Abitibi-Est

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Coordinates: 48°01′N 77°48′W / 48.02°N 77.80°W / 48.02; -77.80

Abitibi-Est
Flag of Quebec.svg Quebec electoral district
Provincial electoral district
Legislature National Assembly of Quebec
MNA
 
 
 
Guy Bourgeois
Liberal
District created 1944
First contested 1944
Last contested 2014
Demographics
Electors (2012)[1] 33,173
Area (km²)[2] 29,201.8
Census divisions La Vallée-de-l'Or (all), Rouyn-Noranda (part)
Census subdivisions Rouyn-Noranda (part); Belcourt, Malartic, Rivière-Héva, Senneterre (parish), Senneterre (city), Val-d'Or; Lac-Simon, Kitcisakik; Lac-Granet, Lac-Metei, Matchi-Manitou, Réservoir-Dozois

Abitibi-Est is a provincial electoral district in the Abitibi-Témiscamingue region of Quebec, Canada, that elects members to the National Assembly of Quebec. The district includes eastern portions of the city of Rouyn-Noranda, all of the city of Val-d'Or and the municipalities of Senneterre and Malartic.

The riding was created for the 1944 election from a part of Abitibi.

In the change from the 2001 to the 2011 electoral map, Abitibi-Est lost the municipality of Barraute and its share of the unorganized territory of Lac-Despinassy to Abitibi-Ouest.

Members of the Legislative Assembly / National Assembly[edit]

  1. Henri Drouin, Liberal (1944–1948)
  2. Jacques Miquelon, Union Nationale (1948–1960)
  3. Lucien Cliche, Liberal (1960–1970)
  4. Ronald Tétrault, Ralliement créditiste (1970–1973)
  5. Roger Houde, Liberal (1973–1976)
  6. Jean-Paul Bordeleau, Parti Québécois (1976–1985)
  7. Raymond Savoie, Liberal (1985–1994)
  8. André Pelletier, Parti Québécois (1994–2003)
  9. Pierre Corbeil, Liberal (2003–2007)
  10. Alexis Wawanoloath, Parti Québécois (2007–2008)
  11. Pierre Corbeil, Liberal (2008–2012)
  12. Élizabeth Larouche, Parti Québécois (2012–2014)
  13. Guy Bourgeois, Liberal (2014-present)

Election results[edit]

Quebec general election, 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Guy Bourgeois 8,476 41.09 +6.24
     Parti Québécois Élizabeth Larouche 6,317 30.63 -7.78
     Coalition Avenir Quebec Sylvain Martel 3,927 19.04 +0.55
     Québec solidaire Valérie Dufour 1,469 7.12 +2.35
     Option nationale Richard Trudel 235 1.14 -0.92
Conservative Maxym Perron-Tellier 202 0.98
Total valid votes 20,626 97.52
Total rejected ballots 525 2.48
Turnout 21,151 62.88
Electors on the lists 33,638
Liberal gain from Parti Québécois Swing  
Quebec general election, 2012
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Parti Québécois Élizabeth Larouche 8,430 38.39 -4.53
     Liberal Pierre Corbeil 7,653 34.85 -11.18
     Coalition Avenir Quebec Samuel Dupras 4,059 18.49 +9,73
     Québec solidaire Sarah Charbonneau-Beaulieu 1,047 4.77 +2.49
     Option nationale Richard Trudel 452 2.06
Green Yvette Poucachiche 316 1.44
Total valid votes 21,957 97.97
Total rejected ballots 454 2.03
Turnout 22,411 67.38
Electors on the lists 33,261
Parti Québécois gain from Liberal Swing +3.32

^ Change is from redistributed results. CAQ change is from ADQ.

Quebec general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Pierre Corbeil 8,942 45.74
Parti Québécois Alexis Wawanoloath 8,427 43.11
Action démocratique Samuel Dupras-Doroftei 1,742 8.91
Québec solidaire Lizon Boucher 438 2.24
Quebec general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes %
Parti Québécois Alexis Wawanoloath 8,262 37.71
Liberal Pierre Corbeil 7,545 34.44
Action démocratique Gilles Gagnon 5,060 23.10
Québec solidaire France-Claude Goyette 1,042 4.76

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Neighbouring districts[edit]