Chambly—Borduas

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Chambly—Borduas
Flag of Quebec.svg Quebec electoral district
Chambly—Borduas.png
Chambly—Borduas in relation to other Montérégie federal electoral districts.
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Matthew Dubé
New Democratic
District created 1867
First contested 1867
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 129,315
Electors (2011) 93,922
Area (km²)[2] 453.24
Pop. density (per km²) 285.3
Census divisions Rouville RCM, La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM
Census subdivisions Belœil, Carignan, Chambly, Marieville, McMasterville, Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Otterburn Park, Richelieu, Saint-Basile-le-Grand, Saint-Mathias-sur-Richelieu

Chambly—Borduas (also previously known as Chambly and Chambly—Verchères) is a federal electoral district in the province of Quebec, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1867 to 1935, and since 1968. Created by the British North America Act of 1867, its name was changed in 1893 to "Chambly—Verchères". In 1933, it was amalgamated into the Chambly—Rouville and Richelieu—Verchères electoral districts. The district was re-created in 1966 from Chambly—Rouville, Châteauguay—Huntingdon—Laprairie, and Richelieu—Verchères. Its name was changed in 2003 to "Chambly—Borduas".[3]

History[edit]

It initially comprised the Parishes of Boucherville, Longueuil, St. Bruno and Chambly.

In 1892, it was redefined to consist of the town of Longueuil, the villages of Verchères, Boucherville, Chambly Basin, Chambly Canton and Varennes, the municipality of St. Lambert, and the parishes of Boucherville, Chambly, Longueuil, St. Basile le Grand, St. Bruno, St. Hubert, Varennes, Ste. Julie, Verchères, Contrecoeur, Ste. Théodosie, St. Antoine, St. Marc and Beloeil.

In 1924, it was redefined to consist of the Counties of Chambly and Verchères including the Cities of Longueuil and St. Lambert.

When it was recreated in 1966, it was defined to consist of:

  • the City of Chambly;
  • the Towns of Beloeil, Boucherville, Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville and Saint-Hubert;
  • the Counties of Chambly and Verchères;
  • in the County of Richelieu: the parish municipality of Saint-Roch-de-Richelieu;
  • in the County of Laprairie: the municipality of Notre-Dame;
  • in the County of Rouville: the village municipality of Richelieu; the parish municipalities of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours and Saint-Mathias.

In 1976, it was redefined to consist of:

  • the Cities of Chambly and Saint Hubert;
  • the Towns of Carignan, Marieville, Richelieu, and Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville;
  • in the County of Rouville: the parish municipalities of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours, Sainte-Marie-de-Monnoir and Saint-Mathias.

In 1987, it was redefined to consist of:

  • the towns of Beloeil, Carignan, Chambly, Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Otterburn Park, Richelieu, Saint-Basile-le-Grand and Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville;
  • in the County of Verchères: the Village Municipality of McMasterville;
  • in the County of Rouville: the parish municipalities of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours and Saint-Mathias.

In 1996, it was redefined to consist of:

  • the cities of Beloeil, Carignan, Chambly, Marieville, Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Otterburn Park, Richelieu and Saint-Basile-le-Grand;
  • the County Regional Municipality of Rouville, excepting: the City of Saint-Césaire; the village municipalities of Ange-Gardien and Rougemont; the parish municipalities of Saint-Ange-Gardien, Saint-Césaire, Saint-Michel-de-Rougemont, Saint-Paul-d'Abbotsford and Sainte-Angèle-de-Monnoir;
  • in the County Regional Municipality of La Vallée-du-Richelieu: the Village Municipality of McMasterville; the Municipality of Saint-Mathieu-de-Beloeil.

