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Provincewide Vote: Consulting Friends and Sovereigntist Party

provincewide vote: St-Laurent is proud to be running, regardless of whether she is the first, and comfortable with the idea she could inspire others, according to The Chronicle Herald. But she also wants electors to look past her disability. The left-leaning sovereigntist party touts St-Laurent, 23, as the first visually impaired candidate to seek office in Quebec provincial politics. I want people to see beyond that and what I can give to them - all the experience I've had in my life, I want to share with them, she said in an interview. Just four years ago, running in politics would have been an afterthought for the native of Granby, Que. The political novice decided last winter to seek election in the Oct. 1 provincewide vote after consulting friends and family. ( As reported in the news.