Pierre Nantel

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Pierre Nantel
MP
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Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Longueuil—Pierre-Boucher
Incumbent
Assumed office
May 30, 2011
Preceded by Jean Dorion
Personal details
Born (1963-06-10) June 10, 1963 (age 51)
Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Quebec
Political party New Democratic Party
Residence Longueuil, Quebec
Profession Artistic director, researcher, commentator

Pierre Nantel (born June 10, 1963) is a Canadian Member of Parliament for the riding of Longueuil—Pierre-Boucher, first elected in the 2011 federal election. He is a member of the New Democratic Party. He succeeded Jean Dorion of the Bloc Québécois.[1]

Prior to being elected, Nantel was a researcher and television commentator, including a stint at Radio-Canada television.[2]

Electoral record[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic Pierre Nantel 26,976 51.90% -
Bloc Québécois Jean Dorion 14,146 27.21% -
Liberal Kévan Falsafi 5,294 10.18% -
Conservative Richard Bélisle 4,310 8.29% -
Green Valérie St-Amant 1,027 1.98% -
Marxist–Leninist Serge Patenaude 228 0.44% -
Total valid votes/Expense limit 51,981 100.0%

Source: Elections Canada

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fidelman, Charlie (May 3, 2011), South Shore: A sea of NDP orange washes Bloc away, The Montreal Gazette, retrieved May 3, 2011 .
  2. ^ "Rebranding of ICI Radio Canada is criticized". The New York Times. 2013-06-10.