Saint-Maurice—Champlain

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Saint-Maurice—Champlain
Flag of Quebec.svg Quebec electoral district
Saint-Maurice-Champlain.png
Saint-Maurice—Champlain in relation to other Quebec federal electoral districts
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Lise St-Denis
Liberal
District created 2003
First contested 2004
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 95,944
Electors (2011) 80,032
Area (km²)[2] 33,188.55
Pop. density (per km²) 2.9
Census divisions La Tuque, Les Chenaux, Mékinac, Shawinigan
Census subdivisions La Tuque, Saint-Tite, Shawinigan, Batiscan, Champlain, Grandes-Piles, Notre-Dame-de-Montauban, Notre-Dame-du-Mont-Carmel, Saint-Luc-de-Vincennes, Saint-Stanislas, Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pérade, Sainte-Thècle, Trois-Rives

Saint-Maurice—Champlain is a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 2004.

It consists of:

  • the City of Shawinigan;
  • the Regional County Municipality of Le Haut-Saint-Maurice, including Communauté de Wemotaci Indian Reserve, Coucoucache Indian Reserve No. 24A and Obedjiwan Indian Reserve No. 28; and
  • the regional county municipalities of Les Chenaux and Mékinac.

The neighbouring ridings are Abitibi—Baie-James—Nunavik—Eeyou, Roberval—Lac-Saint-Jean, Portneuf—Jacques-Cartier, Trois-Rivières, Berthier—Maskinongé, Joliette, Laurentides—Labelle, and Pontiac.

History[edit]

Saint-Maurice—Champlain riding was created in 2003 from parts of Abitibi—Baie-James—Nunavik, Champlain, Roberval and Saint-Maurice ridings.

Member of Parliament[edit]

Parliament Years Member Party
Abitibi—Baie-James—Nunavik, Champlain, Roberval and
Saint-Maurice prior to 2003.
38th 2004–2006     Marcel Gagnon Bloc Québécois
39th 2006–2008     Jean-Yves Laforest Bloc Québécois
40th 2008–2011
41st 2011–2012     Lise St-Denis New Democratic
2012–present     Liberal

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
New Democratic Lise St-Denis 18,628 39.1 +31.3
Bloc Québécois Jean-Yves Laforest 13,961 29.3 -14.7
Conservative Jacques Grenier 8,447 17.7 -6.2
Liberal Yves Tousignant 5,670 11.9 -9.1
Green Pierre Audette 972 2.0 -1.4
Total valid votes/Expense limit 47,678 100.0
Total rejected ballots 1,193 2.4
Turnout 48,871 60.8
Eligible voters 80,315
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Jean-Yves Laforest 20,397 44.0 -0.6 $57,864
Conservative Stéphane Roof 11,083 23.9 -9.1 $65,544
Liberal Ronald St-Onge Lynch 9,755 21.0 +9.5 $1,857
New Democratic Anne Marie Aubert 3,601 7.8 +0.3
Green Martial Toupin 1,562 3.4 -0.2 $2,629
Total valid votes/Expense limit 46,398 100.0 $99,633
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Jean-Yves Laforest 21,532 44.3 -11.0 $36,733
Conservative Martial Toupin 16,028 33.0 +24.2 $13,342
Liberal Lucille Whissell 5,612 11.6 -19.0 $14,587
New Democratic Claude Larocque 3,684 7.6 +5.2 $1,524
Green Pierre Cayou Audette 1,705 3.5 +1.7 $1,585
Total valid votes/Expense limit 48,561 100.0 $93,422
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Marcel Gagnon 25,918 55.3 $55,299
Liberal Marie-Eve Bilodeau 14,320 30.6 $64,827
Conservative Martial Toupin 4,129 8.8 $17,805
New Democratic Pierre J.C. Allard 1,104 2.4
Green Pierre Cayou Audette 855 1.8 $7.58
Marijuana Paul Giroux 547 1.2
Total valid votes/Expense limit 46,873 100.0 $91,967

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