Bloc Québécois candidates, 2008 Canadian federal election

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This is a list of nominated candidates for the Bloc Québécois political party in the 40th Canadian federal election.

Candidates[edit]

Riding
Candidate's Name Notes Gender Residence Occupation Votes % Rank
Abitibi—Baie-James—Nunavik—Eeyou Yvon Lévesque Incumbent MP M Val-Senneville Labour relations Councillor 10,995 39.7% 1st
Abitibi—Témiscamingue Marc Lemay Incumbent MP M Rouyn-Noranda Lawyer 20,929 47.9% 1st
Ahuntsic Maria Mourani Incumbent MP F Blainville Parliamentarian 18,815 39.5% 1st
Alfred-Pellan Robert Carrier Incumbent MP M Laval Engineer 20,686 38.8% 1st
Argenteuil—Papineau—Mirabel Mario Laframboise Incumbent MP M Notre-Dame-de-la-Paix Parliamentarian 26,455 48.1% 1st
Bas-Richelieu—Nicolet—Bécancour Louis Plamondon Incumbent MP and Dean of the House M Sorel-Tracy Parliamentarian 26,821 54.7% 1st
Beauce André Côté M Saint-Georges Recreologist 7,143 14.0% 2nd
Beauharnois—Salaberry Claude DeBellefeuille Incumbent MP F Ormstown Parliamentarian 26,904 50.1% 1st
Beauport—Limoilou Éléonore Mainguy F Quebec City Clerk 15,962 32.6% 2nd
Berthier—Maskinongé Guy André Incumbent MP M Trois-Rivières Parliamentarian 24,945 45.8% 1st
Bourassa Daniel Mailhot M Montreal Adjunct-Director of the Montreal School Board 10,145 25.4% 2nd
Brome—Missisquoi Christian Ouellet Incumbent MP M Cowansville Architect 17,561 35.2% 1st
Brossard—La Prairie Marcel Lussier Incumbent MP M Brossard Engineer 19,034 32.5% 2nd
Chambly—Borduas Yves Lessard Incumbent MP M Saint-Basile-le-Grand Labour Relations Councillor 31,773 50.1% 1st
Charlesbourg—Haute-Saint-Charles Denis Courteau M Quebec City Regional Councillor 14,602 29.2% 2nd
Châteauguay—Saint-Constant Carole Freeman Incumbent MP F Léry Lawyer 25,086 45.6% 1st
Chicoutimi—Le Fjord Robert Bouchard Incumbent MP M Chicoutimi Parliamentarian 19,737 41.3% 1st
Compton—Stanstead France Bonsant Incumbent MP F Sherbrooke Parliamentarian 20,332 41.9% 1st
Drummond Roger Pomerleau M Lefebvre Political Assistant 17,613 38.8% 1st
Gaspésie—Îles-de-la-Madeleine Raynald Blais Incumbent MP M Chandler Parliamentarian 14,636 40.1% 1st
Gatineau Richard Nadeau Incumbent MP M Gatineau Parliamentarian 15,189 29.2% 1st
Haute-Gaspésie—La Mitis—Matane—Matapédia Jean-Yves Roy Incumbent MP M Rimouski Teacher 11,984 37.5% 1st
Hochelaga Réal Ménard Incumbent MP M Montreal Political Scientist 22,720 49.7% 1st
Honoré-Mercier Gérard Labelle M L'Île-Perrot Businessman 13,871 28.1% 2nd
Hull—Aylmer Raphael Déry M Gatineau French Professor 11,625 22.0% 2nd
Jeanne-Le Ber Thierry St-Cyr Incumbent MP M Montreal Engineer 17,144 34.9% 1st
Joliette Pierre Paquette Incumbent MP M Saint-Alphonse-Rodriguez Economist 28,040 52.4% 1st
Jonquière—Alma Chantale Bouchard F Montreal Lawyer 19,035 37.5% 2nd
La Pointe-de-l'Île Francine Lalonde Incumbent MP F Laval Parliamentarian 25,976 56.1% 1st
Lac-Saint-Louis Maxime Clément M L'Assomption Student 2,953 5.7% 5th
LaSalle—Émard Frédéric Isaya M Montreal Actor 10,384 24.5% 2nd
Laurentides—Labelle Johanne Deschamps Incumbent MP F Mont-Laurier Parliamentarian 24,956 47.1% 1st
Laurier—Sainte-Marie Gilles Duceppe Incumbent MP and Party Leader M Montreal Parliamentarian 24,103 50.2% 1st
Laval Nicole Demers Incumbent MP F Laval Parliamentarian 19,085 37.8% 1st
Laval—Les Îles Mohamedali Jetha M Laval Machinist 12,576 23.5% 2nd
Lévis—Bellechasse Guy Bergeron M Quebec City Political Scientist 13,747 25.5% 2nd
Longueuil—Pierre-Boucher Jean Dorion M Montreal Sociologist 23,118 46.1% 1st
Lotbinière—Chutes-de-la-Chaudière Antoine Sarrazin-Bourgoin M Saint-Antoine-de-Tilly Student 12,738 24.6% 2nd
Louis-Hébert Pascal-Pierre Paillé M Quebec City Teacher 20,992 36.2% 1st
