Montreal municipal election, 2005

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Montreal municipal election, 2005
Montreal
2001 ←
6 November 2005 → 2009

65 seats in Montreal City Council
  First party Second party Third party
  Tremblay Gérald.jpg VM94-1998-0159-12.jpg Richard Bergeron 2013.jpg
Leader Gérald Tremblay Pierre Bourque Richard Bergeron
Party Citizens Union Vision Montreal Projet Montréal
Leader since 2001 2003 May 28, 2004
Leader's seat Mayor Marie-Victorin DeLorimier
Last election 40 seats, 50.37% 31 seats, 45.14% pre-creation
Seats won 47 14 1
Seat change +7 -17
Popular vote 202,302 136,769 32,126
Percentage 53.74% 36.33% 8.53%
Swing +3.37% -8.81%

Mayor before election

Gérald Tremblay
Citizens Union

Elected Mayor

Gérald Tremblay
Citizens Union

The 2005 Montreal municipal election was held on November 6, 2005, to elect a city mayor, borough mayors, city councillors, and borough councillors in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. In the contest for mayor of Montreal, Gérald Tremblay was elected to a second term over former mayor Pierre Bourque.

Results[edit]

City mayor[edit]

2005 Montreal municipal election, Mayor of Montrealedit
Party Candidate Total votes  % of total votes
Montreal Island Citizens Union (x)Gérald Tremblay 202,302 53.73
Vision Montreal Pierre Bourque 136,769 36.32
Projet Montréal Richard Bergeron 32,126 8.53
White Elephant Party Michel Bédard 5,329 1.42
Total valid votes 376,526 100

Borough mayors[edit]

Borough Elected Candidate Party
Ahuntsic-Cartierville Marie-Andrée Beaudoin MICU
Anjou Luis Miranda (inc.) Équipe Anjou
Côte-des-Neiges—Notre-Dame-de-Grâce Michael Applebaum (inc.) MICU
Lachine Claude Dauphin (inc.) MICU
LaSalle Manon Barbe (inc.) MICU
L'Île-Bizard–Sainte-Geneviève Richard Bélanger MICU
Mercier–Hochelaga-Maisonneuve Lyn Thériault Faust VM
Montreal North Marcel Parent (inc.) MICU
Outremont Stéphane Harbour (inc.) MICU
Pierrefonds—Roxboro Monique Worth (inc.) MICU
Le Plateau-Mont-Royal Helen Fotopulos (inc.) MICU
Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles Cosmo Maciocia (inc.) MICU
Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie André Lavallée MICU
Saint-Laurent Alan Desousa (inc.) MICU
Saint Leonard Frank Zampino (inc.) MICU
Le Sud-Ouest Jacqueline Montpetit (inc.) MICU
Verdun Claude Trudel MICU
Ville-Marie Benoit Labonté MICU
Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension Anie Samson VM
2005 Montreal municipal election results: Borough Mayor, Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension

City councillors (incomplete)[edit]

2005 Montreal municipal election results: Councillor, François-Perrault
2005 Montreal municipal election results: Councillor, Parc-Extension
2005 Montreal municipal election results: Councillor, Saint-Léonard-Est
2005 Montreal municipal election results: Councillor, Saint-Léonard-Ouest

Borough councillors (incomplete)[edit]

2005 Montreal municipal election results: Saint-Leonard borough Councillor, Saint-Léonard-Est division
2005 Montreal municipal election results: Saint-Leonard borough Councillor, Saint-Léonard-Ouest
2005 Montreal municipal election results: Ville-Marie borough Councillor, Peter-McGill
2005 Montreal municipal election results: Ville-Marie Borough Councillor, Sainte-Marie—Saint-Jacques

Composition of city and borough councils[edit]

Depending on their borough, Montrealers voted for:

