|Member of the Canadian Parliament
May 30, 2011
|Preceded by||Pablo Rodríguez|
June 25, 1962 |
|Political party||New Democratic Party|
Paulina Ayala (born June 25, 1962) is a Canadian Member of Parliament for the riding of Honoré-Mercier, first elected in the 2011 federal election. She is a member of the New Democratic Party. She succeeded Pablo Rodríguez of the Liberal Party.
She was born in Santiago, Chile and was a leader in the student movement and in citizens’ rights organizations under the Pinochet dictatorship. She later immigrated to Canada in 1995 and settled in Montreal. She earned a certificate in French as a second language and multicultural education from the Université du Québec à Montréal. She has a diploma in education, history and geography.
|Canadian federal election, 2011|
|New Democratic||Paulina Ayala||17,545||36.34%||–|
|Bloc Québécois||Martin Laroche||8,950||18.54%||–|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||–||100.00|
Source: Elections Canada