Berthier—Montcalm

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Berthier—Montcalm
Quebec electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
District created 1987
District abolished 2003
First contested 1988
Last contested 2002 by-election

Berthier—Montcalm was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons 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]

Canadian federal election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes % ±
     Progressive Conservative DE COTRET, Robert 29,370
     Liberal ROBERGE, Maurice 13,624
     New Democratic Party ARÈS, Pierre 5,883
Green SYLVESTRE, Roberte 2,084
     No affiliation YANAKIS, Antonio 1,292
Canadian federal election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Bloc Québécois BELLEHUMEUR, Michel 36,065
     Liberal BÉLANGER, Madeleine 16,133
     Progressive Conservative NAUD, Réal 5,358
     Natural Law CROTEAU, Réal 804
     New Democratic Party DE BILLY, Jean-Pierre 591
National HARVEY, Laurent 276
Canadian federal election, 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Bloc Québécois BELLEHUMEUR, Michel 32,707
     Liberal PERREAULT, Lise 15,073
     Progressive Conservative NAUD, Réal 13,338
     New Democratic Party DE BILLY, Jean-Pierre 1,009
Canadian federal election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Bloc Québécois BELLEHUMEUR, Michel 31,703
     Liberal HUDON, Jean-Carle 16,675
Alliance NAUD, Réal 2,853
     Progressive Conservative LAVIGNE, Paul 2,014
Marijuana HÉNAULT, Sébastien 1,460
     New Democratic Party DE BILLY, Jean-Pierre 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 Party François Rivest 977
     Progressive Conservative Richard Lafleur 598
Alliance Réal Naud 475

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