Thierry St-Cyr

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Thierry St-Cyr
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Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Jeanne-Le Ber
In office
Preceded byLiza Frulla
Succeeded byTyrone Benskin
Personal details
Born (1977-11-07) November 7, 1977 (age 41)
La Plaine, Quebec
Political partyBloc Québécois
Parti Québécois

Thierry St-Cyr (born November 7, 1977) is an engineer and former Bloc Québécois politician in Quebec, Canada. He served as the Member of Parliament for Jeanne-Le Ber from 2006 to 2011.

Education and career background[edit]

Born in La Plaine, Quebec, he has a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering at the Université de Sherbrooke and Université de technologie de Compiègne in France as well as an International Bachelor's in science and nature in Geneva.

In 1998 and 1999, worked as a management consultant with CGI in Quebec. He has also been a president and shareholder of an information technology company until 2000, when he started working for TETRA Technologies, Inc., an international oil and gas services company. In 2001, he was an associate professor of engineering at the Université de Sherbrooke. He was actively involved with the Université de Sherbrooke, serving as president, administrator and honorary member of its engineering student association, president of Le Collectif, the school's campus newspaper, and board member of the school's faculty of engineering in 2000 and 2001. He has worked as a quality and metric control at Motorola in Montreal from 2001 until 2006 when he entered politics.

Political history[edit]

St-Cyr ran for the Bloc in the 2004 election in Jeanne-Le Ber, where he lost to Liza Frulla of the Liberal Party of Canada by 72 votes. He won the 2006 election.

He served as vice-chair of the standing committee on citizenship and immigration, and its subcommittee on agenda and procedure. Served as a member of the standing committee on finance and its subcommittee on Bill C-28. Served as an associate member of the standing committees on liaison, foreign affairs and international development, and human resources, social development and the status of persons with disabilities.

Thierry St-Cyr was re-elected for his second term in the 2008 Canadian election. However, in the 2011 election, he was defeated by the NDP candidate Tyrone Benskin.

He ran in the 2012 Quebec provincial election for the Parti Québécois in Verdun, losing to incumbent Henri-François Gautrin of the Quebec Liberal Party.

Electoral record (incomplete)[edit]

Quebec general election, 2012: Verdun
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Henri-François Gautrin 11,920 35.42 -12.28
Parti Québécois Thierry St-Cyr 11,373 33.80 -1.54
Coalition Avenir Québec André Besner 6,373 18.94 +12.94*
Québec solidaire Chantale Michaud 2,449 7.28 +2.12
Green Jeffrey Mackie 825 2.45 -2.17
Option nationale Marc-Antoine Daneau 525 1.56
Quebec Citizens' Union Philippe Refghi 127 0.38
Marxist–Leninist Eileen Studd 58 0.17
Total valid votes 33,650 98.86
Total rejected ballots 389 1.14
Turnout 34,039 71.37 +20.75
Electors on the lists 47,694

* Result compared to Action démocratique.

Canadian federal election, 2011: Jeanne-Le Ber
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
New Democratic Tyrone Benskin 23,293 44.66 +28.96
Bloc Québécois Thierry St-Cyr 12,635 24.22 -10.69
Liberal Mark Bruneau 10,054 19.28 -12.98
Conservative Pierre Lafontaine 4,678 8.97 -2.22
Green Richard Noël 1,377 2.64 -2.14
Marxist–Leninist Eileen Studd 121 0.23
Total valid votes 52,158 100.00
Total rejected ballots 637 1.21 +0.01
Turnout 52,795 59.61 +1.95
Canadian federal election, 2008: Jeanne-Le Ber
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Thierry St-Cyr 17,144 34.91 $88,605
Liberal Christian P. Feuillette 15,841 32.26 $58,773
New Democratic Daniel Breton 7,708 15.70 $28,413
Conservative Daniel Beaudin 5,494 11.19 $25,712
Green Véronik Sansoucy 2,345 4.78 $353
     Independent Darryl Gray 577 1.17
Total valid votes 49,109 100.00
Total rejected ballots 595
Turnout 49,704 57.66
Electors on the lists 86,201
Sources: Official Results, Elections Canada and Financial Returns, Elections Canada.
Canadian federal election, 2006: Jeanne-Le Ber
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Thierry St-Cyr 20,213 40.22 -0.71 $60,248
Liberal Liza Frulla 17,118 34.06 -7.03 $81,394
Conservative Pierre-Olivier Brunelle 5,951 11.84 +6.31 $21,417
New Democratic Matthew McLauchlin 4,621 9.19 +2.28 $9,536
Green Claude William Genest 2,357 4.69 +0.61 $30
Total valid votes 50,260 100.00

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