais Diane Lavallée Catherine Dorion
Vachon   Martine Ouellet  Ian Lafrenière
Viau   David Heurtel Frantz Benjamin  Frantz Benjamin
Westmount–Saint-Louis   Jacques Chagnon Jennifer Maccarone Jennifer Maccarone

At the end of his term, Gendron, Dean of the National Assembly, will have served for 41 years and 10 months, representing Abitibi-Ouest for 11 terms.



Parties and coalitionsFrenchEnglishRefs
  Liberal Pour faciliter la vie des Québécois"To facilitate the lives of Quebecers"
"To make life easier for Quebecers"
[55] [56]
  Parti Québécois Sérieusement."Seriously." [55] [57]
  CAQ Maintenant."Now." [55] [58]
  QC solidaire Populaires."Popular." [55] [59]
  Green Bien plus qu'une couleur."More than just a color." [55] [60]
 ConservativeJe vote conservateur."I vote conservative." [55] [61]


2018 Quebec election – issues and respective party platforms [62] [63] [64]
Economy and Public Finance
  • Have tabled five budgets since taking power in 2014; four of them have been balanced. The 2018 budget increased spending by 4.7 per cent, one of the highest increases in the past 20 years.
  • Plan to spend $440 million over the next five years encouraging entrepreneurship in the province.
  • Advocates economic nationalism. They want Quebec's pension fund manager — the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec — to help prevent corporate headquarters from leaving the province.
  • The party would also impose a 25 per cent-Quebec content requirement on all Caisse infrastructure projects.
  • Wants to limit the amount you can save on books, to protect small businesses.
  • CAQ Leader François Legault has promised to reduce the tax burden of Quebecers. A CAQ government, he says, will further harmonize school taxes across the province, a tax cut valued at $700 million.
  • A long-standing party proposal is to create a Quebec version of Silicon Valley, which they've dubbed "The Saint-Laurent Project". It envisions turning the Saint-Lawrence Valley into a hub of innovation and entrepreneurship, with the collaboration of universities.
  • Hoping to eliminate tens of thousands of jobs from the province's civil service.
  • Supports a $15/hour minimum wage, extending minimum vacation from two to four weeks and ending forced overtime.
  • The party platform mentions the possibility of nationalizing natural resources in the province, including the mining and forestry industries.
  • Will offer rebates on electric vehicles, and establish a ban on gas-powered vehicles by 2050.
  • Endorsed a plan that will see Quebec accept between 49,000 and 53,000 immigrants in 2018.
  • Have promised to spend $25 million over the next four years to provide more French lessons for immigrants and help their integration in rural communities.
  • Believes 50,000 immigrants is too much for Quebec to accept each year. Lisée wants the auditor general to suggest a different figure.
  • Would ensure that 25 per cent of newcomers settle in rural communities.
  • The PQ also wants immigrants to have sufficient knowledge of French and Quebec values before arriving in the province. It is not clear if this would involve additional testing.
  • As premier, Legault says he would temporarily reduce the number of immigrants Quebec accepts annually from 50,000 to 40,000.
  • To qualify for a Quebec selection certificate, the CAQ wants immigrants to pass a values and language test. Immigrants would also have to prove they have been looking for employment.
  • Would create a network of resource centres for immigrants, in order to provide easier access to information about jobs and French lessons, among other things.
  • Has also promised to streamline the recognition of foreign credentials.
Health Care
  • The Couillard government passed two major health care reforms bills aimed at centralizing administration and boosting the number of people with a family doctor.
  • As part of the reforms, 1,400 health care managers were laid off. In 2013–2014, 65 per cent of Quebecers had a family doctor. That number rose to 75 per cent by 2016-2017.
  • Would reopen a recently signed agreement with province's medical specialists in order to cut their pay.
  • The party favours decentralizing health-care administration, while maintaining a universal free public health care system, Legault was quoted saying "The important thing is the universality of care. ... I do not want more private. Our public [health care] is a jewel of Quebec."
  • Like the PQ, the CAQ also vowed to renegotiate with the Quebec's medical specialists in order to cut their compensation by an average of $80,000 per year. Legault believes the specialists will be open to striking a new deal.
  • Would overhaul the province's longterm care system (CHSLDs) with a new network of smaller, more "humane" homes at an initial cost of $1 billion.
  • Have proposed a series of measures to reduce how much doctors are paid. Along with revisiting the medical-specialists deal, they want to prevent doctors from incorporating and limit fee-for-service billing.
  • The party maintains the vast majority of family medicine groups (GMFs) are for-profit enterprises. QS wants to force them to register as non-profits in order to receive public funds.
  • Increased education system spending by 1.2 and 0.2 per cent, respectively, in the first two years of their mandate. Experts say annual increases of between three and four per cent were necessary to keep pace with inflation.
  • Tabled a plan in 2017 to boost the high school graduation rate from 68 per cent to 85 per cent by 2030, and hired 1,500 education professionals (including 600 more teachers) last year.
  • Promised to fix up schools and add physical activity and coding classes.
