Liberal incumbent André Fortin re-elected as MNA for Pontiac
André Fortin was re-elected Member of the National Assembly of Quebec (MNA) for Pontiac during Monday night's provincial elections. Fortin has served the Pontiac since 2014 as a member of the Liberal Party of Quebec (LPQ). At press time, the results were not official. However, enough voting stations sent results to call winning candidates, with Fortin taking the lead in Pontiac. Corinne Canuel-Jolicoeur of the Coalition Avenir Québec (CAQ) came in second with Terrance Watters of the Quebec Conservative Party very close (at press time) in third.
During his campaign, Fortin stated that he ran for re-election because he hopes to improve health care and education services in Aylmer and Pontiac as well as ensuring that rural Pontiac has opportunity for economic growth.
Candidates on the ballot:
Corinne Canuel-Jolicoeur, Coalition Avenir Québec (CAQ);
Pierre Cyr, Green Party;
André Fortin, Liberal Party of Quebec (LPQ);
Jolaine Paradis-Châteauneuf, Parti Québecois (PQ);
Mike-Owen Sebagenzi, Québec Solidaire (QS);
Terrance Watters, Conservative Party of Quebec (CPQ);
William Twolan, Canadian Party of Quebec (CaPQ).
Photo: André Fortin, re-elected as MNA for Pontiac, with wife Marlene Floyd on election night, October 3 at the Knights of
Columbus Hall with supporters in Aylmer. Photo: Lily Ryan