Québec (electoral district)

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Québec
Flag of Quebec.svg Quebec electoral district
Québec.png
Québec in relation to other Quebec City federal electoral districts.
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Annick Papillon
New Democratic
District created 1966
First contested 1968
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 96,525
Electors (2011) 81,468
Area (km²)[2] 32.39
Pop. density (per km²) 2,980.1
Census divisions Quebec City
Census subdivisions Quebec City

Québec electoral district (formerly known as Langelier) is a federal electoral district that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 1988. It is located in Quebec City in the province of Quebec, Canada.

The main employer in the district is the provincial Government of Quebec.

Statistical overview[edit]

  • Population: 93,811
  • Average family income: $52,443
  • Unemployment: 9.3%
  • Linguistic groups:
    • Francophone population: 92%
    • Anglophone population: 2%
    • Other: 6%

Geography[edit]

The riding, in the Quebec region of Capitale-Nationale, consists of the central part of Quebec City, including the borough of La Cité and the southern part of the borough of Les Rivières, as well as the parish municipality of Notre-Dame-des-Anges.

The neighbouring ridings are Louis-Hébert, Louis-Saint-Laurent, Charlesbourg—Haute-Saint-Charles, Beauport—Limoilou, and Lévis—Bellechasse.

History[edit]

This riding was created as "Langelier" riding in 1966 from parts of Quebec East, Quebec South and Quebec West ridings. It was renamed "Québec" in 1990.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Parliament Years Member Party
Langelier
Riding created from Quebec East, Quebec South and Quebec West
28th  1968 − 1972     Jean Marchand Liberal
29th  1972 − 1974
30th  1974 − 1976
 1977 − 1979     Gilles Lamontagne Liberal
31st  1979 − 1980
32nd  1980 − 1984
33rd  1984 − 1988     Michel Côté Progressive Conservative
34th  1988 − 1993     Gilles Loiselle Progressive Conservative
Riding renamed — Québec
35th  1993 − 1997     Christiane Gagnon Bloc Québécois
36th  1997 − 2000
37th  2000 − 2004
38th  2004 − 2006
39th  2006 − 2008
40th  2008 − 2011
41st  2011 − Present     Annick Papillon New Democratic

Election results[edit]

Québec, 1993 - present[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic Annick Papillon 22,393 42.6 +30.8
Bloc Québécois Christiane Gagnon 14,684 28.0 -13.8
Conservative Pierre Morasse 9,330 17.8 -7.9
Liberal François Payeur 4,735 9.0 -8.5
Green Yvan Dutil 1,144 2.2 -1.1
Christian Heritage Stefan Jetchick 228 0.4 -
Total valid votes/Expense limit 52,514 100.0
Total rejected ballots 801 1.5
Turnout 53,315 66.3 +3.6
Eligible voters 80,402
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Christiane Gagnon 21,064 41.8 +0.2 $59,021
Conservative Myriam Taschereau 12,943 25.7 -4.1 $70,315
Liberal Damien Rousseau 8,845 17.5 +6.1 $13,132
New Democratic Catheryn Roy-Goyette 5,933 11.8 +2.5 $6,186
Green Yonnel Bonaventure 1,650 3.3 -1.6
Total valid votes/Expense limit 50,435 100.00 $85,897
Total rejected ballots 632 1.2
Turnout 51,067 62.7
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Christiane Gagnon 20,845 41.5 -9.1 $52,012
Conservative Frédérik Boisvert 14,943 29.8 +18.7 $67,922
Liberal Caroline Drolet 5,743 11.4 -15.5 $23,986
New Democratic Michaël Lessard 4,629 9.2 +3.7 $5,287
Green Yonnel Bonaventure 2,372 4.7 +0.5
Independent Dan Aubut 813 1.6 $100
Progressive Canadian Alexandre Raymond-Labrie 520 1.0 $77
Libertarian Francis Bedard 325 0.6 $0
Total valid votes/Expense limit 50,190 100.0 $80,394


Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % Expenditures
     Bloc Québécois Christiane Gagnon 24,373 50.63 $51,839
Liberal Jean-Philippe Côté 12,982 26.97 $72,065
     Conservative Pierre Gaudreault 5,330 11.07 $13,725
     New Democratic Party Jean-Marie Fiset 2,670 5.55 $518
Green Antonine Yaccarini 2,046 4.25 $2,723
Marijuana Pierre-Etienne Paradis 512 1.06 not listed
Marxist–Leninist Jean Bédard 223 0.46 not listed
Total valid votes 48,136 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,040
Turnout 49,176 60.77
Electors on the lists 80,916
Percentage change figures are factored for redistribution. Conservative Party percentages are contrasted with the combined Canadian Alliance and Progressive Conservative percentages from 2000.
Sources: Official Results, Elections Canada and Financial Returns, Elections Canada.
Canadian federal election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Bloc Québécois Christiane Gagnon 22,793 43.4 -1.1
Liberal Claudette Tessier Couture 18,619 35.5 +3.1
Alliance Michel Rivard 3,980 7.6
Progressive Conservative Marc Jalbert 3,171 6.0 -12.5
New Democratic Jean-Marie Fiset 1,714 3.3 -1.3
Marijuana Pierre-E. Paradis 1,480 2.8
Natural Law Gilles Rochette 482 0.9
Marxist–Leninist Claude Moreau 255 0.5
Total valid votes 52,494 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Bloc Québécois Christiane Gagnon 24,817 44.5 -9.2
Liberal Claudette Tessier-Couture 18,062 32.4 +5.4
Progressive Conservative Marc Jalbert 10,309 18.5 +4.8
New Democratic Jean-Marie Fiset 2,556 4.6 +2.5
Total valid votes 55,744 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Bloc Québécois Christiane Gagnon 27,788 53.7
Liberal Jean Pelletier 13,965 27.0 -1.2
Progressive Conservative Gilles Loiselle 7,077 13.7 -33.0
New Democratic Majella Desmeules 1,067 2.1 -18.0
Natural Law Danielle Charland 883 1.7
Green Richard Domm 786 1.5 -2.1
Abolitionist Ernst Fernandez 158 0.3
Total valid votes 51,724 100.0

Langelier, 1968 - 1993[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Gilles Loiselle 24,555 46.7 +3.6
Liberal Marielle Guay-Mineault 14,843 28.2 -7.6
New Democratic Pauline Gingras 10,586 20.1 +8.4
Green Gilles Fontaine 1,931 3.7
Independent France Tremblay 402 0.8
Independent Alexandre Roy 319 0.6
Total valid votes 52,636 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Michel Côté 16,872 43.1 +35.5
Liberal Florence Ievers 14,004 35.8 -35.7
New Democratic Majella Desmeules 4,597 11.7 +3.6
Rhinoceros Jean Obélix Lefebvre 2,576 6.6 -1.6
Parti nationaliste André Binette 919 2.3
Social Credit Christian Landry 189 0.5 -3.0
Total valid votes 39,157 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1980
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal J. Gilles Lamontagne 24,714 71.5 +4.9
Rhinoceros Jean Obelix Lefebvre 2,813 8.1 +3.5
New Democratic Edith Frankel 2,811 8.1 -1.6
Progressive Conservative Pierre Linteau 2,606 7.5 +1.9
Social Credit André Bergeron 1,191 3.4 -8.7
Union populaire Brigitte Fortier 252 0.7 +0.2
Marxist–Leninist Jacques Goulet 115 0.3 -0.1
Communist Claude Demers 68 0.2 -0.2
Total valid votes 34,570 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1979
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal J. Gilles Lamontagne 25,931 66.6 0.0
Social Credit André Simoneau 4,748 12.2 +8.8
New Democratic Raymond Lavoie 3,773 9.7 +3.7
Progressive Conservative Paul Michaud 2,186 5.6 -16.0
Rhinoceros Jean Lefebvre 1,824 4.7
Union populaire Maurice Gagnon 195 0.5
Marxist–Leninist Jacques Goulet 156 0.4
Communist Claude Demers 140 0.4 0.0
Total valid votes 38,953 100.0
Canadian federal by-election, 24 May 1977
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On Mr. Marchand's resignation, 26 October 1976
Liberal Gilles Lamontagne 12,171 66.5 +3.0
Progressive Conservative Maurice Hamel 3,952 21.6 +9.7
New Democratic Jean Daoust 1,104 6.0 +0.8
Social Credit Sauveur Fradette 618 3.4 -12.3
Independent Jean Marie Béland 213 1.2
Communist Jeannette Walsh 166 0.9
Independent Gérard Langlois 67 0.4
Total valid votes 18,291 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Jean Marchand 13,557 63.6 +6.3
Social Credit Sauveur Fradette 3,344 15.7 -8.1
Progressive Conservative Normand Robidoux 2,530 11.9 -0.6
New Democratic Clément Gilbert 1,110 5.2
Independent Albert Lemoine 337 1.6
Independent Micheline Roberge 184 0.9
Marxist–Leninist Michel Papayre 161 0.8 -0.6
Independent Lionel Larocque 97 0.5
Total valid votes 21,320 100.0

Note: Mr. Papayre's result as a Marixst-Leninist candidate is compared to his result in the 1972 general election as an independent candidate.

Canadian federal election, 1972
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Jean Marchand 14,725 57.3 +18.3
Social Credit J.-Wilfrid Dufresne 6,101 23.7 -7.2
Progressive Conservative Albert Lemoine 3,206 12.5 -15.3
Independent Guy Jean 1,313 5.1
Independent Michel Parayre 349 1.4
Total valid votes 25,694 100.0

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

Canadian federal election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Jean Marchand 11,439 39.0
Ralliement créditiste Guy Jean 8,770 29.9
Progressive Conservative Rodrigue Pageau 8,150 27.8
New Democratic Pierre Pourtier 658 2.2
Ralliement créditiste Michel Roy 308 1.1
Total valid votes 29,325 100.0

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