Geography[edit]

This riding is located southwest of Montreal in the Quebec region of Montérégie. The neighbouring ridings are Brossard—La Prairie, Saint-Bruno—Saint-Hubert, Verchères—Les Patriotes, Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot, Shefford, and Saint-Jean.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following Member of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Chambly
1st 1867–1872     Pierre Basile Benoit Conservative
2nd 1872–1874
3rd 1874     Amable Jodoin Liberal
1874–1876
1876–1878     Pierre Basile Benoit Conservative
4th 1878–1882
5th 1882–1886
1886–1887     Raymond Préfontaine Liberal
6th 1887–1891
7th 1891–1896
Chambly—Verchères
8th 1896–1899     Christophe-Alphonse Geoffrion Liberal
1900     Victor Geoffrion Liberal
9th 1900–1904
10th 1904–1908
11th 1908–1911
12th 1911–1917     Joseph Hormisdas Rainville Conservative
13th 1917–1921     Joseph Archambault Liberal
14th 1921–1925
15th 1925–1926     Aimé Langlois Liberal
16th 1926–1930
17th 1930     Alfred Duranleau Conservative
1930–1935
Chambly—Rouville, Châteauguay—Huntingdon—Laprairie,
and Richelieu—Verchères from 1935 to 1968
Chambly
28th 1968–1970     Bernard Pilon Liberal
1971–1972     Yvon L'Heureux Liberal
29th 1972–1974
30th 1974–1979     Bernard Loiselle Liberal
31st 1979–1980     Raymond Dupont Liberal
32nd 1980–1984
33rd 1984–1988     Richard Grisé Progressive Conservative
34th 1988–1989
1990–1993     Phil Edmonston New Democratic
35th 1993–1997     Ghislain Lebel Bloc Québécois
36th 1997–2000
37th 2000–2002
2002–2004     Independent
Chambly—Borduas
38th 2004–2006     Yves Lessard Bloc Québécois
39th 2006–2008
40th 2008–2011
41st 2011–present     Matthew Dubé New Democratic

Election results[edit]

Chambly—Borduas, 2003 - present[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic Matthew Dubé 29,591 42.74 +28.56
Bloc Québécois Yves Lessard 19,147 27.65 -22.43
Independent Jean-François Mercier 7,843 11.33
Liberal Bernard DeLorme 6,165 8.90 -7.88
Conservative Nathalie Ferland Drolet 5,425 7.83 -7.24
Green Nicholas Lescarbeau 1,072 1.55 -2.33
Total valid votes/Expense limit 69,243 100.00
Rejected ballots 621 0.89 -0.36
Turnout 69,864 70.62 +2.21
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Yves Lessard 31,773 50.08 -4.62 $62,155
Liberal Gabriel Arsenault 10,649 16.78 +5.53 $15,849
Conservative Suzanne Chartrand 9,564 15.07 -5.55 $71,231
New Democratic Serge Gélinas 8,998 14.18 +5.79 $1,485
Green Olivier Adam 2,460 3.88 -1.17
Total valid votes/Expense limit 63,444 100.00 $94,088
Rejected ballots 804 1.25 +0.03
Turnout 64,248 68.41 -2.00
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Yves Lessard 33,703 54.70 -6.15 $52,524
Conservative Yves Bourassa 12,703 20.62 +13.06 $12,463
Liberal Chantal Bouchard 6,933 11.25 -11.50 $15,231
New Democratic Alain Dubois 5,167 8.39 +3.58 $6,162
Green Olivier Adam 3,113 5.05 +1.02
Total valid votes/Expense limit 61,619 100.00 $85,251
Rejected ballots 762 1.22 -0.86
Turnout 62,381 70.41 +3.41
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Yves Lessard 33,945 60.85 +10.91 $79,946
Liberal Sophie Joncas 12,694 22.75 -10.56 $55,054
Conservative Lucien Richard 4,219 7.56 -4.36 $43,678
New Democratic Daniel Blouin 2,681 4.81 +3.34
Green Benoit Lapointe 2,248 4.03
Total valid votes/Expense limit 55,787 100.00 $81,855
Rejected ballots 1,186 2.08
Turnout 56,973 67.00

Note: Conservative vote is compared to the total of the Canadian Alliance vote and Progressive Conservative vote in 2000 election.

