Liberals pull ahead in Quebec

Leadership debate proves fruitful for Jean Charest's beleaguered Liberal party in Quebec

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The Quebec Liberals have once again taken a lead on the Parti Quebecois, according to a poll conducted for the National Post this week.

While previous surveys showed the Parti Quebecois in a slight lead over the Liberals, Jean Charest has seen a sudden upswing in support since this weekend’s leadership debate.

The Liberals now appear to have 35% support, more than four points higher than last week’s polls show, while the PQ now are polling at 29% support.

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