Linda Goupil

Linda Goupil (born May 13, 1961 in Saint-Léon-de-Standon, Quebec) is a former Canadian politician, who represented the electoral district of Lévis in the National Assembly of Quebec from 1998 to 2003.[1] First elected in the 1998 provincial election, she sat as a member of the Parti Québécois caucus, and served in the Executive Council of Quebec as Minister of Justice from 1998 to 2001.

Linda Goupil
MNA for Lévis
In office
Preceded byJean Garon
Succeeded byCarole Théberge
Personal details
Born (1961-05-13) May 13, 1961
Saint-Léon-de-Standon, Quebec
Political partyParti Québécois

She was defeated by Carole Théberge of the Quebec Liberal Party in the 2003 election. She ran again in the 2007 election, in which she and Théberge were both defeated by Christian Lévesque of the Action démocratique du Québec.

Goupil ran in the 2014 provincial election in the neighbouring district of Bellechasse,[1] but was not reelected to the legislature.

Electoral record

1998 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes%
Parti QuébécoisLinda Goupil15,47349.10
LiberalDaniel Deslauriers11,08335.17
Action démocratiqueNelson Michaud4,55314.45
Socialist DemocracyPaul Biron1960.62
IndependentDaniel Frachon1490.47
Marxist–LeninistGeneviève Royer600.19
Total valid votes 31,51499.07
Total rejected ballots 2950.93
Turnout 31,80979.92
Electors on the lists 39,803
2003 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes%±%
     Liberal Carole Théberge 12,891 35.12 -0.05
Parti QuébécoisLinda Goupil12,48534.01-15.09
Action démocratiqueJoël Bernier10,67029.07+14.62
UFPMadeleine Provencher4421.20
IndependentRichard Larrivée2200.60
Total valid votes 36,708 99.00
Total rejected ballots 369 1.00
Turnout 37,077 77.56 -2.36
Electors on the list 47,806
2007 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes%±%
Action démocratiqueChristian Lévesque17,38844.14+15.07
Parti QuébécoisLinda Goupil10,10125.64-8.37
     Liberal Carole Théberge 9,925 25.19 -9.92
GreenJean-Claude Lespérance1,0152.58
Québec solidaireValérie C. Guilloteau8022.04+0.83
Christian DemocracyPaul Biron1270.32
People's FrontSerge Patenaude360.09
Total valid votes 39,394 99.32 +0.31
Total rejected ballots 270 0.68 -0.31
Turnout 39,664 79.33 +1.78
Electors on the list 49,997
Action démocratique gain from Liberal Swing +12.50
2014 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes%±%
LiberalDominique Vien15,84349.27+8.60
Coalition Avenir QuébecStéphanie Lachance10,66833.18-5.33
Parti QuébécoisLinda Goupil4,28313.32-1.86
Québec solidaireBenoit Comeau3782.69-0.38
ConservativePatrice Aubin3441.18+0.51
Option nationaleMathilde Lefebvre1160.36
Total valid votes 32,15399.03
Total rejected ballots 3160.97
Turnout 32,46975.23-0.89
Electors on the lists 43,158


  • "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec.

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