David Smith (Quebec politician)

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For the current Senator, and former MP from Don Valley East, please see David Paul Smith.

David Smith (born September 25, 1963) is a Canadian politician.

A former member of the Canadian House of Commons, Smith served as a city councillor in Maniwaki, Quebec until 2004. At this point, he ran in the Canadian federal election, 2004 for the Liberal Party of Canada in the riding of Pontiac where he won. He is a former business manager and public servant.

In the 2006 election he was not able to hold on to his seat, losing to Conservative star candidate Lawrence Cannon. Smith earned 24.2% of the popular vote, finishing third behind Cannon (33.7%) and the Bloc Québécois' Christine Émond Lapointe (28.7%).


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Parliament of Canada
Preceded by
Robert Bertrand
Member of Parliament for Pontiac
Succeeded by
Lawrence Cannon