Quebec Liberal Party appoints Marc Tanguy as interim leader after Anglade resigns

Quebec Liberal House leader Mark Tanguy answers reporters’ questions after meeting with government and party leaders at the Quebec City Parliament on November 2, 2022. (The Canadian Press/Jacques Boissinot)

of Quebec The Liberal Party has nominated veteran party member Mark Tangay as interim leader, just days after the former leader stepped down.

Tanguy will succeed Dominic Anglade, who resigned on Monday, five weeks after the party suffered a crushing election defeat.

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Anglade, first black woman to head a major Quebec The party also resigns as a member of the Riding of St. Henristean of Montreal effective December 1.

Elected by fellow caucus members, Tangay has represented the constituency of La Fontaine in eastern Montreal since winning the 2012 by-election.

Incumbent members André Fortin and Moncef Delazi have refused to run for interim positions, telling reporters they have not closed the door to running for permanent leadership positions.

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