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Jean-Claude Poissant

Jean-Claude Poissant
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for La Prairie
Assumed office
October 19, 2015
Preceded by district re-established
Personal details
Political party Liberal
Children 2

Jean-Claude Poissant is a Canadian politician, who was elected to represent the riding of La Prairie in the House of Commons of Canada in the 2015 federal election.[1] He is a member of the Liberal Party of Canada. Poissant is a fourth-generation dairy and grain farmer, and prior to his election to the House of Commons served as a municipal councillor.[2]

Electoral record

Canadian federal election, 2015: La Prairie
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Jean-Claude Poissant 20,993 36.46 +23.24
Bloc Québécois Christian Picard 15,107 26.24 +0.51
New Democratic Pierre Chicoine 13,174 22.88 -27.08
Conservative Yves Perras 6,859 11.91 +2.46
Green Joanne Tomas 1,235 2.15 +0.69
Marxist–Leninist Normand Chouinard 204 0.35
Total valid votes/Expense limit 57,572 100.00   $218,081.80
Total rejected ballots 996 1.70
Turnout 58,568 71.15
Eligible voters 82,318
Liberal gain from New Democratic Swing +25.16
Source: Elections Canada[3][4]


  1. ^
  2. ^ Meet Jean-Claude Poissant,
  3. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for La Prairie, 30 September 2015
  4. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates

External links

  • Official Website
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