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Anne Minh-Thu Quach MP (born August 14, 1982)[2] is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the House of Commons of Canada in the 2011 election.[3] She currently represents the electoral district of Salaberry—Suroît as a member of the New Democratic Party.

Anne Minh-Thu Quach

Member of Parliament
Assumed office
2015
Preceded byriding created
ConstituencySalaberry—Suroît
In office
2011–2015
Preceded byClaude DeBellefeuille
Succeeded byriding abolished
ConstituencyBeauharnois—Salaberry
Personal details
Born (1982-08-14) August 14, 1982 (age 37)
Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Quebec, Canada
Political partyNew Democratic Party
Spouse(s)
Mathieu Dube (m. 2013)
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Early life and educationEdit

Born in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Quebec, Quach received a diploma in health sciences from the Cégep de Valleyfield in 2001 and a bachelor's degree in secondary education from the Université de Sherbrooke in 2005.[4]

Educational careerEdit

She taught French at École Edgar-Hébert for five years and another short stint from August 2010 to May 2011 at École Baie-St-François. Very active in the Syndicat de l'enseignement de Champlain, the regional teachers union that includes Longueuil, she served for three years on its executive committee and represented it on the general council of the Centrale des Syndicats du Québec, the union central that includes over 100,000 teachers and about 75,000 other employees in health, social services, community, culture and recreation.[4]

Political careerEdit

Elected in 2011, she is one of three Vietnamese Canadians to have been elected to the House of Commons, following Ève-Mary Thaï Thi Lac and alongside Hoang Mai.

Personal lifeEdit

Quach speaks French and English. She is married and has a daughter who was born in 2014.

Electoral recordEdit

2015 Canadian federal election: Salaberry—Suroît
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
New Democratic Anne Minh-Thu Quach 18,726 30.43 -13.17
Liberal Robert Sauvé 17,955 29.18 +21.04
Bloc Québécois Claude DeBellefeuille 17,452 28.36 -5.39
Conservative Albert De Martin 6,132 9.97 -2.72
Green Nicola-Silverado Socrates 867 1.41 -0.43
Independent Sylvain Larocque 219 0.36 n/a
Strength in Democracy Patricia Domingos 184 0.30 n/a
Total valid votes/Expense limit 61,535 100.00   $233,770.86
Total rejected ballots 998 1.60
Turnout 92,280 67.76
Eligible voters 92,280
New Democratic hold Swing -17.11
Source: Elections Canada[5][6]
2011 Canadian federal election: Beauharnois—Salaberry
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
New Democratic Anne Minh-Thu Quach 23,978 43.78 +32.22
Bloc Québécois Claude DeBellefeuille 18,182 33.20 -16.86
Conservative David Couturier 7,049 12.87 -7.37
Liberal François Deslandres 4,559 8.32 -6.55
Green Rémi Pelletier 1,003 1.83 -1.45
Total valid votes/Expense limit 54,771 100.00
Total rejected ballots 778 1.40
Turnout 55,569 62.34
Eligible voters 89,141
New Democratic gain from Bloc Québécois Swing +24.54
2008 Canadian federal election: Beauharnois—Salaberry
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Claude DeBellefeuille 26,904 50.06 +2.53 $57,397
Conservative Dominique Bellemare 10,858 20.20 -6.31 $85,410
Liberal Maria Lopez 7,995 14.87 -0.14 $6,993
New Democratic Anne Minh-Thu Quach 6,214 11.56 +4.01 $2,272
Green David Smith 1,764 3.28 -0.10 $5,184
Total valid votes/Expense limit 53,735 100.00 $89,601
Bloc Québécois hold Swing -4.52

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Madan, Richard (10 September 2013). "Despite slumping polls, for the NDP it's been the Summer of Love". CTV News. Retrieved 5 April 2014.
  2. ^ Un retour dans l'arène politique pour la candidate du NPD Archived July 20, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. Le Journal St- François, April 6, 2011
  3. ^ Election 2011: Beauharnois—Salaberry. The Globe and Mail, May 2, 2011.
  4. ^ a b "About Anne Minh-Thu". anneminhthuquach.ndp.ca. Retrieved 5 April 2014.
  5. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Salaberry—Suroît, 30 September 2015
  6. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates Archived 2015-08-15 at the Wayback Machine

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