Saint-Jean (electoral district)

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Saint-Jean
Flag of Quebec.svg Quebec electoral district
Saint-Jean.png
Saint-Jean in relation to other Montérégie federal electoral districts.
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Tarik Brahmi
New Democratic
District created 1966
First contested 1968
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 108,244
Electors (2011) 82,869
Area (km²)[2] 686.24
Pop. density (per km²) 157.7
Census subdivisions Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Mont-Saint-Grégoire, Lacolle, Saint-Alexandre, Saint-Blaise-sur-Richelieu

Saint-Jean is a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 1968.

Geography[edit]

The riding extends along the Richelieu River southeast of Montreal, in the Quebec region of Montérégie. It consists of the northern and western parts of the RCM of Le Haut-Richelieu.

The neighbouring ridings are Beauharnois—Salaberry, Brossard—La Prairie, Chambly—Borduas, Shefford, and Brome—Missisquoi.

Its population is 102 902, with 85,659 registered electors, and has an area of 734 km².

History[edit]

It was created in 1966 from parts of Beauharnois—Salaberry, Châteauguay—Huntingdon—Laprairie and Saint-Jean—Iberville—Napierville ridings.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Parliament Years Member Party
28th 1968–1972     Walter Bernard Smith Liberal
29th 1972–1974
30th 1974–1979
31st 1979–1980     Paul-André Massé Liberal
32nd 1980–1984
33rd 1984–1988     André Bissonnette Progressive Conservative
34th 1988–1993     Clément Couture Progressive Conservative
35th 1993–1997     Claude Bachand Bloc Québécois
36th 1997–2000
37th 2000–2004
38th 2004–2006
39th 2006–2008
40th 2008–2011
41st 2011–present     Tarik Brahmi New Democratic

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic Tarik Brahmi 24,943 47.5 +37.2
Bloc Québécois Claude Bachand 16,023 30.5 -19.1
Conservative Jean Thouin 5,603 10.7 -6.7
Liberal Robert David 4,644 8.8 -8.9
Green Pierre Tremblay 1,326 2.5 -1.5
Total valid votes/Expense limit 52,539 100.0
Total rejected ballots 862 1.6 +0.1
Turnout 53,401 62.3 -5.6
Eligible voters 85,659


Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Claude Bachand 26,506 49.6 -4.4 $75,270
Liberal Claire Ste-Marie 9,430 17.7 +5.3 $18,708
Conservative Marie-Josée Mercier 9,281 17.4 -4.7 $86,608
New Democratic Philippe Refghi 5,529 10.3 +3.3 $1,813
Green Pierre Tremblay 2,160 4.0 -0.6 $872
Independent Guy Berger 520 1.0
Total valid votes/Expense limit 53,426 100.0 $87,185
Total rejected ballots 830 1.5
Turnout 54,256 67.9
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Claude Bachand 28,070 54.0 -6.1 $71,327
Conservative Francis Lévesque 11,516 22.1 +14.3 $6,476
Liberal Maro Akoury 6,426 12.4 -13.6 $27,591
New Democratic Mathieu-Gilles Lanciault 3,622 7.0 +3.5 $2,283
Green Véronique Bisaillon 2,371 4.6 +1.9 $311
Total valid votes/Expense limit 52,005 100.0 $80,251
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Claude Bachand 29,485 60.1 +12.3 $74,555
Liberal Michel Fecteau 12,729 25.9 -10.4 $73,815
Conservative Joseph Khoury 3,856 7.9 -4.6 $29,196
New Democratic Jonathan Trépanier 1,687 3.4 +2.0 $86
Green Claude Genest 1,298 2.6
Total valid votes/Expense limit 49,055 100.0 $77,882