  • Has promised to gradually move toward free CEGEP and university tuition, beginning with low-income students. This measure, they estimate, will cost $400 million.
  • Will reduce funding for English-language CEGEPs in order to offer better quality English-language instruction in French CEGEPs.
  • Will provide affordable lunches for elementary school students at a cost of $39 million as well as cheaper school supplies, by having schools make bulk purchases on parents' behalf.
  • Wants to abolish school boards and replace them with service centres that would provide administrative support to schools. The party believes this would give schools greater autonomy and make the education system cheaper to run.
  • Wants to increase the mandatory age of staying in school to 18, to reduce the drop out rate.
  • Wants added homework help, extracurricular activities (sport and culture), additional funding for career guidance and tutors assigned to more vulnerable students.
  • Free education for all people living in the province, from daycare through to university. The party estimates that providing free education for Quebecers between the ages of 0-17 will cost the government $950 million annually.
Child Care and families
  • Offer free educational services for four-year olds in government-subsidized daycare and child care centres (CPEs). They estimate this will cost Quebec an additional $250 million.
  • Families with children under 18 will get an extra $150 to $300 — per child, per year and tax-free — depending on family income.
  • Promise to cancel progressive pricing of subsidized daycare places. First child would cost $8.05/day, regardless of income. Second child: $4/day. Third would be free. Day care would also be free for families with revenue under $34,000.
  • The CAQ is also proposing to do away with progressive daycare pricing, though over a period of four years. All Quebec parents would be charged the same daily rate, regardless of their annual income.
  • Are proposing free daycare as part of their plan to offer free education between the ages of 0 and 17.
Identity, diversity, and secularism
  • Passed a religious neutrality law last year (known as Bill 62). The law requires, among other things, that people show their faces when either giving or receiving public services. This provision has been suspended pending a court decision on the law's constitutionality.
  • Couillard believes local police forces should decide whether women officers can wear the hijab.
  • Believes judges, prosecutors, prison guards and police should not be allowed to display religious symbols, such as wearing a hijab. They want the same prohibition to apply to all newly hired pre-school, elementary and high school teachers.
  • Opposes the wearing of religious symbols, including the hijab, by police officers and others who wield coercive state power. The party would also ban school teachers from wearing religious symbols.
  • Would pass a "Secularism Charter" to reduce the scope of religious accommodations available to civil servants.
  • Opposes the wearing of religious symbols, including the hijab, by police officers and others who hold coercive state power.
  • Believes citizens should be able to wear religious symbols and still access public services.
  • Couillard is a well-known ardent federalist. He's expressed his desire to have Quebec sign the constitution, outlined in a 200-page document called "Quebecers: Our Way of Being Canadians".
  • While the party remains committed to Quebec independence, Lisée has promised not to hold a referendum on sovereignty in the first mandate of a PQ government. The earliest one would be held, he says, is 2022.
  • Calls itself nationalist. It wants more power for Quebec, but within Canada. Legault, a former PQ cabinet minister, has promised a CAQ government will never hold a referendum on Quebec sovereignty.
  • Legault wants to seek additional powers for Quebec, including control over immigration, increased fiscal capacity and a say in the nomination of Supreme Court justices. Some of these measures would require re-opening the Constitution.
  • Advocates independence. A QS government would organize elections for a constituent assembly, which would draft a constitution for an independent Quebec. That constitution would be put to a referendum.
  • Couillard has promised to spend an additional $2.9 billion by 2023 on sustainable mobility.
  • Supports existing cap-and-trade system designed to reduce greenhouse gases.
  • Would ban all new fossil fuel projects and existing projects would be subject to stricter oversight.
  • The Caisse de dépôt, Quebec's pension fund, would be instructed to divest from fossil fuel exploration, production and pipeline companies.
  • Supports international greenhouse gas reduction targets and would promote "technological innovations to ensure their achievement".
  • An ambitious program with the goal of reducing carbon dioxide emissions by 95 per cent in the next 30 years.
  • More sustainable waste management, including prohibiting the use of certain toxic products. Institute a "polluter pays" policy when it comes to waste.

Opinion polls

Evolution of voting intentions during the pre-campaign period of the 2018 Quebec general election. Opinion polling during the pre-campaign period of 2018 Quebec general election.svg
Evolution of voting intentions during the pre-campaign period of the 2018 Quebec general election.
Evolution of voting intentions during the campaign period of the 2018 Quebec general election. Opinion polling during the campaign period of the 2018 Quebec general election.svg
Evolution of voting intentions during the campaign period of the 2018 Quebec general election.


