|MP for Verchères|
|Preceded by||Marcel Danis|
|Succeeded by||riding dissolved|
|MP for Verchères—Les Patriotes|
|Preceded by||first member|
|Succeeded by||Luc Malo|
|MNA for Verchères|
|Preceded by||Bernard Landry|
January 28, 1965 |
|Political party||Bloc Québécois
Bergeron has a bachelor's degree in political science from the Université du Québec à Montréal and a master's degree in the same domain from the Université Laval. Bergeron is a former political adviser and a teaching assistant at Laval in the department of political science. Bergeron also served in the Canadian Forces as a naval Cadet Instructor Cadre officer from 1984 to 1993.
Bergeron is formerly a member of the Bloc Québécois in the Canadian House of Commons, representing the riding of Verchères—Les Patriotes from 2000 to November 9, 2005 and Verchères from 1993 to 2000. Bergeron held many positions as a Member of Parliament including whip of the Bloc and critic of Parliamentary Affairs, Intergovernmental Affairs, Privy Council, Foreign Affairs, Industry, Science, Research, and Development, International Trade and Asia-Pacific.
He resigned his seat in the House and won a provincial by-election on December 12, 2005, under the Parti Québécois banner. He became the member for Verchères of the Quebec National Assembly succeeding former Quebec Premier Bernard Landry in that riding. He was reelected in the 2007 provincial election. He was named the PQ's critic in parks and environment but was later promoted to the portfolios of families and seniors.
|Canadian federal election, 2000: Verchères—Les Patriotes|
|Bloc Québécois||Stéphane Bergeron||28,696||52.29||$61,780|
|Progressive Conservative||Frédéric Grenier||3,859||7.03||$2,703|
|Canadian Alliance||Stéphane Désilets||2,870||5.23||$336|
|Marijuana||Jonathan Bérubé||1,643||2.99||none listed|
|New Democratic Party||Charles Bussières||1,074||1.96||$980|
|Total valid votes||54,882||100.00|
|Total rejected ballots||1,673|
|Electors on the lists||81,810|
|Sources: Official Results, Elections Canada and Financial Returns, Elections Canada.|
- How'd They Vote?: Stéphane Bergeron's voting history and quotes
- Stéphane Bergeron's Official Website
- "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec.
- Stéphane Bergeron – Parliament of Canada biography
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