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 Claude Bachand 22,686 47.8 +1.7
Liberal Joseph Khoury 17,262 36.4 +9.2
Alliance Josée Coulombe 3,169 6.7
Progressive Conservative Gérald L'Ecuyer 2,764 5.8 -18.7
Marijuana Marc St-Jean 872 1.8
New Democratic Julien Patenaude 698 1.5 -0.1
Total valid votes 47,451 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Bloc Québécois Claude Bachand 22,441 46.1 -9.8
Liberal Diane MacDonald 13,239 27.2 +0.4
Progressive Conservative Gérald L'Ecuyer 11,938 24.5 +9.9
New Democratic Julien Patenaude 755 1.5 +0.6
Marxist–Leninist André Davignon 347 0.7
Total valid votes 48,720 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Bloc Québécois Claude Bachand 29,753 55.9
Liberal Delbert Deschambault 14,244 26.7 -3.0
Progressive Conservative Clément Couture 7,795 14.6 -41.6
Natural Law Alain Longpré 872 1.6
New Democratic Jutta Teigeler 504 0.9 -10.8
Commonwealth of Canada Guy David 105 0.2
Total valid votes 53,273 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Clément Couture 27,685 56.3 -3.5
Liberal Gilles Dolbec 14,643 29.8 +1.0
New Democratic Rezeq Faraj 5,786 11.8 +4.7
Rhinoceros Sylvio Dubois 1,084 2.2 -0.1
Total valid votes 49,198 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative André Bissonnette 30,769 59.8 +49.2
Liberal Paul-André Massé 14,823 28.8 -43.3
New Democratic Todd Sloan 3,642 7.1 -5.4
Rhinoceros Gaëtan dit Paco Pelletier 1,209 2.3 0.0
Parti nationaliste Luc Choinière 1,002 1.9
Commonwealth of Canada Pierre Talbot 45 0.1
Total valid votes 51,490 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1980
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Paul-André Massé 30,134 72.1 +7.6
New Democratic Roger Roy 5,194 12.4 +7.4
Progressive Conservative Jean-Maurice Bergeron 4,410 10.6 +1.4
Rhinoceros Jean-Luc Arène 982 2.4 +0.8
Social Credit Marcel Coté 929 2.2 -16.5
Marxist–Leninist Monique Davignon 136 0.3 -0.1
Total valid votes 41,785 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1979
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Paul-André Massé 28,496 64.5 +11.2
Social Credit Jean-Paul Lasnier 8,275 18.7 +10.2
Progressive Conservative Paul Desrochers 4,050 9.2 -18.3
New Democratic Todd Sloan 2,204 5.0 -1.4
Rhinoceros John Philipp McMillan II 666 1.5
Bloc Québécois Lionel C. Laporte 310 0.7
Marxist–Leninist Monique Davignon 179 0.4 -0.3
Total valid votes 44,180 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Walter Smith 18,798 53.3 9.4
Progressive Conservative J.-C.-Raymond Grenier 9,689 27.5 +4.9
Social Credit Claude Coté 3,014 8.6 -16.3
New Democratic Fernand Houde 2,234 6.3 +0.6
Independent André Avery 1,116 3.2
Marxist–Leninist André Davignon 250 0.7
Independent Louis Poirier 137 0.4
Total valid votes 35,238 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1972
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Walter Smith 16,459 43.9 -8.1
Social Credit André Avery 9,304 24.8 +20.3
Progressive Conservative Lucien Roy 8,462 22.6 -9.3
New Democratic Jean-Marc Lebeau 2,165 5.8 -5.1
Independent Maurice Gibeau 600 1.6
Independent Denis Lauzon 347 0.9
Independent Gilles Davignon 137 0.4
Total valid votes 37,474 100.0

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

Canadian federal election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Walter Smith 15,878 52.0
Progressive Conservative Paul Beaulieu 9,715 31.8
New Democratic Gérard Docquier 3,332 10.9
Ralliement créditiste Louis Poirier 1,373 4.5
Démocratisation Économique Jean Meloche 214 0.7
Total valid votes 30,512 100.0

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