Bas-Saint-Laurent and Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine

Electoral DistrictCandidates Incumbent
 Liberal PQ CAQ QSOther
Bonaventure François Whittom Sylvain Roy Hélène DesaulniersCatherine Cyr WrightDaniel Bouchard (CAP),
Guy Gallant (Ind.),
Heather Imhoff (Green)
Sylvain Roy
Côte-du-Sud Simon LaboissonnièreMichel Forget Marie-Ève Proulx Guillaume DufourRenaud Blais (Nul),
Gabriel Dubé (BP),
Marc Roussin (Cons.)
Norbert Morin [68]
Gaspé Alexandre Boulay Méganne Perry-Mélançon Louis LeBouthillierAlexis Dumont-Blanchet Gaétan Lelièvre [69]
Îles-de-la-Madeleine Maryse Lapierre Joël Arseneau Yves RenaudRobert Boudreau-Welsh Germain Chevarie [70]
Matane-Matapédia Annie Fournier Pascal Bérubé Mathieu QuenumMarie-Phare BoucherPierre-Luc Coulombe (Green),
Jocelyn Rioux (CAP),
Paul-Émile Vignola (Cons.)
Pascal Bérubé
Rimouski Claude Laroche Harold LeBel Nancy LevesqueCarol-Ann KackDenis Bélanger (Ind.),
Dany Levesque (BP),
Alexie Plourde (Green)
Harold LeBel
Rivière-du-Loup–Témiscouata Jean D'Amour Vincent Couture Denis Tardif Goulimine Sylvie CadôretMartin Perron (Cons.)Jean D'Amour

Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean and Côte-Nord

Electoral DistrictCandidates Incumbent
 Liberal PQ CAQ QS ConservativeOther
Chicoutimi Marie-Josée Morency Mireille Jean Andrée Laforest Pierre DostieLeonard GagnonTommy Philippe (Green)Mireille Jean
Dubuc Serge Simard Marie-Annick Fortin François Tremblay Marie Francine BienvenueFrançois PelletierLine Bélanger (Nul)Serge Simard
Duplessis Laurence Méthot Lorraine Richard Line CloutierMartine RouxAlexandre LeblancLorraine Richard
Jonquière Alexandre Duguay Sylvain Gaudreault Benoit RochefortMarcel LapointeJimmy VoyerJulie Sion (Green)Sylvain Gaudreault
Lac-Saint-Jean Mathieu HuotWilliam Fradette Éric Girard Manon GirardMichael GrecoffMaude Gouin Huot (Auto.) Alexandre Cloutier [71]
René-Lévesque Jonathan Lapointe Martin Ouellet André DesrosiersSandrine BourqueEric BarnabéMartin Ouellet
Roberval Philippe Couillard Thomas Gaudreault Denise Trudel Luc-Antoine CauchonCarl C. LamontagneJulie Boucher (CAP),
Lynda Lalancette (Nul)
Philippe Couillard


Electoral DistrictCandidates Incumbent
 Liberal PQ CAQ QS Green Conservative NDPOther
Charlesbourg François Blais Annie Morin Jonatan Julien Élisabeth GermainValérie TremblayDaniel Pelletier (Auto.)François Blais
Charlevoix–Côte-de-Beaupré Caroline Simard Nathalie Leclerc Émilie Foster Jessica CrossanAndréanne BouchardAlbert Chiasson (CAP)Caroline Simard
Chauveau Véronyque Tremblay Jonathan Gagnon Sylvain Lévesque Francis LajoieSabir Isufi Adrien Pouliot Mona BelleauVéronyque Tremblay
Jean-Lesage Gertrude Bourdon Claire VignolaChristiane Gamache Sol Zanetti Alex Paradis-BellefeuilleAnne Deblois Raymond Côté Marie-Pierre Deschênes (CAP),
Nicolas Bouffard-Savoie (Auto.),
Claude Moreau (ML),
Charles Verreault-Lemieux (Nul)
André Drolet [72]
Jean-Talon Sébastien Proulx Sylvain BarretteJoëlle BoutinPatrick ProvostMacarena DiabCarl BérubéHamid NadjiGinette Boutet (ML),
Ali Dahan (Ind.),
Stéphane Pouleur (Auto.)
Sébastien Proulx
La Peltrie Stéphane LacasseDoni Berberi Éric Caire Alexandre Jobin-LawlerSandra Mara RiedoJulie PlamondonKevin Bouchard (Nul),
Yohann Dauphinais (CAP),
Josée Mélanie Michaud (Auto.),
Stephen Wright (P51)
Éric Caire
Louis-Hébert Julie-Maude PerronNormand Beauregard Geneviève Guilbault Guillaume BoivinDaydree VendetteNatalie BjerkeCaroline CôtéVincent Bégin (Ind.),
Jean-Luc Rouckout (Auto.)
Geneviève Guilbault
Montmorency Marie France TrudelAlexandre Huot Jean-François Simard Marie-Christine LamontagneNicholas LescarbeauDaniel BeaulieuJean Bédard (ML),
Jean-François Simard (Ind.)
Raymond Bernier [73]
Portneuf Philippe GasseChristian Hébert Vincent Caron Odile PelletierGuy MorinConstance Guimont (CAP) Michel Matte [74]
Taschereau Florent TanletDiane LavalléeSvetlana Solomykina Catherine Dorion Élisabeth Grégoire Roger Duguay Christian Lavoie (CAP),
Guy Boivin (Auto.),
Nicolas Pouliot (Nul)
Agnès Maltais [75]
Vanier-Les Rivières Patrick Huot William Duquette Mario Asselin Monique VoisineSamuel RaymondAlain FortinCarl Côté (Ind.),
David Dallaire (CAP),
Carl-André Poliquin (Nul)
Patrick Huot


