Christos Sirros

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Christos Sirros
Member of the National Assembly of Quebec for Laurier
In office
1981–1994
Preceded by André Marchand
Succeeded by Riding merged into Laurier-Dorion
Member of the National Assembly of Quebec for Laurier-Dorion
In office
1994–2004
Preceded by Riding created
Succeeded by Elsie Lefebvre
Personal details
Born (1948-02-02) February 2, 1948 (age 66)
Athens, Greece
Political party Liberal

Christos Sirros (Greek: Χρήστος Σύρρος; born 2 February 1948, Athens) is a politician in the Province of Quebec, Canada. He was a Member of the National Assembly of Quebec (MNA) for the Laurier-Dorion riding for two decades as a member of the Liberal Party of Quebec.

A graduate from McGill University, he first won the Laurier riding in 1981, defeating Parti Québécois (PQ) candidate Nadia Assimopoulos. The riding of Laurier-Dorion was created for the 1994 election, in which Sirros defeated PQ candidate Benoît Henry by 6,930 votes. He was most notably the Minister of Indian affairs under Robert Bourassa and Minister of Natural Resources under Daniel Johnson, Jr.

Sirros left his seat in June 2004; he was then appointed Quebec Delegate General for Belgium, and now resides in Brussels. He was the National Assembly's First Vice-President from June 2003 to June 2004.

Electoral record (incomplete)[edit]

Quebec general election, 1998: Laurier-Dorion
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Christos Sirros 19,471 56.70 +1.17
     Parti Québécois Robert Loranger 10,868 31.65 -3.11
     Action démocratique Fernand Bélisle 2,561 7.46 +2.29
     Socialist Democracy Milan Mirich 490 1.43 +0.20
Bloc Pot Marc-André Gagnon 474 1.38
Marxist–Leninist Panagiotis Macrisopoulos 203 0.59 +0.22
     Communist John Manolis 159 0.46 -0.16
     Independent Mostafa Ben Kirane 113 0.33
Total valid votes 34,339 100.00
Rejected and declined votes 560
Turnout 34,899 76.21 -5.44
Electors on the lists 45,792
Source: Official Results, Le Directeur général des élections du Québec.
Quebec general election, 1994: Laurier-Dorion
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Christos Sirros 18,522 55.53
     Parti Québécois Benoit Henry 11,592 34.76
     Action démocratique Fernand Bélisle 1,723 5.17
     New Democratic Party Milan Mirich 409 1.23
     Commonwealth Christian Chouery 329 0.99
     Natural Law André Fleurant 274 0.82
     Communist Panayiote Georgopoulos 206 0.62
     Développement Québec Pierre-Paul Laurence 172 0.52
Marxist–Leninist Panagiotis Macrisopoulos 125 0.37
Total valid votes 33,352 100.00
Rejected and declined votes 712
Turnout 34,064 81.65
Electors on the lists 41,718
Source: Official Results, Le Directeur général des élections du Québec.
Quebec general election, 1989: Laurier
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Christos Sirros 11,027 54.98
Parti Québécois Elpis Santas 5,656 28.20
Green Nathalie Sapina 1,170 5.83
New Democratic Victor Bilodeau 777 3.87
Marxist–Leninist Panagiotis Macrisopoulos 382 1.90
Independent Jacques Dubuc 349 1.74
Non-affiliated Nicholas Vlahos 299 1.49
Communist Suzanne Dagenais 174 0.87
Socialist Movement Jean-Roch Gauvin 148 0.74
     N/A (Revolutionary Workers League) Michel Dugré 73 0.36
Total valid votes 20,055 100.00
Rejected and declined votes 519
Turnout 20,574 67.24
Electors on the lists 30,599
Source: Official Results, Le Directeur général des élections du Québec.

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