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1952 Quebec general election

← 1948 July 16, 1952 1956 →

92 seats in the 24th Legislative Assembly of Quebec
47 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Leader Maurice Duplessis Georges-Émile Lapalme
Party Union Nationale Liberal
Leader since June 20, 1936 May 20, 1950
Leader's seat Trois-Rivières Ran in Joliette (defeated)
Last election 82 seats, 51.24% 8 seats, 33.17%
Seats won 68 23
Seat change 14 15
Percentage 50.5% 45.77%
Swing 0.74pp 12.6pp

Premier before election

Maurice Duplessis
Union Nationale

Premier after election

Maurice Duplessis
Union Nationale

The 1952 Quebec general election was held on July 16, 1952 to elect members of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Quebec, Canada. The incumbent Union Nationale, led by Maurice Duplessis, won re-election, defeating the Quebec Liberal Party, led by Georges-Émile Lapalme.

This was the fourth time (and the third in a row) that Duplessis led his party to a general election victory.

The number of seats won by the Liberals, and their share of the popular vote, were considerably increased over the previous election in 1948.

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Results

Party Party leader # of
candidates
Seats Popular Vote
1948 Elected % Change # % % Change
Union Nationale Maurice Duplessis   82 68 -17.1%   50.50% -0.7%
Liberal Georges-Émile Lapalme   8 23 +188%   45.77% +12.6%
     Other1   2 1 -50%   3.73% -9.9%
Total   92 92 -   100%  

Note:

1 including results of Union des Électeurs from previous election.

Popular vote
UN
50.50%
PLQ
45.77%
Others
3.73%
Seats summary
UN
73.91%
PLQ
25.00%
Others
1.09%

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