  • Mayor of Montreal
  • Borough mayor, who is also a city councillor
  • A city councillor for the whole borough or for each district, who is also a borough councillor (Outremont and L'Île-Bizard–Sainte-Geneviève have no city councillors other than the borough mayor)
  • Zero, one, or two additional borough councillors for each district
Borough District Borough Councillors
City Councillors   Borough Councillor   Borough Councillor
  Borough Mayor   City Councillor
Ahuntsic-Cartierville Ahuntsic   Marie-Andrée Beaudoin   Pierre Lapointe  
Bordeaux-Cartierville   Noushig Eloyan  
Saint-Sulpice   Jocelyn Ann Campbell  
Sault-au-Récollet   Jean-François St-Onge  
Anjou Centre   Luis Miranda   Andrée Hénault   Michelle Zammit  
East   Rémy Tondreau  
West   Gilles Beaudry  
Côte-des-Neiges–
Notre-Dame-de-Grâce
Côte-des-Neiges   Michael Appelbaum   Francine Senecal  
Darlington   Saulie Zajdel  
Loyola   Warren Allmand  
Notre-Dame-de-Grâce   Marcel Tremblay  
Snowdon   Marvin Rotrand  
L'Île-Bizard–
Sainte-Geneviève
Denis-Benjamin-Viger   Richard Bélanger     Christopher Little  
Jacques-Bizard     François Robert  
Pierre-Foretier     Diane Gibb  
Sainte-Geneviève     Philippe Voisard  
Lachine Du Canal   Claude Dauphin   Jane Cowell-Poitras   Elizabeth Verge  
Fort-Rolland   Jean-François Cloutier  
J.-Émery-Provost   Bernard Blanchet  
LaSalle Cecil-P.-Newman   Manon Barbe   Alvaro Farinacci   Vincenzo Cesari   Lise Zarac
Sault-Saint-Louis   Richard Deschamps   Ross Blackhurst   Laura-Ann Palestini
Mercier–
Hochelaga-Maisonneuve
Hochelaga   Lyn Thériault Faust   Laurent Blanchard  
Louis-Riel   Richer Dompierre  
Maisonneuve–Longue-Pointe   Claire St-Arnaud  
Tétreaultville   Gaëtan Primeau  
Montréal-Nord Marie-Clarac   Marcel Parent   James V. Infantino   Clementina Teti-Tomassi  
Ovide-Clermont   Jean-Marc Gibeau   Normand Fortin  
Outremont Claude-Ryan   Stéphane Harbour     Louis Moffatt  
Jeanne-Sauvé     Ana Nunes  
Joseph-Beaubien     Claude B. Piquette  
Robert-Bourassa     Marie Cinq-Mars  
Pierrefonds-Roxboro East   Monique Worth   Christian Dubois   Roger Trottier  
West   Bertrand Ward   Catherine Clément-Talbot  
Le Plateau-Mont-Royal DeLorimier   Helen Fotopulos   Richard Bergeron   Josée Duplessis  
Jeanne-Mance   Michel Prescott   Isabel Dos Santos  
Mile-End   Michel Labrecque   Eleni Fakotakis-Kolaitis  
Rivière-des-Prairies–
Pointe-aux-Trembles
La Pointe-aux-Prairies   Cosmo Maciocia   Nicolas Montmorency   Joseph Di Pietro  
Pointe-aux-Trembles   André Bélisle   Suzanne Décarie  
Rivière-des-Prairies   Joe Magri   Maria Calderone  
Rosemont–
La Petite-Patrie
Étienne-Desmarteau   André Lavallée   Carole Du Sault  
Marie-Victorin   Pierre Bourque  
Saint-Édouard   François Purcell  
Vieux-Rosemont   Gilles Grondin  
Saint-Laurent Côte-de-Liesse   Alan DeSousa   Laval Demers   Maurice Cohen  
Norman-McLaren   Patricia Bittar   Michèle Biron  
Saint-Léonard Saint-Léonard-Est   Frank Zampino   Yvette Bissonnet   Robert Zambito  
Saint-Léonard-Ouest   Dominic Perri   Mario Battista  
Le Sud-Ouest Saint-Henri–Petite-Bourgogne–
Pointe-Saint-Charles
  Jacqueline Montpetit   Line Hamel   Pierre E. Fréchette  
Saint-Paul–Émard   Jean-Yves Cartier   Ronald Bossy  
Verdun Champlain–L'Île-des-Sœurs   Claude Trudel   Ginette Marotte   Paul Beaupré   Marc Touchette
Desmarchais-Crawford   Alain Tassé   Josée Lavigueur Thériault   André Savard
Ville-Marie Peter-McGill   Benoît Labonté   Catherine Sévigny   Karim Boulos  
Sainte-Marie–Saint-Jacques   Sammy Forcillo   Pierre Mainville  
Villeray–Saint-Michel–
Parc-Extension
François-Perrault   Anie Samson   Frank Venneri  
Parc-Extension   Mary Deros  
Saint-Michel   Soraya Martinez  
Villeray   Sylvain Lachance  

Post-election changes[edit]

  • Pierre Bourque resigned as councillor for Marie-Victorin in 2006. A by-election was held to choose his replacement on September 24, 2006.
Montreal municipal by-election results, 24 September 2006: Councillor, Marie-Victorin


