Bloc Québécois leadership election, 1996

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Bloc Québécois leadership election, 1996
Date February 17, 1996
Resigning leader Lucien Bouchard
Won by Michel Gauthier
Ballots 1
Candidates 2
Bloc Québécois leadership elections
1996 · 1997 · 2011 · 2014 · 2017

The Bloc Québécois leadership election, 1996 was the leadership election to replace Lucien Bouchard after he left the Bloc Québécois to become Premier of Quebec.[1] Michel Gauthier won the election and became Leader of the Official Opposition.[1][2]

Candidates[edit]

Name Riding Notes Source
Michel Gauthier Roberval Joined party on October 25, 1993 [1][2]
Francine Lalonde FrancineLalonde2007.jpg Mercier Joined party on October 25, 1993 [3]

Result[edit]

First Ballot
Candidate Votes Percentage
GAUTHIER, Michel 104 67.1%
FrancineLalonde2007.jpg LALONDE, Francine 51 32.9%
Total 155 100%

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "The Bloc Québécois through the years". The Globe and Mail. May 3, 2011. Retrieved May 11, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "GAUTHIER, Michel, B.Sp.". Parliament of Canada. Retrieved May 11, 2011. 
  3. ^ "LALONDE, Francine, B.A.". Parliament of Canada. Retrieved May 11, 2011.