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NDP of Quebec choose Pontiac representative

Samuel Gendron is the New Democratic Party of Quebec candidate in Pontiac. He said that while his party isn’t a heavy favourite to win, it’s important to get their message out to potential voters.

CHRIS LOWREY
PONTIAC Aug. 29, 2018
After re-emerging as a provincial political party in 2014 and electing their leader earlier this year, the New Democratic Party of Quebec (NDPQ) is hitting the campaign trail.
The party has chosen 22 year-old Samuel Gendron to take up their mantle in the Pontiac riding.
Gendron is currently studying for his Bachelors degree in economics and political science.
He chose the upstart party because he said none of the existing ones appealed to him.
At the party’s leadership convention in January, Gendron worked on behalf of the party’s leader Raphaël Fortin.
It seems he impressed the party’s brass because he was asked if he’d like to run in Pontiac – a riding held by Liberal cabinet member André Fortin.

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