Laviolette (electoral district)

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Laviolette
Flag of Quebec.svg Quebec electoral district
Provincial electoral district
Legislature National Assembly of Quebec
MNA
 
 
 
Julie Boulet
Liberal
District created 1930
First contested 1931
Last contested 2012
Demographics
Electors (2012)[1] 35,819
Area (km²)[2] 35,726.7
Census divisions La Tuque, Mékinac Regional County Municipality
Census subdivisions Shawinigan (part), Grandes-Piles, Hérouxville, La Bostonnais, Lac-aux-Sables, Lac-Édouard, La Tuque, Notre-Dame-de-Montauban, Saint-Adelphe, Saint-Roch-de-Mékinac, Saint-Séverin, Sainte-Thècle, Saint-Tite, Trois-Rives; Coucoucache, Obedjiwan, Wemotaci; Lac-Boulé, Lac-Masketsi, Lac-Normand, Rivière-de-la-Savane

Laviolette is a provincial electoral district in the Mauricie region of Quebec, Canada that elects members to the National Assembly of Quebec. It includes the city of La Tuque and its urban agglomeration, some parts of the city of Shawinigan, and various other municipalities.

It was created for the 1931 election from part of Champlain electoral district.

In the change from the 2001 to the 2011 electoral map, it gained Lac-aux-Sables and Notre-Dame-de-Montauban from Portneuf electoral district.

It was named after the founder of Trois-Rivières in 1634, Nicolas Goupil de Laviolette.

Members of the Legislative Assembly / National Assembly[edit]

  Name Assignments [3] Party Election [4] Popular Vote [5]
     Joseph-Alphida Crête [6] Government MLA Liberal 1931 56%
     Romulus Ducharme Opposition MLA Action libérale nationale 1935 61%
  Romulus Ducharme [7] Government MLA Union Nationale 1936 65%
     Edmond Guibord Government MLA Liberal 1939 49%
  Romulus Ducharme Government MLA Union Nationale 1944 55%
  Romulus Ducharme Government MLA Union Nationale 1948 54%
  Romulus Ducharme Government MLA
Parliamentary Secretary (after 1956)
Union Nationale 1952 53%
  Romulus Ducharme Parliamentary Secretary Union Nationale 1956 59%
  Romulus Ducharme Official Opposition MLA Union Nationale 1960 52%
  Romulus Ducharme Official Opposition MLA Union Nationale 1962 54%
  André Leduc Government MLA Union Nationale 1966 54%
     Prudent Carpentier Government MNA Liberal 1970 29%
     Prudent Carpentier [8] Government MNA Liberal 1973 46%
     Jean-Pierre Jolivet Government MNA
Deputy Speaker (after 1980)
Parti Québécois 1976 39%
     Jean-Pierre Jolivet Deputy Speaker (before 1984)
Cabinet Member (after 1984)
Parti Québécois 1981 56%
     Jean-Pierre Jolivet Official Opposition MNA Parti Québécois 1985 56%
     Jean-Pierre Jolivet Official Opposition MNA Parti Québécois 1989 66%
     Jean-Pierre Jolivet Government House Whip (until 1997)
Government House Leader (after 1997)
Cabinet Member (after 1997)
Parti Québécois 1994 64%
     Jean-Pierre Jolivet [9] Cabinet Member Parti Québécois 1998 54%
     Julie Boulet Official Opposition MNA Liberal 2001 61%
     Julie Boulet [10] Cabinet Member Liberal 2003 53%
     Julie Boulet Cabinet Member Liberal 2007 41%
     Julie Boulet Cabinet Member Liberal 2008 59%
     Julie Boulet Official Opposition MNA Liberal 2012 43%

Election results[edit]

