Rivière-des-Mille-Îles (electoral district)

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For the river channel, see Rivière des Mille-Îles.
Rivière-des-Mille-Îles
Flag of Quebec.svg Quebec electoral district
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Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Laurin Liu
New Democratic
District created 1996
First contested 1997
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 104,211
Electors (2011) 77,006
Area (km²)[2] 112.83
Pop. density (per km²) 923.6
Census divisions Deux-Montagnes RCM, Thérèse-De Blainville RCM
Census subdivisions Saint-Eustache, Boisbriand, Deux-Montagnes, Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac

Rivière-des-Mille-Îles (formerly known as Saint-Eustache—Sainte-Thérèse) is a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 1997.

Geography[edit]

This riding is located in the northern suburbs of Montreal, on the north shore of the Rivière des Mille-Îles. Since 2003, it has consisted of the cities of Deux-Montagnes, Saint-Eustache and Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac in the Regional County Municipality of Deux-Montagnes; and the City of Boisbriand in the Regional County Municipality of Thérèse-De Blainville.

The neighbouring ridings are Argenteuil—Papineau—Mirabel, Marc-Aurèle-Fortin, Laval, Laval—Les Îles, and Pierrefonds—Dollard.

History[edit]

It was created in 1996 as "Saint-Eustache—Sainte-Thérèse" riding from parts of Blainville—Deux-Montagnes riding.

It was renamed "Rivière-des-Mille-Îles" in 1998.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Parliament Years Member Party
Saint-Eustache—Sainte-Thérèse
Riding created from Blainville—Deux-Montagnes
36th  1997 − 2000     Gilles Perron Bloc Québécois
Riding renamed — Rivière-des-Mille-Îles
37th  2000 − 2004     Gilles Perron Bloc Québécois
38th  2004 − 2006
39th  2006 − 2008
40th  2008 − 2011     Luc Desnoyers Bloc Québécois
41st  2011 − Present     Laurin Liu New Democratic

Election results[edit]

Rivière-des-Mille-Îles[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic Laurin Liu 25,639 49.2 +35.9
Bloc Québécois Luc Desnoyers 14,873 28.5 -16.8
Liberal Denis Joannette 5,300 10.2 -7.2
Conservative Lucie Leblanc 5,057 9.7 -9.8
Green Gilles Bisson 1,229 2.4 -1.8
Total valid votes/Expense limit 52,098 100.0
Total rejected ballots 973 1.8
Turnout 53,071 66.8
Eligible voters 79,428
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Luc Desnoyers 23,216 45.7 -8.2 $52,131
Conservative Claude Carignan 9,911 19.5 -1.4 $81,773
Liberal Denis Joannette 8,823 17.4 +4.6 $15,359
New Democratic Normand Beaudet 6,741 13.3 +6.3 $1,453
Green Marie Martine Bédard 2,134 4.2 -1.2 $3,053
Total valid votes/Expense limit 50,825 100.0 $83,475
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Bloc Québécois Gilles Perron 26,272 53.9 -7.5 $28,133
Conservative Érick Gauthier 10,173 20.9 +14.2 $5,917
Liberal Robert Frégeau 6,239 12.8 -11.4 $30,097
New Democratic Francis Chartrand 3,418 7.0 +3.6 $1,522
Green Marie Martine Bédard 2,643 5.4 +1.1 $1,860
Total valid votes/Expense limit 48,745 100.0 $76,468
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Gilles Perron 27,993 61.4 +12.0 $36,071
Liberal Yolaine Savignac 11,025 24.2 -10.2 $36,430
Conservative Érick Gauthier 3,064 6.7 -5.6 $6,653
Green Marie Martine Bédard 1,961 4.3 +1.8 $1,319
New Democratic Nicolas Du Cap 1,559 3.4 +2.0 $411
Total valid votes/Expense limit 45,602 100.0 $74,324

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 % ∆%
Bloc Québécois Gilles Perron 26,508 49.4 +3.0
Liberal Robert Fragasso 18,456 34.4 +5.1
Alliance François Desrochers 3,677 6.9
Progressive Conservative Jonathan Paquette 2,935 5.5 -17.1
Green Eric Squire 1,329 2.5
New Democratic Stéphane Thinel 739 1.4 -0.3
Total valid votes 53,644 100.0

Saint-Eustache—Sainte-Thérèse[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1997
Party Candidate Votes %
Bloc Québécois Gilles Perron 25,807 46.5
Liberal Yolaine Savignac 16,280 29.3
Progressive Conservative Jean Blanchard 12,522 22.5
New Democratic Valérie Kinslow 947 1.7
Total valid votes 55,556 100.0

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