Robert Laramée

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Robert Laramée is a Canadian politician and was a city councillor in Montreal, Quebec.

Background[edit]

Laramée holds a Bachelor’s degree in Recreation. According to Fugues magazine, he is openly gay.[1]

City Councillor[edit]

Laramée successfully ran as Vision Montreal candidate to the City Council in the district of Père-Marquette in 1994 with 52% of the votes. In 1997 he left Vision Montreal to sit as an Independent, as several of his colleagues did. He ran as a candidate of Jacques Duchesneau's Nouveau Montréal in 1998, but lost against Vision Montreal candidate Jean-François Plante with only 33% of the vote.

He was re-elected in the district of Saint-Jacques in 2001 as a Vision Montreal, candidate with 48% of the vote, against incumbent and former colleague Sammy Forcillo (44%).

Borough mayoral candidate[edit]

In 2005, Laramée tried to get elected Borough Mayor for Ville-Marie. He lost with 35% of the vote against Benoît Labonté (40%).

Retirement from political office[edit]

Laramée has been Vision Montréal Executive Director since 2006.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joanny-Furtin, Michel (2005-10-27). "Municipales 2005, L'heure des choix". Fugues (in French). Retrieved 2007-08-17. 
  2. ^ "Robert Laramée". Vision Montreal. Archived from the original on 2007-10-11. Retrieved 2007-08-17. 

See also[edit]

Political offices
Preceded by
André Cardinal (RCM)
City Councillor, District of Père-Marquette
1994-1998
Succeeded by
Jean-François Plante (Vision Montreal)
Preceded by
Sammy Forcillo (Independent)
City Councillor, District of Saint-Jacques
2001-2005
Succeeded by
The district was merged with Sainte-Marie in 2005.