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Marjolaine Boutin-Sweet

Marjolaine Boutin-Sweet
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Hochelaga
Assumed office
May 30, 2011
Preceded by Daniel Paillé
Personal details
Born (1955-10-03) October 3, 1955
Abitibi, Quebec
Political party New Democratic Party
Profession museum interpretive guide, teacher, union organizer

Marjolaine Boutin-Sweet (born October 3, 1955) is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Canadian House of Commons in the 2011 election.[1] She represents the electoral district of Hochelaga as a member of the New Democratic Party. Prior to her election Boutin-Sweet worked as a guide at the Pointe-à-Callière Museum and was involved in union activities.[2]

Electoral record

Canadian federal election, 2011: Hochelaga
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
     New Democratic Party Marjolaine Boutin-Sweet 22,314 48.17 +33.72 $18,453
     Bloc Québécois Daniel Paillé 14,451 31.20 -18.53 $46,974
Liberal Gilbert Thibodeau 5,064 10.93 -9.74 $17,622
     Conservative Audrey Castonguay 3,126 6.75 -2.45 $5,647
Green Yaneisy Delgado Dihigo 798 1.72 -2.54 not listed
Rhinoceros Hugo Samson Veillette 246 0.53 +0.03 none listed
     Communist Marianne Breton Fontaine 180 0.39 -0.01 $1,772
     Marxist-Leninist Christine Dandenault 143 0.31 -0.08 none listed
Total valid votes 46,322 100.00
Total rejected ballots 725
Turnout 47,047 58.43 +0.19
Electors on the lists 80,515
Sources: Official Results, Elections Canada and Financial Returns, Elections Canada. Percentage change figures refer to voting shifts as compared with the 2008 general election, not the 2009 by-election.


  1. ^ Election 2011: Hochelaga. The Globe and Mail, May 2, 2011.
  2. ^ "Quebec NDP winners: From lawyer to pub worker".  

External links

  • Marjolaine Boutin-Sweet – Parliament of Canada biography

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