Electoral DistrictCandidates Incumbent
 Liberal PQ CAQ QS Green ConservativeOther
Champlain Pierre-Michel Auger Gaëtan Leclerc Sonia LeBel Steven Roy CullenStéphanie DufresnePierre-Benoit FortinÉric Gauthier (Auto.),
Anthony Rouss (BP)
Pierre-Michel Auger
Laviolette–Saint-Maurice Pierre Giguère Jacynthe Bruneau Marie-Louise Tardif Christine CardinUgo HamelJacques Gosselin (CAP) Julie Boulet [76]
Merged riding
Pierre Giguère
Maskinongé Marc H. Plante Nicole Morin Simon Allaire Simon PiotteAmélie St-YvesMaxime RousseauJonathan Beaulieu Richard (Ind.),
Alain Bélanger (CAP)
Marc H. Plante
Trois-Rivières Jean-Denis Girard Marie-Claude Camirand Jean Boulet Valérie DelageAdis SimidzijaDaniel HénaultJean-Denis Girard


Electoral DistrictCandidates Incumbent
 Liberal PQ CAQ QS Green CAPOther
Mégantic Robert G. RoyGloriane Blais François Jacques Andrée LarrivéeSylvain DodierRichard Veilleux Ghislain Bolduc [77]
Orford Guy MadoreMaxime Leclerc Gilles Bélanger Annabelle Lalumière-TingStéphanie DesmeulesTommy PoulinJoseph Tremblay-Bonsens (Cons.) Pierre Reid [78]
Richmond Annie GodboutVéronique Vigneault André Bachand Colombe LandryYves la MadeleineDéitane GendronKarl Brousseau (Cons.) Karine Vallières [79]
Saint-François Charles PoulinSolange Masson Geneviève Hébert Kévin CôtéMathieu MorinCyrille Mc Elreavy Guy Hardy [80]
Sherbrooke Luc Fortin Guillaume RousseauBruno Vachon Christine Labrie Marie-Maud Côté-RouleauÉric LebrasseurLuc Lainé (Ind.),
Mona Louis-Jean (NDP),
Sara Richard (Nul),
Jossy Roy (BP),
Patrick Tétreault (Ind.)
Luc Fortin



Electoral DistrictCandidates Incumbent
 Liberal PQ CAQ QS Green Conservative NDPOther
Anjou–Louis-Riel Lise Thériault Karl DugalMichèle GamelinMarie-Josée ForgetHamza MadaniVincent HenesLise Thériault
Bourassa-Sauvé Paule Robitaille Karine GauvinJulie SéideAlejandra Zaga MendezKarina BarrosMichel BoissonneaultAbed LouisJean-François Brunet (BP),
Sabrinel Laouadi (CINQ),
Jean Marie Floriant Ndzana (Ind.)
Rita de Santis [81]
Bourget Vincent Girard Maka Kotto Richard Campeau Marlène LessardMarieke Hassell-CrépeauDany Roy (CAP),
Claude Brunelle (ML)
Maka Kotto
Gouin Alessandra LubrinaOlivier GignacArianne Lebel Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois Alice SécheresseJenny Cartwright (Nul),
Ana da Silva (BP)
Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois
Hochelaga-Maisonneuve Julien Provencher-Proulx Carole Poirier Sarah Beaumier Alexandre Leduc Mathieu BeaudoinÉric-Abel BalandGabriel Boily (CAP),
Christine Dandenault (ML),
Etienne Mallette (BP)
Carole Poirier
Jeanne-Mance–Viger Filomena Rotiroti Marie-Josée BruneauSarah PetrariIsmaël SeckSylvie HétuSylvain DallaireGarnet Colly (ML)Filomena Rotiroti
LaFontaine Marc Tanguay Claude GauthierLoredana BacchiDavid TouchetteCaleb LavoieYves Le Seigle (ML)Marc Tanguay
Laurier-Dorion George TsantrizosMarie-Aline VadiusSimon Langelier Andrés Fontecilla Juan VazquezMohammad YousufApostolia PetropoulosArezki Malek (ML),
Mathieu Marcil (Nul),
Eric Lessard (CAP),
Hugô St-Onge (BP),
Chef Jean Louis Thémis (Cul.)
Gerry Sklavounos [82]
Maurice-Richard Marie Montpetit Frédéric LapointeManon GauthierRaphaël RebeloGilles FournelleJean RémillardMorgan Ali (BP),
Manon Dupuis (Nul),
Daniel St-Hilaire (CAP)
Marie Montpetit
Mercier Gabrielle ColluMichelle BlancJohanne Gagné Ruba Ghazal Stephanie RochemontLudovic ProulxConrad ThompsonSerge Lachapelle (ML),
Malou Marcil (Nul)
Amir Khadir [83]
Pointe-aux-Trembles Eric Ouellette Jean-Martin Aussant Chantal Rouleau Céline PereiraLouis Chandonnet (Auto.),
Geneviève Royer (ML),
Pierre Surette (BP)
Nicole Léger [84]
Rosemont Agata La Rosa Jean-François Lisée Sonya Cormier Vincent Marissal Karl DuboisAlexandra Liendo Paulina Ayala Stéphane Chénier (ML),
Coralie Laperrière (BP),
Catherine Raymond-Poirier (Nul)
Jean-François Lisée
Sainte-Marie–Saint-Jacques Louis CharronJennifer DrouinAnna Klisko Manon Massé Anna CalderonDon IvanskiAlexis Cossette-Trudel (CAP),
Henri Ladouceur (BP)
Manon Massé
Viau Frantz Benjamin Mounddy SanonJanny GaspardSylvain LafrenièrePatrick St-OngeMamoun AhmedBeverly Bernardo (Ind.),
Hugo Pépino (BP)
David Heurtel [85]


