Results of the Quebec municipal elections: Longueuil – Montreal | The Canadian News

Catherine Fournier won the Longueuil mayoral race in the 2021 Quebec municipal elections.

At 29, she is the youngest mayor in the city’s history.

Fournier previously represented Marie-Victorin in the Quebec National Assembly.

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Fournier won with 60.66 percent of the vote, beating Josée Latendresse who finished with 18.34 percent. The other candidates, Jean-Marc Léveillé and Jacques Létourneau, received less than 15% of the votes, respectively.

For this election, 33.08 percent of Longueuil residents voted.

The previous mayor, Sylvie Parent, did not stand for reelection.

During his tenure, Parent faced criticism when he raised his salary, a decision Fournier vowed to reverse.

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“I want to lower the mayor’s salary. That’s one of the first things I’ll do, ”Fournier said after casting his vote at Charles-Lemoyne College on Sunday morning.

From Fournier’s electoral team, Coalition Longueuil, 13 candidates won council seats.

“My team is incredible and we are looking forward to all the work that we have to do in the next four years,” Fournier said.

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