Parties & Leaders

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Last Update: March 27, 12:52:21 AM EDT 23 seats

Get the inside scoop on the political parties and the people who would run this province, as we bring you profiles of the party leaders and their chances this election.

Quebec Liberal Party Leader Jean Charest

Quebec Liberal Party

Party Leader: Jean Charest

When Jean Charest led the Liberals to a decisive election victory in 2003, he said he wanted to reinvent la belle province. Quebecers gave the Liberals a "mandate for change, and a mandate for renewal," and Charest promised to "live up to it." more »

Parti Québécois Leader Andre Boisclair

Parti Québécois

Party Leader: André Boisclair

When André Boisclair was crowned the new leader of the Parti Québécois in 2005, he was celebrated as the voice for a new generation of sovereigntists. more »

Action Démocratique du Québec Leader Mario Dumont

Action Démocratique du Québec

Party Leader: Mario Dumont

Action Démocratique du Québec Leader Mario Dumont has one thing in common with rivals Jean Charest and André Boisclair – he entered politics in his 20s and has made his career in public office. more »

Québec Solidaire Spokesperson Francoise David

Québec Solidaire

Spokespeople: Françoise David and Amir Khadir

Québec Solidaire was created in February 2006 after the left-wing political movements Union des Forces Progressistes and Option Citoyenne merged to form a new party. more »

Green Party of Quebec Leader Scott McKay

Green Party of Quebec

Party Leader: Scott McKay

The Green Party of Quebec is headed by Scott McKay, an environmentalist and water specialist based in Montreal. more »

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