Lotbinière—Chutes-de-la-Chaudière

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Lotbinière—Chutes-de-la-Chaudière
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Lotbinière—Chutes-de-la-Chaudière
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Jacques Gourde
Conservative
District created 2003
First contested 2004
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 107,566
Electors (2011) 79,721
Area (km²)[2] 2,056.90
Pop. density (per km²) 52.3
Census divisions Lévis, Lotbinière, La Nouvelle-Beauce
Census subdivisions Lévis, Laurier-Station, Saint-Agapit, Saint-Apollinaire, Sainte-Croix, Saint-Lambert-de-Lauzon

Lotbinière—Chutes-de-la-Chaudière is a federal electoral district in the province of Quebec, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 2004.

It was created in 2003 from parts of Lévis-et-Chutes-de-la-Chaudière and Lotbinière—L'Érable ridings.

Geography[edit]

Located southwest of Quebec City along the Saint Lawrence River, the riding includes parts of the city's south shore suburbs.

It consists of:

  • the Regional County Municipality of Lotbinière;
  • the part of the City of Lévis comprising: the former cities of Saint-Nicolas, Charny, Saint-Jean-Chrysostome and Saint-Rédempteur, the former Municipality of Saint-Étienne-de-Lauzon, and the former Parish Municipality of Sainte-Hélène-de-Breakeyville; and
  • the Parish Municipality of Saint-Lambert-de-Lauzon in the Regional County Municipality of La Nouvelle-Beauce.

The neighbouring ridings are Lévis—Bellechasse, Beauce, Mégantic—L'Érable, Bas-Richelieu—Nicolet—Bécancour, Portneuf—Jacques-Cartier, and Louis-Hébert.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Lévis-et-Chutes-de-la-Chaudière and Lotbinière—L'Érable prior to 2003
38th 2004–2006     Odina Desrochers Bloc Québécois
39th 2006–2008     Jacques Gourde Conservative
40th 2008–2011
41st 2011–present

Election results[edit]

2011 general election[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Jacques Gourde 22,460 39.88 -7.39
New Democratic Tanya Fredette 21,683 38.50 +25.32
Bloc Québécois Gaston Gourde 8,381 14.88 -9.70
Liberal Nicole Larouche 2,866 5.09 -7.45
Green Richard Domm 936 1.66 -0.78
Total valid votes/Expense limit 56,326 100.00
Total rejected ballots 926 1.62 -0.10
Turnout 57,252 69.48 +4.18
Eligible voters 82,398

2008 general election[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Jacques Gourde 24,495 47.27 -7.07 $72,248
Bloc Québécois Antoine Sarrazin-Bourgoin 12,738 24.58 -5.06 $19,090
New Democratic Raymond Côté 6,828 13.18 +6.39 $2,655
Liberal Marie-Thérèse Hovington 6,498 12.54 +7.11 $3,272
Green Shirley Picknell 1,265 2.44 -1.37
Total valid votes/Expense limit 51,824 100.00 $85,174
Total rejected ballots 908 1.72
Turnout 52,732 66.41
Total registered electors 79,406

2006 general election[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Jacques Gourde 28,236 54.34 +30.20 $45,263
Bloc Québécois Odina Desrochers 15,402 29.64 -16.35 $61,483
New Democratic Raymond Côté 3,529 6.79 +2.50 $2,346
Liberal Éric Paradis 2,820 5.43 -16.02 $17,502
Green Shirley Picknell 1,978 3.81 +0.14
Total 51,965 100.00 $78,226

2004 general election[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Odina Desrochers 20,245 45.99 $60,894
Conservative Jean Landry 10,628 24.14 $8,330
Liberal Anicet Gagné 9,445 21.45 $39,450
New Democratic Jean Bernatchez 2,091 4.75 $2,906
Green Rama Borne MacDonald 1,615 3.67
Total valid votes/Expense limit 44,024 100.00 $75,906

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