Carlo Rossi (politician)

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Carlo Rossi
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Bourassa
In office
1979–1988
Preceded by The electoral district was created in 1976.
Succeeded by Marie Gibeau
Personal details
Born (1925-08-08)August 8, 1925
Montreal, Quebec
Died April 11, 1998(1998-04-11) (aged 72)
Political party Liberal
Portfolio Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of State (Multiculturalism) (1982-1984)
Deputy Whip of the Liberal Party (1984-1988)

Carlo Rossi (August 8, 1925 – April 11, 1998) was a Canadian politician.

Born in Montreal, Quebec, the son of Italian immigrants, Rossi joined the Service de police de la Ville de Montréal in 1948. He was a police detective and the head of the Police's hostage-negotiation team.

In 1979, he was elected to the House of Commons of Canada in the Montreal riding of Bourassa. A Liberal, he was re-elected in 1980 and 1984. He was defeated in 1988. From 1982 to 1984, he was the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of State (Multiculturalism).

Electoral record (incomplete)[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1984: Bourassa
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Carlo Rossi 20,221 43.94
     Progressive Conservative Raymond-J. Rochon 18,703 40.64
     New Democratic Party Roderick Charters 3,741 8.13
Rhinoceros Dominique Pique-Nique Malouin 1,618 3.52
     Parti nationaliste J-André Perey 1,169 2.54
     Social Credit Roland Boudreau 236 0.51
     Commonwealth Carl Paradis 125 0.27
     N/A (Revolutionary Workers League) Michel Dugré 103 0.22
     Non-affiliated Gérard Ledoux 101 0.22
Total valid votes 46,017 100.00
Total rejected ballots 871
Turnout 46,888 71.45
Electors on the lists 65,626
Source: Report of the Chief Electoral Officer, Thirty-third General Election, 1984.

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