|Member of the Canadian Parliament
May 30, 2011
|Preceded by||Claude Bachand|
May 19, 1968 |
|Political party||New Democratic Party|
|Profession||Engineer, consultant, politician|
Tarik Brahmi (born May 19, 1968) is a Canadian Member of Parliament for the riding of Saint-Jean, first elected in the 2011 federal election. He is a member of the New Democratic Party. He succeeded Claude Bachand of the Bloc Québécois.
Born in Lyon, France with a father from Toudja, Algeria, he graduated from the Université de Montpellier in 1991 with a degree in Microelectronics and Control Engineering. He became interested in environmental causes in 1995, and worked in software development. He immigrated to Canada in 2002 and became a Canadian citizen in 2006. He was a candidate for the municipal council of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu in 2009. Most recently he worked as a senior interviewer for Statistics Canada.
|Canadian federal election, 2011|
|New Democratic||Tarik Brahmi||24,899||47.4%||-|
|Bloc Québécois||Claude Bachand||16,023||30.5%||-|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||52,488||100.0%|
Source: Elections Canada