Stéphane Bergeron

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Stéphane Bergeron
MP for Verchères
In office
Preceded by Marcel Danis
Succeeded by riding dissolved
MP for Verchères—Les Patriotes
In office
Preceded by first member
Succeeded by Luc Malo
MNA for Verchères
Assumed office
Preceded by Bernard Landry
Personal details
Born (1965-01-28) January 28, 1965 (age 51)
Montreal, Quebec
Political party Bloc Québécois
Parti Québécois
Spouse(s) Johanne Dulude
Portfolio Families

Stéphane Bergeron (born January 28, 1965 in Montreal, Quebec) is a Canadian politician. He is the Member of the National Assembly of Quebec for the riding of Verchères.

Bergeron has a bachelor's degree in political science from the Université du Québec à Montréal and a master's degree in the same domain from the Université Laval. Bergeron has been a political adviser and a teaching assistant at Laval in the department of political science. Bergeron also served in the Canadian Forces as a naval Cadet Instructor Cadre officer from 1984 to 1993.

Bergeron was a member of the Bloc Québécois in the Canadian House of Commons, representing the riding of Verchères—Les Patriotes from 2000 to November 9, 2005 and Verchères from 1993 to 2000. Bergeron held many positions as a Member of Parliament including whip of the Bloc and critic of Parliamentary Affairs, Intergovernmental Affairs, Privy Council, Foreign Affairs, Industry, Science, Research, and Development, International Trade and Asia-Pacific.

He resigned his seat in the House and won a provincial by-election on December 12, 2005, under the Parti Québécois banner. He became the member for Verchères of the Quebec National Assembly succeeding former Quebec Premier Bernard Landry in that riding. He was reelected in the 2007 provincial election. He was named the PQ's critic in parks and environment but was later promoted to the portfolios of families and seniors.

Electoral record[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2000: Verchères—Les Patriotes
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Stéphane Bergeron 28,696 52.29 $61,780
Liberal Mark Provencher 16,740 30.50 $37,677
     Progressive Conservative Frédéric Grenier 3,859 7.03 $2,703
Alliance Stéphane Désilets 2,870 5.23 $336
Marijuana Jonathan Bérubé 1,643 2.99 none listed
New Democratic Charles Bussières 1,074 1.96 $980
Total valid votes 54,882 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,673
Turnout 56,555 69.13
Electors on the lists 81,810
Sources: Official Results, Elections Canada and Financial Returns, Elections Canada.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Robert Dutil
Minister of Public Security
Succeeded by
Lise Thériault