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Most of Charest cabinet runs again

09/04/2012 07:37 EDT | Updated 11/04/2012 05:12 EST
When the National Assembly dissolved on August 1, the provincial government had 25 cabinet ministers with portfolios, not including the premier, and two others with special roles: Lucie Charlebois, the government whip, and Lawrence S. Bergman, caucus chair.

Four cabinet ministers did not run for reelection:

Yvon Vallieres, intergovernmental affairs (Richmond)

Monique Gagnon-Tremblay, international relations (Saint-Francois)

Norman MacMillan, transport (junior) (Papineau)

Michelle Courchesne, deputy premier (Fabre)

Here are the cabinet ministers, not including Premier Jean Charest, who ran again:

Jean-Marc Fournier, justice (St-Laurent)

Raymond Bachand, finance (Outremont)

Robert Dutil, public security (Beauce-Sud)

Sam Hamad, economic development (Louis-Hebert)

Yves Bolduc, health and social services (Jean-Talon)

Laurent Lessard, municipal affairs (Lotbiniere-Frontenac)

Julie Boulet, employment (Laviolette)

Clement Gignac, natural resources (Taschereau)

Pierre Corbeil, agriculture (Abitibi-Est)

Pierre Moreau, transport (Chateauguay)

Christine St-Pierre, culture (Acadie)

Pierre Arcand, sustainable development/environment/parks (Mont-Royal)

Lise Theriault, labour (Anjou-Louis-Riel)

Yolande James, families (Nelligan)

Nicole Menard, tourism (Laporte)

Kathleen Weil, immigration (Notre-Dame-de-Grace)

Geoffrey Kelley, native affairs (Jacques-Cartier)

Marguerite Blais, seniors (Saint-Henri-Sainte-Anne)

Dominique Vien, social services (Bellechasse)

Serge Simard, natural resources (Dubuc)

Alain Paquet, finance-junior (Laval-des-Rapides)

Lucie Charlebois, government whip (Soulanges)

Lawrence S. Bergman, caucus chair (D’Arcy-McGee)

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