Parties make final push before election day in Quebec

Quebec's political leaders are making a last-ditch push for votes in Monday's elections.

Parti Quebecois Leader Pauline Marois is telling her supporters she believes her party will form a government when the votes are counted.

She says she has information that victory is possible although polls have indicated the Liberals under Philippe Couillard are in the lead.

Couillard, who is blitzing ridings in the Gaspe area, is warning voters that supporting the Coalition party risks putting the PQ in power through a split vote.

Coalition Leader Francois Legault, bouyed by recent polls that suggest an increase in support for his party, praises Quebecers for their courage in considering another option than the PQ and the Liberals.

Legault insists his intention is to put Quebec's struggling economy back on the right track.

The push for votes comes as one of Quebec's nastiest election campaigns winds up.

Voters have complained that not much has been said about bread-and-butter issues in the campaign, which has focused on the possibility of another sovereignty referendum and ethical questions.

 

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  1. Barcham posted on 04/06/2014 04:00 PM
    The only way the PQ can win this election is through widespread voter fraud or by rejecting Liberal votes at the ballot box. It's time to prepare for retirement, Pauline. And not a moment too soon either. If you had remained in power for any longer, there is no way to tell how much damage you could have done to Quebec society. As it is, it will take many years to mend the divisions you have started. Goodbye and good riddance and don't let the door hit you in the rear on your way out!
  2. Ali posted on 04/06/2014 04:28 PM
    Marois has information that victory is possible? Either through a fortune teller or the election is rigged! PKP mentioned the same thing. Something smells fishy. And how come Drainville was not disqualified after not following the election rules in CEGEPS? PQ is fishy fishy!
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