Pierre Nantel

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Pierre Nantel
MP
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Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Longueuil—Saint-Hubert
Longueuil—Pierre-Boucher (2011-2015)
Assumed office
May 2, 2011
Preceded by Jean Dorion
Personal details
Born (1963-06-10) June 10, 1963 (age 55)
Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Quebec
Political party New Democratic Party
Residence Longueuil, Quebec
Profession Artistic director, researcher, commentator

Pierre Nantel (born June 10, 1963) is a Canadian Member of Parliament for the riding of Longueuil—Pierre-Boucher, first elected in the 2011 federal election. He is a member of the New Democratic Party. He succeeded Jean Dorion of the Bloc Québécois.[1]

Prior to being elected, Nantel was a researcher and television commentator, including a stint at Radio-Canada television.[2]

Electoral record[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2015: Longueuil—Saint-Hubert
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
New Democratic Pierre Nantel 18,171 31.22 -18.79
Liberal Mick O'Grady 17,468 30.01 +19.92
Bloc Québécois Denis Trudel (fr) 15,873 27.27 -1.52
Conservative John Sedlak 5,087 8.74 +0.00
Green Casandra Poitras 1,447 2.49 +0.29
Strength in Democracy Affine Lwalalika 153 0.26
Total valid votes/Expense limit 58,199 100.00   $224,513.21
Total rejected ballots 939 1.59
Turnout 85,766 68.95
Eligible voters 85,766
New Democratic notional hold Swing -19.36
Source: Elections Canada[3][4]
Canadian federal election, 2011: Longueuil—Pierre-Boucher
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
New Democratic Pierre Nantel 27,119 51.93 +37.9
Bloc Québécois Jean Dorion 14,181 27.16 -18.9
Liberal Kévan Falsafi 5,321 10.19 -11.6
Conservative Richard Bélisle 4,339 8.31 -6.1
Green Valérie St-Amant 1,032 1.98 -1.5
Marxist–Leninist Serge Patenaude 228 0.44 +0.2
Total valid votes/Expense limit 52,220 100.00
Total rejected ballots 650 1.23 -0.11
Turnout 52,870 67.24
Eligible voters 78,629
New Democratic gain from Bloc Québécois Swing +28.4

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