Argenteuil (provincial electoral district)

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Coordinates: 45°42′N 74°12′W / 45.7°N 74.2°W / 45.7; -74.2

Argenteuil
Flag of Quebec.svg Quebec electoral district
Provincial electoral district
Legislature National Assembly of Quebec
MNA
 
 
 
Yves St-Denis
Liberal
District created 1867
First contested 1867
Last contested 2014
Demographics
Population (2011) 56,080
Electors (2012)[1] 43,789
Area (km²)[2] 2,040.6
Pop. density (per km²) 27.5
Census divisions Argenteuil (all), La Rivière-du-Nord (part), Les Laurentides (part), Les Pays-d'en-Haut (part)
Census subdivisions Arundel, Barkmere, Brownsburg-Chatham, Gore, Grenville, Grenville-sur-la-Rouge, Harrington, Lac-des-Seize-Îles, Lachute, Mille-Isles, Montcalm, Morin-Heights, Saint-Adolphe-d'Howard, Saint-André-d'Argenteuil, Saint-Colomban, Wentworth, Wentworth-Nord

Argenteuil is a provincial electoral district in the Laurentides region of Quebec, Canada that elects members to the National Assembly of Quebec. It includes the cities of Saint-Colomban, Lachute, and Brownsburg-Chatham.

It was created for the 1867 election, and an electoral district of that name existed even earlier: see Argenteuil (Province of Canada).

The territory of the Argenteuil electoral district in the 2011 electoral map is unchanged from its territory in the 2001 electoral map. From 1992 to 2001, the riding also included the municipalities of Mirabel and Huberdeau.

Members of the Legislative Assembly / National Assembly[edit]

Geography[edit]

It consists of the municipalities of:

Linguistic demographics[edit]

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Electoral results[edit]

Quebec general election, 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Yves St-Denis 11,676 38.25 +9.20
Parti Québécois Roland Richer 9,711 31.81 -6.71
Coalition Avenir Québec Nicole Chouinard 7,212 23.62 -2.88
Québec solidaire Clotilde Bertrand 1,395 4.57 +1.92
Green Rouge Lefebvre 370 1.21 -0.81
Option nationale Samuel Cloutier 112 0.37 -0.90
Mon pays le Québec Serge Dupré 51 0.17
Total valid votes 30,527 98.57
Total rejected ballots 443 1.43
Turnout 30,970 68.93 -5.40
Electors on the lists 44,931
Liberal gain from Parti Québécois Swing  
Quebec general election, 2012
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Parti Québécois Roland Richer 12,449 38.52 +2.14
Liberal Lise Proulx 9,387 29.05 -4.07
Coalition Avenir Québec Mario Laframboise 8,564 26.50 +5.08
Québec solidaire Yvan Zanetti 855 2.65 -0.09
Green Stephen Matthews 653 2.02 -0.99
Option nationale Patrick Sabourin 409 1.27 -0.04
Total valid votes 32,317 99.04
Total rejected ballots 314 0.96
Turnout 32,631 74.33 +31.85
Electors on the lists 43,902
Quebec provincial by-election, June 11, 2012
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Parti Québécois Roland Richer 6,631 36.38 +2.76
Liberal Lise Proulx 6,038 33.12 -16.46
Coalition Avenir Québec Mario Laframboise 3,905 21.42 +10.18*
Green Claude Sabourin 549 3.01 -0.47
Québec solidaire Yvan Zanetti 500 2.74 +0.65
Option nationale Patrick Sabourin 238 1.31
Conservative Jean Lecavalier 189 1.04
Independent Georges Lapointe 152 0.83
Autonomist Team Gérald Nicolas 26 0.14
Total valid votes 18,228 98.78
Total rejected ballots 225 1.22
Turnout 18,453 42.48 -11.69
Electors on the lists 43,441

* Result compared to Action démocratique

Quebec general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal David Whissell 10,843 49.58 +11.99
     Parti Québécois John Saywell 7,353 33.62 +7.78
     Action démocratique Michael Perzow 2,457 11.24 -18.41
Green Claude Sabourin 760 3.48 -1.19
     Québec Solidaire Loïc Kauffeisen 456 2.09 -0.16
Total valid votes 21,869 100.00
Rejected and declined votes 346
Turnout 22,215 54.17
Electors on the lists 41,006
Source: Official Results, Le Directeur général des élections du Québec.
Quebec general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal David Whissell 10,025 37.59 -15.74
     Action démocratique Georges Lapointe 7,906 29.65 +11.21
     Parti Québécois John Saywell 6,891 25.84 +0.93
Green Claude Sabourin 1,244 4.67 +2.58
     Québec Solidaire Guy Dufresne 600 2.25 +1.02
Total valid votes 26,666 100.00
Rejected and declined votes 248
Turnout 26,914 68.52 +2.06
Electors on the lists 39,278
Source: Official Results, Le Directeur général des élections du Québec.
Quebec general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal David Whissell 12,645 53.33 +10.86
     Parti Québécois Georges Lapointe 5,906 24.91 -17.18
     Action démocratique Sylvain Demers 4,372 18.44 +5.57
Green Claude Sabourin 496 2.09 -
Bloc Pot Yannick Charpentier 292 1.23 +0.01
Total valid votes 23,711 100.00
Rejected and declined votes 280
Turnout 23,991 66.46
Electors on the lists 36,101
Source: Official Results, Le Directeur général des élections du Québec.
Quebec general election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal David Whissell 16,684 42.47 -14.71
Parti Québécois Denise Beaudoin 16,536 42.09 +4.52
Action démocratique Luc Boucher 5,058 12.87 +7.62
Bloc Pot Pierre Audette 478 1.22
Independent Gilles Bisson 271 0.69
Natural Law Marie-Thérèse Nault 132 0.34
Socialist Democracy Michel Lecompte 128 0.33
Total valid votes 39,287 98.92
Total rejected ballots 427 1.08
Turnout 39,714 78.29 +28.29
Electors on the lists 50,725
Quebec provincial by-election, June 1, 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal David Whissell 13,589 57.18 +14.59
Parti Québécois Denise Beaudoin 8,928 37.57 +0.01
Action démocratique François Vermette 1,247 5.25 -13.22
Total valid votes 23,764 98.30
Total rejected ballots 410 1.70
Turnout 24,174 50.00 -31.75
Electors on the lists 48,340
1995 Quebec referendum
Side Votes %
Non 21,571 50.31
Oui 21,304 49.69
Quebec general election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Régent Beaudet 15,272 42.59 -9.32
Parti Québécois André Riendeau 13,470 37.56 +4.30
Action démocratique Hubert Meilleur 6,622 18.47
Lemon Serge Bérubé 270 0.75
Natural Law Russell C. Guest 224 0.62
Total valid votes 35,858 98.54
Total rejected ballots 530 1.46
Turnout 36,388 81.75 +8.29
Electors on the lists 44,509
Source: Official Results, Le Directeur général des élections du Québec.
1992 Charlottetown Accord referendum
Side Votes %
Non 19,238 56.22
Oui 14,983 43.78
Quebec general election, 1989
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Claude Ryan 14,187 51.91 -13.74
Parti Québécois Alain Gérard 9,089 33.26 +3.74
Equality Peter Vernham 4,052 14.83
Total valid votes 27,328 97.27
Total rejected ballots 766 2.73
Turnout 28,094 73.46 -0.89
Electors on the lists 38,242

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Neighbouring electoral districts[edit]