Sherbrooke (electoral district)

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This article is about the federal district. For the provincial district, see Sherbrooke (provincial electoral district). For the New South Wales district, see Electoral district of Sherbrooke.
Sherbrooke
Flag of Quebec.svg Quebec electoral district
Sherbrooke.PNG
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Pierre-Luc Dusseault
New Democratic
District created 1924
First contested 1925
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 104,308
Electors (2011) 81,990
Area (km²)[2] 164.60
Pop. density (per km²) 633.7
Census divisions Sherbrooke
Census subdivisions Sherbrooke

Sherbrooke is a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 1925.

Geography[edit]

This riding in the south of the province is located in the Quebec region of Estrie. It consists of most of the city of Sherbrooke, other than certain areas to the north and south.

The neighbouring ridings are Richmond—Arthabaska and Compton—Stanstead.

History[edit]

It was created in 1924 from parts of Sherbrooke (Town of) and Richmond—Arthabaska ridings.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following members of the House of Commons of Canada:

Parliament Years Member Party
Sherbrooke
Riding created from Town of Sherbrooke and Richmond—Arthabaska
15th  1925 − 1926     Charles Benjamin Howard Liberal
16th  1926 − 1930
17th  1930 − 1935
18th  1935 − 1940
19th  1940 − 1945     Maurice Gingues Liberal
20th  1945 − 1949
21st  1949 − 1953
22nd  1953 − 1957
23rd  1957 − 1958
24th  1958 − 1962     Maurice Allard Progressive Conservative
25th  1962 − 1963     Gérard Chapdelaine Social Credit
26th  1963 − 1963
 1963 − 1965     Ralliement créditiste
27th  1965 − 1968     Maurice Allard Independent Progressive Conservative
28th  1968 − 1972     Paul Mullins Gervais Liberal
29th  1972 − 1974     Irénée Pelletier Liberal
30th  1974 − 1979
31st  1979 − 1980
32nd  1980 − 1984
33rd  1984 − 1988     Jean Charest Progressive Conservative
34th  1988 − 1993
35th  1993 − 1997
36th  1997 − 1998
 1998 − 2000     Serge Cardin Bloc Québécois
37th  2000 − 2004
38th  2004 − 2006
39th  2006 − 2008
40th  2008 − 2011
41st  2011 − Present     Pierre-Luc Dusseault New Democratic

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic Pierre-Luc Dusseault
Liberal Tom Allen
Conservative Marc Dauphin
Total valid votes/Expense limit  
Total rejected ballots
Turnout
Eligible voters
2011 federal election redistributed results
Party Vote  %
  New Democratic Party 22,983 43.47
  Bloc Québécois 18,689 35.35
  Liberal 5,182 9.80
  Conservative 4,865 9.20
  Green 924 1.75
  Others 228 0.43
Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic Pierre-Luc Dusseault 22,344 43.0 +29.9
Bloc Québécois Serge Cardin 18,703 36.0 −14.1%
Liberal Éric Deslauriers-Joannette 4,953 9.5 −10.0
Conservative Pierre Harvey 4,865 9.4 −5.0
Green Jacques Laberge 890 1.7 N/A
Rhinoceros Crédible Berlingot Landry 224 0.4 −0.5
Total valid votes/Expense limit 100.0%

Source: Elections Canada

Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Serge Cardin 25,502 50.1% -2.2% $63,527
Liberal Nathalie Goguen 9,947 19.5% +6.4% $12,688
Conservative André Bachand 8,331 16.4% -4.3% $46,261
New Democratic Yves Mondoux 6,676 13.1% +4.2% $11,460
Rhinoceros Sébastien Côrriveau 467 0.9% $180
Total valid votes/Expense limit 50,923 100.0% $86,493
Total rejected ballots 607 1.2%
Turnout 51,530 62.9%
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Serge Cardin 27,185 52.2% -6.5% $64,825
Conservative Marc Nadeau 10,772 20.7% +16.4% $68,472
Liberal Robert Pouliot 6,860 13.2% -17.8% $32,821
New Democratic Martin Plaisance 4,645 8.9% +6.0% $3,008
Green Michel Quirion 2,262 4.3% +1.3% $242
Independent Claudia Laroche-Martel 321 0.6% $138
Total valid votes/Expense limit 52,045 100.0% $81,158
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Serge Cardin 29,323 58.7% +12.2% $77,448
Liberal Bruno-Marie Béchard 15,482 31.0% -10.8% $77,885
Conservative Réal Leblanc 2,142 4.3% -4.1% $6,431
Green Jeffrey Champagne 1,509 3.0%
New Democratic Philippe Dion 1,463 2.9% +1.6% $2,785
Total valid votes/Expense limit 49,919 100.0% $79,378

