Gamelin (electoral district)

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Gamelin
Quebec electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1966
District abolished1987
First contested1968
Last contested1984

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]

1968 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Arthur Portelance 19,051
Progressive Conservative Marcel Faribault 8,866
New Democratic Denis Lazure 5,210
Ralliement créditiste Gaëtan Bernard 873
  Démocratisation Économique Emile Laporte 365
Independent Léo Larocque 358
1972 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Arthur Portelance 20,860
Social Credit André Bernard 7,135
Progressive Conservative Jacques Durand 7,066
New Democratic Marius Minier 5,119
1974 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Arthur Portelance 20,698
Progressive Conservative Lionel Rozon 6,557
Social Credit Lise Lajeunesse 3,684
New Democratic Marius Minier 3,234
Marxist–Leninist Martial Blouin 344
1979 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Arthur Portelance 30,567
Social Credit Jean-Guy Daoust 5,247
Progressive Conservative Robert Letendre 4,711
New Democratic Danielle Dubois 2,753
Rhinoceros Marie Filleque Ferron 1,307
Union populaire A. Léo Larocque 228
Marxist–Leninist Marc Blouin 185
1980 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Arthur Portelance 29,232
New Democratic Mariette Caron-Denis 4,506
Progressive Conservative Marius Minier 3,245
Rhinoceros Polack Eugène Antonyszyn 1,640
Social Credit Rodolphe Ouellet 1,162
Not affiliated Louis Lavoie 208
Union populaire Carmen Dion 181
Not affiliated Antoni St-Onge 118
Marxist–Leninist Paul Ménard 87
1984 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Michel Gravel 20,870
Liberal Lise Thibault 17,491
New Democratic Carl Cyr 4,730
Rhinoceros Jean-Claude Stardust Gouin 1,659
Parti nationaliste Henriette Martin 1,313
Green Rolf Bramann 720
Commonwealth of Canada Roger Leclerc 96

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