Quebec Premier Charest Calls Provincial Elections for Sept. 4

Quebec voters will go to the polls Sept. 4 after Premier Jean Charest called an election with more than a year remaining in his mandate.

Charest announced the date after visiting Lieutenant- Governor Pierre Duchesne in Quebec City to dissolve the provincial legislature.

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