Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup

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Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska
—Rivière-du-Loup
Flag of Quebec.svg Quebec electoral district
Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup.png
Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup in relation to other Quebec federal electoral districts
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
François Lapointe
New Democratic
District created 2003
First contested 2004
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population ({{{demo-census-date}}}) 97,261
Electors (2011) 77,851
Area (km²) 7,314.81
Pop. density (per km²) 13.3
Census divisions Kamouraska, L'Islet, Montmagny, Rivière-du-Loup
Census subdivisions Rivière-du-Loup, Montmagny, La Pocatière, L'Islet, Saint-Antonin, Saint-Pascal, Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, Cap-Saint-Ignace, Saint-Pamphile

Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup (formerly Rivière-du-Loup—Montmagny) is a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 2004. Its population in 2006 was 97,492. It has the highest percentage of Catholics in Canada (97.1%, 2001 Census)

Geography[edit]

The district includes the Regional County Municipalities of Kamouraska, L'Islet, Montmagny and Rivière-du-Loup.

The neighbouring ridings are Lévis—Bellechasse, Montmorency—Charlevoix—Haute-Côte-Nord, and Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques.

History[edit]

The electoral district was created as "Rivière-du-Loup—Montmagny" in 2003 55.5% from Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup—Témiscouata—Les Basques and 44.5% from Bellechasse—Etchemins—Montmagny—L'Islet ridings.

Its name was changed after the 2004 election to "Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup". There will be no boundary changes as a result of the 2012 federal electoral redistribution.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Rivière-du-Loup—Montmagny
Riding created from Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup—Témiscouata—Les Basques
and Bellechasse—Etchemins—Montmagny—L'Islet
38th  2004 − 2006     Paul Crête Bloc Québécois
Riding renamed — Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup
39th  2006 − 2008     Paul Crête Bloc Québécois
40th  2008 − 2009
 2009 − 2011     Bernard Généreux Conservative
41st  2011 − Present     François Lapointe New Democratic

Demographics[edit]

According to the Canada 2006 Census
  • Ethnic groups: 98.9% White
  • Languages: 98.9% French
  • Religions:(2001) 97.1% Catholic, 1.8% No religion
  • Average income: $22,026

The riding is the most Catholic riding in Canada. It is also the most French riding in Canada, by mother tongue, and spoken at home. [1]

Election results[edit]

Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup, 2013 Representation Order[edit]

There will be no boundary changes for the 42nd Canadian federal election.

Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup, 2003 Representation Order[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic François Lapointe 17,285 36.36 +31.58 $1,995.19
Conservative Bernard Généreux 17,276 36.34 -6.33 $79,493.77
Bloc Québécois Nathalie Arsenault 9,550 20.09 -17.58 $66,461.89
Liberal Andrew Caddell 2,743 5.77 -7.55 $11,840.48
Green Lynette Tremblay 691 1.45 -0.21 none listed
Total valid votes/Expense limit 47,545 100.0     $87,227.52
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 677 1.40 +0.48
Turnout 48,222 61.06 +24.13
Eligible voters 78,969
New Democratic gain from Conservative Swing +18.96
This vote was subject to mandatory judicial recount due to the margin of win being less than 1/1000 of the total votes. The validated results resulted in Lapointe's victory by a margin of 5 votes. After the recount by a judge, M. Lapointe was confirmed the winner on 13 May 2011, this time by a margin of 9 votes. Changes are based on results from the 2009 by-election.
Sources:[1][2]
Canadian federal by-election, November 9, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Bernard Généreux 12,162 42.67 +12.03 $85,278.26
Bloc Québécois Nancy Gagnon 10,737 37.67 -8.36 $74,821.57
Liberal Marcel Catellier 3,768 13.22 -2.13 $28,252.66
New Democratic François Lapointe 1,363 4.78 -0.67 $24,823.51
Green Charles Marois 472 1.66 -0.54 none listed
Total valid votes 28,502 100.0     $86,257
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 264 0.92
Turnout 28,766 36.93 -20.56
Eligible voters 77,877
Conservative gain from Bloc Québécois Swing +10.20
Called due to the resignation of Paul Crête
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Paul Crête 20,494 46.03 -6.41 $79,545.24
Conservative Denis Laflamme 13,640 30.63 +5.57 $53,148.59
Liberal Jean Bouchard 6,835 15.35 +1.29 $35,424.87
New Democratic Gaston Hervieux 2,428 5.45 +0.87 $2,064.79
Green Claude Gaumond 978 2.19 -1.65 none listed
Christian Heritage Aubert Côté 147 0.33 $129.95
Total valid votes/Expense limit 44,522 100.0     $84,417
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 535 1.19 -0.25
Turnout 45,057 57.49 -2.04
Eligible voters 78,377
Bloc Québécois hold Swing -5.99
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Paul Crête 24,117 52.44 -4.69 $62,315.33
Conservative Daniel Nadeau 11,529 25.07 +15.96 $2,633.47
Liberal Lise M. Vachon 6,466 14.06 -15.54 $26,095.93
New Democratic Myriam Leblanc 2,107 4.58 +2.61 $1,394.64
Green Serge Lemay 1,768 3.84 +1.67 $151.25
Total valid votes/Expense limit 45,987 100.0     $79,280
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 672 1.44 -0.50
Turnout 46,659 59.53
Eligible voters 78,382
Bloc Québécois hold Swing -10.32

Rivière-du-Loup—Montmagny, 2003 Representation Order[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Paul Crête 25,327 57.13 +8.21 $58,665.91
Liberal Isabelle Mignault 13,124 29.60 -9.91 $50,107.79
Conservative Marc-André Drolet 4,040 9.11 -1.17 $11,331.38
Green André Clermont 962 2.17 none listed
New Democratic Frédérick Garon 876 1.97 +0.91 none listed
Total valid votes/Expense limit 44,329 100.0     $77,868
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 877 1.94
Turnout 45,206 57.61 -0.69
Eligible voters 78,473
Bloc Québécois notional hold Swing +9.06
Changes from 2000 are based on redistributed results. Change for the Conservative Party is based on the combined total of the Canadian Alliance and the Progressive Conservative Party.
2000 federal election redistributed results
Party Vote  %
  Bloc Québécois 21,530 48.92
  Liberal 17,390 39.51
  Alliance 2,855 6.49
  Progressive Conservative 1,667 3.79
  New Democratic 468 1.06
  Others 103 0.23

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