2003 Quebec general election

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2003 Quebec general election

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125 seats in the 37th Quebec Legislature
63 seats needed for a majority
Turnout70.42% (Decrease7.9%)
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  Jean Charest de face (Novembre 2010).png Bernard Landry2- (cropped).jpg MarioDumont.JPG
Leader Jean Charest Bernard Landry Mario Dumont
Party Liberal Parti Québécois Action démocratique
Leader's seat Sherbrooke Verchères Rivière-du-Loup
Last election 48 seats, 43.55% 76 seats, 42.87% 1 seat, 11.81%
Seats won 76 45 4
Seat change Increase28 Decrease31 Increase3
Popular vote 1,755,863 1,269,183 694,122
Percentage 45.99% 33.24% 18.18%
Swing Increase2.44% Decrease9.63% Increase6.37%

Quebec general election, 2003 results by riding.svg
Popular vote by riding. As this is an FPTP election, seat totals are not determined by popular vote, but instead via results by each riding. Click the map for more details.

Premier before election

Bernard Landry
Parti Québécois

Premier after election

Jean Charest

The 2003 Quebec general election was held on October 3. Jean Charest's Quebec Liberal Party won a majority of seats and Bernard Landry's Parti Québécois formed the opposition.[1] In the Champlain electoral district, there was a tie between PQ candidate Noëlla Champagne and Liberal candidate Pierre-A. Brouillette. A new election was held on May 20 and was won by Champagne by 642 votes.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Résultats officiels par circonscription (Afficher toutes les circonscriptions)". Directeur général des élections du Québec (in French). Archived from the original on January 12, 2015. Retrieved February 3, 2012.
  2. "PQ wins revote in Champlain". CBC News. May 21, 2003. Retrieved March 18, 2012.
  3. "Champlain (New election – May 20, 2003)". Elections Quebec. Archived from the original on January 12, 2015. Retrieved March 18, 2012.