And they’ll have some right to. The Conservative share of the popular vote in Quebec is up — a bit more than a point higher tonight than in 2006, as I write this. But it’s the Liberals who seem on track to pick up a few seats (their vote is up not quite 2 points). Mulcair’s in trouble.
It should be noted that the Conservatives’ Quebec vote is well down from their pre-writ high, and they do not seem to have picked up any seats there. (switching a gain for a loss somewhere? I’m having a hard time figuring out the CBC website).