Albert De Martin

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Albert De Martin
Leader of the Conservative Party of Quebec
Interim
In office
September 21, 2012 – February 23, 2013
Preceded byLuc Harvey
Succeeded byAdrien D. Pouliot
MNA for Huntingdon
In office
April 25, 2007 – November 5, 2008
Preceded byAndré Chenail
Succeeded byStéphane Billette
Personal details
Born (1951-02-20) February 20, 1951 (age 68)
Montreal, Quebec
Political partyAction démocratique du Québec (2007-2011)
Conservative Party of Quebec (2012-present)[1]
Spouse(s)Diane Bertrand

Albert De Martin (born February 20, 1951) is a politician from Quebec, Canada. He was an Action démocratique du Québec Member of the National Assembly for the electoral district of Huntingdon from 2007 to 2008.

Early career[edit]

From 1987 to 2000, De Martin served as a municipal councillor in Godmanchester. Heavily involved in the farming and agriculture industries, he was co-owner of the local farm Fermes AJIRO 1989 inc. for 27 years. He was also an administrator for several associations and organisations including the union of the Union des Producteurs Agricoles (Saint-Anicet branch), the local development for the Upper Saint-Lawrence region and the Saint-Jean de Valleyfield commercial culture union.

Government involvement[edit]

De Martin was first elected to the National Assembly in the 2007 election with 43% of the vote. Liberal incumbent André Chenail finished second with 31% of the vote. De Martin was defeated in the 2008 election.

During the election campaign, De Martin received the endorsement of controversial but influential Huntingdon Mayor Stéphane Gendron, who reportedly had stormy relations with Chenail.[2]

De Martin ran for the Conservative Party of Quebec in the 2012 election.[1] He will run for the Conservative Party of Canada in the upcoming federal election.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ils choisissent le Parti conservateur du Québec" (in French). Conservative Party of Quebec. 2012-03-16. Retrieved 19 March 2012.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Le maire Gendron accueille Dumont à bras ouverts, Hugo de Grandpré, La Presse, March 16, 2007

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