Portneuf—Jacques-Cartier

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Portneuf—Jacques-Cartier
Flag of Quebec.svg Quebec electoral district
Portneuf--Jacques-Cartier.png
Portneuf—Jacques-Cartier in relation to other Quebec federal electoral districts
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Élaine Michaud
New Democratic
District created 1867
First contested 1867
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 104,394
Electors (2011) 75,771
Area (km²)[2] 7,203.98
Pop. density (per km²) 14.5
Census divisions La Jacques-Cartier, Portneuf, Quebec City
Census subdivisions Cap-Santé, Donnacona, Fossambault-sur-le-Lac, Lac-Delage, Lac-Saint-Joseph, Lac-Sergent, Neuville, Pont-Rouge, Portneuf, Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures, Saint-Basile, Saint-Marc-des-Carrières, Saint-Raymond, Sainte-Catherine-de-la-Jacques-Cartier

Portneuf—Jacques-Cartier (formerly known as Portneuf) is a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 1867. Its population in 2001 was 87,141.

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic groups: 99.1% White
Languages: 97.0% French, 2.0% English
Religions: 94.0% Catholic, 1.4% Protestant, 4.2% no religious affiliation
Average income: $28,030

Geography[edit]

The district includes the Regional County Municipalities of Portneuf and La Jacques-Cartier as well as the municipality of Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures. The main communities are Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures, Donnacona, Lac-Beauport, Neuville, Pont-Rouge, Shannon, Stoneham-et-Tewkesbury, Saint-Raymond, Sainte-Catherine-de-la-Jacques-Cartier, and Deschambault-Grondines. Its area is 7,617 km2.

History[edit]

The electoral district was created in the British North America Act of 1867 as "Portneuf". It was renamed "Portneuf—Jacques-Cartier" on 1 September 2004.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following members of the House of Commons of Canada:

Parliament Years Member Party
Portneuf
1st 1867–1872     Jean-Docile Brousseau Conservative
2nd 1872–1874     Esdras Alfred de St-Georges Liberal
3rd 1874–1878
4th 1878–1882     Roch-Pamphile Vallée Conservative
5th 1882–1887     Esdras Alfred de St-Georges Liberal
6th 1887–1891
7th 1891–1896     Arthur Delisle Liberal
8th 1896     Henri-Gustave Joly de Lotbinière Liberal
1896–1900
9th 1900–1904     Michel-Siméon Delisle Liberal
10th 1904–1908
11th 1908–1911
12th 1911–1917
13th 1917–1921
14th 1921–1925
15th 1925–1926
16th 1926–1930     Herment Marcotte Independent Liberal
17th 1930–1935     Jules Desrochers Liberal
18th 1935–1936     Lucien Cannon Liberal
1936–1940     Pierre Gauthier Liberal
19th 1940–1943
1943–1945     Bloc populaire
20th 1945–1949     Liberal
21st 1949–1953
22nd 1953–1957
23rd 1957–1958
24th 1958–1962     Aristide Rompré Progressive Conservative
25th 1962–1963     Jean-Louis Frenette Social Credit
26th 1963
1963–1965     Ralliement créditiste
27th 1965–1968     Roland Godin Ralliement créditiste
28th 1968–1971
1971–1972     Social Credit
29th 1972–1974
30th 1974–1979     Pierre Bussières Liberal
31st 1979–1980     Rolland Dion Liberal
32nd 1980–1984
33rd 1984–1988     Marc Ferland Progressive Conservative
34th 1988–1993
35th 1993–1997     Pierre de Savoye Bloc Québécois
36th 1997–2000
37th 2000–2004     Claude Duplain Liberal
38th 2004–2006     Guy Côté Bloc Québécois
Portneuf—Jacques-Cartier
39th 2006–2008     André Arthur Independent
40th 2008–2011
41st 2011–present     Élaine Michaud New Democratic

Election results[edit]

The Conservative Party did not run a candidate in Portneuf—Jacques-Cartier in the 2008 and 2011 elections as incumbent independent André Arthur is a self-described libertarian who consistently voted with and supported the Conservative Party in the House of Commons.

