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Francis Drouin

Francis Drouin
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Glengarry—Prescott—Russell
Assumed office
October 19, 2015
Preceded by Pierre Lemieux
Personal details
Born 1983/1984 (age 31–32)
Political party Liberal
Alma mater La Cité collégiale
University of Ottawa
Profession Consultant

Francis Drouin, MP, (born c. 1984) is a Canadian Liberal politician, who was elected to represent the riding of Glengarry—Prescott—Russell in the House of Commons of Canada in the 2015 federal election.[1]

After obtaining a diploma in business administration from La Cité collégiale, Drouin attended the University of Ottawa, where he earned a bachelors degree in commerce. He worked as a special assistant to Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty for four years, and then joined a government relations firm as a communications consultant. He continued to work as a consultant in various capacities thereafter. He has volunteered on the board of his alma mater, La Cité.

Drouin joined the Liberal Party when he was 17 years old, and served for two years as president of the Young Liberals in Glengarry—Prescott—Russell. He managed the Liberal campaigns there in the 2011 federal and 2014 provincial elections.[2] Drouin won the federal Liberal nomination for the 2015 federal election in January 2015.[3] He won the election, unseating three-term Conservative incumbent Pierre Lemieux.

Electoral record

Canadian federal election, 2015: Glengarry—Prescott—Russell
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Francis Drouin 34,189 53.3 +22.7
Conservative Pierre Lemieux 23,367 36.4 -12.42
New Democratic Normand Laurin 5,087 8.0 -8.66
Green Genevieve Malouin-Diraddo 1,153 1.8 -1.78
Libertarian Jean-Serge Brisson 377 0.7 +0.36
Total valid votes/Expense limit 64,173 100.0     $222,406.73
Total rejected ballots 399
Turnout 64,572 75.6%
Eligible voters 85,388
Liberal gain from Conservative Swing 28.83%
Source: Elections Canada[4][5]


  1. ^
  2. ^ Meet Francis Drouin,
  3. ^ Francis Drouin wins Liberal nomination, The Review, January 20, 2015.
  4. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Glengarry—Prescott—Russell, 30 September 2015
  5. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates

External links

  • Official Website
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