Electoral DistrictCandidates Incumbent
 Liberal PQ CAQ QS Green Conservative NDPOther
Acadie Christine St-Pierre Farida SamSophie ChiassonViviane Martinova-CroteauLaurence SicotteJocelyn ChouinardMichel WeltYvon Breton (ML)Christine St-Pierre
D'Arcy-McGee David Birnbaum Eliane PionMélodie CohnJean-Claude KumuyangeJérémie AlarcoYaniv LoranLeigh SmitDiane Johnston (ML)David Birnbaum
Jacques-Cartier Greg Kelley Martine BourgeoisKaren HilcheyNicolas Chatel-LaunayCatherine PolsonLouis-Charles FortierFrance SéguinCynthia Bouchard (CAP),
Teodor Daiev (Ind.)
Geoffrey Kelley [86]
Marguerite-Bourgeoys Hélène David Jeannot DesbiensVicky MichaudCamille St-LaurentSmail LouardianeNashaat Elsayed Robert Poëti [87]
Marquette Enrico Ciccone Carole VincentMarc HétuAnick PerreaultKimberly SaltOlivia BoyeJohn SymonRoger Déry (Ind.),
Patrick Desjardins (CAP)
François Ouimet [88]
Mont-Royal–Outremont Pierre Arcand Caroline LabelleAnne-Marie GagnonEve TorresVincent J. CarbonneauYaakov PollakRebecca Anne ClarkNormand Fournier (ML)Pierre Arcand
Merged riding
Hélène David
Nelligan Monsef Derraji Chantal LegendreAngela RapoportSimon Tremblay-PepinGiuseppe CammarrotaMathew Levitsky-KaminskiLeslie Eric Murphy Martin Coiteux [89]
Notre-Dame-de-Grâce Kathleen Weil Lucie BélangerNathalie DansereauKathleen GudmundssonChad WalcottSouhail FtouhDavid-Roger GagnonRachel Hoffman (ML),
Cynthia Nichols (Ind.)
Kathleen Weil
Robert-Baldwin Carlos J. Leitão Marie-Imalta Pierre-LysLaura AzéroualZachary WilliamsCatherine RichardsonMichael-Louis CoppaLuca BrownCarlos Leitão
Saint-Henri–Sainte-Anne Dominique Anglade Dieudonné Ella-OyonoSylvie HamelBenoit RacetteJean-Pierre DufordCaroline OrchardSteven ScottFélix Gagnon-Paquin (BP),
Linda Sullivan (ML),
Christopher Young (CINQ)
Dominique Anglade
Saint-Laurent Marwah Rizqy Elias Dib NicolasMarc BaakliniMarie Josèphe PigeonHalimatou BahGuy MorissetteJacques DagoFernand Deschamps (ML) Jean-Marc Fournier [90]
Verdun Isabelle Melançon Constantin FortierNicole LeducVanessa Roy Alex Tyrrell Yedidya-Eitan Moryoussef Raphaël Fortin Marc-André Milette (Nul),
Hugo Richard (BP),
Eileen Studd (ML)
Isabelle Melançon
Westmount–Saint-Louis Jennifer Maccarone J. Marion BenoitMichelle MorinEkaterina PiskunovaSamuel Dajakran KuhnMikey Colangelo LauzonNicholas Peter Lawson Jacques Chagnon [91]


