Gamelin (electoral district)

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Gamelin
Quebec electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
District created 1966
District abolished 1987
First contested 1968
Last contested 1984

Gamelin was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1968 to 1988. This riding was created in 1966 from parts of Maisonneuve—Rosemont and Mercier ridings. It was abolished in 1987 when it was redistributed into Anjou—Rivière-des-Prairies, Hochelaga—Maisonneuve, Mercier and Saint-Léonard ridings.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Gamelin
Riding created from Maisonneuve—Rosemont and Mercier
28th  1968–1972     Arthur Portelance Liberal
29th  1972–1974
30th  1974–1979
31st  1979–1980
32nd  1980–1984
33rd  1984–1988     Michel Gravel Progressive Conservative
Riding dissolved into Anjou—Rivière-des-Prairies,
Hochelaga—Maisonneuve, Mercier and Saint-Léonard

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal PORTELANCE, Arthur 19,051
Progressive Conservative FARIBAULT, Marcel 8,866
New Democratic LAZURE, Denis 5,210
Ralliement créditiste BERNARD, Gaëtan 873
  Démocratisation Économique LAPORTE, Emile 365
Independent LAROCQUE, Léo 358
Canadian federal election, 1972
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal PORTELANCE, Arthur 20,860
Social Credit BERNARD, André 7,135
Progressive Conservative DURAND, Jacques 7,066
New Democratic MINIER, Marius 5,119
Canadian federal election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal PORTELANCE, Arthur 20,698
Progressive Conservative ROZON, Lionel 6,557
Social Credit LAJEUNESSE, Lise 3,684
New Democratic MINIER, Marius 3,234
Marxist–Leninist BLOUIN, Martial 344
Canadian federal election, 1979
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal PORTELANCE, Arthur 30,567
Social Credit DAOUST, Jean-Guy 5,247
Progressive Conservative LETENDRE, Robert 4,711
New Democratic DUBOIS, Danielle 2,753
Rhinoceros FERRON, Marie Filleque 1,307
Union populaire LAROCQUE, A. Léo 228
Marxist–Leninist BLOUIN, Marc 185
Canadian federal election, 1980
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal PORTELANCE, Arthur 29,232
New Democratic CARON-DENIS, Mariette 4,506
Progressive Conservative MINIER, Marius 3,245
Rhinoceros ANTONYSZYN, Polack Eugène 1,640
Social Credit OUELLET, Rodolphe 1,162
Not affiliated LAVOIE, Louis 208
Union populaire DION, Carmen 181
Not affiliated ST ONGE, Antoni 118
Marxist–Leninist MÉNARD, Paul 87
Canadian federal election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative GRAVEL, Michel 20,870
Liberal THIBAULT, Lise 17,491
New Democratic CYR, Carl 4,730
Rhinoceros GOUIN, Jean-Claude Stardust 1,659
Parti nationaliste MARTIN, Henriette 1,313
Green BRAMANN, Rolf 720
Commonwealth of Canada LECLERC, Roger 96

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