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Michel Guimond speaking at a press conference during the 2011 election campaign
|Member of Parliament
|Preceded by||Charles Deblois|
|Succeeded by||Jonathan Tremblay|
December 26, 1953|
|Died||January 19, 2015
Quebec City, Quebec
|Political party||Bloc Québécois,
Michel Guimond (December 26, 1953 - January 19, 2015) was a Canadian politician. From 1987 to 1993 he served as a city councillor in Boischatel, Quebec. After this, he ran in the 1993 federal election for the Bloc Québécois.
He was elected into the Canadian House of Commons as the member from Beauport—Montmorency—Orléans. He was re-elected in the 1997 and 2000 federal elections (in the riding of Beauport—Montmorency—Côte-de-Beaupré—Île-d'Orléans) and in the 2004 federal election (in the riding of Charlevoix—Montmorency).
In the 2004 and 2008 elections, he won in Montmorency—Charlevoix—Haute-Côte-Nord before being defeated in the 2011 federal election. A lawyer, he has served as the Bloc critic of Parliamentary Affairs, Transport and to the Auditor General.
He then served as whip and deputy whip of the Bloc Québécois, and was also the vice-chair of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs.
In the 2014 provincial election, he ran unsuccessfully for the Parti Quebecois to represent the riding of Montmorency.
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