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Stéphane Bergeron

Stéphane Bergeron MP (born January 28, 1965 in Montreal, Quebec) is a Canadian politician. He currently serves as a Bloc Québécois member of the House of Commons of Canada since 2019, he had previously served in that aspect from 1993 to 2005, and a Parti Québécois member of the National Assembly of Quebec from 2005 to 2018.

Stéphane Bergeron

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Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Montarville
Assumed office
October 21, 2019
Preceded byMichel Picard
Member of the National Assembly of Quebec for Verchères
In office
December 12, 2005 – August 29, 2018
Preceded byBernard Landry
Succeeded bySuzanne Dansereau
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Verchères—Les Patriotes
In office
November 27, 2000 – November 9, 2005
Succeeded byLuc Malo
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Verchères
In office
October 25, 1993 – November 27, 2000
Preceded byMarcel Danis
Succeeded byriding redistributed
Personal details
Born (1965-01-28) January 28, 1965 (age 54)
Montreal, Quebec
Political partyBloc Québécois
Parti Québécois
Spouse(s)Johanne Dulude

Bergeron has a bachelor's degree in political science from the Université du Québec à Montréal and a master's degree in the same domain from the Université Laval. Bergeron has been a political adviser and a teaching assistant at Laval in the department of political science. Bergeron also served in the Canadian Forces as a naval Cadet Instructor Cadre officer from 1984 to 1993.

Bergeron was a member of the Bloc Québécois in the House of Commons, representing the riding of Verchères—Les Patriotes from 2000 to November 9, 2005, and Verchères from 1993 to 2000. Bergeron held many positions as a Member of Parliament including whip of the Bloc and critic of Parliamentary Affairs, Intergovernmental Affairs, Privy Council, Foreign Affairs, Industry, Science, Research, and Development, International Trade and Asia-Pacific.

He resigned his federal seat and won a provincial by-election on December 12, 2005, under the Parti Québécois (PQ) banner. He became the member for Verchères of the Quebec National Assembly succeeding former Quebec Premier Bernard Landry in that riding. He was reelected in the 2007 provincial election. He was named the PQ's critic in parks and environment but was later promoted to the portfolios of families and seniors.

Electoral recordEdit

ProvincialEdit

2014 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Parti Québécois Stéphane Bergeron 18,467 42.59 -4.68
Coalition Avenir Québec Yves Renaud 13,160 30.35 -1.12
Liberal Simon Rocheleau 8,213 18.94 +5.18
Québec solidaire Céline Jarrousse 3,074 7.09 +3.02
Option nationale Mathieu Coulombe 450 1.04 -1.18
Total valid votes 43,364 98.08
Total rejected ballots 850 1.92
Turnout 44,214 76.96
Electors on the lists 57,448
Liberal hold Swing -1.78

2014 results reference:[1]

2012 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Parti Québécois Stéphane Bergeron 22,052 47.27 -8.15
Coalition Avenir Québec Chantal Soucy 14,682 31.47 +15.98
Liberal Maxime St-Onge 6,419 13.76 -9.11
Québec solidaire Marie-Thérèse Toutant 1,900 4.07 +1.42
Option nationale Diane Massicotte 1,035 2.22
Independent Steven Terranova 297 0.64
CC Mario Geoffrion 269 0.58
Total valid votes 46,654 98.71
Total rejected ballots 608 1.29
Turnout 47,262 84.14
Electors on the lists 56,169
Liberal hold Swing -12.06

* Coalition Avenir Québec change is from the Action démocratique.

2012 results reference:[2]

2008 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Parti Québécois Stéphane Bergeron 15,664 55.42 +14.17
     Liberal Vincent Sabourin 6,464 22.87 +8.68
Action démocratique Daniel Castonguay 4,377 15.49 -21.83
Green Christine Hayes 845 2.99 -1.21
Québec solidaire Lynda Gadoury 749 2.65 -0.40
Parti indépendantiste Yvon Sylva Aubé 164 0.58
2007 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Parti Québécois Stéphane Bergeron 13,811 41.25 -27.95
Action démocratique Luc Robitaille 12,495 37.32 +27.20
     Liberal Paul Verret 4,751 14.19 -3.45
Green Geneviève Ménard 1,407 4.20 -
Québec solidaire Michelle Hudon-David 1,020 3.05 +0.01*
Verchères by-election, December 12, 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Parti Québécois Stéphane Bergeron 13,118 69.20 +14.42
     Liberal Jean Robert 3,344 17.64 -10.52
Action démocratique Denise Graveline 1,919 10.12 -4.69
UFP Jean-François Lessard 576 3.04 +2.41

FederalEdit

2000 Canadian federal election: Verchères—Les Patriotes
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Stéphane Bergeron 28,696 52.29 $61,780
Liberal Mark Provencher 16,740 30.50 $37,677
     Progressive Conservative Frédéric Grenier 3,859 7.03 $2,703
Alliance Stéphane Désilets 2,870 5.23 $336
Marijuana Jonathan Bérubé 1,643 2.99 none listed
New Democratic Charles Bussières 1,074 1.96 $980
Total valid votes 54,882 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,673
Turnout 56,555 69.13
Electors on the lists 81,810
Sources: Official Results, Elections Canada and Financial Returns, Elections Canada.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "General Elections: 2014, Verchères". electionsquebec.qc.ca. Elections Quebec. Retrieved 24 May 2018.
  2. ^ "General Elections: 2012, Verchères". electionsquebec.qc.ca. Elections Quebec. Retrieved 24 May 2018.

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