Louis-Saint-Laurent France Gagné F Quebec City Technician 13,330 26.5% 2nd
Manicouagan Gérard Asselin Incumbent MP M Baie-Comeau Parliamentarian 15,272 49.3% 1st
Marc-Aurèle-Fortin Serge Ménard Incumbent MP M Saint-Lambert Lawyer 25,552 45.5% 1st
Mégantic—L'Érable Pierre Turcotte M Thetford Mines Notary 12,283 27.7% 2nd
Montcalm Roger Gaudet Incumbent MP M Saint-Liguori Parliamentarian 33,519 55.7% 1st
Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup Paul Crête Incumbent MP M La Pocatière Parliamentarian 20,494 46.0% 1st
Montmorency—Charlevoix—Haute-Côte-Nord Michel Guimond Incumbent MP M Boischatel Parliamentarian and Lawyer 21,068 48.9% 1st
Mount Royal Maryse Lavallée F Montreal Director of Québec Alcohol Corporation 1,543 4.4% 5th
Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine Eric Taillefer M Terrebonne Student 6,962 15.9% 3rd
Outremont Marcela Valdivia Valdivia is of Chilean background.[1] She previously ran for the BQ in the 2000 federal election in Westmount—Ville-Marie, finishing third. F Montreal Lawyer[2] 4,554 12.55 3rd
Papineau Vivian Barbot Incumbent MP F Montreal Parliamentarian 16,535 38.7% 2nd
Pierrefonds—Dollard Reny Gagnon M Laval Insurance Salesman 4,357 9.5% 4th
Pontiac Marius Tremblay M Plaisance Composer/Researcher 9,576 22.3% 3rd
Portneuf—Jacques-Cartier Richard Côté Director at Strategic Counsel M Neuville Polling Director 14,401 32.0% 2nd
Québec Christiane Gagnon Incumbent MP F Quebec City Real Estate Agent 21,064 41.8% 1st
Repentigny Nicolas Dufour M Repentigny Student 31,007 53.1% 1st
Richmond—Arthabaska André Bellavance Incumbent MP M Victoriaville Parliamentarian 23,913 46.0% 1st
Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques Claude Guimond M Rimouski Farmer 17,652 44.7% 1st
Rivière-des-Mille-Îles Luc Desnoyers M Montreal Retired 23,216 45.7% 1st
Rivière-du-Nord Monique Guay Incumbent MP F Prévost Parliamentarian 26,588 53.6% 1st
Roberval—Lac-Saint-Jean Claude Pilote M Roberval Businessman 14,619 39.7% 2nd
Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie Bernard Bigras Incumbent MP M Montreal Parliamentarian 27,260 52.0% 1st
Saint-Bruno—Saint-Hubert Carole Lavallée Incumbent MP F Longueuil Communicator 23,767 45.0% 1st
Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot Ève-Mary Thaï Thi Lac Incumbent MP F Saint-Hyacinthe Parliamentarian 22,719 47.4% 1st
Saint-Jean Claude Bachand Incumbent MP M Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu Parliamentarian 26,506 49.6% 1st
Saint-Lambert Josée Beaudin F Belœil Coordinator 16,346 37.6% 1st
Saint-Laurent—Cartierville Jacques Lachaine M Montreal Retired Teacher 4,611 11.3% 3rd
Saint-Léonard—Saint-Michel Farid Salem M Longueuil Consultant 5,146 13.6% 3rd
Saint-Maurice—Champlain Jean-Yves Laforest Incumbent MP M Shawinigan Gym Teacher 20,397 44.0% 1st
Shefford Robert Vincent Incumbent MP M Granby Parliamentarian 21,650 42.8% 1st
Sherbrooke Serge Cardin Incumbent MP M Sherbrooke Parliamentarian 25,502 50.1% 1st
Terrebonne—Blainville Diane Bourgeois Incumbent MP F Terrebonne Parliamentarian 28,303 52.3% 1st
Trois-Rivières Paule Brunelle Incumbent MP F Champlain Parliamentarian 22,405 45.3% 1st
Vaudreuil—Soulanges Meili Faille Incumbent MP F Rigaud Parliamentarian 27,044 41.3% 1st
Verchères—Les Patriotes Luc Malo Incumbent MP M Contrecoeur Parliamentarian 27,602 50.8% 1st
Westmount—Ville-Marie Charles Larivée M Montreal Logistic Service Coordinator 2,818 7.3% 4th

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mulcair keeps NDP voice in Montreal," Montreal Gazette, 15 October 2008, B4.
  2. ^ "Question of the right to a courtroom translator put to Quebec Appeal Court," Canadian Press, 11 December 2000.