Actor Pierre-Luc Brillant, who has just invested in the Montreal Rosemont race as a candidate for the Parti Québécois, believes it is time to review our relationship with political polls. The Parti Québécois can surprise, especially if their leader gets enough visibility, he believes too.
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Before speaking to a packed house at the Petite-Côte community center on Thursday evening, where many party candidates were also present, Pierre-Luc Brillant said he expected surprises at the next elections.
“By talking about polls, it’s like putting it in people’s heads that life is a poll,” he said. “I spoke to Alexis [Brunelle-]Duceppe (Bloc Québécois Equestrian Deputy from Lac-Saint-Jean) and he was at 8% when the [dernières] Choose [fédérales] “, he underlined shortly before his speech in a press crowd.
According to him, the polls do not take into account certain local dynamics.
We should stop raising this as scientific evidence that such a candidate is at the bottom end of the scale when it may not be true and in many cases experience has shown us that it is not.
Pierre Luc Brilliant
“In Rosemont, I will make a prediction: Pierre-Luc will win,” said Parti Québécois leader Paul St-Pierre-Plammondon during his speech.
Pierre-Luc Brillant also believes that his leader could surprise and that the party’s poor results in the polls are mainly due to the lack of visibility it had in the media during the pandemic.
Present as an observer at Pierre-Luc Brillant’s inauguration, the designer of the Qc125 poll aggregator, Philippe J. Fournier, insisted on defending poll analysis, a discipline from which he has made his bread and butter in recent years Has.
A bastion of the PQ
“Information is still information, and polls during an election campaign are the only objective, or at least scientific, information we have about the state of the race. The rest is spin ‘ he emphasizes, using this term, widely used in the political world, to denote the narrative that the parties are trying to establish.
Riding Rosemont had long been a stronghold of the PQ, until party leader Jean-François Lisée was defeated by the solidary Vincent Marissal in the 2018 general election.
The latter had been elected with 35% of the votes in Rosemont, a margin of 2,500 votes over Jean-François Lisée, who received 28% of the votes.
Born in 1978, Pierre-Luc Brillant began his film career at a young age. He starred in several films including CRAZY and recently The disappearance of the fireflies and No chicane in my cabin.
- Proportion of provincial votes collected by the Parti Québécois on July 31, 2022