Chambly, 1966 - 2003[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Bloc Québécois Ghislain Lebel 26,084 49.94 +0.65
Liberal Denis Caron 17,400 33.31 +6.76
Progressive Conservative Jacques Parenteau 3,448 6.60 -15.68
Alliance Gaétan Paquette 2,780 5.32
Marijuana Sébastien Dulcos 1,751 3.35
New Democratic Darren O'Toole 769 1.47 -0.14
Total valid votes 52,232 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Bloc Québécois Ghislain Lebel 26,109 49.29 -10.40
Liberal Nicole Bourget-Laramée 14,061 26.55 -2.58
Progressive Conservative Jacques Parenteau 11,802 22.28 +14.49
New Democratic Darren O'Toole 998 1.88 -1.06
Total valid votes 52,970 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Bloc Québécois Ghislain Lebel 36,485 59.69
Liberal Jean-Claude Villiard 17,803 29.13 +11.59
Progressive Conservative Hélène Tremblay 4,760 7.79 -1.78
New Democratic François Côté 1,796 2.94 -64.69
Commonwealth of Canada Marcel Marjot 277 0.45
Total valid votes 61,121 100.00
By-election on February 12, 1990

Resignation of Richard Grisé, May 30, 1989

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
New Democratic Phil Edmonston 26,998 67.63 +36.11
Liberal Clifford Lincoln 7,000 17.54 -2.33
Progressive Conservative Serge Bégin 3,819 9.57 -37.07
Green Jocelyne Décarie 1,846 4.62
Independent Gilles Maillé 160 0.40
Social Credit Emilien Martel 96 0.24
Total valid votes 39,919 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Richard Grisé 25,770 47.04 -4.75
New Democratic Phil Edmonston 17,268 31.52 +20.37
Liberal Bernard Loiselle 10,886 19.87 -9.84
Rhinoceros Stéphane Desmarteau 792 1.45 -2.38
Commonwealth of Canada Gilles Racine 64 0.12 -0.19
Total valid votes 54,780 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Richard Grisé 31,535 51.82 +41.92
Liberal Raymond Dupont 18,078 29.71 -40.15
New Democratic Clifford D. Hastings 6,783 11.15 -1.33
Rhinoceros Bertrand Plastic Loiselle 2,328 3.83 +0.16
Parti nationaliste Claude J. A. Hosson 1,942 3.19
Commonwealth of Canada Louis A. Deserres 189 0.31
Total valid votes 60,855 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1980
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Raymond Dupont 32,849 69.86 +6.11
New Democratic Dominique Vaillancourt 5,868 12.48 +6.05
Progressive Conservative Robert S. Daoust 4,655 9.90 -4.07
Rhinoceros Hélène Michaud 1,724 3.67 +1.17
Social Credit Jacques René Jourdenais 1,580 3.36 -9.09
Union populaire Suzanne Pelletier 227 0.48 -0.11
Marxist–Leninist Ginette Boutet 118 0.25 -0.06
Total valid votes 47,021 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1979
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Raymond Dupont 32,952 63.75 +5.66
Progressive Conservative Jean-Guy Savage 7,221 13.97 -6.95
Social Credit Jacques René Jourdenais 6,436 12.45 +1.79
New Democratic Dominique Vaillancourt 3,324 6.43 -2.84
Rhinoceros André Lazare Varin 1,290 2.50
Union populaire J.A. Fernand Gagne 306 0.59
Marxist–Leninist Ginette Boutet 159 0.31
Total valid votes 51,688 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Bernard Loiselle 30,226 58.09 +4.87
Progressive Conservative Keith Morgan 10,887 20.92 +4.57
Social Credit Lucien Bougie 5,547 10.66 -6.85
New Democratic Geoffrey Adams 4,825 9.27 -1.83
Independent Raymond Gabo Gaboriault 552 1.06
Total valid votes 52,037 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1972
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Yvon L'Heureux 26,532 53.22 -13.35
Social Credit Anaclet Bruneau 8,728 17.51
Progressive Conservative Claude Durocher 8,151 16.35 +9.90
New Democratic Emile Boudreau 5,532 11.10 -9.96
Independent Claude Longtin 474 0.95 -0.67
Independent Lucien Rivard 435 0.87
Total valid votes 49,852 100.00
By-election on May 31, 1971

On Mr. Pilon's death, November 17, 1970.

