Frontenac—Mégantic

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Not to be confused with Mégantic—Frontenac.
Frontenac—Mégantic
Quebec electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
District created 1996
District abolished 2003
First contested 1997
Last contested 2000

Frontenac—Mégantic was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1997 to 2004.

It was created in 1996 from the Mégantic—Compton—Stanstead riding. It was abolished in 2003 when it was redistributed into Beauce, Compton—Stanstead and Mégantic—L'Érable ridings.

It consisted of:

  • the cities of Black Lake, Disraeli, Lac-Mégantic, Scotstown and Thetford Mines;
  • the County Regional Municipality of L'Amiante;
  • the County Regional Municipality of Le Granit, excepting: the municipalities of Risborough and Saint-Robert-Bellarmin; the Municipality of the United Townships of Risborough-et-partie-de-Marlow;
  • in the County Regional Municipality of Le Haut-Saint-François: the village municipalities of La Patrie, Saint-Gérard and Weedon Centre; the township municipalities of Ditton, Hampden, Lingwick and Weedon; the municipalities of Chartierville and Fontainebleau.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Frontenac—Montmorency
Riding created from Mégantic—Compton—Stanstead
36th  1997–2000     Jean-Guy Chrétien Bloc Québécois
37th  2000–2004     Gérard Binet Liberal
Riding dissolved into Beauce, Compton—Stanstead and Mégantic—L'Érable

The riding was a swing riding between the Liberal Party and the Bloc Québécois.

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1997
Party Candidate Votes
Bloc Québécois CHRÉTIEN, Jean-Guy 14,433
Liberal LECOURS, Manon 13,968
Progressive Conservative DODIER, Carole 9,885
Natural Law TRÉPANIER, Serge 365
New Democratic MAYO, Sara 252
Canadian federal election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal BINET, Gérard 17,069
Bloc Québécois CHRÉTIEN, Jean-Guy 15,703
Alliance MUSIAL, Stéphane 1,751
Progressive Conservative MASSICOTTE, Nicole 1,497
Marijuana FOURNIER, Pierre Luc 698
New Democratic CHALIFOUX, Olivier 427

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