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Judicial Recount to Be Held in the Electoral District of Quebec

News Release

Gatineau, Friday, November 1, 2019 – Chief Electoral Officer of Canada Stéphane Perrault announced today that there will be a judicial recount of the votes in the electoral district of Quebec (Quebec).

Following a validation of the results in the electoral district of Quebec (Quebec), the difference between the two leading candidates was 325 votes. A candidate requested the recount.

The recount will be conducted by a judge of the Superior Court of Quebec and will begin on November 5, 2019, at Office 200, 875 Charest Boulevard West, Québec, Quebec. The results of the recount will be published on Elections Canada’s website after the recount is completed.

More information on the judicial recount process is available at

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