PQ MP Méganne Perry Mélançon will be part of the next election campaign

The PQ member for Gaspé, Méganne Perry Mélançon, announced Monday, in her riding of Gaspé, that she will be a candidate in the next election.

The absence of its leader, Paul St-Pierre Plamondon, during the announcement in a hotel in Gaspé, did not go unnoticed and Ms. Perry Mélançon was questioned about it.

“We could have wished that the chef was there. It was decided otherwise, because he has a lot of ground to do in Quebec where he is looking for good candidates, explained the MP. Candidates will be announced in the coming weeks and the partial in Marie-Victorin keeps people busy, including the leader.

His announcement was made in the presence of his team, his relatives and activists from the Parti Québécois.

Méganne Perry Mélançon is the first member of the PQ caucus to confirm her intention to run again for her position in the next election. She said she wasn’t disappointed that she didn’t have her boss at her side during the announcement. “It was discussed, but it is not the chosen scenario. It’s an internal decision. I have no disappointment.”

During her first mandate, the 31-year-old MP bet on her fight against hydrocarbons and on her party’s bill to ban exploration and exploitation, on the issue of the lack of housing and childcare places. , as well as better financial support for seniors.

To try to be re-elected on October 3, the MP will base her campaign on regional development and the decentralization of powers.


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