Bellechasse—Etchemins—Montmagny—L'Islet

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Bellechasse—Etchemins—Montmagny—L'Islet
Quebec electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
District created 1996
District abolished 2003
First contested 1997
Last contested 2000

Bellechasse—Etchemins—Montmagny—L'Islet (formerly known as Bellechasse—Montmagny—L'Islet) was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1997 to 2004.

It was created as "Bellechasse—Montmagny—L'Islet" in 1996 from Bellechasse electoral district. It was renamed "Bellechasse—Etchemins—Montmagny—L'Islet" in 1997. It was abolished in 2003 when it was redistributed into Lévis—Bellechasse and Rivière-du-Loup—Montmagny ridings.

The district consisted of the cities of L'Islet, Lac-Etchemin, Montmagny and Saint-Pamphile, the Regional County Municipalities of Bellechasse, L'Islet, Montmagny and Les Etchemins (except the municipalities of Saint-Benjamin, Saint-Prosper, Saint-Zacharie and Sainte-Aurélie).

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected only one Member of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Bellechasse—Etchemins—Montmagny—L'Islet
Riding created from Bellechasse
36th  1997–2000     Gilbert Normand Liberal
37th  2000–2004
Riding dissolved into Lévis—Bellechasse and
Rivière-du-Loup—Montmagny

Normand won the 1997 election narrowly over François Langlois of the Bloc Québécois, but beat him in 2000 handily.

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1997
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal NORMAND, Gilbert 14,100
Bloc Québécois LANGLOIS, François 14,053
Progressive Conservative ROY, Denis 12,840
Reform POULIOT, Gaétan 611
New Democratic MICHAUD, Branda 520
Canadian federal election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal NORMAND, Gilbert 19,163
Bloc Québécois LANGLOIS, François 14,973
Alliance ROY, Jean-Claude 4,224
Progressive Conservative LAFOND, Suzanne 1,636

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Riding history from the Library of Parliament