Michel Morin

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Michel Morin (born March 27, 1948) is a Canadian politician. He was a three-term member of the National Assembly of Quebec, a parliamentary assistant from 1999 to 2001, and whip of the Parti Québécois from 2001 to 2007.[1]

Background[edit]

He was born on March 27, 1948 in Saint-Célestin, Centre-du-Québec and made career in education. Before he ran for office, he was a political activist with the Progressive Conservative Party, the Bloc Québécois and the Parti Québécois. He was the protégé of politician Louis Plamondon.

Political career[edit]

Morin successfully ran as the Parti Québécois candidate to the National Assembly of Quebec in the 1994 election in the district of Nicolet-Yamaska. He was re-elected in the 1989 and 1994 elections.

In 1999, Morin was appointed parliamentary assistant, a position he held until 2001. He also served as his party's House Whip from 2001 to 2007.

Morin did not run for re-election in the 2007 election.

Electoral record[edit]

Quebec general election, 2003: Nicolet-Yamaska
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Parti Québécois Michel Morin 10,783 41.21
Liberal Jean Rousseau 8,927 34.12
Action démocratique Lise Blanchette 5,899 22.54
Bloc Pot Blak D. Blackburn 417 1.59
     Independent Simonne Lizotte 141 0.54
Total valid votes 26,167 98.49
Rejected and declined votes 401 1.51
Turnout 26,568 77.82
Electors on the lists 34,140
Source: Official Results, Le Directeur général des élections du Québec.


Quebec general election, 1998: Nicolet-Yamaska
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Parti Québécois Michel Morin 14,166 50.23
Liberal Daniel McMahon 10,369 36.77
Action démocratique Frédéric Lajoie 3,509 12.44
     Socialist Democracy Robert Poirier 157 0.56
Total valid votes 28,201 98.70
Rejected and declined votes 372 1.30
Turnout 28,573 84.59
Electors on the lists 33,777
Source: Official Results, Le Directeur général des élections du Québec.


Quebec general election, 1994: Nicolet-Yamaska
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Parti Québécois Michel Morin 13,427 50.13 +14.67
Liberal Maurice Richard 12,520 46.74 −13.40
Natural Law Jacques Houde 840 3.14
Total valid votes 26,787 100.00
Rejected and declined votes 816
Turnout 27,603 84.85 +3.84
Electors on the lists 32,530
Source: Official Results, Le Directeur général des élections du Québec.

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec. 
National Assembly of Quebec
Preceded by
Maurice Richard (Liberal)
MNA for Nicolet-Yamaska
19942007
Succeeded by
Éric Dorion (ADQ)