André Boulerice

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
André Boulerice in 1985

André Boulerice (born May 8, 1946 in Joliette, Quebec) is a Québécois politician and gay rights activist. He was a member of the National Assembly of Quebec for the riding of Sainte-Marie–Saint-Jacques in Montreal.

Born in Joliette, he graduated in specialized education from Cégep du Vieux Montréal. He joined the Parti Québécois in 1970 and later worked for the Chambly school board.

He was elected in the Sainte-Marie–Saint-Jacques riding in 1989, formerly under Claude Charron. Boulerice was reelected in 1989, 1994, 1998 and 2003. He was also the Deputy Government Leader, President of the Quebec division of the Assemblée parlementaire de la Francophonie and Quebec immigration minister. He helped introduce civil union for same-sex couples. Boulerice resigned in September 2005.

Electoral record (partial)[edit]

Quebec general election, 1998: Sainte-Marie–Saint-Jacques
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Parti Québécois André Boulerice 16,530 52.94 -1.79
Liberal Claude Longpré 9,722 31.14 -1.79
Action démocratique Chrystian Carbonneau 3,171 10.16 +4.63
Bloc Pot Patrice Caron 715 2.29
Socialist Democracy Ginette Gauthier 629 2.01 -0.02
Marxist–Leninist Ginette Boutet 120 0.38 +0.14
Communist André Cloutier 115 0.37 +0.04
Natural Law Alain Lord 107 0.34 -0.47
Equality Peter Romaniuk 77 0.25
N/A (Communist League) Michel Dugré 38 0.12
Total valid votes 31,224 100.00
Rejected and declined votes 470
Turnout 31,694 67.51 -7.56
Electors on the lists 46,950
Source: Official Results, Le Directeur général des élections du Québec.
Quebec general election, 1994: Sainte-Marie–Saint-Jacques
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
     Parti Québécois André Boulerice 16,723 54.73
Liberal Martin Oré 10,061 32.93
     Action démocratique André Belzile 1,691 5.53
     New Democratic Party Jocelyne Dupuis 621 2.03
     Non-Affiliated Claude Leduc 479 1.57
     Natural Law Christian Lord 246 0.81
     Sovereignty Daniel Brunette 223 0.73
     Independent Martram X.T Marxram 109 0.36
     Commonwealth François Ludanyi 108 0.35
     Communist André Cloutier 100 0.33
Marxist–Leninist Normand Chouinard 74 0.24
     Development Charles Thibault 62 0.20
     Non-Affiliated Guy Tremblay 59 0.19
Total valid votes 30,556 100.00
Rejected and declined votes 561
Turnout 31,117 75.07
Electors on the lists 41,452
Source: Official Results, Le Directeur général des élections du Québec.

External links[edit]