Quebec general election, 2014
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Julie Boulet 12,422 52.58
Parti Québécois André Beaudoin 5,492 23.25
Coalition Avenir Québec Sylvain Gauthier 4,432 18.76
Québec solidaire Jean-François Dubois 1,104 4.67
Option nationale Gabriel-Olivier Clavet-Massicotte 124 0.52
Marxist–Leninist Jean-Paul Bédard 52 0.22
Total valid votes 23,626 98.40
Total rejected ballots 385 1.60
Turnout 24,011 67.00
Electors on the lists 35,771
Quebec general election, 2012
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Julie Boulet 10,903 43.17
Parti Québécois André Beaudoin 7,787 30.83
Coalition Avenir Québec Sylvain Medzalabenleth 4,934 19.53
Québec solidaire Jean-François Dubois 951 3.77
Option nationale Gabriel Pelland 492 1.95
Independent Jean Marceau 124 0.49
Marxist–Leninist Jean-Paul Bédard 62 0.27
Total valid votes 25,258 98.20
Total rejected ballots 462 1.80
Turnout 25,720 71.86
Electors on the lists 35,793
Quebec general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Julie Boulet 11,645 59.13
     Parti québécois Claude Lessard 5,413 27.48
     Action démocratique Eric Tapps 2,121 10.77
     Québec solidaire Remy Francoeur 516 2.62
Quebec general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Julie Boulet 10,100 40.99
Action démocratique Stéphane Defoy 6,826 27.70
Parti Québécois Patrick Lahaie 6,687 27.14
Green Pierre Audette 494 2.00
Québec solidaire Pierrette Doucet 468 1.90
Christian Democracy Josée Lafontaine 66 0.27
Total valid votes 24,641 99.02
Total rejected ballots 243 0.98
Turnout 24,884 72.59
Electors on the lists 34,279
Quebec general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Julie Boulet 12,806 52.67
Parti Québécois Patrick Lahaie 7,730 31.79
Action démocratique Sébastien Proulx 3,453 14.20
UFP Yves Demers 182 0.74
Christian Democracy Josée Lafontaine 144 0.59
Total valid votes 24,315 98.73
Total rejected ballots 312 1.27
Turnout 24,627 72.18
Electors on the lists 34,121
Quebec provincial by-election, 2001
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Julie Boulet 13,260 61.41
Parti Québécois Yves Demers 5,844 27.07
Action démocratique Jean-Pierre Grenier 1,607 7.73
Independent UFP Christian Flamand 620 2.87
Bloc Pot Josée Pellerin 197 0.91
Total valid votes 21,591 98.55
Total rejected ballots 317 1.45
Turnout 21,908 63.60
Electors on the lists 34,445
Quebec general election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Parti Québécois Jean-Pierre Jolivet 14,411 54.13
Liberal Céline Trépanier 9,291 34.90
Action démocratique Jean Trudel 2,758 10.36
Natural Law Roger Périgny 162 0.61
Total valid votes 24,315 98.73
Total rejected ballots 312 1.27
Turnout 24,627 72.18
Electors on the lists 34,067
1995 Quebec referendum
Side Votes %
Oui 17,177 56.75
Non 13,093 43.25
Quebec general election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Parti Québécois Jean-Pierre Jolivet 16,670 63.54
Liberal Gaston Fortin 7,458 28.43
Action démocratique Jacques Beaudry 1,880 7.17
Natural Law Yvon Chilton 226 0.86
Total valid votes 26,234 98.42
Total rejected ballots 421 1.58
Turnout 26,655 78.66
Electors on the lists 33,886
1992 Charlottetown Accord referendum
Side Votes %
Non 17,432 64.66
Oui 9,527 35.34
Quebec general election, 1989
Party Candidate Votes %
Parti Québécois Jean-Pierre Jolivet 17,021 66.18
Liberal Jean-Marie St-Pierre 8,697 33.82
Total valid votes 25,718 97.61
Total rejected ballots 630 2.39
Turnout 26,348 75.79
Electors on the lists 34,763
Quebec general election, 1985
Party Candidate Votes %
Parti Québécois Jean-Pierre Jolivet 15,134 56.33
Liberal Laurier Thibault 11,733 43.67
Total valid votes 26,867 97.93
Total rejected ballots 569 2.07
Turnout 27,436 77.70
Electors on the lists 35,310
Quebec general election, 1981
Party Candidate Votes %
Parti Québécois Jean-Pierre Jolivet 16,403 56.44
Liberal Jacques Buisson 11,336 39.00
Union Nationale Aline Duplessis 1,324 4.56
Total valid votes 29,063 99.17
Total rejected ballots 243 0.83
Turnout 29,306 82.81
Electors on the lists 35,388
1980 Quebec referendum
Side Votes %
Non 16,130 56.69
Oui 12,321 43.31
Quebec general election, 1976
Party Candidate Votes %
Parti Québécois Jean-Pierre Jolivet 11,003 39.32
Union Nationale Gaston Fortin 8,829 31.55
Liberal Prudent Carpentier 6,074 21.71
Ralliement créditiste Michel Mignault 1,603 5.73
Parti national populaire Réjean Gélinas 357 1.28
NDP-RMS Coalition Robert Deschamps 115 0.41
Total valid votes 27,981 98.40
Total rejected ballots 454 1.60
Turnout 28,435 86.41
Electors on the lists 32,908
Quebec general election, 1973
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Prudent Carpentier 11,800 46.28
Parti Québécois Jean-Pierre Jolivet 7,305 27.60
Parti créditiste Alphonse Poulin 4,584 17.98
Union Nationale Jean-Marie Lafontaine 2,076 8.14
Total valid votes 25,495 98.39
Total rejected ballots 417 1.61
Turnout 25,912 82.88
Electors on the lists 31,265
Quebec general election, 1973
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Prudent Carpentier 6,974 28.57
Parti créditiste Alphonse Poulin 6,677 27.36
Union Nationale Jean-Marie Lafontaine 5,390 22.08
Parti Québécois Ralph Olsen 5,365 21.98
Total valid votes 24,406 98.08
Total rejected ballots 479 1.92
Turnout 24,885 85.20
Electors on the lists 29,209