Portneuf—Jacques-Cartier[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic Élaine Michaud 22,387 42.7 +30.0
Independent André Arthur 14,594 27.8 -5.8
Bloc Québécois Richard Côté 10,745 20.5 -11.5
Liberal Réjean Thériault 3,463 6.6 -9.7
Green Claudine Delorme 1,279 2.4 -1.2
Total valid votes/Expense limit 52,468 100.0
Total rejected ballots 946 1.8 -0.6
Turnout 53,414 66.2 +5.4
Eligible voters 80,694
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Independent André Arthur 15,063 33.5 -6.4 $8,458
Bloc Québécois Richard Côté 14,401 32.0 +6.1 $41,700
Liberal Stéphane Asselin 7,320 16.3 +11.4 $4,855
New Democratic André Turgeon 5,707 12.7 +8.8 $1,955
Green Nathan John Weatherdon 1,452 3.2 +0.4
Independent Jean Paradis 1,039 2.3 $1,833
Total valid votes/Expense limit 44,982 100.0 $85,693
Total rejected ballots 1,113 2.4
Turnout 46,095 60.8
     Independent hold Swing -6.2
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Independent André Arthur 20,158 39.8 $1,093
Bloc Québécois Guy Côté 13,094 25.9 -17.0 $47,797
Conservative Howard Bruce 11,472 22.7 +1.2 $60,326
Liberal Gilles Landry 2,489 4.9 -22.6 $16,487
New Democratic Jean-Marie Fiset 1,956 3.9 +0.3 $1,579
Green Jérôme Beaulieu 1,431 2.8 -1.6
Total valid votes/Expense limit 50,600 100.0 $79,151

Portneuf[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Guy Côté 18,471 42.9 +7.7 $38,181
Liberal (x)Claude Duplain 11,863 27.6 -13.2 $52,428
Conservative Howard M. Bruce 9,251 21.5 -2.5 $16,810
Green Pierre Poulin 1,925 4.5 $265
New Democratic Jean-François Breton 1,540 3.6
Total valid votes/Expense limit 43,050 100.0 $76,720

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 Claude Duplain 17,877 40.8 +11.3
Bloc Québécois Patrice Dallaire 15,444 35.2 -8.1
Alliance Howard Bruce 6,699 15.3
Progressive Conservative François Dion 3,819 8.7 -15.9
Total valid votes 43,839 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Bloc Québécois (x)Pierre De Savoye 18,615 43.3 -10.3
Liberal Raynald Samson 12,674 29.5 +6.4
Progressive Conservative Raymond McBain 10,587 24.6 +9.7
New Democratic Majella Desmeules 1,112 2.6 +1.2
Total valid votes 42,988 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Bloc Québécois Pierre De Savoye 23,880 53.6
Liberal Paulin Plamondon 10,269 23.1 -3.5
Progressive Conservative (x)Marc Ferland 6,645 14.9 -42.4
Independent René Matte 2,260 5.1
Natural Law Robert Royer 869 2.0
New Democratic John MacFarlane 626 1.4 -10.8
Total valid votes 44,549 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative (x)Marc Ferland 23,893 57.4 +6.3
Liberal Paulin Plamondon 11,055 26.5 -11.4
New Democratic Jean-Marie Fiset 5,100 12.2 +5.8
Green Reynald Desrochers 1,607 3.9
Total valid votes 41,655 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Marc Ferland 23,797 51.1 +43.7
Liberal (x)Rolland Dion 17,687 38.0 -45.9
New Democratic Jacques Pelchat 3,012 6.5 -1.8
Rhinoceros Jean Paradis 1,222 2.6 -1.5
Parti nationaliste Georges-H. Marcotte 638 1.4
Social Credit Renée Roberge-Petitclerc 248 0.5 -5.3
Total valid votes 46,604 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1980
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal (x)Rolland Dion 29,234 73.9 +10.2
New Democratic Robert Ferland 3,285 8.3 +4.9
Progressive Conservative Christian Légaré 2,905 7.3 -1.8
Social Credit Bernard Lapointe 2,320 5.9 -15.1
Rhinoceros M. Chrétien M. Paquette 1,634 4.1 +1.7
Union populaire Richard Corbeil 204 0.5 +0.1
Total valid votes 39,582 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1979
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Rolland Dion 25,297 63.6 +14.8
Social Credit Bernard Lapointe 8,330 20.9 -16.1
Progressive Conservative Armand Caron 3,620 9.1 +0.7
New Democratic Renée Brisson 1,346 3.4 -2.3
Rhinoceros Réjane Mame Bujold 985 2.5
Union populaire O'H Ls Gingras 184 0.5
Total valid votes 39,762 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Pierre Bussières 25,620 48.8 +5.9
Social Credit (x)Roland Godin 19,456 37.1 -6.8
Progressive Conservative Fernand Paquet 4,427 8.4 -0.2
New Democratic Hervé Gauthier 2,980 5.7 +1.2
Total valid votes 52,483 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1972
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Social Credit (x)Roland Godin 23,626 43.9 -4.4
Liberal Claude Bernard 23,113 42.9 +6.1
Progressive Conservative Jean-Luc Godin 4,664 8.7 -3.2
New Democratic Rémi Morissette 2,430 4.5 +1.5
Total valid votes 53,833 100.0