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Yvon L'Heureux 16,243 66.57 +0.25
New Democratic Emile Boudreau 5,138 21.06 +11.17
Progressive Conservative Léopold Hamel 1,573 6.45 -13.18
Independent Jean-Margaret McGlynn 1,049 4.30
Republican Claude Longtin 396 1.62
Total valid votes 24,399 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Bernard Pilon 22,767 66.32
Progressive Conservative Gabriel-H. Lassonde 6,739 19.63
New Democratic Georges-M. St-Amour 3,994 9.89
Ralliement créditiste Michel Mignault 1,430 4.17
Total valid votes 34,330 100.00

Chambly—Verchères, 1893 - 1933[edit]

By-election on August 25, 1930

On Mr. Duranleau accepting an office of emolument under the Crown, August 7, 1930

Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Hon. Alfred Duranleau acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1930
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative Alfred Duranleau 9,024 53.55 +8.99
Liberal Amédée Geoffrion 7,827 46.55 -8.89
Total valid votes 16,851 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Aimé Langlois 8,667 55.44 -1.67
Conservative Hortensius Beique 6,966 44.56 +1.67
Total valid votes 15,633 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1925
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Joseph-Victor-Aimé Langlois 7,875 57.11 -7.50
Conservative Joseph-Arthur Gareau 5,914 42.89 +7.50
Total valid votes 13,789 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1921
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Joseph Archambault 8,847 64.61 +0.69
Conservative Aimé Guertin 4,845 35.39 -0.69
Total valid votes 13,692 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1917
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Opposition (Laurier Liberals) Joseph Archambault 4,740 63.92 +15.21
Government (Unionist) Joseph Hormisdas Rainville 2,675 36.08 -15.21
Total valid votes 7,415 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1911
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative Joseph Hormisdas Rainville 2,712 51.29 +11.25
Liberal Victor Geoffrion 2,576 48.71 -11.25
Total valid votes 5,288 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1908
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Victor Geoffrion 2,481 59.96 +3.99
Conservative Antoine-Magloire Archambault 1,657 40.04 -3.99
Total valid votes 4,138 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1904
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Victor Geoffrion 2,493 55.97 +0.96
Conservative J.B. Archambault 1,961 44.03 -0.96
Total valid votes 4,454 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1900
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Victor Geoffrion 2,373 55.01 +0.75
Conservative Damase Parizeau 1,941 44.99 -0.75
Total valid votes 4,314 100.00
By-election on January 18, 1900

On Mr. Geoffrion's death, July 18, 1899

Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Victor Geoffrion acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1896
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Christophe-Alphonse Geoffrion 2,511 54.26 +2.38
Conservative L.O. Taillon 2,117 45.74 -2.38
Total valid votes 4,628 100.00

Chambly, 1867 - 1893[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1891
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal PREFONTAINE, Raymond 1,202
Conservative LAMARRE, P.B. 1,115
Canadian federal election, 1887
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal PREFONTAINE, Raymond 1,071
Conservative JODOIN, Isaïe A. 1,025
By-election on July 30, 1886

On Mr. Benoit being appointed Superintendent of the Chambly Canal, July 13, 1886

Party Candidate Votes
Liberal PREFONTAINNE, Joseph-Raymond-Fourn acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1882
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative BENOIT, Pierre-Basile 822
Unknown BERTHIAUME, F.X.N. 283
Canadian federal election, 1878
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative BENOIT, P.B. 887
Unknown WILLETT, L.T. 843
By-election on January 7, 1876

On Mr. Jodoin being unseated, August 3, 1875

Party Candidate Votes
Conservative BENOIT, Pierre-Basile 913
Unknown FORTIER, Alfred 763
By-election on December 30, 1874

On election being declared void

Party Candidate Votes
Liberal JODOIN, Amable 863
Conservative BENOIT, Pierre-Basile 817
Canadian federal election, 1874
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal JODOIN, Amable 848
Conservative BENOIT, P.B. 742
Canadian federal election, 1872
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative BENOIT, Basile 789
Unknown DEGROSBOIS, F.P. 631
Canadian federal election, 1867
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative BENOIT, Bazile 691
Unknown DORION, V.P.W. 526

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