Christiane Gagnon

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Christiane Gagnon
Christiane Gagnon 2011-04-01.jpg
Member of Parliament
for Québec
In office
1993–2011
Preceded by Gilles Loiselle
Succeeded by Annick Papillon
Personal details
Born (1948-04-16) April 16, 1948 (age 67)
Chicoutimi, Quebec
Political party Bloc Québécois
Spouse(s) Michel Lemieux
Residence Quebec City
Profession real estate agent

Christiane Gagnon (born April 16, 1948) is a Canadian politician.

Gagnon was born in Chicoutimi, Quebec. A real estate agent, she was first elected in the 1993 federal election. She was the Bloc Québécois candidate in the riding of Québec (located in Quebec City). She was re-elected in the Canadian federal election, 1997, 2000, 2004, 2006, and in 2008. She was defeated in the 2011 by NDP candidate Annick Papillon. She served as the Bloc's caucus chair from 1996 to 1998. She has also been the Bloc's critic of the Status of Women, the Federal Office of Regional Development-Quebec, Housing, Poverty, Canadian Heritage, the National Capital Commission, and the National Capital Region.

Electoral record[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic Annick Papillon 22,393 42.6 +30.8
Bloc Québécois Christiane Gagnon 14,684 28.0 -13.8
Conservative Pierre Morasse 9,330 17.8 -7.9
Liberal François Payeur 4,735 9.0 -8.5
Green Yvan Dutil 1,144 2.2 -1.1
Christian Heritage Stefan Jetchick 228 0.4 -
Total valid votes/Expense limit 52,514 100.0
Total rejected ballots 801 1.5
Turnout 53,315 66.3
Eligible voters 80,402
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Christiane Gagnon 21,064 41.8 +0.2 $59,021
Conservative Myriam Taschereau 12,943 25.7 -4.1 $70,315
Liberal Damien Rousseau 8,845 17.5 +6.1 $13,132
New Democratic Catheryn Roy-Goyette 5,933 11.8 +2.5 $6,186
Green Yonnel Bonaventure 1,650 3.3 -1.6
Total valid votes/Expense limit 50,435 100.00 $85,897
Total rejected ballots 632 1.2
Turnout 51,067 62.7
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Christiane Gagnon 20,845 41.5 -9.1 $52,012
Conservative Frédérik Boisvert 14,943 29.8 +18.7 $67,922
Liberal Caroline Drolet 5,743 11.4 -15.5 $23,986
New Democratic Michaël Lessard 4,629 9.2 +3.7 $5,287
Green Yonnel Bonaventure 2,372 4.7 +0.5
Independent Dan Aubut 813 1.6 $100
Progressive Canadian Alexandre Raymond-Labrie 520 1.0 $77
Libertarian Francis Bedard 325 0.6 $0
Total valid votes/Expense limit 50,190 100.0 $80,394


Canadian federal election, 2004: Québec
Party Candidate Votes % Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Christiane Gagnon 24,373 50.63 $51,839
Liberal Jean-Philippe Côté 12,982 26.97 $72,065
Conservative Pierre Gaudreault 5,330 11.07 $13,725
New Democratic Jean-Marie Fiset 2,670 5.55 $518
Green Antonine Yaccarini 2,046 4.25 $2,723
Marijuana Pierre-Etienne Paradis 512 1.06 not listed
Marxist–Leninist Jean Bédard 223 0.46 not listed
Total valid votes 48,136 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,040
Turnout 49,176 60.77
Electors on the lists 80,916
Percentage change figures are factored for redistribution. Conservative Party percentages are contrasted with the combined Canadian Alliance and Progressive Conservative percentages from 2000.
Sources: Official Results, Elections Canada and Financial Returns, Elections Canada.
Canadian federal election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Bloc Québécois Christiane Gagnon 22,793 43.4 -1.1
Liberal Claudette Tessier Couture 18,619 35.5 +3.1
Alliance Michel Rivard 3,980 7.6
Progressive Conservative Marc Jalbert 3,171 6.0 -12.5
New Democratic Jean-Marie Fiset 1,714 6.0 -12.5
Marijuana Pierre-E. Paradis 1,480 2.8
Natural Law Gilles Rochette 482 0.9
Marxist–Leninist Claude Moreau 255 0.5
Total valid votes 52,494 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Bloc Québécois Christiane Gagnon 24,817 44.5 -9.2
Liberal Claudette Tessier-Couture 18,062 32.4 +5.4
Progressive Conservative Marc Jalbert 10,309 18.5 +4.8
New Democratic Jean-Marie Fiset 2,556 4.6 +2.5
Total valid votes 55,744 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Bloc Québécois Christiane Gagnon 27,788 53.7
Liberal Jean Pelletier 13,965 27.0 -1.2
Progressive Conservative Gilles Loiselle 7,077 13.7 -33.0
New Democratic Majella Desmeules 1,067 2.1 -18.0
Natural Law Danielle Charland 883 1.7
Green Richard Domm 786 1.5 -2.1
Abolitionist Ernst Fernandez 158 0.3
Total valid votes 51,724 100.0

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