Quebec election: three Liberal MNAs not running, and neither will Ken Pereira

Pierre Marsan has served as MNA for Robert-Badwin riding since 1994.

When the Quebec election is finally called, three Quebec Liberal MNAs will not be running.

One of them is 65-year-old Pierre Marsan, the MNA for the West Island Robert-Baldwin riding, who's held the seat since 1994.

Another West Island MNA has also announced her decision to step down. Nelligan MNA, Yolande James, says she won't seek re-election. 

MNA Danielle St-Amand, who's held the seat in Trois-Rivières since 2008 has also decided to pull out. She narrowly defeated Péquiste Djemila Benhabib for the seat in 2012.

St-Amand is stepping down for health reasons.

Meanwhile, it appears former Charbonneau Commission star witness and former union local boss Ken Pereira has been approached by the CAQ to run for them — but he's not interested, saying his noteworthy appearance before the Commission last fall has had a negative impact on him and his family.

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  1. clint posted on 02/24/2014 03:43 PM
    "his noteworthy appearance before the Commission last fall has had a negative impact on him and his family."
    Who could possibly be upset with you?.....Oh yea....every politician and gangster involved in this hearing.
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