Jonquière (provincial electoral district)

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Flag of Quebec.svg Quebec electoral district
Provincial electoral district
Legislature National Assembly of Quebec
Sylvain Gaudreault
Parti Québécois
District created 1965
First contested 1966
Last contested 2012
Electors (2012)[1] 45,192
Area (km²)[2] 409.3
Census divisions Le Saguenay-et-son-Fjord (part)
Census subdivisions Saguenay (part)

Jonquière is a provincial electoral district in the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region of Quebec, Canada that elects members to the National Assembly of Quebec. It is located within the city of Saguenay and consists of most of the borough of Jonquière.

It was created for the 1966 election from a part of Jonquière-Kénogami electoral district.

In the change from the 2001 to the 2011 electoral map, it lost a small amount of territory to Dubuc.

Members of the Legislative Assembly / National Assembly[edit]

  1. Gérald Harvey, Liberal (1966–1976)
  2. Claude Vaillancourt, Parti Québécois (1976–1983)
  3. Aline Saint-Amand, Liberal (1983–1985)
  4. Francis Dufour, Parti Québécois (1985–1996)
  5. Lucien Bouchard, Parti Québécois (1996–2001)
  6. Françoise Gauthier, Liberal (2001–2007)
  7. Sylvain Gaudreault, Parti Québécois (2007–present)

Election results[edit]

Quebec general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Parti québécois Sylvain Gaudreault 13,077 47.52
     Liberal Martine Girard 10,367 37.67
     Action démocratique Marc Jomphe 2,913 10.58
     Québec solidaire Gabrielle Desbiens 1,164 4.23


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Election results

Neighbouring electoral districts[edit]