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Jacques Vien – biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

IntroCanadian politician
Was Politician 
From Canada 
Type Politics 
Gendermale
Birth 3 March 1932, Montreal, Canada
Death 8 July 2017
(aged 85 years)
Star sign Pisces
Politics Progressive Conservative Party of Canada

Jacques Vien (3 March 1932 – 8 July 2017) was a member of the House of Commons of Canada from 1988 to 1993. By career, he was a businessman and a bailiff.

Born in Verdun, Quebec), he was elected in the 1988 federal election at the Laurentides electoral district for the Progressive Conservative party. He served in the 34th Canadian Parliament after which he was defeated by Bloc Québécois candidate Monique Guay in the 1993 federal election. He also campaigned unsuccessfully to regain the seat for the Progressive Conservatives in the 1997 and 2000 federal elections.

He died on 8 July 2017 at the age of 85.

Electoral record (incomplete)

1988 Canadian federal election: Laurentides

PartyCandidateVotes%±%Expenditures
    Progressive Conservative Jacques Vien31,00055.20$46,393
LiberalSerge Paquette15,75228.05.$44,288
New DemocraticBill Clay7,75513.81$12,206
RhinocerosSerge Hébert1,4082.51.$0
Commonwealth of CanadaJean Vigneault2490.44$0
Total valid votes56,164 100.00
Rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 1,056
Turnout57,220 72.57
Electors on the lists 78,847