Another poll by Angus Reid with a sample of 1410 shows PLQ at 39%;PQ 27 %; CAQ 25 % QS 7 %; among Francophones PQ 31 %, PLQ 30 % CAQ 28 %.

Angus Reid has released what is now the most recent poll in Québec’s election on the eve of this critical election with numbers that suggest the Liberals are likely to win overall in a close race with the CAQ and a shrinking PQ in many predominately francophone ridings. The results are as follows. Overall the Liberals have 39 %; the PQ 27 %; the CAQ 25 % and QS 7 %. Among francophones the race is a very close horse race with the PQ at 31 %, the PLQ at 30 % and the CAQ at 28 %. 

In such three way races the results are unpredictable but the Liberals should be very competitive in such vote splits and win their fair share of these seats which when added to the large number of seats they will win in Western Québec and greater Montreal should deliver them at the very least a strong minority government. If the vote splits are more favourable it will be a majority.


About haroldchorneyeconomist

I am Professor of political economy at Concordia university in Montréal, Québec, Canada. I received my B.A.Hons (econ.&poli sci) from the University of Manitoba. I also completed my M.A. degree in economics there. Went on to spend two years at the London School of Economics as a Ph.D. student in economics and then completed my Ph.D. in political economy at the University of Toronto. Was named a John W.Dafoe fellow, a CMHC fellow and a Canada Council fellow. I also was named a Woodrow Wilson fellow in 1968 after completing my first class honours undergraduate degree. Worked as an economist in the area of education, labour economics and as the senior economist with the Manitoba Housing and Renewal Corporation for the Government of Manitoba from 1972 to 1978. I also have worked as an economic consultant for MDT socio-economic consultants and have been consulted on urban planning, health policy, linguistic duality and public sector finance questions by the governments of Manitoba, Saskatchewan,the cities of Regina and Saskatoon, Ontario and the Federal government of Canada. I have also been consulted by senior leaders of the British Labour party, MPs from the Progressive Conservative party, the Liberal party and the New Democrats on economic policy questions. Members of the Government of France under the Presidency of Francois Mitterand discussed my work on public sector deficits. I have also run for elected office at the municipal level. I first began to write about quantitative easing as a useful policy option during the early 1980s.
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