Marc-Aurèle-Fortin (electoral district)

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Marc-Aurèle-Fortin
Flag of Quebec.svg Quebec electoral district
Marc-Aurèle-Fortin.png
Marc-Aurèle-Fortin in relation to other federal electoral districts in Montreal
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Alain Giguère
New Democratic
District created 2004
First contested 2004
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 115,283
Electors (2011) 84,243
Area (km²)[2] 56.27
Pop. density (per km²) 2,048.7
Census divisions Laval, Thérèse-De Blainville RCM
Census subdivisions Bois-des-Filion, Laval (part), Lorraine, Rosemère, Sainte-Thérèse

Marc-Aurèle-Fortin 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 99,044.

Geography[edit]

The district includes the neighbourhoods of Auteuil and Sainte-Rose, the eastern part of the neighbourhood of Fabreville, and the western part of neighbourhood of Vimont in the City of Laval; the City of Sainte-Thérèse; the Towns of Lorraine and Rosemère; and the Municipality of Bois-des-Filion. The neighbouring ridings are Rivière-des-Mille-Îles, Argenteuil—Papineau—Mirabel, Terrebonne—Blainville, Alfred-Pellan, and Laval.

History[edit]

The district was created in 2004 from Laval Centre, Terrebonne—Blainville, Laval East and Rivière-des-Milles-Îles ridings. It is named in honour of the artist Marc-Aurèle Fortin.

Member of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following Member of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Marc-Aurèle-Fortin
Riding created from Laval Centre, Terrebonne—Blainville,
Laval East and Rivière-des-Mille-Îles
38th  2004 − 2006     Serge Ménard Bloc Québécois
39th  2006 − 2008
40th  2008 − 2011
41st  2011 − Present     Alain Giguère New Democratic

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic Alain Giguère 29,107 49.68 +37.38
Bloc Québécois Marie-France Charbonneau 15,470 26.40 -19.12
Liberal Eduardo Gonzalo Agurto Catalán 7,035 12.01 -12.45
Conservative Johanne Théorêt 5,768 9.85 -3.97
Green Charles Sicotte 1,208 2.06 -1.82
Total valid votes/Expense limit 58,588 100.00
Total rejected ballots 751 1.27 +0.11
Turnout 59,339 67.74 +0.33
Eligible voters 59,339
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Serge Ménard 25,552 45.52 -5.5 $82,764
Liberal Robert Frégeau 13,728 24.46 +8.9 $15,982
Conservative Claude Moreau 7,759 13.82 -6.7 $43,446
New Democratic Benoît Beauchamp 6,907 12.30 +4.3 $854
Green Lise Bissonnette 2,178 3.88 -1.2
Total valid votes/Expense limit 56,124 100.0 $87,972
Total rejected ballots 661 1.16
Turnout 56,785 67.41
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Serge Ménard 27,638 51.0 -7.9 $75,195
Conservative Claude Moreau 11,098 20.5 +14.5 $8,106
Liberal Renée Gagné 8,407 15.5 -12.2 $19,434
New Democratic Martin Duplantis 4,313 8.0 +4.4 $1,328
Green Lise Bissonnette 2,733 5.0 +1.2
Total valid votes/Expense limit 54,189 100.0 $80,381
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Serge Ménard 30,779 58.9 $76,323
Liberal Nancy Girard 14,491 27.7 $62,416
Conservative Marc Bissonnette 3,125 6.0 $5,053
Green Lise Bissonnette 2,012 3.8 $23
New Democratic Lyse Généreux 1,867 3.6 $806
Total valid votes/Expense limit 52,274 100.0 $78,363

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