This comes hours after the announcement The departure of veteran Marc PicardHas been sitting in the National Assembly since 2003.
Martine Biron worked until recently as a political analyst for Radio-Canada.
The state company’s information director, Luce Julian, confirmed the news on Wednesday.
We respect his decision to enter politicsshe said when reached by Radio-Canada’s newsroom.
Martin Biron has been asked to take unpaid leave until election day. If successful, the journalist may have to leave his job.
Press conference to confirm candidacy CAQTakes place next week in Chutes-de-la-Chaudière. In the meantime, the main interested party has informed Radio-Canada that she does not wish to be granted an interview.
Martin Biron’s candidacy will add to the many other media figures who have recently decided to join. CAQBernard Drainville In the neighboring riding of Lewis, Caroline Saint-Hilaire in Sherbrooke, Cariane Bourassa in Charlevoix-Côte-de-Beaupre and Pascale Dery in Repentance.Especially
Chutes-de-la-Chaudiere, CAQ fortified castle
Marc Picard was always elected with comfortable majorities in Chutes-de-la-Chaudiere. In 2018, his lead was 19,739 votes. In Quebec, only Eric Lefebvre in Arthabasca won a stronger majority: Caquist won by 20,425 votes over his main rival.
The PCQhas not yet presented its candidate in Chutes-de-la-Chaudière. So far, only Caroline Thibault of Quebec Solidaire has declared her colors in this riding of Chaudière-Appalaches, which is west of the city of Levis.
Ms. When asked about Biron’s foray into politics, Eric Duhaime suggested chutes-de-la-chaudière.
One of the first [circonscriptions] To vote for Action Democratic du Quebecin 2003, and said he hoped she would
He was also the first to vote Conservative on the evening of 3 October.
Louis Lyonnais, director of communications for the Parti Québécois in the National Assembly, also responded on Twitter.
I appreciate it [ (Nouvelle fenêtre)Martine Biron]But until recently, we were still confidently discussing the “off” strategyHe pointed out.
Since when did you know she was a candidate?