Saint-Lambert (electoral district)

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Saint-Lambert
Flag of Quebec.svg Quebec electoral district
Saint-Lambert.png
Saint-Lambert in relation to other Montérégie federal electoral districts.
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Sadia Groguhé
New Democratic
District created 1996
First contested 1997
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 92,419
Electors (2011) 73,935
Area (km²)[2] 25.05
Pop. density (per km²) 3,689.4
Census divisions Longueuil
Census subdivisions Longueuil, Saint-Lambert

Saint-Lambert is a federal electoral district in the Canadian province of Quebec. It has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 1997. Its population in 2006 was 94,541.

Geography[edit]

This riding on Montreal's South Shore is located in the Quebec region of Montérégie. The district includes the City of Saint-Lambert, the former City of Greenfield Park, the former Town of LeMoyne, and the western part of the pre-2002 City of Longueuil.

The neighbouring ridings are Longueuil—Pierre-Boucher, Saint-Bruno—Saint-Hubert, Brossard—La Prairie, Jeanne-Le Ber, Laurier—Sainte-Marie, and Hochelaga.

Demographics[edit]

According to the Canada 2001 Census
  • Ethnic groups: 90.4% White, 3.0% Black, 1.2% Arab, 1.1% Chinese
  • Languages: 77.0% French, 11.9% English, 9.2% Others, 1.9% Multiple responses
  • Religions: 77.9% Catholic, 8.1% Protestant, 2.5% Muslim, 1.2% Christian Orthodox, 7.9% No religion
  • Average income: $29,974

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
La Prairie, Longueuil, Saint-Hubert prior to 1996
Saint-Lambert
36th 1997–2000     Yolande Thibeault Liberal
37th 2000–2004
38th 2004–2006     Maka Kotto Bloc Québécois
39th 2006–2008
40th 2008–2011     Josée Beaudin Bloc Québécois
41st 2011–present     Sadia Groguhé New Democratic

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic Sadia Groguhé 18,705 42.64 +28.19
Bloc Québécois Josée Beaudin 11,353 25.88 -11.74
Liberal Roxane Stanners 8,463 19.29 -9.21
Conservative Qais Hamidi 4,396 10.02 -5.78
Green Carmen Budilean 944 2.15 -1.45
Total valid votes/Expense limit 43,861 100.0
Total rejected ballots 584 1.31 +0.14
Turnout 44,445 60.60 +1.15
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Josée Beaudin 16,346 37.62 -7.7 $34,922
Liberal Roxane Stanners 12,383 28.50 +5.2 $38,229
Conservative Patrick Clune 6,867 15.80 -3.9 $66,890
New Democratic Richard Marois 6,280 14.45 +7.1 $14,258
Green Diane Joubert 1,566 3.60 -0.3
Total valid votes/Expense limit 43,442 100.00 $82,317
Total rejected ballots 513 1.17 -0.03
Turnout 43,955 59.45
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Maka Kotto 20,949 45.3 -3.5 $45,282
Liberal Jean-Jacques Hermans 10,777 23.3 -13.6 $57,186
Conservative Patrick Clune 9,097 19.7 +13.6 $36,940
New Democratic Ronaldo Garcia 3,404 7.4 +2.6 $1,200
Green Sonia Ziadé 1,819 3.9 +0.8
Marxist–Leninist Normand Fournier 196 0.4 +0.1
Total valid votes/Expense limit 46,242 100.00 $77,306
Total rejected ballots 562 1.2 -0.7
Turnout 46,804
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Maka Kotto 22,024 48.8 +10.7 $44,877
Liberal Yolande Thibeault 16,654 36.9 -8.5 $51,431
Conservative Patrick Clune 2,739 6.1 -7.2 $16,096
New Democratic Monique Garcia 2,130 4.7 $984
Green Diane Joubert 1,404 3.1
Marxist–Leninist Normand Fournier 145 0.3
Total valid votes/Expense limit 45,096 100.0 $77,333
Total rejected ballots 861
Turnout 45,957 1.9

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 Yolande Thibeault 19,674 45.4 +4.2
Bloc Québécois Christian Picard 16,520 38.1 -1.0
Alliance Nic Leblanc 3,056 7.1
Progressive Conservative Walter Stirling 2,708 6.2 -10.9
Marijuana Katherine Léveillé 1,377 3.2
Total valid votes 43,355 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1997
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Yolande Thibeault 19,436 41.2
Bloc Québécois Richard Bélisle 18,458 39.1
Progressive Conservative Jean-Frédéric Lafontaine 8,084 17.1
New Democratic Allison Engel 921 2.0
Canadian Action Jean-Louis Pagé 304 0.6
Total valid votes 47,203 100.0

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