  • Frank Zampino resigned as borough mayor of Saint-Leonard in 2008. He was replaced on an interim basis by Yvette Bissonnet. A by-election to choose a permanent replacement was held on September 21, 2008.
Saint-Leonard borough mayoral by-election, 21 September 2008


  • Pierre Lapointe, city councillor for Ahuntsic, died on April 12, 2008.[1] A by-election to choose his replacement was held on September 21, 2008.
Montreal city council by-election, 21 September 2008: Councillor, Ahuntsic
  • Michel Hamel was president of a local businessperson's association and a first-time political candidate.[2]
  • Christian Prévost was a first-time municipal candidate. A candidate of the same name ran as an independent for borough mayor of L'Île-Bizard–Sainte-Geneviève in the 2009 municipal election but withdrew from the contest before election day; this may have been the same person.[3]

Information on the candidates[edit]

Vision Montreal
  • Jean-Marc Boivin (Saint-Léonard-Est, Saint-Leonard borough council) was a first-time candidate in Montreal.
  • Claudia Martinez (Saint-Léonard-Ouest, Saint-Leonard borough council) was a first-time candidate.
Projet Montréal
  • Maria Marra (François-Perrault) was a first-time candidate. She remained active with Projet Montréal after the election.[4]
  • Daniel Archambault (Louis-Riel) was a first-time candidate. He continued to work with Projet Montréal in Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie after the election.[5]
  • Brian M. Doody (Peter-McGill, Ville-Marie borough councillor) was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and moved to Quebec in 1989. He has two Bachelor of Laws degrees from McGill University and a Master of Arts degree in political science from Queen's University, and was pursuing a Ph.D. in political science from the Université de Montréal during the 2005 campaign.[6] He specializes in electoral reform and has written for journals such as Policy Options.[7] The 2005 campaign was his first bid for public office.

Seat-by-seat results (incomplete)[edit]

Ahuntsic-Cartierville[edit]

Electoral District Position Total valid votes Candidates   Incumbent
  Projet Montréal   MICU   Vision Montréal   Other
Borough mayor 33,091   Yves Laporte
3,891 (11.76%)
  Marie-Andrée Beaudoin
16,411 (49.59%)
  Maurice Beauchamp
12,789 (38.65%)
 
Ahuntsic City councillor 8,913   Pierre-Léo Mongeon-Bourbonnais
1,329 (14.91%)[8]
  Pierre Lapointe
3,956 (44.38%)
  Hasmig Belleli
3,628 (40.70%)
Bordeaux-Cartierville City councillor 8,366   Annik Collin
582 (6.96%)[9]
  James Kromida
3,648 (43.61%)
  Noushig Eloyan
4,136 (49.44%)
 
Saint-Sulpice City councillor 7,694   Pascal Côté
1,200 (15.60%)[10]
  Jocelyn Ann Campbell
3,400 (44.19%)
  Alain André
3,094 (40.21%)
Sault-au-Récollet City councillor     Jean-François St-Onge
4,037
  Achille Polcaro
3,322
  Marie-Pier Léger-St-Jean
1,106
Jean-Jacques Milot Jean-Louis
216

Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce[edit]

Electoral District Position Total valid votes Candidates   Incumbent
  Projet Montréal   MICU   Vision Montréal   Other
Borough mayor 30,445     Michael Applebaum
14,646 (48.11%)
  Sonya Biddle
8,013 (26.32%)
  Jeremy Searle (Team Jeremy Searle)
5,949 (19.54%)
Alexandre Montagano (Ind.) 1,837 (6.03%)
  Michael Applebaum
Côte-des-Neiges City councillor   Magda Popeanu
857
  Francine Senécal
2,802
  Pierre-Yves Melançon
1,202
  Marc Dupont (Team Jeremy Searle)
374
Kamman Saleh (ÉV-M)
74
  Francine Sénécal
Darlington City councillor   Trevor Hanna
242
  Saulie Zajdel
2,203
  Kashmir Singh Randhawa
1,596
  Alex Robles (Ind.)
769
Francine Brodeur (ÉV-M)
603
Irwin Rapoport (Team Jeremy Searle)
269
  Saulie Zajdel
Loyola City councillor     Warren Allmand
3,949
  George Pentsos
1,518
  Diana Tabatabai (Team Jeremy Searle)
1,374
Sergey Sterlikov (White Elephant
223
  Warren Allmand
Notre-Dame-de-Grâce City councillor 6,841   Jeff Itcush
1,152 (16.84%)
  Marcel Tremblay
3,414 (49.90%)
  Thomas Snabl
907 (13.26%)
  Robert Dupont (Team Jeremy Searle)
1,368 (20.00%)
  Michael Applebaum (Notre-Dame-de-Grâce)
Marcel Tremblay (Décarie)
Snowdon City councillor     Marvin Rotrand
3,582
  Michelle Serano
1,708
  Shireen Peyrow (Team Jeremy Searle)
501
  Marvin Rotrand

