Tarik Brahmi

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Tarik Brahmi
MP
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Saint-Jean
Incumbent
Assumed office
May 30, 2011
Preceded by Claude Bachand
Personal details
Born (1968-05-19) May 19, 1968 (age 46)
Lyon, France
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.

Electoral record[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic Tarik Brahmi 24,899 47.4% -
Bloc Québécois Claude Bachand 16,023 30.5% -
Conservative Jean Thouin 5,601 10.7% -
Liberal Robert David 4,643 8.8% -
Green Pierre Tremblay 1,322 2.5% -
Total valid votes/Expense limit 52,488 100.0%

Source: Elections Canada

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