Berthier—Montcalm

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Berthier—Montcalm
Quebec electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1987
District abolished2003
First contested1988
Last contested2002 by-election

Berthier—Montcalm was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1988 to 2004.

This riding was created in 1987 from Berthier—Maskinongé—Lanaudière riding. It was abolished in 2003 when it was redistributed into Berthier—Maskinongé, Laurentides—Labelle, Montcalm and Rivière-du-Nord ridings.

Berthier—Montcalm consisted of the towns of Berthierville, Louiseville and Saint-Gabriel; parts of the Counties of Berthier, Joliette, Maskinongé,Montcalm, and Saint-Maurice. In 1996, the riding was redefined to consist of the cities of Berthierville, Laurentides and Saint-Gabriel, the county regional municipalities of Montcalm, D'Autray and Matawinie (including Manouane Indian Reserve No. 26), and the Village Municipality of New Glasgow and the Municipality of Sainte-Sophie in the County Regional Municipality of La Rivière-du-Nord.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Berthier—Montcalm
Riding created from Berthier—Maskinongé—Lanaudière
34th  1988–1993     Robert de Cotret Progressive Conservative
35th  1993–1997     Michel Bellehumeur Bloc Québécois
36th  1997–2000
37th  2000–2002
 2002–2004 Roger Gaudet
Riding dissolved into Berthier—Maskinongé, Laurentides—Labelle,
Montcalm and Rivière-du-Nord

Electoral history[edit]

1988 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative Robert de Cotret 29,370
  Liberal Maurice Roberge 13,624
  New Democratic Pierre Arès 5,883
Green Roberte Sylvestre 2,084
  No affiliation Antonio Yanakis 1,292
1993 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Bloc Québécois Michel Bellehumeur 36,065
  Liberal Madeleine Bélanger 16,133
  Progressive Conservative Réal Naud 5,358
  Natural Law Réal Croteau 804
  New Democratic Jean-Pierre de Billy 591
National Laurent Harvey 276
1997 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Bloc Québécois Michel Bellehumeur 32,707
  Liberal Lise Perreault 15,073
  Progressive Conservative Réal Naud 13,338
  New Democratic Jean-Pierre de Billy 1,009
2000 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Bloc Québécois Michel Bellehumeur 31,703
  Liberal Jean-Carle Hudon 16,675
Alliance Réal Naud 2,853
  Progressive Conservative Paul Lavigne 2,014
Marijuana Sébastien Hénault 1,460
  New Democratic Jean-Pierre de Billy 829
By-election on Mr. Bellehumeur's resignation, 18 May 2002:
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Bloc Québécois Roger Gaudet 13,747
  Liberal Richard Giroux 11,646
  New Democratic François Rivest 977
  Progressive Conservative Richard Lafleur 598
Alliance Réal Naud 475

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