Mercier–Hochelaga-Maisonneuve[edit]

Electoral District Position Total valid votes Candidates   Incumbent
  Projet Montréal   MICU   Vision Montréal   Other
Borough mayor 31,472   Éric Alan Caldwell
3,263 (10.37%)
  Pierre Bélanger
13,079 (41.56%)
  Lyn Thériault Faust
15,130 (48.07%)
    Ivon Le Duc (Ind.)
Hochelaga City councillor 6,193   José Feliciano Arias
1,086 (17.54%)[11]
  Luc Larivée
2,230 (36.01%)
  Laurent Blanchard
2,877 (46.46%)
Louis-Riel City councillor 8,389   Daniel Archambault
829 (9.88%)[12]
  Nicolas Tétrault
3,755 (44.76%)
  Richer Dompierre
3,805 (45.36%)
Maisonneuve–Longue-Pointe City councillor   Luce Beaulieu
1,027
  Monique Comtois-Blanchet
2,715
  Claire St-Arnaud
3,962
Tétreaultville City councillor   Pascal Meilleur
971
  Marcel Henry
3,839
  Gaëtan Primeau
4,525

Le Plateau-Mont-Royal[edit]

Electoral District Position Total valid votes Candidates   Incumbent
  Projet Montréal   MICU   Vision Montréal   Other
Borough mayor   Claude Mainville
6,500
  Helen Fotopulos
10,157
  Richard Théorêt
5,288
DeLorimier City councillor 8,425   Carl Boileau
Co-candidate for Richard Bergeron
3,078 (36.53%)
  Christine Mitton
2,838 (33.69%)[13]
  Christine Poulin
2,509 (29.78%)
Borough councillor 8,242   Émilie Thuillier
2,993 (36.31%)
  Josée Duplessis
3,002 (36.42%)
  Huguette Trudel
2,247 (27.26%)[14]
Jeanne-Mance City councillor   André Cardinal
2,063
  Michel Prescott
3,006
  Rose Caron
1,340
  Marc-André Bahl (White Elephant)
133
Diego Blais (ÉV-M)
88
Borough councillor   Suzanne Boivin
2,426
  Isabel Dos Santos
2,740
  Natercia Rodrigues
1,379
Mile End City councillor   Claire Tranquille
2,227
  Michel Labrecque
3,241
  Serge H. Malaison
1,449
Borough councillor   Elhaoussine Tahmi
2,123
  Eleni Fakotakis-Kolaitis
2,973
  Dimitrios Koufogiorgas
1,417
  Jacques Méthot (Ind.)
335

Le Sud-Ouest[edit]

Electoral District Position Total valid votes Candidates   Incumbent
  Projet Montréal   MICU   Vision Montréal   Other
Borough mayor 14,702   Pierre M. Valiquette
1,565 (10.64%)
  Jacqueline Montpetit
5,939 (40.40%)
  Robert Bousquet
5,901 (40.14%)
  Daniel Tremblay (ÉV-M)
1,041 (7.08%)
Glenmore Browne (Ind)
256 (1.784)
  Jacqueline Montpetit
Saint-Henri–Petite-Bourgogne–Pointe-Saint-Charles City councillor 7,350   Nicole Cloutier
1,283 (17.46%)[15]
  Brenda Paris
2,792 (37.99%)
  Line Hamel
3,275 (44.56%)
Borough councillor 7,187   Mathieu Winnicki
1,350 (18.78%)[16]
  Pierre E. Fréchette
2,957 (41.14%)
  Charles Veilleux 2,880 (40.07%)[17]
Saint-Paul–Émard City councillor   Francis Lizotte-Bédard
718
  Daniel Bélanger
3,331
  Jean-Yves Cartier
3,405
Borough councillor   Mélissa Simard
949
  Paul Émile-Rioux
2,874
  Ronald Bossy
3,456

Verdun[edit]

