Joliette (electoral district)

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Joliette
Flag of Quebec.svg Quebec electoral district
Joliette.png
Joliette in relation to other Quebec federal electoral districts
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Francine Raynault
New Democratic
District created 1966
First contested 1968
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 113,140
Electors (2011) 87,702
Area (km²)[2] 10,091.53
Pop. density (per km²) 11.2
Census divisions Joliette, Matawinie
Census subdivisions Joliette, Notre-Dame-des-Prairies, Saint-Charles-Borromée, Rawdon

Joliette is a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1867 to 1935 and since 1968.

Geography[edit]

This electoral district, located northeast of Montreal in the Quebec region of Lanaudière, currently consists of:

It is bounded by the:

History[edit]

It was created by the British North America of 1867 which preserved existing electoral districts in Lower Canada. In 1933, Joliette became part of the new electoral district of Joliette—L'Assomption—Montcalm.

It was created again in 1966 from Berthier—Maskinongé—delanaudière, Joliette—L'Assomption—Montcalm and Terrebonne ridings.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Joliette
1st  1867 − 1872     François Benjamin Godin Liberal
2nd  1872 − 1874     Louis François Georges Baby Conservative
3rd  1874 − 1874
 1874 − 1878
4th  1878 − 1878
 1878 − 1880
 1880 − 1882     Lewis Arthur McConville Conservative
5th  1882 − 1882     Édouard Guilbault Conservative
 1882 − 1887     Independent Conservative
6th  1887 − 1889     Conservative
 1889 − 1891     Hilaire Neveu Nationalist
7th  1891 − 1896     Urbain Lippé Conservative
8th  1896 − 1900     Charles Bazinet Liberal
9th  1900 − 1904
10th  1904 − 1908     Joseph Adélard Dubeau Liberal
11th  1908 − 1911
12th  1911 − 1917     Joseph Pierre Octave Guilbault Conservative
13th  1917 − 1921     Jean-Joseph Denis Liberal
14th  1921 − 1925
15th  1925 − 1926
16th  1926 − 1928
 1928 − 1930     Charles-Édouard Ferland Liberal
17th  1930 − 1935
Riding dissolved into Joliette—L'Assomption—Montcalm
Riding re-created from Berthier—Maskinongé—Delanaudière,
Joliette—L'Assomption—Montcalm and Terrebonne
28th  1968 − 1971     Roch La Salle Progressive Conservative
 1971 − 1972     Independent
29th  1972 − 1974
30th  1974 − 1979     Progressive Conservative
31st  1979 − 1980
32nd  1980 − 1984
33rd  1984 − 1988
34th  1988 − 1993     Gaby Larrivée Progressive Conservative
35th  1993 − 1997     René Laurin Bloc Québécois
36th  1997 − 2000
37th  2000 − 2004     Pierre Paquette Bloc Québécois
38th  2004 − 2006
39th  2006 − 2008
40th  2008 − 2011
41st  2011 − Present     Francine Raynault New Democratic

Election results[edit]

1968 - present[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic Francine Raynault 27,050 47.33 +36.91
Bloc Québécois Pierre Paquette 18,804 32.90 -19.50
Conservative Michel Morand 5,525 9.67 -8.16
Liberal François Boucher 3,545 6.20 -8.32
Green Annie Durette 2,227 3.90 -0.94
Total valid votes/Expense limit 57,151 100.00
Total rejected ballots 904 1.56 -0.05
Turnout 58,055 63.52 +1.50
Eligible voters 91,395
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Pierre Paquette 28,040 52.40 -1.63 $66,256
Conservative Sylvie Lavallée 9,540 17.83 -8.93 $55,729
Liberal Suzie St-Onge 7,769 14.52 +4.62 $4,504
New Democratic Francine Raynault 5,579 10.42 +5.05 $1,331
Green Annie Durette 2,588 4.84 +0.90 $2,465
Total valid votes/Expense limit 53,516 100.00 $94,530
Total rejected ballots 878 1.61
Turnout 54,394 62.02
     Bloc Québécois hold Swing +3.65
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Pierre Paquette 28,630 54.03 -9.39 $59,887
Conservative Sylvie Lavallée 14,182 26.76 +20.33 $33,883
Liberal Gérard Leclerc 5,245 9.90 -12.80 $8,879
New Democratic Jacques Trudeau 2,845 5.37 +1.74 $2,326
Green Jean-François Lévêque 2,086 3.94 +1.57 $0
Total valid votes/Expense limit 52,988 100.00 $86,852
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Pierre Paquette 30,661 63.42 +11.22 $68,711
Liberal Jean-François Coderre 10,975 22.70 -10.06 $40,336
Conservative Daniel Bouchard 3,107 6.43 -4.98 $4,639
New Democratic Jacques Trudeau 1,755 3.63 +1.23 $1,187
Green Wendy Gorchinsky 1,147 2.37 $77
Marijuana Marco Geoffroy 701 1.45
Total valid votes/Expense limit 48,346 100.00 $84,187

