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Maryse Gaudreault (born July 6, 1959 in Quebec City, Quebec) is a Quebec provincial politician. She is the Member of the National Assembly of Quebec for the riding of Hull.

Maryse Gaudreault

Member of the National Assembly of Quebec for Hull
Assumed office
May 12, 2008
Preceded byRoch Cholette
Personal details
Born (1959-07-06) July 6, 1959 (age 60)
Quebec City, Quebec
Political partyQuebec Liberal Party
ResidenceGatineau, Quebec
Professionpolitical councilor

Gaudreault was elected for the Quebec Liberal Party on May 12, 2008 in Hull during a by-election. She replaced former MNA Roch Cholette, with whom Gaudreault worked as a political assistant from 2000 until his resignation on April 9, 2008. Gaudreault also previously worked as director of the Hull's CHSLD Foundation as well as for organisations linked to women and sport development. She also holds a diploma in computer sciences from the Institut de data processing de Québec.

Gaudreault was elected with 45% of the vote defeating local doctor Gilles Aubé from the Parti Québécois and community activist Bill Clennett of Québec Solidaire as well as Brian Gibb, the director of the Quebec Green Party.[1]

She was named on June 3, 2008 the Parliamentary Assistant for the Minister of Culture, Communications and Status of Women, Christine St-Pierre.

Gaudreault retained the seat in the general election held a few months later and in the 2014 general election.

Electoral recordEdit

2008 Quebec general election: Hull
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Maryse Gaudreault 11,651 51.27
Parti Québécois Gilles Aubé 7,541 33.18
Québec solidaire Bill Clennett 1,994 8.77
Action démocratique Renée Gagné 1,309 5.76
Parti indépendantiste Jean-Roch Villemaire 134 0.59
Marxist–Leninist Gabriel Girard-Bernier 97 0.43
Total valid votes 22,726 100.00
Rejected and declined votes 317
Turnout 23,043 47.72
Electors on the lists 48,290
Source: Official Results, Government of Quebec

External linksEdit

  • "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec.

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