Bernard Brodeur

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Bernard Brodeur (born April 10, 1956 in Granby, Quebec) is a former member of the National Assembly of Quebec for Shefford.

Bernard Brodeur is a notary. He holds a bachelor's degree in Law and Notarial Law from the Université Laval.[citation needed] He is also the owner of a Limousin cattle breeding operation since 1985.[citation needed] He was Chair of the Import-Export Committee of the Canadian Limousin Association from 1986 to 1987 and President of the Québec Limousin Breeders Association from 1989 to 1991.[citation needed]

Elected as Member for Shefford in the by-election held on February 28, 1994, Bernard Brodeur was reelected in the 1994, 1998 and 2003 general elections. He was the Official Opposition Critic for Transport. In 2004, Quebec Premier Jean Charest made him Chair of the Committee on Culture.

Brodeur was defeated for re-election in the 2007 general election by ADQ candidate François Bonnardel. Bonnardel received 16,648 votes versus Brodeur's 10,897 votes.

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Electoral record[edit]

Quebec general election, 1998: Shefford
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Bernard Brodeur 15,503 37.28
Parti Québécois René Marois 15,430 37.10
Action démocratique Serge Nadeau 10,220 24.57
Marxist–Leninist Jean-Paul Bédard 173 0.42
Natural Law Jean Paul Lapointe 171 0.41
     Independent José Breton 90 0.22
Total valid votes 41,587 100.00
Rejected and declined votes 659
Turnout 42,246 80.62
Electors on the lists 52,403
Source: Official Results, Government of Quebec