Christos Sirros

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Christos Sirros
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Member of the National Assembly of Quebec for Laurier-Dorion
In office
1994–2004
Preceded by Riding created
Succeeded by Elsie Lefebvre
Member of the National Assembly of Quebec for Laurier
In office
1981–1994
Preceded by André Marchand
Succeeded by Riding abolished
Personal details
Born (1948-02-02) 2 February 1948 (age 68)
Athens, Greece
Political party Liberal

Christos Sirros (Greek: Χρήστος Σύρρος; born 2 February 1948) is a politician in the Province of Quebec, Canada. He was a Member of the National Assembly of Quebec (MNA) for the Laurier-Dorion riding for two decades as a member of the Liberal Party of Quebec.

A graduate from McGill University, he first won the Laurier riding in 1981, defeating Parti Québécois (PQ) candidate Nadia Assimopoulos. The riding of Laurier-Dorion was created for the 1994 election, in which Sirros defeated PQ candidate Benoît Henry by 6,930 votes. He was most notably the Minister of Indian affairs under Robert Bourassa and Minister of Natural Resources under Daniel Johnson, Jr. He was the National Assembly's First Vice-President from June 2003 to June 2004.

Sirros left his seat in June 2004; he was then appointed Quebec Delegate General for Belgium, and served in the position until 2013. In December 2014, he was appointed the Quebec Delegate General for the United Kingdom.

Electoral record[edit]

Quebec general election, 2003: Laurier-Dorion
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Christos Sirros 16,052 53.14 -3.56
Parti Québécois Tomas Arbieto 9,775 32.36 +0.71
Action démocratique Mario Spina 1,996 6.61 -0.85
UFP William Sloan 922 3.05
Green Philippe Morlighem 595 1.97
Bloc Pot Sylvain Mainville 375 1.24 -0.14
Marxist–Leninist Peter Macrisopoulos 168 0.56 -0.03
No designation Charles Robidoux 131 0.43
No designation Sylvie Charbin 117 0.38
Equality Yang Zhang 78 0.26
Total valid votes 30,209 98.39
Total rejected ballots 495 1.61
Turnout 30,704 64.36 -11.85
Electors on the lists 47,705
Quebec general election, 1998: Laurier-Dorion
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Christos Sirros 19,471 56.70 +1.17
Parti Québécois Robert Loranger 10,868 31.65 −3.11
Action démocratique Fernand Bélisle 2,561 7.46 +2.29
     Socialist Democracy Milan Mirich 490 1.43 +0.20
Bloc Pot Marc-André Gagnon 474 1.38
Marxist–Leninist Panagiotis Macrisopoulos 203 0.59 +0.22
Communist John Manolis 159 0.46 −0.16
     Independent Mostafa Ben Kirane 113 0.33
Total valid votes 34,339 100.00
Rejected and declined votes 560
Turnout 34,899 76.21 −5.44
Electors on the lists 45,792
Source: Official Results, Le Directeur général des élections du Québec.
Quebec general election, 1994: Laurier-Dorion
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Christos Sirros 18,522 55.53
Parti Québécois Benoit Henry 11,592 34.76
Action démocratique Fernand Bélisle 1,723 5.17
New Democratic Milan Mirich 409 1.23
Commonwealth of Canada Christian Chouery 329 0.99
Natural Law André Fleurant 274 0.82
Communist Panayiote Georgopoulos 206 0.62
Développement Québec Pierre-Paul Laurence 172 0.52
Marxist–Leninist Panagiotis Macrisopoulos 125 0.37
Total valid votes 33,352 100.00
Rejected and declined votes 712
Turnout 34,064 81.65
Electors on the lists 41,718
Source: Official Results, Le Directeur général des élections du Québec.
Quebec general election, 1989: Laurier
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Christos Sirros 11,027 54.98
Parti Québécois Elpis Santas 5,656 28.20
Green Nathalie Sapina 1,170 5.83
New Democratic Victor Bilodeau 777 3.87
Marxist–Leninist Panagiotis Macrisopoulos 382 1.90
Independent Jacques Dubuc 349 1.74
Non-affiliated Nicholas Vlahos 299 1.49
Communist Suzanne Dagenais 174 0.87
Socialist Movement Jean-Roch Gauvin 148 0.74
     N/A (Revolutionary Workers League) Michel Dugré 73 0.36
Total valid votes 20,055 100.00
Rejected and declined votes 519
Turnout 20,574 67.24
Electors on the lists 30,599
Source: Official Results, Le Directeur général des élections du Québec.
Quebec general election, 1985: Laurier
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Christos Sirros 16,004 65.80
Parti Québécois Ivano Vellano 5,966 24.47
New Democratic Ioannis Kourtesis 830 3.41
Parti indépendantiste Christian Biron 425 1.74
Progressive Conservative Irene Makris 393 1.61
Humanist Gustavo Jara 232 0.95
Independent Christopher Mcall 174 0.71
Communist Samuel Walsh 172 0.71
Commonwealth of Canada Benoit Chalifoux 146 0.60
Total valid votes 24,382 97.86
Rejected and declined votes 533 2.14
Turnout 24,915 68.86
Electors on the lists 36,128
Source: Official Results, Le Directeur général des élections du Québec.
Quebec general election, 1981: Laurier
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Christos Sirros 16,719 57.99
Parti Québécois Nadia Assimopoulos 9,871 34.24
Union Nationale Michel PontBriand 675 2.34
     Workers Communist Raymonde Lebreux 469 1.63
     Independent Basile Papachristou 263 0.91
     Freedom of Choice Stephen J Smith 252 0.88
Libertarian Nicholas Vlahos 202 0.70
Marxist–Leninist Panagiotis Macrisopoulos 164 0.57
Communist Nikolas Tsois 142 0.49
     Independent Sotirios Athanasiou 73 0.25
Total valid votes 28,830 98.67
Rejected and declined votes 389 1.33
Turnout 29,219 80.21
Electors on the lists 36,428
Source: Official Results, Le Directeur général des élections du Québec.

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