Bloc Québécois leadership election, 1997
|Bloc Québécois leadership election, 1997|
|Date||March 15, 1997|
|Resigning leader||Michel Gauthier|
|Won by||Gilles Duceppe|
Bloc Québécois leadership elections
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The Bloc Québécois leadership election, 1997 was the leadership election that picked the new leader to replace Michel Gauthier as leader. The leadership election was conducted by a one member, one vote (OMOV) process involving all party members. Voters were asked to list their first, second and third choices on the ballot. Gilles Duceppe won the leadership election.
- February 17, 1996: Michel Gauthier became leader of the Bloc Québécois.
- March 15, 1997: Gilles Duceppe won the leadership election on the 2nd ballot.
|Gilles Duceppe||Laurier—Sainte-Marie||Became first Member of Parliament under the "Bloc Québécois banner" by winning a by-election in 1990 in the riding of Laurier—Sainte-Marie.|||
|Candidate||1st ballot||2nd ballot|
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