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

Canadian federal election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Bloc Québécois Pierre Paquette 23,615 52.20 +5.66
Liberal Robert Malo 14,820 32.76 +17.41
Progressive Conservative Eric Champagne 2,730 6.03 -29.83
Alliance Clément Lévesque 2,432 5.38
New Democratic François Rivest 1,085 2.40 +1.36
Communist Bob Aubin 560 1.24
Total valid votes 45,242 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Bloc Québécois René Laurin 22,605 46.54 -19.40
Progressive Conservative Anie Perrault 17,417 35.86 +21.76
Liberal Denise Cloutier Bergeron 7,452 15.34 -1.27
Natural Law Gilles Roy 594 1.22 -0.82
New Democratic Jacques Trudeau 502 1.03 -0.27
Total valid votes 48,570 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Bloc Québécois René Laurin 41,057 65.94
Liberal Réjean Lefebvre 10,344 16.61 -8.20
Progressive Conservative Gaby Larrivée 8,776 14.10 -40.99
Natural Law Gilles Roy 1,274 2.05
New Democratic Gilles De Chantal 809 1.30 -12.98
Total valid votes 62,260 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Gaby Larrivée 27,908 55.09 -18.83
Liberal Denis Coderre 12,573 24.82 +7.68
New Democratic Claude Hétu 7,232 14.28 +10.12
Green Gaétan Riopel-Savignac 2,290 4.52
Independent Jean-François Desroches 530 1.05
Commonwealth of Canada François Roy 128 0.25 +0.17
Total valid votes 50,661 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Roch La Salle 38,839 73.91 +8.59
Liberal Hélène Meagher 9,006 17.14 -13.47
New Democratic Martin Vaillancourt 2,186 4.16 +3.41
Rhinoceros Henri Dicule Mondor 1,515 2.88 +1.10
Parti nationaliste Marc Argeris 654 1.24
Social Credit Alfred Blouin 200 0.38 +0.13
Communist Montserrat Escola 103 0.20
Commonwealth of Canada Isaylovic Momo 44 0.08
Total valid votes 52,547 100.00
Canadian federal by-election, 17 August 1981
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On resignation of Mr. LaSalle, 17 March 1981
Progressive Conservative Roch Lasalle 24,434 65.32 +18.36
Liberal Michel Denis 11,450 30.61 -15.53
Rhinoceros Claude Le Propre Forget 667 1.78
Independent Jean-Guy Mercier 349 0.93
New Democratic Jacques Trudeau 281 0.75 -4.16
Social Credit Carl O'Malley 92 0.25 -1.35
Independent Paul Desormiers 91 0.24
Independent Raymond J. Turmel 42 0.11
Total valid votes 37,406 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1980
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Roch Lasalle 22,280 46.96 -3.76
Liberal Gilles Ratelle 21,891 46.14 +7.05
New Democratic Jacques Trudeau 2,330 4.91 +2.11
Social Credit Alfred Blouin 756 1.59 -3.58
Marxist–Leninist Mario Verrier 184 0.39 +0.23
Total valid votes 47,441 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1979
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Roch Lasalle 23,960 50.72 -3.84
Liberal Roger Cabana 18,466 39.09 +3.93
Social Credit Alfred Blouin 2,446 5.18 -2.30
New Democratic Jacques Trudeau 1,324 2.80 +0.87
Rhinoceros Andrée social Hallé 828 1.75
Union populaire Robert Forget 140 0.30
Marxist–Leninist André Pesant 74 0.16 -0.22
Total valid votes 47,238 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Roch Lasalle 22,546 54.56 +7.83
Liberal Serge Rochon 14,529 35.16 +2.02
Social Credit Louis Comtois 3,090 7.48 -7.13
New Democratic Gerard Doyon 797 1.93 -2.65
Communist J.E. Poirier 201 0.49
Marxist–Leninist André Pesant 157 0.38
Total valid votes 41,320 100.00

Note: results from the 1974 federal election are missing from the Library of Parliament website. Results shown are incomplete results (250 of 256 polling stations reporting) reported in the Globe and Mail on July 9, 1974.

Note: percentage change for Roch LaSalle compares his vote as a PC candidate in 1974 to his vote as an independent candidate in 1972.

Canadian federal election, 1972
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Independent Roch Lasalle 18,074 46.73 +3.40
Liberal Claude Livernoche 12,819 33.14 -9.58
Social Credit Louis Comtois 5,652 14.61 +6.30
Progressive Conservative Sylvio Ricard 1,770 4.58
New Democratic Constance Riverin 361 0.93 -4.70
Total valid votes 38,676 100.00

Note: Social Credit vote is compared to Ralliement créditiste vote in the 1968 election.

Note: percentage change for Roch LaSalle compares his vote as an independent candidate in 1972 to his vote as a PC candidate in 1968.

