Green Party of Canada candidates, 1988 Canadian federal election

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The Green Party of Canada fielded 68 candidates in the 1988 Canadian federal election, none of whom were elected. Some of the party's candidates have their own biography pages; information about others may be found here.


Anjou—Rivière-des-Prairies: Mario Paul[edit]

Mario Paul identified as a physical education teacher.[1] He received 1,217 votes (2.29%), finishing fourth against Progressive Conservative candidate Jean Corbeil.[2]

Papineau—Saint-Denis: H. Joseph Vega[edit]

H. Joseph Vega has been a candidate in federal and municipal elections. He described himself as a construction worker in 1988.[3]

Electoral record
Election Division Party Votes  % Place Winner
1988 federal Papineau—Saint-Denis Green 469 1.19 5/9 André Ouellet, Liberal[2]
1994 municipal Montreal city council, Étienne-Desmarteau division Democratic Coalition–Ecology Montreal 153 2.51 4/4 Michelle Daines, Vision Montreal[4]

Richelieu: Jacqueline Lacoste[edit]

Jacqueline Lacoste was a registered nurse in 1988.[5] She was credited with a very strong performance in a local all-candidates debate, and some of her more enthusiastic supporters speculated that she could finish in second place.[6] In the event, she received 1,896 votes (4.07%), finishing fourth against Progressive Conservative incumbent Louis Plamondon.[2]


  1. ^ History of Federal Ridings since 1867: ANJOU--RIVIÈRE-DES-PRAIRIES (1988/11/21), Parliament of Canada, accessed 12 October 2011.
  2. ^ a b c Report of the Chief Electoral Officer, Thirty-fourth General Election, 1988.
  3. ^ History of Federal Ridings since 1867: PAPINEAU--SAINT-MICHEL (1988/11/21), Parliament of Canada, accessed 2 September 2011.
  4. ^ Official Results, City of Montreal
  5. ^ History of Federal Ridings since 1867: RICHELIEU (1988/11/21), Parliament of Canada, accessed 13 August 2009.
  6. ^ Agnès Gruda, "Une verte qui grimpe [dans Richelieu]", La Presse, 17 November 1988, B5.