Amount of money pledged to Quebec
Premier Jean Charest by the federal
Conservatives prior to the election:
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
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
Number of years since the last
minority government in Quebec: 129.