Liberal red blankets West End and West Island

Montreal's West End and West Island voted very heavily Liberal, with some veteran MNAs and some newcomers heading to Quebec City.

In D'Arcy-McGee David Birnbaum won 92% of the votes. His role as the former director of Quebec’s English school board association could prepare him to be the next education minister.

But he kept his lips sealed when asked about his aspirations within the party.

“This is a smart, compassionate, amazingly disciplined man and he’ll bring those capacities to building a great team around him I’m sure."

Robert Baldwin candidate and economist Carlos Leitao, won 87 percent of the votes. He's also considered cabinet material.

He said he'll follow Philippe Couillard's lead on what his role in the party may be.

“He’s going to take his time to form a government and in whatever role he has in mind for me I’ll follow his lead.”

Nelligan candidate Martin Coiteux, won 80 percent of votes, he’s also an economist and could also become a cabinet minister.

Among MNAs re-elected were Kathleen Weil in NDG with 76 percent of the votes, Geoff Kelley in Jacques-Cartier with 85 percent.

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