Results, Ridings and Candidates
|Party||Candidate||Votes||Vote Share (%)||Status|
|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008 5:00 PM EST||230/230 polls|
|LIB||Marcos G. Simard||9,008||
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Party: Bloc Québécois
Education: Bachelor's degree in human resources with concentration on organizational intervention, University of Quebec in Montreal (1976). Research and writing certificate, University of Quebec in Trois-Rivières (1987).
Career Background: Director-general, Société Saint-Jean-Baptiste de la Mauricie since 1988. Director of recreation for the Municipality of Champlain from 1984 to 1988. Co-owner of a Laval business from 1978 to 1983. Development agent for Fédération québécoise de philatélie from 1976 to 1978.
Federal: Elected in this riding in the 2004 and 2006 general elections.
Committee: Vice-chair of the committee on industry, science and technology. Member of the committees on official languages and on public accounts.
Caucus: Member of the Bloc Québécois caucus.
Party: Conservative Party of Canada
Education: Has a master's degree
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Claude Rivest
Career Background: Former director of communications and publicity for the Steinberg Group. Also held a similar position at Metro-Richelieu. Named director of marketing for Télé-Québec in 1994.
Community Activities: Former director of the Chamber of Commerce for Trois-Rivières.
1266 Notre Dame centre
Party: Green Party of Canada
Birthplace: Laval, Que.
Education: Studying biology and ecology at the University of Quebec in Trois-Rivières
Community Activities: Member of Bacc Vert, a student organization raising awareness of environmental issues. Former student president at Cégep Lévis-Lauzon. Active in the National Action Cycling for the Mauricie region.
Party: Liberal Party of Canada
Birthplace: Trois-Rivières, Que.
Education: In the process of completing a bachelor's degree in business administration at the University of Quebec in Trois-Rivières.
Profession: Labatt Breweries merchandiser
Community Activities: Part of student federation at the Trois-Rivières CÉGEP, responsible for internal affairs; president of the student reps. Involved in the military as the company sergeant-major at the Valcartier cadets camp and as the regiment sergeant-major at the Trois-Rivières drill hall.
3131, boul. des Forges
Party: New Democratic Party of Canada
Education: Studied sexology at the University of Quebec at Montreal
Career Background: Substance-abuse intervener for a community organization. Also in private practice as a therapist in sexology. Serves as a social guidance counsellor in a secondary school. Worked in a federally-run halfway house for men suffering from substance-abuse and alcoholism.
Community Activities: Volunteered in a men's penitentiary for two years.
Federal: Ran unsuccessfully in this riding in the 2006 general election.
|Party||Elected||Leading||Total||Vote Share (%)|
|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008, 5:00 PM EST|
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