As of 5:30 p.m., 52.81% of those eligible had voted. The percentage includes advanced polling. In 2012 at the same time, 53% of voters had cast their ballots.
BREAKING: CTV News Decision Desk calling a Liberal government. Liberals leading/elected in 42 seats. PQ 18.
Couillard wins his riding. That could've been a close one, since it was traditionally a PQ riding.
As of 9 p.m. - LIB - 75, PQ - 37, CAQ - 11, QS - 2
Analyst on @CTVMontreal says it's not that the Liberals did much better than expected, it's that the PQ did worse and the CAQ did better.
PKP says 'we are going to defend the interest of Quebecers.'