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  Quebec election: List of 2018 candidate scandals
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Last EditedIndyGeorgia  Sep 12, 2018 07:08pm
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AuthorMontreal Gazette
News DateFriday, September 7, 2018 06:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionEvery general election, political parties rush to find candidates to fill all available ridings, regardless of how winnable they are. Some are incumbents and political veterans, some are star candidates, others are party activists or promising newcomers. Inevitably, some candidates will have embarrassing details of their past revealed during the campaign, forcing the party leadership to make a difficult decision: Ask the candidate to step down, or hope the scandal blows over?

Several candidates have already faced scandals in the 2018 Quebec election campaign, and some have already had to withdraw. The deadline for new candidates is Sept. 15. Here is a list of candidates for the major parties whose pasts have caught up with them in embarrassing ways.
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