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

Canadian federal election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Ralliement créditiste (x)Roland Godin 18,328 48.3 +14.7
Liberal Jules Lapierre 13,965 36.8 +9.1
Progressive Conservative Marcel Martineau 4,519 11.9 -5.6
New Democratic Fernand Drolet 1,126 3.0 +2.0
Total valid votes 37,938 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1965
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Ralliement créditiste Roland Godin 6,539 33.6 -22.8
Liberal Albert Neilson 5,390 27.7 -5.6
Independent (x)Jean-Louis Frénette 3,725 19.2
Progressive Conservative Gilbert Ouellet 3,400 17.5 +15.2
Independent PC Louis-Philippe Bertrand 213 1.1
New Democratic Fernand Lepage 184 0.9
Total valid votes 19,451 100.0

Note: Ralliement créditiste vote is compared to Social Credit vote in the 1963 election.

Canadian federal election, 1963
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Social Credit (x)Jean-Louis Frénette 11,473 56.5 +1.4
Liberal Andrée-Robert Rivard 6,776 33.3 +8.9
Independent PC Grégoire Martel 1,616 8.0
Progressive Conservative René-Paul-Joseph Plourde 459 2.3 -18.3
Total valid votes 20,324 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1962
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Social Credit Jean-Louis Frénette 12,089 55.0
Liberal J.-Gérard Maltais 5,377 24.5 -22.4
Progressive Conservative Louis Dussault 4,510 20.5 -32.6
Total valid votes 21,976 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1958
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Aristide Rompré 11,386 53.2 +11.5
Liberal (x)Pierre Gauthier 10,031 46.8 -11.5
Total valid votes 21,417 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1957
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal (x)Pierre Gauthier 11,328 58.3 -11.6
Progressive Conservative Aristide Rompré 8,102 41.7 +11.6
Total valid votes 19,430 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1953
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal (x)Pierre Gauthier 12,701 69.9 +11.0
Progressive Conservative Louis Tardivel 5,479 30.1 -2.5
Total valid votes 18,180 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1949
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal (x)Pierre Gauthier 10,932 58.8 +6.3
Progressive Conservative Rosaire Chalifour 6,069 32.7
Union des électeurs J.-Henri Doré 1,579 8.5 +2.1
Total valid votes 18,580 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1945
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal (x)Pierre Gauthier 8,994 52.6 -15.0
Independent Jean-Charles Magnan 7,021 41.0
Social Credit Raymond Dussault 1,094 6.4
Total valid votes 17,109 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1940
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal (x)Pierre Gauthier 10,033 67.6 +28.9
Independent Liberal Laurent Giroux 2,676 18.0
National Government J.-O. Pronovost 2,141 14.4 -18.9
Total valid votes 14,850 100.0

Note: Change in popular vote is calculated from popular vote in the 1935 general election. "National Government" vote is compared to Conservative vote in 1935 election.

