1908 Quebec general election

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1908 Quebec general election

← 1904 June 8, 1908 1912 →

74 seats in the 12th Legislative Assembly of Quebec
38 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party
  Lomer Gouin, 2nd in 1910.png Pierre-Évariste Leblanc.png
Leader Lomer Gouin Pierre-Évariste Leblanc
Party Liberal Conservative
Leader since 1905 1905
Leader's seat Portneuf Laval
(lost re-election)
Last election 67 seats, 55.43% 7 seats, 26.73%
Seats won 57 14
Seat change Decrease10 Increase7
Popular vote 131,068 97,738
Percentage 53.53% 39.92%
Swing Decrease1.9pp Increase13.19pp

Premier before election

Lomer Gouin
Liberal

Premier after election

Lomer Gouin
Liberal

The 1908 Quebec general election was held on June 8, 1908 to elect members of the 12th Legislative Assembly of the Province of Quebec, Canada. The incumbent Quebec Liberal Party, led by Lomer Gouin, was re-elected, defeating the Quebec Conservative Party, led by Pierre-Évariste Leblanc.

Results[edit]

Party Party leader # of
candidates
Seats Popular Vote
1904 Elected % Change # % % Change
Liberal Lomer Gouin 76 67 57 -14.9% 131,068 53.53% -1.9%
Conservative Pierre-Évariste Leblanc 62 7 14 +100% 97,738 39.92% +13.19%
     Ligue nationaliste Henri Bourassa 3 * 3 * 6,298 2.57% *
     Other 10 - - - 9,728 3.97% *
Total 151 74 74 -% 244,832 100%  
Popular vote
PLQ
53.53%
PCQ
39.92%
LN
2.57%
Others
3.97%
Seats summary
PLQ
77.03%
PCQ
18.92%
LN
4.05%

See also[edit]