Lévis—Bellechasse

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Lévis—Bellechasse
Flag of Quebec.svg Quebec electoral district
Levis-Bellchasse.png
Lévis—Bellechasse in relation to other Quebec federal electoral districts
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Steven Blaney
Conservative
District created 2003
First contested 2004
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 112,385
Electors (2011) 87,830
Area (km²)[2] 3,202.52
Pop. density (per km²) 35.1
Census divisions Bellechasse RCM, Les Etchemins RCM, Lévis
Census subdivisions Beaumont, Lac-Etchemin, Lévis (part), Saint-Anselme, Saint-Damien-de-Buckland, Saint-Henri, Sainte-Claire

Lévis—Bellechasse, is a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 2004. It was created in 2003 from Lévis-et-Chutes-de-la-Chaudière and Bellechasse—Etchemins—Montmagny—L'Islet ridings.

Geography[edit]

The riding is located south of Quebec City and covers a strip of land between the city's cross-river suburbs and the American border. It is located in the Quebec region of Chaudière-Appalaches. It consists of the RCM of Bellechasse and most of Les Etchemins, as well as the eastern part of the city of Lévis.

The neighbouring ridings are Beauce, Lotbinière—Chutes-de-la-Chaudière, Louis-Hébert, Québec, Beauport—Limoilou, Montmorency—Charlevoix—Haute-Côte-Nord, and Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Lévis-et-Chutes-de-la-Chaudière and
Bellechasse—Etchemins—Montmagny—L'Islet prior to 2003
38th 2004–2006     Réal Lapierre Bloc Québécois
39th 2006–2008     Steven Blaney Conservative
40th 2008–2011
41st 2011–present

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Steven Blaney 25,850 43.95 -1.95
New Democratic Nicole Laliberté 19,890 33.81 +22.97
Bloc Québécois Danielle-Maude Gosselin 8,757 14.89 -10.59
Liberal Francis Laforesterie 3,421 5.82 -9.20
Green Sacha Dougé 903 1.54 -1.00
Total valid votes/Expense limit 58,821 100.00
Total rejected ballots 808 1.36
Turnout 59,629 66.05
Eligible voters 90,284
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Steven Blaney 24,760 45.90 -0.50 $66,280
Bloc Québécois Guy Bergeron 13,746 25.48 -3.54 $18,536
Liberal Pauline Côté 8,105 15.02 +6.83 $13,958
New Democratic Gabriel Biron 5,850 10.84 +6.21
Green Lynne Champoux-Williams 1,370 2.54 -1.56
Marxist–Leninist Normand Fournier 113 0.21 N/A
Total valid votes/Expense limit 53,944 100.00 $90,335
     Conservative hold Swing +1.52
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Steven Blaney 25,940 46.40 +27.35 $59,371
Bloc Québécois Réal Lapierre 16,223 29.02 -15.31 $62,326
Liberal Shirley Baril 4,581 8.19 -19.43 $10,797
Independent Normand Cadrin 4,275 7.65 $15,520
New Democratic Eric Boucher 2,590 4.63 +0.77 $868
Green Mathieu Castonguay 2,293 4.10 -0.69 $3,067
Total valid votes/Expense limit 55,902 100.00 $83,486
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Réal Lapierre 21,930 44.34 $52,760
Liberal Christian Jobin 13,664 27.62 $61,522
Conservative Gilles Vézina 9,425 19.05 $11,375
Green Sylvain Castonguay 2,372 4.80 $936
New Democratic Louise Foisy 1,910 3.86
Communist Christophe Vaillancourt 163 0.33 $681
Total valid votes/Expense limit 49,464 100.00 $81,813

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