CAQ captures most of Laval in Quebec election, at expense of the Liberals


In a Quebec using that has gone to the Liberals for practically a decade, Laval-des-Rapides, like a lot of the metropolis of Laval, woke as much as new colors on Tuesday — and a brand new MNA.

Celine Haytayan, operating below the CAQ banner, was elected within the using of Laval-des-Rapides.

She garnered 31 per cent of the vote, to beat out incumbent Saul Polo.

She believes what gave her the sting was chatting with points that have been essential to voters.

READ MORE: Quebec election: Legault’s tense relationship with Ottawa prone to now proceed

“The financial system –inflation worries everybody and all of the measures that we’ve to assist out folks and reassure folks with this inflation,” she mentioned.

In Laval, all six seats featured two-way battles between the Liberals and the CAQ.

Story continues under commercial

Learn extra:

Quebec election outcomes: Dwell, real-time numbers from the 2022 vote

Monday evening, Saint-Rose remained blue, however Vimont, Fabre and Laval des-Rapides, all former Liberal ridings, modified colors, shifting the political panorama.

“That’s the issue for the Liberals transferring ahead,” mentioned Daniel Béland of the McGill Institute for the Research of Canada. “They’ve turn into so marginal amongst francophones, when it comes to francophone voters. Except it’s an space the place you might have a excessive degree of language and ethnic variety, it’s simply very onerous for (the Liberals) to win seats.”

READ MORE: François Legault’s Coalition Avenir Québec wins one other majority authorities

François Legault campaigned onerous in Laval in September telling voters on a cease in Mille-Îles that it was time the town modified colors.

And although a lot of the metropolis did flip, there have been tight races just like the one in Fabre, the place the CAQ candidate simply edged out her Liberal opponent by about 300 votes.

Beland says the Liberals want to succeed in out and regain help amongst francophone voters, lest they danger remaining a Montreal-centric social gathering with little likelihood of returning to energy in Laval or within the nationwide meeting.

© 2022 World Information, a division of Corus Leisure Inc.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here