Pierre Karl Péladeau new head of the Parti Québécois

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Photo: Parti Québécois website

Well, no surprises here. On the first ballot, Pierre Karl Péladeau was elected head of the Parti Québécois last Friday evening with almost 58 percent of the votes. Alexandre Cloutier was second with 29 percent and Martine Ouellet finished third with just over 13 percent. Voting by some 71,000 PQ members took place online or by telephone over two days, until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 15.