|Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food|
December 2, 2015 – October 21, 2019
|Preceded by||Gerald Keddy|
|Member of the Canadian Parliament|
for La Prairie
October 19, 2015 – October 21, 2019
|Preceded by||district re-established|
|Succeeded by||Alain Therrien|
|Born||1960 (age 59–60)|
Jean-Claude Poissant (born 1960) is a Canadian politician who served as the Member of Parliament for the riding of La Prairie in the House of Commons of Canada from 2015 until his defeat in the 2019 election. He is a member of the Liberal Party of Canada. During his tenure, he served as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food. Poissant is a fourth-generation dairy and grain farmer and, prior to his election to the House of Commons, served as a municipal councillor.
|2015 Canadian federal election: La Prairie|
|Bloc Québécois||Christian Picard||15,107||26.24||+0.51||–|
|New Democratic||Pierre Chicoine||13,174||22.88||-27.08||–|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||57,572||100.00||$218,081.80|
|Total rejected ballots||996||1.70||–|
|Liberal gain from New Democratic||Swing||+25.16|
|Source: Elections Canada|
- "Bill Blair, Adam Vaughan among new parliamentary secretaries". www.cbc.ca. Retrieved 2015-12-03.
- Meet Jean-Claude Poissant, Liberal.ca.
- Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for La Prairie, 30 September 2015
- Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates Archived 2015-08-15 at the Wayback Machine