Mark Assad

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Mark Joseph Assad
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Gatineau
In office
1997–2004
Preceded by The electoral district was created in 1996.
Succeeded by Françoise Boivin
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Gatineau—La Lièvre
Preceded by The electoral district was created in 1987.
Succeeded by The electoral district was abolished in 1996.
Member of the National Assembly of Quebec for Papineau
In office
1981–1988
Preceded by Jean Alfred
Succeeded by Norman MacMillan
Member of the National Assembly of Quebec for Papineau
In office
1970–1976
Preceded by Roland Théorêt
Succeeded by Jean Alfred
Personal details
Born (1940-06-14) June 14, 1940 (age 76)
Buckingham, Quebec
Political party Liberal
Other political
affiliations
Quebec Liberal Party
Committees Standing Committee on Public Accounts - Chairman (1997-1999) & Vice-Chairman (1994-1996)
Portfolio Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration (2000-2003)

Mark Joseph Assad (born June 14, 1940) is a Canadian politician who is a member of the Liberal Party of Canada. He was a member of the Canadian House of Commons representing Gatineau from 1997 to 2004, and represented Gatineau—La Lièvre from 1988 to 1997. He was born in Buckingham, Quebec and is an administrator, and a teacher. He served as the chair of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts. He did not run for re-election in 2004.

Other political experience[edit]

Assad was a Liberal Party of Quebec member of the National Assembly of Quebec from 1970 to 1976, and from 1981 to 1988.

Electoral record (partial)[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2000: Gatineau
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Mark Assad 25,960 51.45 $57,951
Bloc Québécois Richard Nadeau 12,817 25.40 $47,009
Alliance Stéphany Crowley 5,069 10.05 $10,153
     Progressive Conservative Michael F. Vasseur 3,619 7.17 $2,547
New Democratic Carl Hétu 1,763 3.49 $13,105
Natural Law Jean-Claude Pommet 472 0.94 none listed
     Independent Ronald Bélanger 389 0.77 none listed
     N/A (Christian Heritage) Samantha Demers 228 0.45 none listed
Marxist–Leninist Françoise Roy 139 0.28 none listed
Total valid votes/Expenditure limit 50,456 100.00 $ 75,911
Total rejected ballots 970
Turnout 51,426 56.49
Electors on the lists 91,031
Sources: Official Results, Elections Canada and Financial Returns, Elections Canada.


Canadian federal election, 1997: Gatineau
Party Candidate Votes % Expenditures
Liberal Mark Assad 25,298 46.42 $59,779
     Progressive Conservative Richard Côté 15,786 28.97 $54,763
Bloc Québécois Christian Picard 11,391 20.90 $27,240
New Democratic Michelle Bonner 982 1.80 $0
Natural Law Jean-Claude Pommet 448 0.82 $729
Christian Heritage Claude Grant 445 0.82 $4,997
Marxist–Leninist Françoise Roy 150 0.28 $0
Total valid votes/Expenditure limit 54,500 100.00 $69,003
Total rejected ballots 1,493
Turnout 55,993 66.61
Electors on the lists 84,066
Sources: Official Results, Elections Canada and Financial Returns, Elections Canada.

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