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
     Bloc Québécois Serge Cardin 23,559 46.53 $70,552
Liberal Jean-François Rouleau 21,182 41.84 $69,566
     Canadian Alliance Mark Quinlan 2,284 4.51 $7,089
     Progressive Conservative Eric L'Heureux 1,955 3.86 $493
     New Democratic Party Craig Wright 677 1.34 none listed
     Natural Law Daniel Jolicoeur 495 0.98 none listed
     Independent Serge Bourassa-Lacombe 294 0.58 $624
     Marxist-Leninist Serge Lachapelle 186 0.37 $10
Total valid votes 50,632 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,248
Turnout 51,880 63.58
Electors on the lists 81,592
Note: Canadian Alliance vote is compared to the Reform vote in 1998 by-election.
Sources: Official Results, Elections Canada and Financial Returns, Elections Canada.
By-election on September 14, 1998

Resignation of Jean Charest, May 1, 1998

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Bloc Québécois Serge Cardin 16,143 44.3% +14.6%
Liberal Robert Pouliot 15,923 43.7% +35.0%
Progressive Conservative Robert Archambault 2,303 6.3% -53.2%
Reform Marcel Bolduc 934 2.6%
New Democratic Sébastien Goulet 720 2.0% +0.8%
Green Jacques Bousquet 254 0.7%
Independent John Turmel 97 0.3%
Marxist–Leninist Serge Lachapelle 72 0.2%
Total valid votes 36,446 100.0%
Canadian federal election, 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Jean Charest 32,228 59.5% +7.2%
Bloc Québécois Jacques Blanchette 16,086 29.7% -8.2%
Liberal Martin Bureau 4,720 8.7% +0.9%
New Democratic Tom Vouloumanos 628 1.2% +0.4%
Natural Law Christian Simard 477 0.9% 0.0%
Total valid votes 54,139 100.0%
Canadian federal election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Jean Charest 29,740 52.3% −11.0%
Bloc Québécois Guy Boutin 21,559 37.9%
Liberal Jean Paul Pelletier 4,462 7.9% -14.7%
Natural Law Serge Trépanier 516 0.9%
New Democratic Martine Caouette 445 0.8% −10.9%
Abolitionist Jean-Guy Trépanier 91 0.2%
Total valid votes 56,813 100.0%
Canadian federal election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Jean Charest 34,538 63.3% +11.8%
Liberal Dennis Wood 12,314 22.6% -11.3%
New Democratic Alain Poirier 6,373 11.7% +1.9%
Rhinoceros Bébé Sept Heures Pierre Granger 1,040 1.9% -0.5%
Independent Normand Guy 148 0.3%
Communist Yves Lawler 143 0.3% 0.0%
Total valid votes 54,556 100.0%
Canadian federal election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Jean Charest 22,232 51.5% +42.2%
Liberal Irénée Pelletier 14,607 33.8% -38.0%
New Democratic Daniel Berthold 4,230 9.8% -0.2%
Rhinoceros Gilbert Peupa Ash 1,054 2.4% -1.3%
Parti nationaliste Lorraine Déry 687 1.6%
Social Credit Fernand Bourret 197 0.5% -3.7%
Communist Yves Lawler 92 0.2%
Commonwealth of Canada Françoise Chanteau 72 0.2%
Total valid votes 43,171 100.0%
Canadian federal election, 1980
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Irénée Pelletier 27,224 71.8% +11.6%
New Democratic Yves Dubois 3,777 10.0% +7.1%
Progressive Conservative Michel Beaudin 3,514 9.3% +0.1%
Social Credit Alphonse Ouellet 1,577 4.2% -21.2%
Rhinoceros Fernand Bédard 909 2.4%
Rhinoceros Viens Dorian Nadeau 492 1.3%
Independent Maurice Grenier 200 0.5%
Union populaire J. Gilles Marier 90 0.2% +0.1%
Communist Yves Lawler 79 0.2% -0.1%
Marxist–Leninist Louis Davignon 60 0.2% -0.1%
Total valid votes 37,922 100.0%
Canadian federal election, 1979
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Irénée Pelletier 25,110 60.1% +3.8%
Social Credit Jacques Blanchette 10,573 25.3% -0.3%
Progressive Conservative Yves Comtois 3,809 9.1% -2.0%
New Democratic Roger Muller 1,180 2.8% -2.5%
Rhinoceros Jeanne d'Arc Diane Ross 665 1.6%
Independent Alphonse Ouellet 148 0.4%
Communist Yves Lawler 111 0.3%
Marxist–Leninist Louis Davignon 88 0.2% -0.6%
Union populaire Michel English 63 0.2%
Total valid votes 41,747 100.0%
Canadian federal election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Irénée Pelletier 23,903 56.4% +13.2%
Social Credit André G. Breton 10,864 25.6% -8.1%
Progressive Conservative Alex Kindy 4,716 11.1% -2.9%
New Democratic Hubert Wallot 2,238 5.3% 1.7%
Marxist–Leninist Rita Viau 337 0.8%
Independent Charley Lamarre 336 0.8%
Total valid votes 42,394 100.0%
Canadian federal election, 1972
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Irénée Pelletier 20,569 43.2% +2.9%
Social Credit Maurice Couture 16,072 33.7% -6.2%
Progressive Conservative Alex Kindy 6,700 14.1% -1.6%
New Democratic Rebecca Augenfeld 1,713 3.6% -0.5%
Independent Gérard Gosselin 1,423 3.0%
Independent Jean Simoneau 911 1.9%
Independent J. Johnny Teasdale 259 0.5%
Total valid votes 47,647 100.0%

