Laval—Les Îles

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Laval—Les Îles
Flag of Quebec.svg Quebec electoral district
Laval—Les Îles.png
Laval—Les Îles in relation to other federal electoral districts in Montreal
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
François Pilon
New Democratic
District created 2003
First contested 2004
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 124,527
Electors (2011) 87,749
Area (km²)[2] 56.86
Pop. density (per km²) 2,190.1
Census divisions Laval
Census subdivisions Laval

Laval—Les Îles is a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 2004.

Its population in 2001 was 100,137.

15.9% of the population are Christian Orthodox,[3] and 14.0% are of Greek ethnic origin,[4] both the highest such percentages in Canada.

Geography[edit]

The district includes the neighbourhoods of Îles-Laval, Laval ouest, Laval-sur-le-Lac, Sainte dorothee, the western part of the neighbourhood of Fabreville and the western part of Chomedey in the City of Laval. The neighbouring ridings are Laval, Saint-Laurent—Cartierville, Pierrefonds—Dollard, Rivière-des-Mille-Îles, and Marc-Aurèle-Fortin.

History[edit]

The electoral district was created in 2003 from parts of Laval West riding.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following Member of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Laval—Les Îles
Riding created from Laval West
38th  2004 − 2006     Raymonde Folco Liberal
39th  2006 − 2008
40th  2008 − 2011
41st  2011 − Present     François Pilon New Democratic

Demographics[edit]

According to the Canada 2011 Census
  • Mother tongue: French (48%),English (10%),Greek (9%),Arabic (7%),Armenian (4%)

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic François Pilon
Liberal Fayçal El-Khoury
Conservative Roland Dick
Total valid votes/Expense limit  
Total rejected ballots
Turnout
Eligible voters
2011 federal election redistributed results
Party Vote  %
  New Democratic Party 21,069 47.20
  Liberal 9,208 20.63
  Conservative 7,333 16.43
  Bloc Québécois 5,755 12.89
  Green 794 1.78
  Others 483 1.08


Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic François Pilon 25,703 47.64 +36.18
Liberal Karine Joizil 11,108 20.59 -19.85
Conservative Zaki Ghavitian 8,587 15.92 -4.70
Bloc Québécois Mohamedali Jetha 7,022 13.02 -10.52
Green Brent Neil 966 1.79 -1.49
Pirate Stéphane Bakhos 369 0.68
Marxist–Leninist Polyvios Tsakanikas 194 0.36
Total valid votes/Expense limit 53,949 100.00
Total rejected ballots 702 1.28 -0.06
Turnout 54,651 59.31 -2.38
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Raymonde Folco 21,603 40.44 +1.13 $46,790
Bloc Québécois Mohamedali Jetha 12,576 23.54 -9.53 $43,306
Conservative Agop Evereklian 11,017 20.62 +3.55 $88,318
New Democratic Zahia El-Masri 6,124 11.46 +4.27 $5,682
Green Brent Neil 1,752 3.28 +0.35 $20
Rhinoceros Sylvain A. Trottier 336 0.62 $184
Total valid votes/Expense limit 53,408 100.00 $90,317
Total rejected ballots 725 1.34 +0.03
Turnout 54,133 61.69 -1.78
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Raymonde Folco 20,849 39.31 -8.55 $53,323
Bloc Québécois Christiane Pichette 17,537 33.07 -4.04 $51,106
Conservative Qais Hamidi 9,055 17.07 +10.09 $24,108
New Democratic Alain Giguère 3,817 7.19 +2.80 $1,122
Green Theodore Kouretas 1,557 2.93 +0.58 $0
Marxist–Leninist Polyvios Tsakanikas 211 0.39 +0.08
Total 53,524 100.00 $82,901
Total rejected ballots 709 1.31
Turnout 54,133 63.47
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Raymonde Folco 23,985 47.86 $41,522
Bloc Québécois Micaël Poirier 18,597 37.11 $19,639
Conservative Jean-Paul Pratte 3,498 6.98 $8,960
New Democratic Paul Michaud 2,202 4.39 $1,461
Green Pierre Véronneau 1,178 2.35 $1,860
Marijuana Michel Allard 498 0.99
Marxist–Leninist Polyvios Tsakanikas 154 0.31
Total valid votes/Expense limit 50,112 100.00 $80,533

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