The PLQ wants to take over Huntingdon with a former PLC

The PLQ wants to take over Huntingdon with a former PLC


The Liberal Party of Quebec will unveil its team for Montérégie this Thursday for the next election and will rely on former federal MP Jean-Claude Poissant to win back the riding of Huntingdon.

Chief Dominique Anglade will also visit the dairy farm of the former Liberal Party of Canada representative in Saint-Philippe this Thursday to present the five candidates who will represent the ridings of Montérégie. 

According to our information, Jean-Claude Poissant will try his luck in the county of Huntingdon, which fell into the hands of the CAQ in 2018.  

Just before, the Liberal Stéphane Billette represented the sector during 10 years.  

Mr. Poissant has also operated the family farm since 1981. He was also director of the Union des producteurs agricole for 20 years, mayor of Saint-Philippe from 2009 to 2015, then Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministers of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. as MNA for La Prairie.  

According to our information, the Liberals hope with this candidacy to convince people that they have the best person on their team in order to satisfy the agricultural community.&nbsp ;

In 2019, Mr. Poissant lost his seat in the Commons, defeated by Bloc Québécois Alain Therrien.  

Little known

The other ridings in Montérégie will be defended by men little known to the public. 

In Iberville, the QLP will rely on Steve Trinque, a management “coach”. &nbsp ;

It will be the chemist Rodrigue Asatsop who will seek the county of Sanguinet. The training will give Benjamin Roy, a member of the party's Youth Commission and student in political science, the chance to represent it in the riding of Saint-Jean.  

The management consultant and business innovation specialist Marc Blanchard will present himself in Beauharnois.