More than a million Quebecers turn out for advance polls

More than a million Quebecers have already cast their ballots for the April 7 election.

The elections office is out with its turnout figures for the first few days of advance polling — and 1,057,706 people have already cast their votes.

That's a percentage of 17.68 per cent...more than two percentage points higher than the figure after two days of advance voting in 2012.

That figure includes those who voted in the advance polls, those who voted in CEGEPs and universities, and those who went directly to the returning office in their ridings.

That you can still do for the rest of today, tomorrow, and Thursday.

Turnout figures were higher in Quebec City than anywhere else in the province, with 30.8 per cent of voters in the Louis-Hébert riding casting ballots, and several other ridings in the area reporting turnout figures of more than 20 per cent.

On the island of Montreal, the West Island Jacques-Cartier riding had 23.83 per cent of voters turn out so far — the only one to recorcd a 20 per cent turnout. Westmount-Saint-Louis came next, at 19.95 per cent.

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  1. ric posted on 04/02/2014 07:19 AM
    Always vote early. Now that the seps are losing, they'll be refusing anyone that looks English from voting.
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