By-election on 27 January 1936

Cannon accepted an office of emolument
under the Crown, 15 January 1936

Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Pierre Gauthier acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1935
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Lucien Cannon 5,981 38.6 -13.2
Conservative J.-Achille Joli-Coeur 5,155 33.3 -14.9
Independent Liberal Bona Dussault 4,281 27.7
Independent Liberal C.-Lucien Plamondon 64 0.4
Total valid votes 15,481 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1930
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Jules Desrochers 7,813 51.8 -2.6
Conservative J.-Alfred Foley 7,262 48.2
Total valid votes 15,075 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal (x)Michel-Siméon Delisle 6,308 54.5 +2.1
Independent Liberal Herment Marcotte (alias Armand) 5,272 45.5 -25.8
Canadian federal election, 1925
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal (x)Michel-Siméon Delisle 6,412 52.4 -28.4
Conservative C.-Romulus Ducharme 3,405 27.8 +14.6
Independent Liberal Herment Marcotte (alias Armand) 2,418 19.8
Total valid votes 12,235 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1921
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal (x)Michel-Siméon Delisle 9,021 80.8
Conservative C.-Romulus Ducharme 1,475 13.2
Progressive J. Quetton Fafard 665 6.0
Total valid votes 11,161 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1917
Party Candidate Votes
Opposition (Laurier Liberals) (x)Michel-Siméon Delisle acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1911
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal (x)Michel-Siméon Delisle 2,868 57.7 +0.7
Conservative Honoré Grenier 2,105 42.3 +2.3
Total valid votes 4,973 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1908
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal (x)Michel-Siméon Delisle 2,949 57.0 +1.7
Conservative Lawrence Stafford 2,074 40.1 -2.5
Independent Liberal Arthur Delisle 153 3.0
Total valid votes 5,176 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1904
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal (x)Michel-Siméon Delisle 2,630 55.3 +0.4
Conservative T.E. Voisard 2,026 42.6 -2.5
Unknown C.N. Arcand 101 2.1
Total valid votes 4,757 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1900
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Michel-Siméon Delisle 2,444 54.9 +4.4
Conservative G. Antoine Larue 2,009 45.1 -4.4
Total valid votes 4,453 100.0

Note: Change in popular vote is calculated from popular vote in the 1896 general election.

By-election on 30 July 1896

Joly de Lotbinière was appointed
Controller of Inland Revenue, 11 July 1896

Party Candidate Votes
Liberal (x)Henri Joly de Lotbinière acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1896
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Henri Joly de Lotbinière 2,086 50.4 -1.6
Conservative L. Stafford 2,050 49.6 +1.6
Total valid votes 4,136 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1891
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Arthur Delisle 1,906 52.0 -2.1
Conservative Roch-Pamphile Vallée 1,756 48.0 +2.1
Total valid votes 3,662 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1887
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal (x)Esdras Alfred de St-Georges 1,962 54.2 +3.6
Conservative Ed. Juchereau Duchesnay 1,661 45.8 -3.6
Total valid votes 3,623 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1882
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Esdras Alfred de St-Georges 1,491 50.5 +1.1
Conservative (x)Roch-Pamphile Vallée 1,459 49.5 -1.1
Total valid votes 2,950 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1878
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative Roch-Pamphile Vallée 1,605 50.5 +7.2
Liberal (x)Esdras Alfred de St-Georges 1,572 49.5 -7.2
Total valid votes 3,177 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1874
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal (x)Esdras Alfred de St-Georges 1,421 56.7 +5.6
Conservative J. Belleau 1,086 43.3 -5.6
Total valid votes 2,507 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1872
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Esdras Alfred de St-Georges 1,179 51.1
Conservative (x)Jean-Docile Brousseau 1,128 48.9 -9.9
Total valid votes 2,307 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1867
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Jean-Docile Brousseau 1,027 58.8
Unknown Dery 718 41.1
Unknown Dubord 1 0.1
Total valid votes 1,746 100.0

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