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Geneviève Guilbault (born (1982-11-04)November 4, 1982) is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the National Assembly of Quebec in a by-election held in the electoral district Louis-Hebert on October 2, 2017.[3] She is a member of the Coalition Avenir Québec. On October 18, 2018 she was appointed as Deputy Premier and Minister of Public Safety.


Geneviève Guilbault

Deputy Premier of Quebec
Assumed office
October 18, 2018
PremierFrançois Legault
Preceded byDominique Anglade
Member of the National Assembly of Quebec for Louis-Hébert
Assumed office
October 2, 2017
Preceded bySam Hamad
Personal details
Born (1982-11-04) November 4, 1982 (age 36)[1]
Greenfield Park, Quebec, Canada[2]
Political partyCoalition Avenir Québec
Other political
affiliations
Quebec Liberal Party
(before 2006)
ResidenceSaint-Augustin-de-Desmaures[2]
Alma materUniversité Laval[2]
ProfessionCommunications Officer, Political Advisor[2]

Prior to her election to the legislature, she worked as a communications officer for the provincial coroner's office.[4] She had previously planned to run for the CAQ in the electoral district of Charlesbourg in the 2018 provincial election, but was selected as the by-election candidate in Louis-Hébert after the party's original candidate, Normand Sauvageau, resigned.[4]

Electoral recordEdit

2018 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Coalition Avenir Québec Geneviève Guilbault 16,248 44.59 -6.45
Liberal Julie-Maude Perron 9,700 26.62 +7.91
Parti Québécois Normand Beauregard 4,529 12.43 -3.83
Québec solidaire Guillaume Boivin 4,030 11.06 +5.85
Conservative Natalie Bjerke 841 2.31 -1.81
Green Daydree Vendette 550 1.51 -0.55
New Democratic Caroline Côté 276 0.76 -0.59
Independent Vincent Bégin 244 0.67 -0.24
Équipe autonomiste Jean-Luc Rouckout 22 0.06 -0.02
Total valid votes 36,440 98.76
Total rejected ballots 456 1.24
Turnout 36,896 80.52
Eligible voters 45,821


Quebec provincial by-election, October 2, 2017: Louis-Hébert
Resignation of Sam Hamad
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Coalition Avenir Québec Geneviève Guilbault 12,091 51.04 +25.12
Liberal Ihssane El Ghernati 4,433 18.71 -30.51
Parti Québécois Normand Beauregard 3,852 16.26 -2.11
Québec solidaire Guillaume Boivin 1,235 5.21 +0.27
Conservative Sylvie Asselin 976 4.12 +3.29
Green Alex Tyrrell 487 2.06
New Democratic Denis Blanchette 319 1.35
Independent Vincent Bégin 215 0.91
Option nationale Martin St-Louis 61 0.26 -0.45
Équipe autonomiste Jean-Luc Rouckout 18 0.08
Total valid votes 23,687 99.20
Total rejected ballots 190 0.80
Turnout 23,877 52.43
Electors on the lists 45,540
Coalition Avenir Québec gain from Liberal Swing +27.82

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