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Quebec Premier Charest Says Province Will Hold Elections

August 01, 2012

Quebec Premier Jean Charest announced plans for provincial elections, according to a statement from his office.

Charest will visit Lieutenant-Governor Pierre Duchesne today to seek the dissolution of the province’s legislature in order to hold a vote, the statement said. It didn’t provide details on when the election would be held.

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