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Québec Solidaire co-spokesperson Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois throws up peace signs as he delivers a victory speech at the Olympia theatre, after he was elected in the Gouin circumscription. Photo by Andrej Ivanov
Tears, laughter, drama. As the results of Quebec's 2018 election were delivered, emotions ran high across party lines on Oct. 1.
National Observer had a team of four photographers covering all four parties. Josie Desmarais, Andrej Ivanov and Brandon Johnston were in Montreal, and Philippe Ruel was in Québec to capture images as the Coalition Avenir Québec and Québec solidaire made big gains, while the Liberals and the Parti Québécois suffered historic losses.
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Coalition Avenir Québec supporters at the Quebec Congress Centre are euphoric as news outlets start to declare their party the winner of a majority government. Photo by Philippe Ruel
The mood is at a polar opposite over at the Parti Québécois event at Usine C in Montreal, as news comes of a historic defeat. Photo by Brandon Johnston