LB = L (Parti
Libéral du Québec) + B (Bourassa)
AND PLACE OF BIRTH:
1933.01.14 - Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
AND PLACE OF DEATH:
1996.10.02 - Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Lawyer, University Professor.
Liberal (Parti Libéral du Québec).
OF QUEBEC (Premier ministre du Québec):
12 May 1970 - 25 November 1976.
12 December 1985 - 11 January 1994.
NATIONAL ASSEMBLY (Député):
Resigned in January 1994 due to ill health.
1989.09.25 - Saint-Laurent - Re-Elected.
1986.01.20 (By) - Saint-Laurent - Elected.
1976.11.15 - Mercier - Defeated.
1973.10.29 - Mercier - Re-Elected.
1970.04.29 - Mercier - Re-Elected.
1966.06.05 - Mercier - Elected.
Leader, Parti Libéral du Québec (January 1970 -
November 1976 and October 1983 - January 1994). Elected Leader in 1970.
In the 1970 elections, the PLQ won 72 out of 108 seats (gain of 22 seats)
and captured majority governing status. In the 1973 elections, the PLQ
won 102 out of 110 seats (gain of 30 seats) and held majority governing
status. In the 1976 elections, the PLQ won 26 of 110 seats (loss of
76 seats) and was reduced to official opposition status. Bourassa resigned
as Leader following the poor 1976 election results. He returned to politics
and was again elected Leader in 1983. In the 1985 elections, the PLQ
won 99 of 122 seats (gain of 57 seats) and captured majority governing
status. In the 1989 elections, the PLQ won 92 of 125 seats (loss of
7 seats) and retained majority governing status. Bourassa resigned as
Leader in January 1994 due to health reasons.
nationale du Québec: Robert Bourassa and CBC
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