Electoral DistrictCandidates Incumbent
 Liberal PQ CAQ QS Green Conservative Marxist-LeninistOther
Chapleau Marc Carrière Blake Ippersiel Mathieu Lévesque Alexandre AlbertRowen TanguayFrançoise RoyMarc Carrière
Gatineau Luce FarrellJonathan Carreiro-Benoit Robert Bussière Milan BernardJasper BoychukMario BelecAlexandre Deschênes Stéphanie Vallée [92]
Hull Maryse Gaudreault Marysa NadeauRachel BourdonBenoit RenaudPatricia PilonJean-Philippe ChausséPierre SoublièreMarco Jetté (CAP),
Nichola St-Jean (NDP)
Maryse Gaudreault
Papineau Alexandre Iracà Yves Destroismaisons Mathieu Lacombe Mélanie Pilon-GauvinMichel TardifJoanne GodinLynn Boyer (CAP),
Claude Flaus (P51),
Isabelle Yde (Nul)
Alexandre Iracà
Pontiac André Fortin Marie-Claire NivolonOlive KamanyanaJulia WilkieRoger FleuryKenny RoyLouis LangSamuel Gendron (NDP)André Fortin

Abitibi-Témiscamingue and Nord-du-Québec

Electoral DistrictCandidates Incumbent
 Liberal PQ CAQ QS Green Conservative CAPOther
Abitibi-Est Guy Bourgeois Élizabeth Larouche Pierre Dufour Lyne CyrMélina PaquetteÉric CaronGuy Bourgeois
Abitibi-Ouest Martin VeilleuxSylvain Vachon Suzanne Blais Rose MarquisYan Dominic CoutureEric LacroixStéphane LévesqueMaxim Sylvestre (Ind.) François Gendron [84]
Rouyn-Noranda–Témiscamingue Luc Blanchette Gilles Chapadeau Jérémy G. Bélanger Émilise Lessard-Therrien Jessica WellsGuillaume LanouetteFernand St-GeorgesLuc Blanchette
Ungava Jean Boucher Jonathan Mattson Denis Lamothe Alisha TukkiapikCristina RoosAlexandre CroteauLouis R. Couture (NDP)Jean Boucher

Chaudière-Appalaches and Centre-du-Québec

Electoral DistrictCandidates Incumbent
 Liberal PQ CAQ QS Green Conservative CAPOther
Arthabaska Pierre PoirierJacques Daigle Éric Lefebvre William Champigny-FortierJean-Charles PellandLisette Guay GaudreaultJean Landry (Prov.)Éric Lefebvre
Beauce-Nord Myriam TaschereauDaniel Perron Luc Provençal Fernand DorvalIsabelle VilleneuveNicole Goulet André Spénard [93]
Beauce-Sud Paul Busque Guillaume Grondin Samuel Poulin Diane VincentCassandre PoulinMilan JovanovicJean PaquetHans Mercier (P51)Paul Busque
Bellechasse Dominique Vien Benoît Béchard Stéphanie Lachance Benoit ComeauDominique MessnerSimon Guay (BP),
Sébastien Roy (Prov.)
Dominique Vien
Chutes-de-la-Chaudière Ghyslain VaillancourtSerge Bonin Marc Picard Olivier BolducPhilippe GabouryStéphane BlaisEvelyne Henry (NDP)Marc Picard
Drummond–Bois-Francs Kevin DelandDiane Roy Sébastien Schneeberger Lannïck DinardFrançois PicardSylvain Marcoux (Ind.),
Steve Therion (Auto.)
Sébastien Schneeberger
Johnson François VaesJacques Tétreault André Lamontagne Sarah Saint-Cyr LanoieÉmile CoderreJean-François VignolaYves AudetAndrew Leblanc-Marcil (NDP)André Lamontagne
Lévis Abdulkadir AbkeyPierre-Gilles Morel François Paradis Georges GomaMaude BussièreMichel WaltersNancy FournierLorraine Chartier (NDP),
Stéphane L'heureux-Blouin (BP)
François Paradis
Lotbinière-Frontenac Pierre-Luc DaigleYohann Beaulieu Isabelle Lecours Normand BeaudetMarie-Claude DextrazeRéjean LabbéYves RoyDaniel Croteau (P51) Laurent Lessard [94]
Nicolet-Bécancour Marie-Claude DurandLucie Allard Donald Martel François PoissonVincent MarcotteJessie Mc NicollBlak D. Blackburn (BP)Donald Martel


