Saint-Laurent—Cartierville

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Saint-Laurent—Cartierville
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Saint-Laurent—Cartierville in relation to other federal electoral districts in Montreal
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Stéphane Dion
Liberal
District created 1987
First contested 1988
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 117,950
Electors (2011) 76,777
Area (km²)[2] 48.70
Pop. density (per km²) 2,422
Census divisions Montreal
Census subdivisions Montreal

Saint-Laurent—Cartierville (formerly known as Saint-Laurent) is a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 1988. Its population in 2006 was 109,015.[3]

Geography[edit]

The district includes the Borough of Saint-Laurent and the neighbourhood of Cartierville in the Borough of Ahuntsic-Cartierville. The neighbouring ridings are Ahuntsic, Mount Royal, Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine, Pierrefonds—Dollard, Laval—Les Îles and Laval.

History[edit]

The electoral district of Saint-Laurent was created in 1987 from Dollard, Laval-des-Rapides and Saint-Denis. The name was changed to Saint-Laurent—Cartierville in 1989.

It is currently represented by Stéphane Dion, former leader of the Liberal Party. It has long been reckoned as one of the safest Liberal ridings in the nation.


Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Dollard, Laval-des-Rapides and Saint-Denis prior to 1987
Saint-Laurent
34th 1988–1993     Shirley Maheu Liberal
Saint-Laurent—Cartierville
35th 1993–1996     Shirley Maheu Liberal
1996–1997     Stéphane Dion Liberal
36th 1997–2000
37th 2000–2004
38th 2004–2006
39th 2006–2008
40th 2008–2011
41st 2011–present

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Stéphane Dion 17,726 43.43 -18.29
New Democratic Maria Ximena Florez 11,948 29.28 +20.30
Conservative Svetlana Litvin 7,124 17.46 +0.25
Bloc Québécois William Fayad 2,981 7.30 -4.04
Green Tim Landry 857 2.10
Marxist–Leninist Fernand Deschamps 176 0.43 -0.30
Total valid votes/Expense limit 40,812 100.00
Total rejected ballots 343 0.83 -0.27
Turnout 41,155 51.99 -1.56
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Stéphane Dion 25,095 61.72 +1.9 $46,549
Conservative Dennis Galiatsatos 6,999 17.21 +4.0 $20,864
Bloc Québécois Jacques Lachaine 4,611 11.34 -3.2 $9,582
New Democratic Jérôme Rodrigues 3,654 8.98 +1.3 $1,637
Marxist–Leninist Fernand Deschamps 299 0.73 +0.3
Total valid votes/Expense limit 40,658 100.00 $83,858
Total rejected ballots 454 1.10
Turnout 41,112 53.55
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Stéphane Dion 25,412 59.8 -7.0 $60,159
Bloc Québécois William Fayad 6,192 14.6 -2.7 $13,260
Conservative Ishrat Alam 5,590 13.2 +7.0 $62,831
New Democratic Liz Elder 3,279 7.7 +1.5 $6,611
Green Gilles Mercier 1,810 4.3 +2.2 $2,560
Marxist–Leninist Fernand Deschamps 177 0.4 +0.1
Total valid votes/Expense limit 42,460 100.0 $79,047
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Stéphane Dion 28,107 66.8 -6.8 $57,079
Bloc Québécois William Fayad 7,261 17.3 +4.2 $10,494
New Democratic Zaid Mahayni 2,630 6.3 +3.9 $11,340
Conservative Marc Rahmé 2,606 6.2 -3.2 $10,128
Green Almaz Aladass 875 2.1 $2.67
Marijuana Alex Neron 298 0.7
Marxist–Leninist Fernand Deschamps 125 0.3 -0.2
Canadian Action Ken Fernandez 84 0.2 -0.3 $116
Communist Nilda Vargas 78 0.2 -0.3 $647
Total valid votes/Expense limit 42,064 100.0 $78,192

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 % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Stéphane Dion 32,861 73.58 +3.44 $44,754
     Bloc Québécois Yves Beauregard 5,838 13.07 +0.35 $11,158
     Progressive Conservative J. Pierre Rouleau 2,308 5.17 -8.74 $876
     Canadian Alliance Kaddis R. Sidaros 1,909 4.27 +2.89 $8,762
     New Democratic Party Piper Elizabeth Huggins 1,070 2.40 +0.56 $908
     Marxist-Leninist Jean-Paul Bedard 234 0.52 $10
     Canadian Action Ken Fernandez 232 0.52 $3,062
     Communist Oscar Chavez 206 0.46 $187
Total valid votes 44,658 100.00
Total rejected ballots 642
Turnout 45,300 63.06 -13.90
Electors on the lists 71,836
Canadian Alliance percentages are contrasted with the Reform Party figures from 1997. Sources: Official Results, Elections Canada and Financial Returns, Elections Canada.


Canadian federal election, 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Stéphane Dion 34,598 70.14 $39,617
     Progressive Conservative Jean-Martin Masse 6,861 13.91 $17,038
     Bloc Québécois Yves Beauregard 6,276 12.72 $20,834
     New Democratic Party Jeff Itcush 910 1.84 $850
     Reform Hagop Karlozian 681 1.38 $1,907
Total valid votes 49,326 100.00
Total rejected ballots 781
Turnout 50,107 76.96
Electors on the lists 65,105
Sources: Official Results, Elections Canada and Financial Returns, Elections Canada.
By-election on 1996

Shirley Maheu appointment to the Senate, 31 January 1996

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Stéphane Dion 21,336 79.3
Bloc Québécois Michel Sarra-Bournet 4,000 14.9
Progressive Conservative G. Garo Toubi 699 13.9
Reform Shaul Petel 441 1.6
Independent Carole Caron 229 0.9
New Democratic Sara Mayo 212 0.8
Total valid votes 26,917 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Shirley Maheu 30,669 69.8 +23.5
Bloc Québécois Amin Hachem 8,231 18.7
Progressive Conservative Mark Weiner 3,254 7.4 -34.1
New Democratic Francine Poirier 866 2.0 -7.6
Natural Law José Torres 330 0.8
National Roopnarine Singh 274 0.6
Commonwealth of Canada Monique Lanctôt 229 0.5 0.2
Abolitionist Madelaine Piquette-Bedard 103 0.2
Total valid votes 43,956 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Shirley Maheu 20,418 46.3
Progressive Conservative Lyse Hubert-Bennett 18,287 41.5
New Democratic Sid Ingerman 4,213 9.6
Green Alain Hickson 765 1.7
Independent Michelle Dufort 311 0.7
Commonwealth of Canada Joakim Simon 120 0.3
Total valid votes 44,114 100.0

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Riding history from the Library of Parliament

Notes[edit]

Coordinates: 45°30′22″N 73°42′29″W / 45.506°N 73.708°W / 45.506; -73.708