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Pauline Picard

Pauline Picard
Member of Parliament
for Drummond
In office
1993–2008
Preceded by Jean-Guy Guilbault
Succeeded by Roger Pomerleau
Personal details
Born (1947-04-27)April 27, 1947
Saint-Gabriel-de-Kamouraska, Quebec
Died June 29, 2009(2009-06-29) (aged 62)
Drummondville, Quebec
Political party Bloc Québécois
Residence Drummondville
Profession administrative assistant, employment consultant, financial agent

Pauline Picard (April 27, 1947 – June 29, 2009) was a Quebec politician. She was the Bloc Québécois Member of Parliament for the riding of Drummond from 1993 to 2008.

Born in Saint-Gabriel-de-Kamouraska, she was an administrative assistant, employment consultant, and financial advisor before she was first elected in 1993. She was re-elected in 1997, 2000 and 2004. She served as the Deputy Whip of the Bloc Québécois.

She did not run for re-election in the 2008 election. She died on June 29, 2009, after a struggle with lung cancer.[1]

Electoral record

Canadian federal election, 2004: Drummond
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Pauline Picard 23,670 56.29 $49,554.16
Liberal Roger Gougeon 9,591 22.81 $57,454.07
Conservative Lyne Boisvert 7,123 16.94 $68,072.40
Green Louis Lacroix 921 2.19 none listed
New Democratic Blake Evans 745 1.77 none listed
Total valid votes 42,050 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,191
Turnout 43,241 61.33
Electors on the lists 70,510
Percentage change figures are factored for redistribution. Conservative Party percentages are contrasted with the combined Canadian Alliance and Progressive Conservative percentages from 2000.
Sources: Official Results, Elections Canada and Financial Returns, Elections Canada.

References

  1. ^ (French) "Pauline Picard meurt à 62 ans". Radio-canada.ca, June 30, 2009.

External links

  • Pauline Picard – Parliament of Canada biography
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