Electoral DistrictCandidates Incumbent
 Liberal PQ CAQ QS Green Conservative NDPOther
Chomedey Guy Ouellette Ouerdia Nacera BeddadAlice Abou-KhalilRabah MoullaFatine KabbajNick KeramariosOmar El-HarracheGuy Ouellette
Fabre Monique Sauvé Odette LavigneAdriana DudasNora YataDavid Gilbert-PariséeJuliett Zuniga LopezKarim MahmoodiMonique Sauvé
Laval-des-Rapides Saul Polo Jocelyn CaronChristine MittonGraciela MateoEstelle ObeoBenoit LarocqueJean Phariste PharicienBianca Bozsodi (CAP),
Elias Progakis (PL)
Saul Polo
Mille-Îles Francine Charbonneau Michel LachanceMauro BaroneJean TrudelleAlain JosephDwayne Cappelletti (PL),
Jason D'Aoust (BP)
Francine Charbonneau
Sainte-Rose Jean Habel Marc-André Constantin Christopher Skeete Simon CharronCaroline BergevinBenoit Blanchard Alain Giguère Valérie Louis-Charles (CINQ)Jean Habel
Vimont Jean Rousselle Sylvie MoreauMichel ReevesCaroline Trottier-GasconMélanie MessierRachel LandermanAndriana KociniJean-Marc Boyer (Ind.),
Rachel Demers (CAP)
Jean Rousselle


Electoral DistrictCandidates Incumbent
 Liberal PQ CAQ QS Green Conservative CAP
Berthier Robert Magnan André Villeneuve Caroline Proulx Louise BeaudryJérôme St-JeanRémi BourdonAndré Villeneuve
Joliette Emilie Imbeault Véronique Hivon François St-LouisJudith SicardÉtienne St-JeanSébastien DupuisVéronique Hivon
L'Assomption Virginie BouchardSylvie Langlois Brouillette François Legault Marie-Claude BrièreEve BellavanceCharles-Etienne Everitt-RaynaultSylvie TougasFrançois Legault
Masson Maryanne Beauchamp Diane Gadoury Hamelin Mathieu Lemay Stéphane DuruptVéronique DuboisDavid MorinMathieu Lemay
Repentigny Emilie TherrienEric Tremblay Lise Lavallée Olivier HuardChafika HebibPierre LacombeJulie GirardLise Lavallée
Rousseau Patrick Watson Nicolas Marceau Louis-Charles Thouin Hélène DubéRichard EvankoMichel LacasseNicolas Marceau
Terrebonne Margaux Selam Mathieu Traversy Pierre Fitzgibbon Anne B-GodboutCarole DuboisJules NéronMathieu GoyetteMathieu Traversy


Electoral DistrictCandidates Incumbent
 Liberal PQ CAQ QS Green Conservative CAPOther
Argenteuil Bernard Bigras-DenisPatrick Côté Agnès Grondin Céline LachapelleCarole ThériaultSherwin EdwardsLouise WisemanStéphanie Boyer (PL),
Yves St-Denis (Ind.)
Yves St-Denis
Bertrand Diane de PassilléGilbert Lafrenière Nadine Girault Mylène JaccoudNatacha AlarieKathy LaframboiseBenoît PigeonBenoit Martin (PL) Claude Cousineau [84]
Blainville Lucia CarvalhoGabriel Gousse Mario Laframboise William LepageValérie FortierJean BastienThierry Gervais (NDP)Mario Laframboise
Deux-Montagnes Fabienne Fatou Diop Daniel Goyer Benoit Charette Audrey Lesage-LanthierIsabelle DagenaisDelia FodorDenis ParéMartin Brulé (PL),
Eric Emond (CINQ),
Hans Roker Jr (BP)
Benoit Charette
Groulx Sabrina ChartrandJean-Philippe Meloche Éric Girard Fabien TorresRobin DickVincent AubéChantal Lavoie Claude Surprenant (Ind.)Claude Surprenant
Labelle Nadine Riopel Sylvain Pagé Chantal Jeannotte Gabriel DagenaisRené FournierFrancis BrosseauRégis OstignySylvain Pagé
Les Plaines Vincent Orellana-PepinMarc-Olivier Leblanc Lucie Lecours Kévin St-JeanBoris GeynetMathieu LalibertéMathieu Stevens (PL)New district
Mirabel Camille Arsenault Brideau Denise Beaudoin Sylvie D'Amours Marjolaine GoudreauÉmilie PaiementDésiré MounangaVincent Laurin (BP),
Patricia Vaca (CINQ)
Sylvie D'Amours
Prévost Naömie GoyettePaul St-Pierre Plamondon Marguerite Blais Lucie MayerMalcolm MulcahyMichel Leclerc (PL)New district
Saint-Jérôme Antoine Poulin Marc Bourcier Youri Chassin Ève DuhaimeAnnabelle DesrochersNormand MichaudSylvie BrienChristine Simon (NDP),
Giuseppe Starnino (PL)
Marc Bourcier



