Diane Lebouthillier

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Diane Lebouthillier
Diane Lebouthillier.jpg
Minister of National Revenue
Assumed office
November 4, 2015
Prime MinisterJustin Trudeau
Preceded byKerry-Lynne Findlay
Member of Parliament
for Gaspésie—Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine
Assumed office
October 19, 2015
Preceded byPhilip Toone
Personal details
Born (1959-02-05) February 5, 1959 (age 63)
Newport, Quebec, Canada
Political partyLiberal
ResidenceSainte-Thérèse-de-Gaspé, Quebec[1]
Alma materUniversité de Moncton
ProfessionSocial worker

Diane Lebouthillier PC MP (/diˈæn ləˌbtɪˈlɪər/; born February 5, 1959) is a Canadian politician. She is the current Minister of National Revenue and the sitting Member of Parliament representing the riding of Gaspésie—Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine. She was elected in the 2015 federal election.

Biography[edit]

Lebouthillier's parents were born in the Gaspé, and they returned when she was four.[2] Prior to her career in politics, she was a local social worker, managing clients out of the CLSC in Chandler. She worked with long-time MNA Georges Mamelonet on social service issues in the region. She is a mother of three sons and has two grandsons.[3]

Lebouthillier was elected in 2010 as the Prefect of Le Rocher-Percé Regional County Municipality.[3]

Minister of National Revenue[edit]

Lebouthillier was elected in the riding of Gaspésie—Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine. during the 2015 federal election.[4] Lebouthillier was appointed Minister of National Revenue in the federal Cabinet, headed by Justin Trudeau, on November 4, 2015.[5]

Electoral record[edit]

2019 Canadian federal election: Gaspésie—Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Diane Lebouthillier 16,296 42.5 +3.8 $53,469.21
Bloc Québécois Guy Bernatchez 15,659 40.8 +19.9 none listed
Conservative Jean-Pierre Pigeon 3,022 7.9 +1.8 $9,786.76
New Democratic Lynn Beaulieu 1,722 4.5 -28.0 none listed
Green Dennis Drainville 1,130 2.9 +1.9 none listed
Rhinoceros Jay Cowboy 353 0.9 +0.1 $0.00
People's Eric Hébert 198 0.5 $2,821.16
Total valid votes/expense limit 38,380 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 783
Turnout 39,163 60.5
Eligible voters 64,748
Liberal hold Swing -8.05
Source: Elections Canada[6][7] and CBC[8]
2015 Canadian federal election: Gaspésie—Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Diane Lebouthillier 15,345 38.73 +21.69 $34,217.07
New Democratic Philip Toone 12,885 32.52 +3.69 $45,644.59
Bloc Québécois Nicholas Roussy 8,289 20.92 -12.15 $51,177.09
Conservative Jean-Pierre Pigeon 2,398 6.05 -13.02 $9,215.28
Green Jim Morrison 400 1.01 -0.98
Rhinoceros Max Boudreau 300 0.76
Total valid votes/expense limit 39,617 100.0     $215,809.52
Total rejected ballots 395
Turnout 40,012 60.97
Eligible voters 65,623
Source: Elections Canada[9][10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official Voting Results". Elections Canada. Retrieved January 23, 2021.
  2. ^ "Ministre du Revenu National". 22 August 2016.
  3. ^ a b Meet Diane Lebouthillier, Liberal.ca
  4. ^ "Liberals win in Gaspésie—Îles-de-la-Madeleine". CBC News. 19 October 2015. Retrieved 20 October 2015.
  5. ^ "Full list of Justin Trudeau's cabinet". CBC News.
  6. ^ "List of confirmed candidates". Elections Canada. Retrieved October 3, 2019.
  7. ^ "Election Night Results". Elections Canada. Retrieved November 12, 2019.
  8. ^ "Federal election 2019 live results". CBC Canada Votes. Retrieved October 25, 2019.
  9. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Gaspésie—Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, 30 September 2015
  10. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates Archived August 15, 2015, at the Wayback Machine

External links[edit]

29th Ministry – Cabinet of Justin Trudeau
Cabinet post (1)
Predecessor Office Successor
Kerry-Lynne Findlay Minister of National Revenue
November 4, 2015 – present
Incumbent