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Judicial Recount to Be Held in the Electoral District of

GATINEAU, Tuesday, October 27, 2015 – The Chief Electoral Officer of Canada, Marc Mayrand, announced today that there will be a judicial recount of the votes in the electoral district of Montmagny–L'Islet–Kamouraska–Rivière-du-Loup (Quebec). Following validation of the results in the electoral district, the difference between the two leading candidates was 269 votes. A candidate requested the recount.

The recount will be conducted by a judge of the Superior Court in the District of Montmagny and will begin on Thursday, October 29, 2015, at the Rivière-du-Loup courthouse. The results of the recount will be published on the Elections Canada website after the recount is completed.

More information on the judicial recount process is available at

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