Bernard Bigras

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Bernard Bigras
MP
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie
In office
2004–2011
Preceded by riding renamed
Succeeded by Alexandre Boulerice
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Rosemont—Petite-Patrie
In office
2000–2004
Preceded by riding renamed
Succeeded by riding renamed
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Rosemont
In office
1997–2000
Preceded by Benoit Tremblay
Succeeded by riding renamed
Personal details
Born (1969-06-04) June 4, 1969 (age 45)
Montreal, Quebec
Political party Bloc Québécois
Residence Montreal, Quebec
Profession Economist, political advisor

Bernard Bigras (born June 4, 1969 in Montreal, Quebec) is a Canadian politician.

Bigras was a Bloc Québécois member of the Canadian House of Commons from 1997 to 2011, representing the district of Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie. He is the former caucus chair of the Bloc, and is a former critic of Children and Youth, Cultural Communities, and Citizenship and Immigration and Environment. Bigras is a former economist and political adviser.

Electoral record (incomplete)[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011: Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
     New Democratic Party Alexandre Boulerice 27,484 51.00 $34,354
     Bloc Québécois Bernard Bigras (incumbent) 17,702 32.84 $75,138
Liberal Kettly Beauregard 4,920 9.13 $11,976
     Conservative Sébastien Forté 2,328 4.32 $5,770
Green Sameer Muldeen 899 1.67 none listed
Rhinoceros Jean-Patrick Berthiaume 417 0.77 $450
     Marxist-Leninist Stéphane Chénier 140 0.26 none listed
Total valid votes 53,890 100.00
Total rejected ballots 589
Turnout 54,479 66.47
Electors on the lists 81,961
Source: Official Results, Elections Canada and Financial Returns, Elections Canada.
Canadian federal election, 2008: Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
     Bloc Québécois Bernard Bigras 27,260 52.00 $51,364
Liberal Marjorie Théodore 9,785 18.67 $30,634
     New Democratic Party Alexandre Boulerice 8,522 16.26 $23,296
     Conservative Sylvie Boulianne 3,876 7.39 $85,754
Green Vincent Larochelle 2,406 4.59 $903
neorhino.ca Jean-Patrick Berthiaume 319 0.61 $270
     Marxist-Leninist Stéphane Chénier 170 0.32 none listed
     N/A (Communist League) Michel Dugré 83 0.16 $690
Total valid votes 52,421 100.00
Total rejected ballots 614
Turnout 53,035 64.65
Electors on the lists 82,037
Sources: Official Results, Elections Canada and Financial Returns, Elections Canada. Italicized expenditure figures refer to totals submitted by the candidates and not reviewed by Elections Canada.
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Bernard Bigras 29,336 55.99 -5.81 $51,157
Liberal Suzanne Harvey 8,259 15.76 -7.14 $14,665
New Democratic Chantal Reeves 6,051 11.55 +3.88 $9,537
Conservative Michel Sauvé 4,873 9.30 +6.21 $16,108
Green Marc-André Gadoury 3,457 6.60 +2.35 $3,983
Marijuana Hugô St-Onge 419 0.80
Total valid votes/Expense limit 52,395 100.00 $81,617
Total rejected ballots 605 1.14
Turnout 53,000 64.02
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Bernard Bigras 31,224 61.80 +12.67 $52,350
Liberal Christian Bolduc 11,572 22.90 -10.93 $74,577
New Democratic Benoit Beauchamp 3,876 7.67 +4.68 $1,271
Green François Chevalier 2,145 4.25 +1.14 $913
Conservative Michel Sauvé 1,561 3.09 -3.99 $10,508
Communist Kenneth Higham 145 0.29 -0.20 $647
Total valid votes/Expense limit 50,523 100.00 $81,229
Total rejected ballots 847 1.65
Turnout 51,370 61.54


Canadian federal election, 1997: Rosemont
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
     Bloc Québécois Bernard Bigras 23,313 47.03 -12.05 $38,703
Liberal Françoise Guidi 15,952 32.18 +2.06 $35,564
     Progressive Conservative Marc Bissonnette 7,727 15.59 +9.35 $14,735
     New Democratic Party Fidel Fuentes 1,637 3.30 +1.15 $3,285
     N/A (Communist League) Vicky Mercier 494 1.00 $229
     Marxist-Leninist Claude Brunelle 447 0.90 $34
Total valid votes 49,570 100.00
Total rejected ballots 2,543
Turnout 52,113 70.85
Electors on the lists 73,551
Sources: Official Results, Elections Canada and official contributions and expenses submitted by the candidates, provided by Elections Canada. Percentage changes are factored for redistribution.

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