Saint-François (electoral district)

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Saint-François
Flag of Quebec.svg Quebec electoral district
Provincial electoral district
Legislature National Assembly of Quebec
MNA
 
 
 
Guy Hardy
Liberal
District created 1972
First contested 1973
Last contested 2014
Demographics
Electors (2014)[1] 54,984
Area (km²)[2] 1,497.9
Census subdivisions Sherbrooke (part), Barnston-Ouest, Coaticook, Compton, Dixville, East Hereford, Martinville, Sainte-Edwidge-de-Clifton, Saint-Herménégilde, Saint-Malo, Saint-Venant-de-Paquette, Stanstead-Est, Waterville

Saint-François is a provincial electoral district in the Estrie region of Quebec, Canada that elects members to the National Assembly of Quebec. It includes the Brompton, Fleurimont and Lennoxville boroughs of the city of Sherbrooke, as well as also various other municipalities.

It was created for the 1973 election from parts of Compton, Richmond and Sherbrooke electoral districts.

In the change from the 2001 to the 2011 electoral map, it gained territory from Orford and Mégantic-Compton electoral districts, and also gained the Brompton borough of Sherbrooke from Johnson electoral district.

Geography[edit]

The Saint-François electoral district covers the following territory:

Members of the National Assembly[edit]

  1. Gérard Déziel, Liberal (1973–1976)
  2. Réal Rancourt, Parti Québécois (1976–1985)
  3. Monique Gagnon-Tremblay, Liberal (1985–2012)
  4. Réjean Hébert, Parti Québécois (2012–2014)
  5. Guy Hardy, Liberal (2014-present)

Election results[edit]

Quebec general election, 2012
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Parti Québécois Réjean Hébert 15,303 36.34 -5.70
Liberal Nathalie Goguen 15,238 36.18 -9.29
Coalition Avenir Québec Eric Giroux 7,607 18.06 +9.20
Québec solidaire André Poulin 2,103 4.99 +2.27
Option nationale Gaby Machabée 932 2.21  
Green Lindsay-Jane Gowman 809 1.92 +1.64
Unité Nationale Lionel Lambert 124 0.29  
Total valid votes 42,116 98.64
Total rejected ballots 581 1.36
Turnout 42,697 77.25  
Electors on the lists 55,274
Parti Québécois gain from Liberal Swing +1.80
Quebec general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Monique Gagnon-Tremblay 13,327 46.96 +9.10
     Parti québécois Réjean Hébert 11,845 41.74 +12.16
     Action démocratique Vincent Marmion 2,230 7.86 -15.99
     Québec solidaire Sandy Tremblay 769 2.71 -0.65
     Independent Francois Mailly 210 0.74
Quebec general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Monique Gagnon-Tremblay 12,528 37.86
     Parti québécois Mariette Fugere 9,788 29.58
     Action démocratique Francois Rioux 7,892 23.85
Green Anick Proulx 1,772 5.35
     Québec solidaire Suzanne Theriault 1,111 3.36

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Neighbouring electoral districts[edit]