It seems the 'comeback kid of Quebec politics is making, well, a comeback.
According to a new Forum Research/National Post poll, Liberal leader Jean Charest is finally gaining momentum.
The poll, conducted Monday, reveals a sudden turnaround in voters' intentions, which had, in previous surveys, given the edge to the Pauline Marois Parti Québécois.
Of 1,602 telephone respondents surveyed, more than one-third of voters said they would vote for the Liberals, pushing Jean Charest's party to 35 per cent, more than four points higher than polls had suggested the Liberals enjoyed as recently as last week.
Much of the gain appeared to come from voters previously backing the PQ, which saw its popularity drop six points to 29 per cent. Support for the fledgling Coalition Avenir Québec showed little change, at 24 per cent.
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