Anne Minh-Thu Quach

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Anne Minh-Thu Quach
MP
Member of Parliament
Assumed office
2015
Preceded by riding created
Constituency Salaberry—Suroît
In office
2011–2015
Preceded by Claude DeBellefeuille
Succeeded by riding abolished
Constituency Beauharnois—Salaberry
Personal details
Born (1982-08-14) August 14, 1982 (age 34)
Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Quebec
Political party New Democratic Party
Spouse(s) Mathieu Dube (m. 2013)[1]

Anne Minh-Thu Quach, MP (born August 14, 1982 in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Quebec)[2] is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Canadian House of Commons in the 2011 election.[3] She represents the electoral district of Salaberry—Suroît as a member of the New Democratic Party.

Minh-Thu Quach has received a diploma in health sciences from the Cégep de Valleyfield in 2001 and a bachelor's degree in secondary education from the Université de Sherbrooke in 2005.[4]

She has taught French at École Edgar-Hébert for five years and after that, from August 2010 to May 2011 at École Baie-St-François. Very active in the Syndicat de l'enseignement de Champlain, the regional teachers union that includes Longueuil, she served three years on its executive committee and represented it on the general council of the Centrale des Syndicats du Québec, the union central that includes over 100,000 teachers and about 75,000 other employees in health, social services, community, culture and recreation.[4]

She is one of three Vietnamese Canadians to have been elected to the House of Commons, following Ève-Mary Thaï Thi Lac and alongside Hoang Mai.

Anne Minh-Thu Quach speaks French and English.

Quach is married and has a daughter who was born in 2014.

Electoral record[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2015: Salaberry—Suroît
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic Anne Minh-Thu Quach 18,726 30.43 -13.17
Liberal Robert Sauvé 17,955 29.18 +21.04
Bloc Québécois Claude DeBellefeuille 17,452 28.36 -5.39
Conservative Albert De Martin 6,132 9.97 -2.72
Green Nicola-Silverado Socrates 867 1.41 -0.43
Independent Sylvain Larocque 219 0.36 n/a
Strength in Democracy Patricia Domingos 184 0.30 n/a
Total valid votes/Expense limit 61,535 100.00   $233,770.86
Total rejected ballots 998 1.60
Turnout 92,280 67.76
Eligible voters 92,280
New Democratic hold Swing -17.11
Source: Elections Canada[5][6]
Canadian federal election, 2011: Beauharnois—Salaberry
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic Anne Minh-Thu Quach 23,978 43.78 +32.22
Bloc Québécois Claude DeBellefeuille 18,182 33.20 -16.86
Conservative David Couturier 7,049 12.87 -7.37
Liberal François Deslandres 4,559 8.32 -6.55
Green Rémi Pelletier 1,003 1.83 -1.45
Total valid votes/Expense limit 54,771 100.00
Total rejected ballots 778 1.40
Turnout 55,569 62.34
Eligible voters 89,141
New Democratic gain from Bloc Québécois Swing +24.54
Canadian federal election, 2008: Beauharnois—Salaberry
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Claude DeBellefeuille 26,904 50.06 +2.53 $57,397
Conservative Dominique Bellemare 10,858 20.20 -6.31 $85,410
Liberal Maria Lopez 7,995 14.87 -0.14 $6,993
New Democratic Anne Minh-Thu Quach 6,214 11.56 +4.01 $2,272
Green David Smith 1,764 3.28 -0.10 $5,184
Total valid votes/Expense limit 53,735 100.00 $89,601
Bloc Québécois hold Swing -4.52

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