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Friday, September 14, 2007

Outremont

If you've been living under a rock, you might not know about the three by-elections going on in Québec right now, the most exciting of which is taking place in Montreal's Outremont. The Liberals, the defending champs, are pitted not against the Bloc Québécois, but against the NDP. And their star candidate, Thomas Mulcair, could actually win the seat for them.

Well, the first poll is out, and with 38% declaring for the NDP and 32% for the Liberals, it's going to be a close race. But the NDP is in the lead--who'd'a thunk it?

6 comments:

Lord Kitchener's Own said...

I read elsewhere that Dion is dragging Dryden to Quebec for the weekend (presumably not to the other two ridings, which are apparently hopeless for the Liberals).

We'll see if it's too little too late or not, but I expect maybe so.

James Curran said...
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James Curran said...

Kinda like Jack when he brought all his MPs to the riding?

Idealistic Pragmatist said...

Oh, I'm sure everybody's going to have their forces out en masse this weekend. A six-point lead is exciting for the NDP, but the battle's not won yet, and I'm sure they know that. It's going to be fun--wish I could be there!

dirk said...

Got my fingers crossed,how sweet it would be...

Anonymous said...

Looks like alot of Tories are going to be voting strategically for the NDP in this one!