Jacques Gourde

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Jacques Gourde
MP
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Lévis—Lotbinière
Lotbinière—Chutes-de-la-Chaudière (2006-2015)
Assumed office
January 23, 2006
Preceded by Odina Desrochers
Personal details
Born (1964-01-13) January 13, 1964 (age 53)
Saint-Narcisse-de-Beaurivage, Quebec
Political party Conservative
Spouse(s) Chantal Gourde
Residence Lévis, Quebec
Profession Farmer
Religion Roman Catholic

Jacques Gourde (born January 13, 1964 in Saint-Narcisse-de-Beaurivage, Quebec) is a farmer and the Conservative Member of Parliament for Lotbinière—Chutes-de-la-Chaudière. He was first elected in the 2006 federal election and, on February 7, 2006 was appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board. Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Works and Government Services, for Official Languages and for the Economic Development Agency for the Regions of Quebec.

Gourde has a diploma in farming management and was a producer and exporter of hay in Saint-Narcisse-de-Beaurivage. He is married to Chantal Beaudoin and they have five children.

Electoral record[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2015: Lévis—Lotbinière
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Jacques Gourde 31,357 50.1 +10.22
Liberal Claude Boucher 13,562 21.7 +16.61
New Democratic Hélène Bilodeau 9,246 14.8 -23.69
Bloc Québécois Steve Gagné 7,163 11.4 -3.48
Green Tina Biello 1,124 1.8 +0.14
Alliance of the North François Belanger 136 0.2
Total valid votes/Expense limit 62,588; 100.0     $226,181.44
Total rejected ballots 975
Turnout 63,563 72.9
Eligible voters 87,103
Conservative hold Swing +16.96
Source: Elections Canada[1][2]
Canadian federal election, 2011: Lotbinière—Chutes-de-la-Chaudière
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Jacques Gourde 22,460 39.88 -7.39 $78,886.19
New Democratic Tanya Fredette 21,683 38.50 +25.32 $1,427.87
Bloc Québécois Gaston Gourde 8,381 14.88 -9.70 $28,148.35
Liberal Nicole Larouche 2,866 5.09 -7.45 $4,858.38
Green Richard Domm 936 1.66 -0.78 none listed
Total valid votes/Expense limit 56,326 100.0     $89,473.12
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 926 1.62 -0.10
Turnout 57,252 69.21 +3.06
Eligible voters 82,725
Conservative hold Swing -16.36
Sources:[3][4]
Canadian federal election, 2008: Lotbinière—Chutes-de-la-Chaudière
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Jacques Gourde 24,495 47.27 -7.07 $72,248.18
Bloc Québécois Antoine Sarrazin-Bourgoin 12,738 24.58 -5.06 $19,089.72
New Democratic Raymond Côté 6,828 13.18 +6.39 $2,654.50
Liberal Marie-Thérèse Hovington 6,498 12.54 +7.11 $3,272.46
Green Shirley Picknell 1,265 2.44 -1.37 none listed
Total valid votes/Expense limit 51,824 100.0     $85,174
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 908 1.72 +0.74
Turnout 52,732 66.15 -2.21
Eligible voters 79,721
Conservative hold Swing -1.00
Canadian federal election, 2006: Lotbinière—Chutes-de-la-Chaudière
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Jacques Gourde 28,236 54.34 +30.20 $45,970.43
Bloc Québécois Odina Desrochers 15,402 29.64 -16.35 $61,218.95
New Democratic Raymond Côté 3,529 6.79 +2.50 $2,346.22
Liberal Éric Paradis 2,820 5.43 -16.02 $17,938.01
Green Shirley Picknell 1,978 3.81 +0.14 none listed
Total valid votes/Expense limit 51,965 100.0     $78,226
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 513 0.98 -1.41
Turnout 52,478 68.36
Eligible voters 76,764
Conservative gain from Bloc Québécois Swing +23.28

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