There are calls for a new election in a Quebec riding won by the most unlikely of NDP candidates after losing parties discovered irregularities with the winner's nomination papers.
All election candidates are required to obtain 100 signatures of support before they can run in a federal election, but the Liberal party in Berthier-Maskinongé says it has discovered signatures backing the NDP election winner that may have been forged, of people that may not live in the riding or who weren't clear what it was they were being asked to support.
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Now the losing parties are trying to exact their particular brand of revenge.
"It would be like me running . . . somewhere in Ontario that only speaks English," said Denis Simard, a spokesman for Liberal candidate Francine Gaudet, who finished Monday night with 8,109 votes, two-thirds less than Brosseau.
"I don't think people would like that. Here - even if people voted for this person - it was for an orange wave. Now we know that the colour of a ghost is orange."