Jean-Paul Bergeron

Jean-Paul Bergeron (born October 21, 1947) is a Quebec politician. He previously served as the member for Iberville in the Quebec National Assembly as a member of the Parti Québécois from 1998 until 2003.

Jean-Paul Bergeron
Member of the National Assembly of Quebec for Iberville
In office
November 30, 1998  April 14, 2003
Preceded byRichard Le Hir
Succeeded byJean Rioux
Personal details
Born (1947-10-21) October 21, 1947
Saint-Alexandre, Quebec
Political partyParti Québécois


Bergeron was born in Saint-Alexandre, Quebec. He earned his bachelor's degree in pedagogy from the Université de Montréal in 1969. He holds a certificate in computer science, a master's degree in education and a Doctorate in mathematics from the Université du Québec à Montréal. Bergeron was a high school mathematics teacher from and a lecturer at TÉLUQ.

Political career

Bergeron ran in the 1998 Quebec provincial election for the seat of Iberville that was left open by the decision of former Cabinet Minister Richard Le Hir to not run. He won easily. He served as a backbench supporter in the governments of Lucien Bouchard and Bernard Landry.

He was defeated in the 2003 election by Jean Rioux of the Quebec Liberal Party by less than 1,000 votes.

Bergeron attempted to run again for Iberville in 2007 election but lost the PQ nomination to Marie Bouillé 168–156.[1][2]

Electoral record


2003 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes%
LiberalJean Rioux12,10639.15
Parti QuébécoisJean-Paul Bergeron11,18536.17
Action démocratiqueLucille Méthé6,73121.77
Bloc PotMichel Thiffeault3761.22
GreenBenoit Lapointe2980.96
UFPGuillaume Tremblay2290.74
Total valid votes 30,92598.55
Total rejected ballots 4541.45
Turnout 31,37973.75
Electors on the lists 42,547
1998 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes%
Parti QuébécoisJean-Paul Bergeron17,65747.03
LiberalSylvain Lapointe13,24535.28
Action démocratiqueStéphanie Deslandes6,41217.08
Marxist–LeninistAndré Davignon2270.60
Total valid votes 37,54198.71
Total rejected ballots 4921.29
Turnout 38,03381.28
Electors on the lists 46,793


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