Quebec general election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes %
Union Nationale André Leduc 12,082 54.16
Liberal Pierre-A. Larocque 8,665 38.85
Rassemblement pour l’Indépendance Nationale Louis Denoncourt 1,559 6.99
Total valid votes 22,306 98.55
Total rejected ballots 328 1.45
Turnout 22,634 80.86
Electors on the lists 27,990
Quebec general election, 1962
Party Candidate Votes %
Union Nationale Romulus Ducharme 11,315 53.63
Liberal Laurier Thibault 9,782 46.37
Total valid votes 21,097 98.73
Total rejected ballots 271 1.27
Turnout 21,368 85.24
Electors on the lists 25,069
Quebec general election, 1960
Party Candidate Votes %
Union Nationale Romulus Ducharme 11,013 51.71
Liberal Joseph-Alfred Therrien 10,285 48.29
Total valid votes 21,298 98.62
Total rejected ballots 298 1.38
Turnout 21,596 88.87
Electors on the lists 24,302
Quebec general election, 1956
Party Candidate Votes %
Union Nationale Romulus Ducharme 11,848 59.46
Liberal Léo-Joffre Pilon 8,079 40.54
Total valid votes 19,927 98.81
Total rejected ballots 240 1.19
Turnout 20,167 82.94
Electors on the lists 24,316
Quebec general election, 1952
Party Candidate Votes %
Union Nationale Romulus Ducharme 9,598 52.67
Liberal Léo-Joffre Pilon 8,626 47.33
Total valid votes 18,224 98.63
Total rejected ballots 253 1.37
Turnout 18,477 82.44
Electors on the lists 22,413
Quebec general election, 1948
Party Candidate Votes %
Union Nationale Romulus Ducharme 8,612 54.05
Liberal Georges-Oscar Roy 4,146 26.02
Union des électeurs Gabriel Lacasse 3,176 19.93
Total valid votes 15,934 99.04
Total rejected ballots 154 0.96
Turnout 16,088 79.84
Electors on the lists 20,150
Quebec general election, 1944
Party Candidate Votes %
Union Nationale Romulus Ducharme 7,455 55.04
Liberal Elzéar Dallaire 4,113 30.37
Bloc populaire canadien Joseph-Omer Journeault 1,785 13.18
Co-operative Commonwealth Georges-Édouard Verrault 192 1.42
Total valid votes 13,545 99.31
Total rejected ballots 94 0.69
Turnout 13,639 79.48
Electors on the lists 17,161
Quebec general election, 1939
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Edmond Guibord 2,838 49.13
Union Nationale Romulus Ducharme 2,499 43.27
Action libérale nationale Philippe Gravel 439 7.60
Total valid votes 5,776 99.33
Total rejected ballots 45 0.77
Turnout 5,821 72.78
Electors on the lists 7,976
Quebec general election, 1936
Party Candidate Votes %
Union Nationale Romulus Ducharme 4,059 64.98
Liberal Edmond Guibord 2,188 35.02
Total valid votes 6,247 99.71
Total rejected ballots 18 0.29
Turnout 6,265 79.21
Electors on the lists 7,909
Quebec general election, 1935
Party Candidate Votes %
Action libérale nationale Romulus Ducharme 3,497 61.00
Liberal Edmond Tremblay 2,236 39.00
Total valid votes 5,733 99.70
Total rejected ballots 18 0.30
Turnout 5,750 72.64
Electors on the lists 7,916
Quebec general election, 1931
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Joseph-Alphida Crête 3,010 56.11
Conservative Léovide Francoeur 2,354 43.89
Total valid votes 5,364 99.20
Total rejected ballots 43 0.80
Turnout 5,407 81.96
Electors on the lists 6,597

See also[edit]


External links[edit]

Information
Election results
Maps

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.electionsquebec.qc.ca/english/provincial/electoral-map/general-information-on-the-provincial-electoral-divisions-2011.php?bsq=583&section=population
  2. ^ http://www.electionsquebec.qc.ca/english/provincial/electoral-map/general-information-on-the-provincial-electoral-divisions-2011.php?bsq=583&section=superficie
  3. ^ Cabinet assignments are indicated with a bold font.
  4. ^ By-elections are indicated with an Italic font.
  5. ^ Elections par circonscriptions – Laviolette
  6. ^ Crête resigned in 1935 to become a Member of the Canadian House of Commons.
  7. ^ Ducharme lost the 1939 election.
  8. ^ Carpentier lost the 1976 election.
  9. ^ Jolivet resigned in 2001.
  10. ^ Boulet was excluded from the Cabinet from May 30 to September 10, 2003.

Neighbouring electoral districts[edit]