Canadian federal election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Roch Lasalle 12,464 43.33
Liberal Georges Rondeau 12,292 42.73
Ralliement créditiste Aurélien Neveu 2,391 8.31
New Democratic Roland Bourgeois 1,620 5.63
Total valid votes 28,767 100.00

1867 - 1935[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1930
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Charles-Édouard Ferland 5,904 54.25 -12.33
Conservative Joseph-Conrad Perrault 4,979 45.75
Total valid votes 10,883 100.00
Canadian federal by-election, 17 December 1928
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On Mr. Denis' acceptance of an office of emolument under the Crown, 3 November 1928
Liberal Charles-Édouard Ferland 5,251 66.58
Liberal René-Laurier Guilbault 2,636 33.42
Total valid votes 7,887 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Jean-Joseph Denis 5,659 57.39 -0.43
Conservative Joseph Damien Neveu 4,202 42.61 +0.43
Total valid votes 9,861 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1925
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Jean-Joseph Denis 5,638 57.81 -2.82
Conservative Joseph Emery Ladouceur 4,114 42.19 +5.41
Total valid votes 9,752 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1921
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Jean-Joseph Denis 6,203 60.63 +6.95
Conservative Joseph Pierre Laporte 3,763 36.78
Independent Paplinuce Bonin 265 2.59
Total valid votes 10,231 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1917
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Opposition (Laurier Liberals) Jean-Joseph Denis 2,459 53.68
Opposition (Laurier Liberals) Joseph Adélard Dubeau 2,122 46.32 -2.93
Total valid votes 4,581 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1911
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative Joseph Pierre Octave Guilbault 2,239 50.75 +4.74
Liberal Joseph Adélard Dubeau 2,173 49.25 -4.74
Total valid votes 4,412 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1908
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Joseph Adélard Dubeau 2,178 53.99 +1.04
Conservative Joseph-Alexandre Guilbault 1,856 46.01 -1.04
Total valid votes 4,034 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1904
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Joseph Adélard Dubeau 1,972 52.95 +1.76
Conservative Joseph Adolphe Renaud 1,752 47.05 -1.76
Total valid votes 3,724 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1900
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Charles Bazinet 1,822 51.19 -3.71
Conservative Joseph Adolphe Renaud 1,737 48.81 +3.71
Total valid votes 3,559 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1896
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Charles Bazinet 1,769 54.90 +5.87
Conservative V.P. Lavallée 1,453 45.10 -5.87
Total valid votes 3,222 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1891
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative Urbain Lippe 1,581 50.97
Liberal Hilaire Neveu 1,521 49.03
Total valid votes 3,102 100.00
By-election on 16 January 1889

On election being declared void, 6 November 1888

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Nationalist Hilaire Neveu ?
Independent Conservative Édouard Guilbault ?
Total valid votes ?
Canadian federal election, 1887
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative Édouard Guilbault 1,533 50.02 -8.23
Liberal Hilaire Neveu 1,532 49.98
Total valid votes 3,065 100.00

N.B. Mr. Guilbault elected by the casting vote of the Returning Officer.

Canadian federal by-election, 7 December 1882
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On election being declared void, 4 November 1882
Independent Conservative Édouard Guilbault 1,070 58.25 +3.20
Conservative J.N.A. McConville 767 41.75
Total valid votes 1,837 100.00

Note: The change in Mr. Guilbault's popular vote is compared to his result in the 1882 general election.

Canadian federal election, 1882
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative Édouard Guilbault 1,215 55.05
Conservative Lewis Arthur McConville 992 44.95 -19.19
Total valid votes 2,207 100.00
Canadian federal by-election, 9 December 1880
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On Mr. Baby being appointed Puisne Judge, Quebec Superior Court, 29 October 1880
Conservative Lewis Arthur McConville 1,225 64.14 +5.86
Liberal F.B. Godin 685 35.86 -5.86
Total valid votes 1,910 100.00
By-election on 14 November 1878

On Mr. Baby being named Minister of Inland Revenue, 26 October 1878

Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Louis François Georges Baby acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1878
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative Louis François Georges Baby 1,264 58.28 +4.15
Liberal François Benjamin Godin 905 41.72
Total valid votes 2,169 100.00
Canadian federal by-election, 10 December 1874
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Mr. Baby being unseated on petition, 6 November 1874
Conservative Louis François Georges Baby 1,069 54.13 +2.88
Unknown Amable Beaupré 906 45.87 -2.88
Total valid votes 1,975 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1874
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Louis François Georges Baby 924 51.25
Unknown A. Beaupré 879 48.75
Total valid votes 1,803 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1872
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Louis François Georges Baby acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1867
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal François Benjamin Godin 918 51.57
Conservative Louis François Georges Baby 862 48.43
Total valid votes 1780 100.00

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Riding electoral history from Parliament of Canada website:

Notes[edit]