Could the Jean-Talon By-Election Act as a Springboard for the PQ?
The sovereigntist party has thrown everything it has at this Quebec City riding, one the PQ has never won in its history
While the first year of the Legault government's second term has proved more challenging for the CAQ than years past, no opposition party a the National Assembly has yet managed to make itself the obvious CAQ’s successor — or present itself as a “Government-in-Waiting”. Two new Quebec polls were released last week (Léger & Pallas Data), and although both showed the CAQ taking a hit in popular support in the province, François Legault’s party still sits comfortably on top.
Nevertheless, Monday’s by-election of Jean-Talon (in Quebec City) could potentially become a turning point in the current Quebec political cycle.
But first, let’s dive into the latest Quebec numbers.
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