Marilène Gill

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Marilène Gill
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Manicouagan
Assumed office
October 19, 2015
Preceded byJonathan Genest-Jourdain
Personal details
Born1977
Sorel-Tracy, Quebec
Political partyBloc Québécois
Spouse(s)Xavier Barsalou-Duval[1]
Children3
ProfessionAuthor, Politician

Marilène Gill MP is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the House of Commons of Canada in the 2015 election.[2] She represents the electoral district of Manicouagan as a member of the Bloc Québécois.[2]

Gill was one of three Bloc MPs who supported Martine Ouellet's leadership during a caucus revolt and remained with the Bloc caucus when seven MPs resigned on February 28, 2018 to sit as Independents.[3]

She is married to fellow Bloc MP Xavier Barsalou-Duval.[1]

Electoral record[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2015: Manicouagan
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Marilène Gill 17,338 41.25 +8.57
Liberal Mario Tremblay 12,343 29.37 +23.86
New Democratic Jonathan Genest-Jourdain 7,359 17.51 -30.17
Conservative Yvon Boudreau 4,317 10.27 -1.36
Green Nathan Grills 673 1.60 -0.91
Total valid votes/Expense limit 42,030 100.00   $259,578.68
Total rejected ballots 645 1.51
Turnout 75,030 56.88
Eligible voters 75,030
Bloc Québécois gain from New Democratic Swing +19.37
Source: Elections Canada[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b http://www.journaldequebec.com/2017/09/09/un-petit-nouveau-au-bloc
  2. ^ a b Turcotti, Alix-Anne (20 October 2015). "Déjà du travail pour la nouvelle députée Marilène Gill". Radio-Canada (in French). Retrieved 29 September 2016.
  3. ^ Allard, Clement (February 28, 2018). "Seven of 10 Bloc Quebecois MPs quit over Martine Ouellet's leadership". The Globe and Mail. The Canadian Press. Retrieved February 28, 2018.
  4. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Manicouagan, 30 September 2015
  5. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine