Louis-Hébert (electoral district)

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Louis-Hébert
Flag of Quebec.svg Quebec electoral district
Louis-Hébert.png
Louis-Hébert in relation to other Quebec City federal electoral districts.
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Denis Blanchette
New Democratic
District created 1966
First contested 1968
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 104,060
Electors (2011) 83,272
Area (km²)[2] 97.39
Pop. density (per km²) 1,068.5
Census divisions Quebec City
Census subdivisions Quebec City

Louis-Hébert is a federal electoral district in the Canadian province of Quebec. Represented in the House of Commons since 2004, its population was certified, according to the detailed statistics of 2001, as 98,156.

Geography[edit]

The district, in the Quebec region of Capitale-Nationale, consists of the western part of Quebec City, namely the borough of Sainte-Foy–Sillery–Cap-Rouge.

The neighbouring ridings are Portneuf—Jacques-Cartier, Louis-Saint-Laurent, Québec, Lévis—Bellechasse, and Lotbinière—Chutes-de-la-Chaudière.

History[edit]

The electoral district was created in 1966 from Quebec East, Quebec South, Quebec West, and Québec—Montmorency ridings. The riding is notable for having had 8 different people represent the riding since 1988. Suzanne Duplessis was the last person to serve the riding for more than one parliament.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Louis-Hébert
Riding created from Quebec East, Quebec South,
Quebec West and Québec—Montmorency
28th  1968 − 1972     Jean-Charles Cantin Liberal
29th  1972 − 1974     Albanie Morin Liberal
30th  1974 − 1976
 1977 − 1979     Dennis Dawson Liberal
31st  1979 − 1980
32nd  1980 − 1984
33rd  1984 − 1988     Suzanne Duplessis Progressive Conservative
34th  1988 − 1993
35th  1993 − 1997     Philippe Paré Bloc Québécois
36th  1997 − 2000     Hélène Alarie Bloc Québécois
37th  2000 − 2004     Hélène Scherrer Liberal
38th  2004 − 2006     Roger Clavet Bloc Québécois
39th  2006 − 2008     Luc Harvey Conservative
40th  2008 − 2011     Pascal-Pierre Paillé Bloc Québécois
41st  2011 − Present     Denis Blanchette New Democratic

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic Denis Blanchette 23,373 38.65 +29.32
Bloc Québécois Pascal-Pierre Paillé 14,640 24.21 -12.02
Conservative Pierre Paul-Hus 13,207 21.84 -6.37
Liberal Jean Beaupré 8,110 13.41 -10.18
Green Michelle Fontaine 996 1.65 -0.78
Christian Heritage Marie-Claude Bouffard 143 0.24 +0.03
Total valid votes/Expense limit 60,469 100.00
Total rejected ballots 636 1.04
Turnout 61,105 73.73
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Pascal-Pierre Paillé 20,992 36.23 +2.15 $78,716
Conservative Luc Harvey 16,343 28.21 -6.26 $96,878
Liberal Jean Beaupré 13,669 23.59 +8.58 $42,500
New Democratic Denis Blanchette 5,403 9.33 +0.26 $7,979
Green Michelle Fontaine 1,408 2.43 -1.84
Christian Heritage Stefan Jetchick 119 0.21 +0.01 $383
Total valid votes/Expense limit 57,934 100.00 $87,350
Total rejected ballots 595 1.02
Turnout 58,529 70.29
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Luc Harvey 20,332 34.47 +21.02 $63,705
Bloc Québécois Roger Clavet 20,101 34.08 -9.03 $61,438
Liberal Hélène Scherrer 8,852 15.01 -19.02 $43,177
New Democratic Denis Blanchette 5,351 9.07 +3.50 $6,274
Green Robert Hudon 2,517 4.27 +0.44
Independent Frédérick Têtu 1,147 1.94 $430
Independent Francis Fortin 565 0.96 $460
Christian Heritage Stefan Jetchick 116 0.20 $189
Total valid votes/Expense limit 58,981 100.00 $81,438
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Roger Clavet 24,071 43.11 +6.23 $57,547
Liberal Hélène Scherrer 18,999 34.03 -7.11 $58,530
Conservative Clermont Gauthier 7,512 13.45 -5.78 $11,262
New Democratic Robert Turcotte 3,112 5.57 +3.49 $2,646
Green Jean-Pierre Guay 2,137 3.83
Total valid votes/Expense limit 55,831 100.00 $80,654

Note: Conservative vote is compared to the total of the Canadian Alliance vote and Progressive Conservative vote in the 2000 election.

