Laval-des-Rapides (provincial electoral district)

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Laval-des-Rapides
Flag of Quebec.svg Quebec electoral district
Provincial electoral district
Legislature National Assembly of Quebec
MNA
 
 
 
Saul Polo
Liberal
District created 1980
First contested 1981
Last contested 2014
Demographics
Population (2011) 72,440
Electors (2012)[1] 53,418
Area (km²)[2] 25.6
Pop. density (per km²) 2,829.7
Census divisions Laval (part)
Census subdivisions Laval (part)

Laval-des-Rapides is a provincial electoral district in the Laval region of Quebec that elects members to the National Assembly of Quebec. It is located between Autoroute 15 and Autoroute 19 and between Rivière des Prairies and Autoroute 440.

It was created for the 1981 election from parts of Fabre and Mille-Îles electoral districts.

In the change from the 2001 to the 2011 electoral map, it gained a small amount of territory from Mille-Îles.

Since being created in 1981, the riding has always voted for the winning party in every general election.[3]

Members of the National Assembly[edit]

  1. Bernard Landry, Parti Québécois (1981–1985)
  2. Guy Bélanger, Liberal (1985–1993)
  3. Serge Ménard, Parti Québécois (1993–2003)
  4. Alain Paquet, Liberal (2003–2012)
  5. Léo Bureau-Blouin, Parti Québécois (2012–2014)
  6. Saul Polo, Liberal (2014-present)

Election results[edit]

Quebec general election, 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Saul Polo 16,880 44.20 +11.93
Parti Québécois Léo Bureau-Blouin 11,902 31.17 -7.16
Coalition Avenir Québec Vincent Bolduc 6,552 17.16 -4.64
Québec solidaire Nicolas Chatel-Launay 2,151 5.63 +1.41
Green Léo McKenna 516 1.35 +0.02
Option nationale David Voyer 188 0.49 -1.04
Total valid votes 38,189 98.47
Total rejected ballots 593 1.53
Turnout 38,782 70.91 -2.45
Electors on the lists 54,691
Quebec general election, 2012
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Parti Québécois Léo Bureau-Blouin 14,934 38.33 -0.62
Liberal Alain Paquet 12,572 32.27 -11.80
Coalition Avenir Québec Maud Cohen 8,493 21.80 +11.60*
Québec solidaire Sylvie Des Rochers 1,643 4.22 +1.35
Option nationale Lawrence Côté-Collins 594 1.53
Green Carl Desmarais 517 1.33 -1.23
Coalition pour la constituante Monique Chartrand 205 0.53
Total valid votes 38,958 98.75
Total rejected ballots 492 1.25
Turnout 39,450 73.36 +18.25
Electors on the lists 53,773

* Result compared to Action démocratique

Quebec general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Alain Paquet 11,757 44.07 +9.66
Parti Québécois Marc Demers 10,392 38.95 +8.99
Action démocratique Robert Goulet 2,722 10.20 -17.69
Québec solidaire Sylvie Des Rochers 766 2.87 -0.55
Green Nicholas Sarrazin 683 2.56 -1.77
Parti indépendantiste Mathieu Desbiens 150 0.56
Independent Jacques Frigon 112 0.42
Marxist–Leninist Yvon Breton 96 0.36
Total valid votes 26,678 98.59
Total rejected ballots 382 1.41
Turnout 27,060 55.11 -14.56
Electors on the lists 49,100
Quebec general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Alain Paquet 11,532 34.41 -10.32
Parti Québécois Marc Demers 10,038 29.96 -8.94
Action démocratique Robert Goulet 9,344 27.89 +14.07
Green Michel Lefebvre 1,450 4.33 +3.25
Québec solidaire Nicole Caron 1,145 3.42
Total valid votes 33,509 98.83
Total rejected ballots 396 1.17
Turnout 33,905 69.67 -0.15
Electors on the lists 48,667
Quebec general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Alain Paquet 15,190 44.73 +3.95
Parti Québécois Serge Ménard 13,209 38.90 -6.59
Action démocratique Philippe Laurin 4,693 13.82 +1.51
Green Louis-Philippe Verenka 366 1.08
Bloc Pot Vincent Pelletier 339 1.00 +0.73
Christian Democracy Micheline Michelle Marleau 162 0.48
Total valid votes 33,959 98.74
Total rejected ballots 434 1.26
Turnout 34,393 69.82 -9.83
Electors on the lists 49,259
Quebec general election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Parti Québécois Serge Ménard 13,938 45.49 -1.36
Liberal Robert Lefebvre 12,497 40.78 -0.34
Action démocratique Pierre Cadieu 3,771 12.31 +3.26
Bloc Pot Marie-Ève Samson 223 0.73
Socialist Democracy Nathalie Toussaint 117 0.38 -1.83
Innovator Réal Lalonde 97 0.32
Total valid votes 30,643 98.94
Total rejected ballots 327 1.06
Turnout 30,970 78.85 -3.83
Electors on the lists 39,279
1995 Quebec referendum
Side Votes %
Oui 19,057 52.65
Non 17,142 47.35
Quebec general election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Parti Québécois Serge Ménard 14,179 46.85 -7.46
Liberal Raymond Monette 12,446 41.12 -1.05
Action démocratique Claude Théberge 2,738 9.05
New Democratic Richard Aubert 669 2.21 +1.59
Natural Law Claude Viau 232 0.77
Total valid votes 30,264 97.74
Total rejected ballots 700 2.26
Turnout 30,964 82.68 +43.78
Electors on the lists 37,451
Quebec provincial by-election, December 13, 1993
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Parti Québécois Serge Ménard 7,551 54.31 +10.57
Liberal Raymond Monette 5,831 42.17 -9.47
Parti j'en peut pus Robert Leclerc 197 1.42
Parti Réforme Québec André Dovon 178 1.29
New Democratic Robert Giguère 86 0.62
Renaissance Michel Le Brun 26 0.19
Total valid votes 13,829 98.86
Total rejected ballots 160 1.14
Turnout 13,989 38.90 -36.82
Electors on the lists 35,961
1992 Charlottetown Accord referendum
Side Votes %
Non 18,887 59.31
Oui 12,960 40.69
Quebec general election, 1989
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Guy Bélanger 14,821 51.52 -0.96
Parti Québécois François Shanks 12,622 43.87 -0.54
Independent Patrice Fortin 972 3.38
United Social Credit Emilien Martel 354 1.23 +0.81
Total valid votes 28,769 97.12
Total rejected ballots 853 2.88
Turnout 29,622 75.72 -0.49
Electors on the lists 39,118

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