Amount of money pledged to Quebec Premier Jean Charest by the federal Conservatives prior to the election: $2.3 billion.

Amount of money pledged to Quebec

Premier Jean Charest by the federal

Conservatives prior to the election:

$2.3 billion.

Increase in annual federal funding to

Quebec, as a percentage: 17.5

Amount of money Charest pledged to

tax reduction: $700 million.

Number of Liberal seats Charest won

in Monday’s election: 48.

Number held before the election: 72.

Change, as a percentage: minus 33.

Number of seats held by Mario

Dumont’s Action Democratique du

Quebec: 41.

Number before the election: 5.

Percentage change: 720.

Number of social assistant recipients

Dumont proposed to put to work:


Amount he predicted this would save

the Quebec treasury: $175 million.

Number of seats currently held by the

Parti Quebecois: 36.

Number before the election: 45.

Percentage change: minus 20.

Amount of money the Parti

Quebecois promised to

post-secondary education:

$400 million.

Number of years since the last

minority government in Quebec: 129.

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