Electoral DistrictCandidates Incumbent
 Liberal PQ CAQ QS Green Conservative NDPOther
Borduas Martin NicholsCédric G.-Ducharme Simon Jolin-Barrette Annie DesharnaisNicolas GravelAndré LecompteAndré MartinRazz E. (BP),
Stéphane Thévenot (CAP)
Simon Jolin-Barrette
Brome-Missisquoi Ingrid MariniAndréanne Larouche Isabelle Charest Alexandre LegaultElisabeth DionneMarc Alarie (VP),
Manon Gamache (CAP)
Pierre Paradis [95]
Chambly François VilleneuveChristian Picard Jean-François Roberge Francis VigeantCamille B. JannardGuy L'HeureuxGilles LétourneauGilles Guindon (CINQ),
Benjamin Vachon (BP)
Jean-François Roberge
Granby Lyne LaverdureChantal Beauchemin François Bonnardel Anne-Sophie LegaultDaphné PoulinPierre BélangerStéphane Deschamps (Nul),
Kevin Robidas (BP)
François Bonnardel
Iberville Mylène GaudreauNicolas Dionne Claire Samson Philippe Jetten-VigeantMichelle KolatschekSerge BenoitMarc-André RenaudDany Desjardins (BP)Claire Samson
Richelieu Sophie Chevalier Sylvain Rochon Jean-Bernard Émond Sophie Pagé-SabourinKsenia SvetoushkinaPatrick CorriveauSylvain Rochon
Saint-Hyacinthe Annie Pelletier Daniel Breton Chantal Soucy Marijo DemersLuc ChulakChantal Soucy
Saint-Jean Vanessa Parent Dave Turcotte Louis Lemieux Simon LalondeVéronique LangloisPhilippe PerreaultGeneviève RuelLouis Saint-Jacques (CAP)Dave Turcotte
Verchères Agnieszka Wnorowska Stéphane Bergeron Suzanne Dansereau Jean-René PéloquinPierre-Olivier DowneyLisette BenoitVincent HillelStéphane Bergeron

South Shore

Electoral DistrictCandidates Incumbent
 Liberal PQ CAQ QS Green Conservative NDPOther
Beauharnois Félix RhéaumeMireille Théorêt Claude Reid Pierre-Paul St-OngeYannick CampeauFrançois MantionTommy Mathieu (CAP) Guy Leclair [96]
Châteauguay Pierre Moreau Jean-Philippe Thériault Marie-Chantal Chassé Sandrine Garcia-McDiarmidStephanie StevensonJeff BenoitMarie-Ève Masucci-LauzonPierre Moreau
Huntingdon Stéphane Billette Huguette Hébert Claire IsaBelle Aiden Hodgins-RavensbergenVictoria Mary HaliburtonJérémie OuelletteCharles OrmeStéphane Billette
La Pinière Gaétan Barrette Suzanne GagnonSylvia BaronianMarie PagèsAziza DiniAnwar El Youbi Djaouida Sellah Patrick Hayes (Ind.),
Fang Hu (Ind.)
Gaétan Barrette
Laporte Nicole Ménard Annie LessardJacinthe-Eve ArelClaude LefrançoisSabrina Huet-CôtéLinda TherrienMarc André AudetNicole Ménard
La Prairie Richard Merlini Cathy Lepage Christian Dubé Daniel BlouinAlexandre CaronAlain DesmaraisBoukare TallNormand Chouinard (ML),
Liana Minato (P51)
Richard Merlini
Marie-Victorin Sonia Ziadé Catherine Fournier Martyne PrévostCarl LévesqueLaeticia Poiré-HillMyriam de Grandpré-RuelShirley Cedent (CINQ),
Pierre Chénier (ML),
Florent Portron (Auto.)
Catherine Fournier
Montarville Ludovic Grisé FarandDaniel Michelin Nathalie Roy Caroline CharetteLise RoyJean Dury (BP)Nathalie Roy
Sanguinet Marcelina Jugureanu Alain Therrien Danielle McCann Maya Fréchette-BonnierAntonino GeraciNikolai GrigorievHélène Héroux (ML)Alain Therrien
Soulanges Lucie Charlebois Samuelle Ducrocq-Henry Marilyne Picard Maxime Larue-BourdagesBianca JitaruFelice TrombinoEtienne MadeleinJean-Patrick Berthiaume (BP),
Patrick Marquis (Auto.),
Dominik Prud'homme (CAP)
Lucie Charlebois
Taillon Mohammed Barhone Diane Lamarre Lionel Carmant Manon BlanchardMel-Lyna Cadieux WalkerGerardin VertyJonathan LeducDiane Lamarre
Vachon Linda CaronPatrick Ney Ian Lafrenière André VincentLise des GreniersIan LecourtoisHugo Bluntss (BP),
Stéphane Marginean (CAP)
Martine Ouellet
Vaudreuil Marie-Claude Nichols Philip LapalmeClaude BourbonnaisIgor ErchovJason MossaRyan RobertsonRyan YoungCamille Piché-Jetté (BP),
Daniel Pilon (CAP)
Marie-Claude Nichols

See also


  1. Québec solidaire designated Massé as its candidate for Premier, and Massé and Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois as co-spokespeople. The party's power is held by the general meetings of the members and a board of 16 directors; the de jure leader recognized by the Chief Electoral Officer of Quebec (DGE) is Gaétan Châteauneuf. [2]

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