Jean-François Larose in 2011
|Member of the Canadian Parliament
May 2, 2011 – October 19, 2015
|Preceded by||Nicolas Dufour|
|Succeeded by||Monique Pauzé|
April 15, 1972 |
|Political party||New Democratic Party (2011-2014)
Strength in Democracy (2014-)
Jean-François Larose (born April 15, 1972) is a former Canadian politician, who was elected to the Canadian House of Commons in the 2011 election. He represented the electoral district of Repentigny, initially as a member of the NDP, then as a member of Strength in Democracy.
Prior to being elected, Larose was a peace officer and a security guard. Larose has certificates from Université de Montréal in the areas of crisis management, violence and society, and police and security management. Larose ran in the 2009 Montreal municipal election, seeking the position of mayor of Le Plateau-Mont-Royal borough for the Parti Montréal Ville-Marie; he garnered 2.08% of the vote.
Larose campaigned as a member of the NDP in the 2011 election, handily winning the riding of Repentigny. On October 21, 2014, Larose and Jean-François Fortin, the independent (formerly Bloc Québécois) MP for Haute-Gaspésie—La Mitis—Matane—Matapédia, announced that they were forming Strength in Democracy, a new Quebec-focused political party dedicated to representing the province's regions.
|Canadian federal election, 2015: La Pointe-de-l'Île|
|Bloc Québécois||Mario Beaulieu||18,545||33.58||+1.21||–|
|New Democratic||Ève Péclet||14,777||26.76||-20.77||–|
|Green||David J. Cox||1,130||2.05||+0.16||–|
|Rhinoceros||Ben 97 Benoit||358||0.65||–||–|
|Strength in Democracy||Jean-François Larose||135||0.24||–||–|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||55,226||100.00||$222,398.73|
|Total rejected ballots||912||1.62||–|
|Bloc Québécois gain from New Democratic||Swing||+10.99|
|Source: Elections Canada|
|Canadian federal election, 2011: Repentigny|
|New Democratic||Jean-François Larose||32,131||51.92||+36.77|
|Bloc Québécois||Nicolas Dufour||19,242||31.09||-21.97|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||61,887||100.00|
|Total rejected ballots||934||1.49||–|
- Election 2011: Repentigny. The Globe and Mail, May 2, 2011.
- Taber, Jane (7 November 2011). "Niki Ashton becomes youngest contender to succeed Jack Layton". The Globe and Mail.
- "Jean-François Fortin fonde un nouveau parti à Ottawa". Radio-Canada. October 21, 2014. Retrieved October 21, 2014.
- Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for La Pointe-de-l'Île, 30 September 2015
- Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates Archived 2015-08-15 at the Wayback Machine.
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