Léo Bureau-Blouin

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Léo Bureau-Blouin
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Léo Bureau-Blouin takes part in a political event in Quebec City with Pauline Marois during the 2012 election campaign in Quebec.
MNA for Laval-des-Rapides
In office
2012–2014
Preceded by Alain Paquet
Succeeded by Saul Polo
Personal details
Born (1991-12-17) December 17, 1991 (age 25)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Political party Parti Québécois

Léo Bureau-Blouin (born December 17, 1991) is a former Quebec politician who in the 2012 provincial election at age 20 became the youngest person ever to be elected as a member of the National Assembly of Quebec.[1] He was elected in the district of Laval-des-Rapides for the Parti Québécois. He was previously a student leader, president of the Fédération étudiante collégiale du Québec, who played a key role in organizing the 2012 Quebec student protests.[2] He lost his seat in the 2014 provincial election on April 7 to the Liberal Party of Quebec candidate.

Bureau-Blouin was born in Montreal and grew up in Saint-Hyacinthe. At the time of the 2012 election he was enrolled as a law student at the Université de Montréal.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ex-student leader Bureau-Blouin wins PQ seat to become youngest ever Quebec MNA", Canadian Press. Retrieved September 5, 2012.
  2. ^ (August 6, 2012). "Quebec election 2012: Léo Bureau-Blouin ‘too young’ to be in cabinet, says Pauline Marois", Toronto Star. Retrieved September 5, 2012.
  3. ^ Lessard, Denis (July 24, 2012). "Léo Bureau-Blouin candidat du PQ", La Presse. Retrieved September 5, 2012.