Tarik Brahmi

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Tarik Brahmi
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Saint-Jean
In office
May 2, 2011 – October 19, 2015
Preceded by Claude Bachand
Succeeded by Jean Rioux
Personal details
Born (1968-05-19) May 19, 1968 (age 49)
Lyon, France
Political party New Democratic Party
Profession Engineer, consultant, politician

Tarik Brahmi (born May 19, 1968) is a Canadian engineer and politician. He was the Member of Parliament for the riding of Saint-Jean from 2011, when he defeated incumbent Claude Bachand of the Bloc Québécois, until 2015, and sat with New Democratic Party caucus.

Born in Lyon, France with a father from Toudja, Algeria, he graduated from the Université de Montpellier in 1991 with a degree in Microelectronics and Control Engineering. He became interested in environmental causes in 1995, and worked in software development. He immigrated to Canada in 2002 and became a Canadian citizen in 2006. He was a candidate for the municipal council of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu in 2009.

Prior to being elected to parliament, he worked as a senior interviewer for Statistics Canada. Brahmi did not stand in the 2015 federal election.

Electoral record[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic Tarik Brahmi 24,899 47.4% -
Bloc Québécois Claude Bachand 16,023 30.5% -
Conservative Jean Thouin 5,601 10.7% -
Liberal Robert David 4,643 8.8% -
Green Pierre Tremblay 1,322 2.5% -
Total valid votes/Expense limit 52,488 100.0%

Source: Elections Canada


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