Pierrefonds—Dollard

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Pierrefonds—Dollard
Flag of Quebec.svg Quebec electoral district
Pierrefonds-Dollard.png
Pierrefonds—Dollard in relation to other federal electoral districts in Montreal
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Lysane Blanchette-Lamothe
New Democratic
District created 1986
First contested 1988
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 108,740
Electors (2011) 79,630
Area (km²)[2] 51.11
Pop. density (per km²) 2,127.6
Census divisions Montreal
Census subdivisions Montreal, Dollard-des-Ormeaux

Pierrefonds—Dollard is a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 1988. Its population in 2001 was 102,542.

This riding occupies the northwest part of the Island of Montreal on Lac des Deux-Montagnes and Rivière des Prairies. It contains the former cities of Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Pierrefonds, Roxboro, and L'Île-Bizard.

This riding is home to a number of pharmaceutical companies. Manufacturing is the main industry, followed by retail trade. Over 17% of the population has a university degree, while just over 4% has less than a Grade 9 education. The average family income is $75,497 with an unemployment rate of 6.5%.

According to the 2001 census, 37% of the population lists English as their mother tongue, while French is the first language for 32%. There are also significant populations who speak Arabic, Italian, Spanish and Chinese. This is an ethnically-mixed riding, including Italian, East Indian and Chinese communities. The total immigrant population is almost 30%.

Geography[edit]

The district includes the Montreal borough of Pierrefonds-Roxboro, L'Île-Bizard–Sainte-Geneviève and the municipality of Dollard-des-Ormeaux. The neighbouring ridings are Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine, Lac-Saint-Louis, Argenteuil—Papineau—Mirabel, Rivière-des-Mille-Îles, Laval—Les Îles, and Saint-Laurent—Cartierville.

History[edit]

This riding was established in 1986 by combining parts of Dollard and Vaudreuil ridings. The 1996 redistribution moved nine per cent of the population of the riding into Lac-St-Louis.

In the redistribution of 2004, 91% of the riding was retained.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Pierrefonds—Dollard
Riding created from Dollard and Vaudreuil
34th  1988 − 1993     Gerry Weiner Progressive Conservative
35th  1993 − 1997     Bernard Patry Liberal
36th  1997 − 2000
37th  2000 − 2004
38th  2004 − 2006
39th  2006 − 2008
40th  2008 − 2011
41st  2011 − Present     Lysane Blanchette-Lamothe New Democratic

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic Lysane B.-Lamothe 16,390 34.13 +23.58
Liberal Bernard Patry 14,632 30.47 -16.47
Conservative Agop Evereklian 12,901 26.86 +1.03
Bloc Québécois Nicolas Jolicoeur 2,392 4.98 -4.55
Green Jonathan Lumer 1,710 3.56 -3.35
Total valid votes/Expense limit 48,025 100.00
Total rejected ballots 343 0.71 +0.06
Turnout 48,368 59.20 +1.39
Eligible voters 81,704
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Bernard Patry 21,468 46.94 -4.18 $44,617
Conservative Pierre-Olivier Brunelle 11,815 25.83 +2.75 $85,049
New Democratic Shameem Siddiqui 4,823 10.55 +2.87 $0
Bloc Québécois Reny Gagnon 4,357 9.53 -2.84 $6,647
Green Ryan Young 3,161 6.91 +1.37 $1,652
Marxist–Leninist Marsha Fine 111 0.24 +0.04
Total valid votes/Expense limit 45,735 100.00 $85,897
Total rejected ballots 300 0.65 -0.04
Turnout 46,035 57.81 -2.08
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Bernard Patry 24,388 51.12 -12.45 $40,479
Conservative Don Rae 11,013 23.08 +12.32 $51,979
Bloc Québécois Denis Martel 5,901 12.37 -3.58 $9,446
New Democratic Shameem Siddiqui 3,664 7.68 +2.21 $3,754
Green Leo Williams 2,645 5.54 +2.53 $1,073
Marxist–Leninist Garnet Colly 96 0.20 +0.05
Total valid votes/Expense limit 47,707 100.00 $80,758
Total rejected ballots 331 0.69 -0.08
Turnout 48,038 59.89 +0.13
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Bernard Patry 29,601 63.57 -9.28 $43,521
Bloc Québécois Marie-Hélène Brunet 7,426 15.95 +4.96 $9,961
Conservative Andrea Paine 5,010 10.76 -1.22 $30,293
New Democratic Danielle Lustgarten 2,545 5.47 +3.42 $3,022
Green Theodore Kouretas 1,401 3.01
Marijuana Jean-François Labrecque 511 1.10 -1.03
Marxist–Leninist Garnet Colly 71 0.15
Total valid votes/Expense limit 46,565 100.00 $79,686
Total rejected ballots 365 0.78
Turnout 46,930 58.76

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

Canadian federal election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Bernard Patry 39,357 72.85 +6.42
Bloc Québécois Sylvie Brousseau 5,937 10.99 +0.22
Alliance Neil Drabkin 3,481 6.44 +4.48
Progressive Conservative John Profit 2,991 5.54 -12.67
Marijuana Jean-François Labrecque 1,149 2.13
New Democratic Adam Hodgins 1,109 2.05 +0.22
Total valid votes 54,024 100.00

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

Canadian federal election, 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Bernard Patry 38,476 66.43 +1.45
Progressive Conservative Neil Drabkin 10,546 18.21 +5.03
Bloc Québécois Normand Jean D'Ambrosio 6,239 10.77 -6.64
Reform Robert Laganière 1,134 1.96
New Democratic David Lyons 1,060 1.83 +0.43
Natural Law Céline Chamard 465 0.80 +0.02
Total valid votes 57,920 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Bernard Patry 39,947 64.98 +24.77
Bloc Québécois René de Cotret Opzoomer 10,712 17.41
Progressive Conservative Gerry Weiner 8,106 13.18 -36.59
New Democratic Catherine J. Rideout-Erais 864 1.40 -5.57
Natural Law Ruby Finkelstein 480 0.78
National Carlos Roldan 474 0.77
Libertarian Hugh Rowe 410 0.67 +0.12
Independent Lionel Albert 386 0.63
Commonwealth of Canada Glenford Charles 108 0.18 +0.04
Total valid votes 61,514 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Gerry Weiner 27,532 49.77
Liberal Bernard Patry 22,244 40.21
New Democratic Pierre Razik 3,854 6.97
Rhinoceros Jean-François Lafond 856 1.55
Independent William Short 452 0.82
Libertarian Hugh Rowe 302 0.55
Commonwealth of Canada Michel Haddad 77 0.14
Total valid votes 55,317 100.00

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Coordinates: 45°29′39″N 73°51′01″W / 45.4941°N 73.8503°W / 45.4941; -73.8503