Jean Fortier

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Jean E. Fortier is a Canadian politician and was a City Councillor from Montreal.

Member of the Bourque Administration[edit]

In 1998 he ran for a seat on the City Council under the Vision Montreal label in the district of Darlington. He won with 32% against incumbent Jack Chadirdjian (31%). He served as Montreal's Chairman of the Executive Committee from 1998 to 2001.

He did not run for re-election in 2001.

Provincial Politics[edit]

In 2001 he considered running as a Parti Québécois candidate in a provincial by-election in the district of Labelle, but eventually abandoned that idea.[1] Sylvain Pagé became the PQ nominee and won the election.

Federal Politics[edit]

Fortier ran as a Conservative star candidate in the district of Ahuntsic in 2004. He finished fourth with 5% of the votes.[2][3]

Footnotes[edit]

Political offices
Preceded by
Jack Chadirdjian (Independent)
City Councillor, District of Darlington
1998-2001
Succeeded by
Saulie Zajdel (Union Montreal)
Preceded by
Noushig Eloyan (Vision Montreal)
Chairman of the Executive Committee
1998-2001
Succeeded by
Frank Zampino (Union Montreal)