Châteauguay—Saint-Constant

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Châteauguay—Saint-Constant
Flag of Quebec.svg Quebec electoral district
Châteauguay—Saint-Constant.png
Châteauguay—Saint-Constant in relation to other Montérégie federal electoral districts.
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Sylvain Chicoine
New Democratic
District created 2003
First contested 2004
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 113,459
Electors (2011) 84,347
Area (km²)[2] 300.30
Pop. density (per km²) 377.8
Census divisions Roussillon RCM
Census subdivisions Châteauguay, Delson, Léry, Mercier, Saint-Constant, Saint-Isidore, Sainte-Catherine

Châteauguay—Saint-Constant is a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 2004. Its population in 2006 was 107,165.

Châteauguay—Saint-Constant was created in 2003 from Châteauguay riding, with the exception of a portion of Châteauguay that was transferred in Beauharnois—Salaberry and Saint-Jean ridings.

Geography[edit]

The district includes all of the Regional County Municipality of Roussillon including Kahnawake Indian Reserve No. 14, but excluding the cities of Candiac and La Prairie and the Municipality of Saint-Philippe in the east of the county municipality. The neighbouring ridings are Vaudreuil—Soulanges, Beauharnois—Salaberry, Brossard—La Prairie, LaSalle—Émard, Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine, and Lac-Saint-Louis.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Châtueauguay—Saint-Constant
Riding created from Châteauguay
38th  2004 − 2006     Denise Poirier-Rivard Bloc Québécois
39th  2006 − 2008     Carole Freeman Bloc Québécois
40th  2008 − 2011
41st  2011 − Present     Sylvain Chicoine New Democratic

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic Sylvain Chicoine 29,156 52.03 +37.02
Bloc Québécois Carole Freeman 14,957 26.69 -18.89
Conservative André Turcôt 5,766 10.29 -7.56
Liberal Linda Schwey 5,069 9.05 -9.30
Green Clara Kwan 923 1.65 -1.53
Marxist–Leninist Linda Sullivan 163 0.29 -
Total valid votes/Expense limit 56,023 100.00
Total rejected ballots 786 1.38 -0.30
Turnout 56,809 64.02 -2.34
Eligible voters 88,741
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Carole Freeman 25,086 45.58 -5.80 $39,329
Liberal Linda Schwey 10,104 18.35 -2.04 $11,741
Conservative Pierre-Paul Routhier 9,827 17.85 -0.87 $87,060
New Democratic Sonia Jurado 8,261 15.01 +9.80 $6,122
Green Brian Sarwer-Foner 1,755 3.18 -1.14
Total valid votes/Expense limit 55,033 100.00 $88,185
Rejected ballots 941 1.68
Turnout 55,974 66.36
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Carole Freeman 28,274 51.38 -5.91 $38,718
Liberal Charles Ghorayeb 11,219 20.39 -9.65 $40,897
Conservative Rosaire Turcot 10,301 18.72 +13.05 $7,222
New Democratic Ehsan Mohammadian 2,865 5.21 +1.88 $2,050
Green Alain Rioux 2,375 4.3 +0.63 $0
Total valid votes/Expense limit 55,034 100.00 $81,631
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Denise Poirier-Rivard 29,337 57.28 $65,854
Liberal Robert Lanctôt 15,384 30.04 $41,537
Conservative Rosaire Turcot 2,902 5.67 $11,347
Green Marc-André Gadoury 1,889 3.69 $2,629
New Democratic Mélanie Archambault 1,704 3.33
Total valid votes/Expense limit 51,216 100.00 $79,916

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