Who’s who in Compton-Stanstead

By Matthew McCully

The Compton-Stanstead riding includes all of the Coaticook and Haut-Saint-François regional county municpalities; the municipality of Stoke; the town of Stanstead; the villages of Ayer’s Cliff and North Hatley; the municipalities of Hatley, Ogden and Ste-Catherine-de-Hatley; Hatley and Stanstead townships, and the boroughs of Lennoxville and Brompton-Rock Forest- St-Élie-Deauville in Sherbrooke.
There are seven candidates running for election in the Compton-Stanstead riding:
David Benoît-Bloc Québécois
Marie-Claude Bibeau (incumbent)-Liberal Party of Canada
Naomie Mathieu-Chauvette-New Democratic Party
Jessy McNeil-Conservative Party of Canada
Paul Reed-People’s Party of Canada
Jean Rousseau-Green Party of Canada
Jonathan Therrien-Parti Rhinocéros Party
Liberal Marie-Claude Bibeau currently holds the riding and is running for re-election. Before that (2011-2015) the riding was held by Jean Rousseau, a member of the NDP at the time. In 2004, Compton-Stanstead was represented by the Bloc. In 2000, the riding was Liberal.

See full story in the Friday, Oct. 18 edition of The Record.

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