Vincent Boutin drops out of Sherbrooke municipal election

Vincent Boutin drops out of Sherbrooke municipal election
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By Gordon Lambie

Sherbrooke’s youngest mayoral candidate announced on Tuesday morning that he will no longer be running for the city’s top job, or for a position on the council at all.
Boutin initially announced his candidacy at the end of April and had been present at a number of events and activities over the summer in the lead up to the November election. In a written statement sent to The Record, the candidate said that, “it seems clear that the time and energy I would need to devote to this great project to ensure that the people of Sherbrooke are well served are greater than what I have to offer.”
Calling the decision an emotional one, Boutin said that he opted to leave politics in order to spend more time on himself and his family.
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