|MNA for Hochelaga-Maisonneuve|
|Preceded by||Louise Harel|
October 2, 1958 |
|Political party||Parti Québécois|
Carole Poirier (born 2 October 1958) is a politician in the Canadian province of Quebec, who was elected to represent the Hochelaga-Maisonneuve district in the National Assembly of Quebec in the 2008 provincial election. She is a member of the Parti Québécois (PQ).
Poirier is a graduate from the Université du Québec à Montréal with certificates in administration, municipal services management and public services administration. She also obtained a master's degree in public administration from the École nationale d'administration publique.
From 1997 to 2006, she was the cabinet director for the Minister of employment and social solidarity (1997–1998), the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Metropolitan (1998–2002), the President of the National Assembly of Quebec (2002–2003) and the leader of the official opposition (2005–2006). She was also the treasurer and political organizer for the PQ's Hochelaga-Maisonneuve office.
|Quebec general election, 2008: Hochelaga-Maisonneuve|
|Parti Québécois||Carole Poirier||10,530||54.31||+1.60|
|Québec solidaire||Serge Mongeau||2,508||12.93||+3.26|
|Action démocratique||Jean-Levy Champagne||1,303||6.72||-8.82|
|Total valid votes||19,390||98.39|
|Total rejected ballots||317||1.61|
|Electors on the lists||41,210|
|Source: Official Results, Le Directeur général des élections du Québec.|
- "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec.
- Parti Quebecois biopage (French)
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