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1931 Quebec general election

Quebec Liberal Party Louis-Alexandre Taschereau Camillien Houde
1931 Quebec general election

← 1927 August 24, 1931 1935 →

90 seats in the 18th Legislative Assembly of Quebec
46 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party
  Louis-Alexandre Taschereau - 1930.png Camillien Houde.jpg
Leader Louis-Alexandre Taschereau Camillien Houde
Party Liberal Conservative
Leader since 1920 1929
Leader's seat Montmorency Ran in Montréal–Saint-Jacques (defeated)
Last election 74 seats, 59.33% 9 seats, 34.31%
Seats won 79 11
Seat change Increase5 Increase2
Percentage 54.88% 43.54%
Swing Decrease4.45pp Increase9.23pp

Premier before election

Louis-Alexandre Taschereau
Liberal

Premier after election

Louis-Alexandre Taschereau
Liberal

The 1931 Quebec general election was held on August 24, 1931 to elect members of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Quebec, Canada. The incumbent Quebec Liberal Party, led by Louis-Alexandre Taschereau, was re-elected, defeating the Quebec Conservative Party, led by Camillien Houde.

It was the third general election victory in a row for Taschereau, who had held office since 1920.

Results

Party Party leader # of
candidates
Seats Popular Vote
1927 Elected % Change # % % Change
Liberal Louis-Alexandre Taschereau   74 79 +6.8%   54.88% -4.45%
Conservative Camillien Houde   9 11 +22.2%   43.54% +9.23%
  Other   2 - -100%   1.58% -4.8%
Total   85 90 +5.9%   100%  
Popular vote
PLQ
54.88%
PCQ
43.54%
Others
1.58%
Seats summary
PLQ
87.78%
PCQ
12.22%

See also