MONTREAL — Paul St-Pierre Plamondon will be the candidate of the Parti québécois (PQ) in the riding of Prévost in the Laurentians, in view of the upcoming provincial election.
Mr. Plamondon, who is special advisor to the chief Jean-François Lisée, won the nomination with 82 % of the vote against his opponent, the activist Karine Gauvin, at the annual investiture, which took place on Saturday afternoon.
Paul St-Pierre Plamondon, a lawyer by profession, has been a candidate in the leadership race of the PQ in 2016.
Prévost is a new constituency of the electoral map. It was formed from the constituencies of Bertrand and Rousseau, who are currently represented by the Parti québécois.
The liberals have recently announced the nomination of Naömie Goyette, co-owner of a restaurant and a catering service.
The Coalition avenir Québec has not yet announced the candidate who will represent them in Prévost.