Canadian federal election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Hélène Scherrer 23,695 41.14 +7.52
Bloc Québécois Hélène Alarie 21,240 36.88 -2.97
Alliance Léonce-E. Roy 5,887 10.22 +8.50
Progressive Conservative Clermont Gauthier 5,189 9.01 -12.90
New Democratic Karl Adomeit 1,200 2.08 +0.13
Marxist–Leninist Gisèle Desrochers 382 0.66
Total valid votes 57,593 100.00

Note: Canadian Alliance vote is compared to the Reform vote in 1997 election.

Canadian federal election, 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Bloc Québécois Hélène Alarie 23,653 39.85 -15.78
Liberal Hélène Scherrer 19,955 33.62 +7.86
Progressive Conservative Christian Lessard 13,002 21.91 +6.62
New Democratic Karl Adomeit 1,161 1.96 +0.60
Reform Gilles St-Laurent 1,024 1.73
Natural Law Réal Croteau 558 0.94 -0.51
Total valid votes 59,353 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Bloc Québécois Philippe Paré 33,683 55.63
Liberal Margo Brousseau 15,596 25.76 +0.99
Progressive Conservative Suzanne Duplessis 9,254 15.28 -44.49
Natural Law Michel Nadeau 878 1.45
New Democratic Karl Adomeit 823 1.36 -11.67
Abolitionist Raymond Guimond 167 0.28
Commonwealth of Canada Jacques Brochu 145 0.24
Total valid votes 60,546 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Suzanne Duplessis 37,329 59.77 +13.81
Liberal Nicole Duplé 15,469 24.77 -10.53
New Democratic Pierre Lavigne 8,139 13.03 +1.24
Rhinoceros Éric Houblon Ouellet 1,515 2.43 -0.70
Total valid votes 62,452 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Suzanne Duplessis 29,420 45.96 +35.58
Liberal Dennis Dawson 22,592 35.30 -29.46
New Democratic Gilles Fiset 7,548 11.79 -2.19
Rhinoceros Hélène Bernier 2,003 3.13 -4.05
Independent Raymond Boisvert 1,153 1.80
Parti nationaliste Jean-Baptiste Giroux 1,106 1.73
Social Credit Sylvain Desbiens 184 0.29 -2.07
Total valid votes 64,006 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1980
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Dennis Dawson 34,231 64.75 -1.25
New Democratic Robert Caron 7,392 13.98 +3.86
Progressive Conservative Michel Doyon 5,490 10.39 +4.60
Rhinoceros François Ouellet 3,795 7.18
Social Credit Jean-Paul Rhéaume 1,247 2.36 -13.83
Union populaire Henri Laberge 596 1.13 -0.17
Marxist–Leninist Lynda Forgues 112 0.21 -0.40
Total valid votes 52,863 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1979
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Dennis Dawson 37,908 66.00 -6.25
Social Credit Henri Gariépy 9,297 16.19 +12.31
New Democratic Jean Daoust 5,812 10.12
Progressive Conservative Maxime Langlois 3,322 5.78 -15.69
Union populaire Michel Tremblay 746 1.30
Marxist–Leninist Lynda Forgues 351 0.61
Total valid votes 57,436 100.00
Canadian federal by-election, 24 May 1977
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On Mrs. Morin's death, 1 October 1976
Liberal Dennis Dawson 30,763 72.25 +4.22
Progressive Conservative Jean Lavoie 9,142 21.47 +10.57
Social Credit Daniel Boulay 1,652 3.88 -1.99
Communist Hervé Fuyet 1,021 2.40
Total valid votes 42,578 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Albanie Morin 32,441 68.03 +10.21
New Democratic Françoise Gamache Stanton 6,829 14.32 -0.17
Progressive Conservative Blanche Boucher 5,201 10.91 -3.24
Social Credit Rosaire Proulx 2,799 5.87 -2.86
Marxist–Leninist Robert Lapointe 419 0.88
Total valid votes 47,689 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1972
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Albanie Morin 30,928 57.82 -6.49
New Democratic Françoise Stanton 7,750 14.49 +9.81
Progressive Conservative Cécile Bergeron 7,566 14.14 -4.48
Social Credit Ghislaine Clavet 4,672 8.73 -3.65
Independent Lisette Pouliot 1,490 2.79
Independent Henri Tremblay 1,085 2.03
Total valid votes 53,491 100.00

Note: Social Credit vote is compared to Ralliement créditiste vote in the 1968 election.

Canadian federal election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Jean-Charles Cantin 28,220 64.31
Progressive Conservative Gérard Berlinguette 8,174 18.63
Ralliement créditiste Jean Turgeon 5,433 12.38
New Democratic Gaétan Dutil 2,054 4.68
Total valid votes 43,881 100.00

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