Electoral District Position Total valid votes Candidates   Incumbent
  Projet Montréal   MICU   Vision Montréal   Other
Borough mayor     Claude Trudel
9,283
  Philippe Lalonde
5,283
    Claude Trudel
Champlain–
L'Île-des-Sœurs
City councillor   Guylaine Vignola
510 (6.80%)
  Ginette Marotte
4,176 (55.69%)
  Daniel Beaudin
1,992 (26.57%)
  Robert Filiatrault
695 (9.27%)
François Desrochers
125 (1.67%)
Borough councillor I   Nancy Turgeon
817
  Paul Beaupré
4,214
  Pierre Labrosse
2,375
Borough councillor II 8,426   Francis Fortier
682 (8.09%)
  Marc Touchette
4,168 (49.47%)
  Francine LeBlanc
3,576 (42.44%)
Desmarchais-Crawford City councillor   Mathieu Fontaine
791
  Alain Tassé
4,066
  Alan Fortier
2,381
Borough councillor I     Josée Lavigueur Thériault
4,326
  Véronique Matte
2,721
Borough councillor II     André Savard
4,562
  Brian McCarthy
2,633
Preceded by
2001
Montreal municipal elections
2005
Succeeded by
2009

References[edit]

  1. ^ Edited Hansard Number 080, 39th Parliament, 2nd Session - Canadian House of Commons, Parliament of Canada, 16 April 2008.
  2. ^ Véronique Leduc, "Union Montréal présente son candidat, Michel Hamel", Courrier Ahuntsic/Bordeaux-Cartierville, 20 June 2008, accessed 5 February 2013.
  3. ^ Élection Montréal. "Retrait de la candidature de M. Christian Prévost." 22 October 2009.
  4. ^ "Projet Montréal renouvelle son comité local dans l’arrondissement", Le Monde: Journal communautaire Villeray—Saint-Michel—Parc Extension, April 2006, accessed 25 August 2011.
  5. ^ Projet Montréal: Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie, Projet Montréal, accessed 26 November 2011.
  6. ^ "L’heure des choix: Municipales 2005," fugues.com, 27 October 2005, accessed 2 October 2011.
  7. ^ See Brian M. Doody, "The Liberal Minority and the Prospect of an Early Dissolution of Parliament", Policy Options, September 2004, pp. 34-37.
  8. ^ Mongeon-Bourbonnais was a first-time candidate.
  9. ^ Collin was a first-time candidate.
  10. ^ Côté was a first-time candidate.
  11. ^ Arias was a first-time candidate.
  12. ^ Archambault was a first-time candidate. He continued to work with Projet Montréal in Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie after the election. See Projet Montréal: Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie, Projet Montréal, accessed 26 November 2011.
  13. ^ Mitton was a spokesperson for provincial cabinet ministers Serge Ménard and Louise Harel between 2000 and 2002 and continued to work with Harel after her appointment as speaker of the National Assembly of Quebec. She was described in the 2005 election as an ardent Quebec sovereigntist. See Elizabeth Thompson, "Extra vacations for Surete: Contract agreement would give officers three more days off," Montreal Gazette, 21 September 2000, A5; Kevin Dougherty and Alison Hanes, "Harel appointment on hold: PQ has yet to make case for naming her as speaker: Charest," Montreal Gazette, 1 February 2002, A9; Elizabeth Thompson, "MNAs don't have to tell: How they spend their office-budget cash can be kept secret, Supreme Court rules," Montreal Gazette, 2 November 2002, A1; Jeff Heinrich, "Fotopulos confident of team's hold," Montreal Gazette, 7 November 2005, A7.
  14. ^ Trudel is a horticulturalist. See was a first-time candidate in 2005. See Bronwyn Chester, "Casting spells in a parking lot," Montreal Gazette, 30 October 2010, B5.
  15. ^ Cloutier was a first-time candidate.
  16. ^ Winnicki is co-owner of Satay Brothers restaurant in the Saint-Henri neighbourhood. The 2005 campaign was his first bid for public office. See Francois Nadeau, "Les Satay Brothers: le goût du sud-est en plein cœur du sud-ouest!", Le Messager Week-End, 28 June 2012, accessed 10 July 2013.
  17. ^ Veilleux's campaign biography indicates that he attended Université Laval and Université du Québec à Rimouski, is the author of Levure Santé (a book about the health benefits of yeast), and became active in politics through his interest in economic and environmental issues. See Charles Veilleux - Équipe Bourque / Vision Montréal, 26 October 2004 (cached), accessed 10 July 2013.