Laporte (electoral district)

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Laporte
Flag of Quebec.svg Quebec electoral district
Provincial electoral district
Legislature National Assembly of Quebec
MNA
 
 
 
Nicole Ménard
Liberal
District created 1972
First contested 1973
Last contested 2014
Demographics
Population (2011) 60,970
Electors (2012)[1] 45,573
Area (km²)[2] 20.2
Pop. density (per km²) 3,018.3
Census divisions Longueuil (part)
Census subdivisions Longueuil (part), Saint-Lambert

Laporte is a provincial electoral district in the Montérégie region of Quebec, Canada that elects members to the National Assembly of Quebec.

It was created for the 1973 election from parts of Taillon and Chambly.

It was named after former Liberal Minister Pierre Laporte who was kidnapped and killed by militants of the Front de libération du Québec during the October Crisis in 1970.

Geography[edit]

The riding currently includes:

In the change from the 2001 to the 2011 electoral map, its territory was unchanged.

Members of the National Assembly[edit]

This riding has elected the following Members of the National Assembly:

Legislature Years Member Party
30th 1973–1976     André Déom Liberal
31st 1976–1981     Pierre Marois Parti Québécois
32nd 1981–1985     André Bourbeau Liberal
33rd 1985–1989
34th 1989–1994
35th 1994–1998
36th 1998–2003
37th 2003–2006     Michel Audet Liberal
38th 2007–2008     Nicole Ménard Liberal
39th 2008–2012
40th 2012–2014
41st 2014–present

Election results[edit]

Quebec general election, 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Nicole Ménard 15,804 47.65 +10.46
Parti Québécois Sophie Stanké 8,001 24.12 -7.06
Coalition Avenir Québec Donald LeBlanc 5,919 17.85 -5.41
Québec solidaire Michèle St-Denis 2,530 7.63 +1.71
Green Marcel Baril 573 1.73
Option nationale Linda Dupuis 182 0.55 -1.04
Conservative Christian Godin 156 0.47 -0.37
Total valid votes 33,165 98.73
Total rejected ballots 425 1.27
Turnout 33,590 73.04 -3.29
Electors on the lists 45,988
Quebec general election, 2012
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Nicole Ménard 12,827 37.19 -11.78
Parti Québécois Simon Bélanger 10,752 31.18 -2.33
Coalition Avenir Québec Donald LeBlanc 8,023 23.26 +13.82*
Québec solidaire Michèle St-Denis 2,043 5.92 +2.28
Option nationale Linda Dupuis 550 1.59
Conservative Camil Lambert 291 0.84
Total valid votes 34,486 98.74
Total rejected ballots 440 1.26
Turnout 34,926 76.33 +18.28
Electors on the lists 45,754

* Result compared to Action démocratique

Quebec general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Nicole Ménard 12,823 48.97 +8.00
Parti Québécois Robert Pellan 8,765 33.51 +8.35
Action démocratique Alain Dépatie 2,472 9.44 -14.37
Green Richard Morisset 1,162 4.44 -1.74
Québec solidaire Michèle St-Denis 954 3.64 -0.24
Total valid votes 26,186 98.54
Total rejected ballots 387 1.46
Turnout 26,573 58.05 -12.87
Electors on the lists 45,776
Quebec general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Nicole Ménard 13,249 40.97 -14.25
Parti Québécois Robert Pellan 8,137 25.16 -4.94
Action démocratique Michel Beaudoin 7,699 23.81 +12.32
Green Richard Morisset 1,998 6.18
Québec solidaire Michèle St-Denis 1,256 3.88 +2.43*
Total valid votes 32,339 99.02
Total rejected ballots 320 0.98
Turnout 32,659 70.92 -0.88
Electors on the lists 46,048

* Result compared to UFP

Quebec general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
     Liberal Michel Audet 18,673 55.22 +2.37
     Parti Québécois Clément Arcand 10,178 30.10 -5.59
     Action démocratique Judy Fay 3,885 11.49 +2.23
UFP Christian Montmarquette 489 1.45
     Bloc pot Patrick Fiset 487 1.44
     Equality Mary Bevan Ouellette 106 0.31 -0.20
1995 Quebec referendum
Side Votes %
No 25,140 59,03
Yes 17,447 40.97
1980 Quebec referendum
Side Votes %
No 20,692 50.76
Yes 20,072 49.24

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Neighbouring electoral districts[edit]