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

Canadian federal election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Paul-M. Gervais 15,270 40.2% 6.7%
Ralliement créditiste Adélard Larose 15,172 40.0% +23.4%
Progressive Conservative Alex Kindy 5,946 15.7% +14.2%
New Democratic Jean-Paul Blouin 1,563 4.1%
Total valid votes 37,951 100.0%
Canadian federal election, 1965
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Independent PC Maurice Allard 11,808 35.5%
Liberal Roger Gingues 11,159 33.6% -4.6%
Ralliement créditiste Philippe Lord 5,522 16.6% -23.4%
Independent Gérard Chapdelaine 2,890 8.7%
New Democratic Louis-Philippe Brousseau 1,356 4.1% +0.8%
Progressive Conservative Étienne Pellerin 499 1.5% -9.2%
Total valid votes 33,234 100.0%

Note: Ralliement créditiste vote is compared to Social Credit vote in the 1963 election.

Canadian federal election, 1963
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Social Credit Gérard Chapdelaine 12,708 40.1% -10.7%
Liberal Sarto Roy 12,103 38.2% +16.6%
Progressive Conservative Roger Perreault 3,390 10.7% -16.1%
Independent Louis-Philippe Brousseau 2,469 7.8%
New Democratic Gustave Steenland 1,052 3.3% +2.4%
Total valid votes 31,722 100.0%
Canadian federal election, 1962
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Social Credit Gérard Chapdelaine 16,673 50.8% +51.9%
Progressive Conservative Maurice Allard 8,791 26.8% -24.2%
Liberal Fernand Joyal 7,066 21.5% -26.4%
New Democratic Gustave Steenland 311 0.9%
Total valid votes 32,841 100.0%
Canadian federal election, 1958
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Maurice Allard 15,383 51.0% +13.5%
Liberal Maurice Gingues 14,458 47.9% -61.4%
Social Credit Guillaume Racine 349 1.2%
Total valid votes 30,190 100.0%
Canadian federal election, 1957
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Maurice Gingues 16,324 62.5% -3.7%
Progressive Conservative François Thibault 9,791 37.5% +3.7%
Total valid votes 26,115 100.0%
Canadian federal election, 1953
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Maurice Gingues 15,827 66.2% +17.0%
Progressive Conservative Antonio-Joseph Pinard 8,085 33.8% +7.3%
Total valid votes 23,912 100.0%
Canadian federal election, 1949
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Maurice Gingues 12,116 49.2% +8.8%
Progressive Conservative William Redmond Hayes 6,522 26.5% +0.4%
Independent Liberal Alphonse Trudeau 3,060 12.4%
Union des électeurs Roméo Gauthier 2,728 11.1%
Co-operative Commonwealth Théode Bilodeau 217 0.9%
Total valid votes 24,643 100.0%
Canadian federal election, 1945
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Maurice Gingues 9,552 40.4% -21.4%
Progressive Conservative John Jr. Bassett 6,158 26.0% -3.1%
Bloc populaire Valmore Olivier 3,427 14.5%
Independent Joseph-François-Xavier Labrecque 3,110 13.2%
Social Credit Roméo-Ernest Gauthier 1,118 4.7%
Co-operative Commonwealth Philippe Pépin 283 1.2%
Total valid votes 23,648 100.0%

Note: Progressive Conservative vote is compared to "National Government" vote in 1940

Canadian federal election, 1940
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Maurice Gingues 11,602 61.8% +6.8%
National Government Terence Gerard Walsh 5,465 29.1% -15.9%
Independent Joseph-Ernest Coté 1,697 9.0%
Total valid votes 18,764 100.0%

Note: "National Government" vote is compared to Conservative vote in 1935 election.

Canadian federal election, 1935
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Charles Benjamin Howard 9,806 55.0% +3.5%
Conservative William Warren Lynch 8,029 45.0% -3.5%
Total valid votes 17,835 100.0%
Canadian federal election, 1930
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Charles Benjamin Howard 8,546 51.5% -10.5%
Conservative Walter Harold Lynch 8,048 48.5% 10.5%
Total valid votes 16,594 100.0%
Canadian federal election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Charles Benjamin Howard 7,582 62.0% +7.4%
Conservative Albert Wyatt Reid 4,640 38.0% -7.4%
Total valid votes 12,222 100.0%
Canadian federal election, 1925
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Charles Benjamin Howard 6,566 54.6%
Conservative Edward Bruen Worthington 5,449 45.4%
Total valid votes 12,015 100.0%

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