Jonquière (electoral district)

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Jonquière
Quebec electoral district
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Karine Trudel
New Democratic
District created 2013
First contested 2015
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 87,596
Electors (2015) 72,605
Area (km²)[1] 42,453
Pop. density (per km²) 2.1
Census divisions Le Fjord-du-Saguenay, Lac-Saint-Jean-Est, Saguenay
Census subdivisions Saguenay (Jonquière, Chicoutimi), Saint-Ambroise, Saint-David-de-Falardeau, Saint-Honoré, Saint-Nazaire

Jonquière is a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1979 to 2004, and again from the 2015 election onward.

This riding was created in 1976 from parts of Lapointe and Montmorency ridings. It was abolished in 2003 when it was redistributed into Jonquière—Alma and Chicoutimi—Le Fjord ridings. It was re-created during the 2012 electoral redistribution from parts of Jonquière—Alma, Chicoutimi—Le Fjord and Roberval—Lac-Saint-Jean.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament}:

Parliament Years Member Party
Jonquière
Riding created from Lapointe and Montmorency
31st  1979–1980     Gilles Marceau Liberal
32nd  1980–1984
33rd  1984–1988     Jean-Pierre Blackburn Progressive Conservative
34th  1988–1993
35th  1993–1997     André Caron Bloc Québécois
36th  1997–2000 Jocelyne Girard-Bujold
37th  2000–2004
Riding dissolved into Chicoutimi—Le Fjord and Jonquière—Alma
Riding re-created from Jonquière—Alma, Chicoutimi—Le Fjord
and Roberval—Lac-Saint-Jean
42nd  2015–Present     Karine Trudel New Democratic

Election results[edit]

2015–present[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
New Democratic Karine Trudel 14,039 29.19 -13.31 $73,851.56
Liberal Marc Pettersen 13,700 28.48 +25.77 $11,172.02
Bloc Québécois Jean-François Caron 11,202 23.29 +4.03 $40,340.00
Conservative Ursula Larouche 8,124 16.89 -17.24 $43,411.16
Green Carmen Budilean 656 1.36 +0.07
Rhinoceros Marielle Couture 382 0.79 +0.68
Total valid votes/Expense limit 48,103 100.0   $244,585.34
Total rejected ballots 899
Turnout 49,002
Eligible voters 72,605
New Democratic hold Swing -19.54
Source: Elections Canada[2][3]
2011 federal election redistributed results[4]
Party Vote %
  New Democratic 19,829 42.50
  Conservative 15,926 34.13
  Bloc Québécois 8,985 19.26
  Liberal 1,265 2.71
  Green 600 1.29
  Rhinoceros 51 0.11

1979–2004[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes
Bloc Québécois Jocelyne Girard-Bujold 16,189
Liberal Jean-Guy Boily 11,574
Alliance Sylvain Néron 3,428
New Democratic Michel Deraiche 1,139
Canadian federal election, 1997
Party Candidate Votes
Bloc Québécois Jocelyne Girard-Bujold 16,415
Progressive Conservative Daniel Giguère 11,808
Liberal Martial Guay 4,874
New Democratic Carmel Bélanger 353
Natural Law Normand Dufour 348
Canadian federal election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes
Bloc Québécois André Caron 25,061
Progressive Conservative Jean-Pierre Blackburn 6,637
Liberal Gilles Savard 4,519
Natural Law Normand Dufour 435
New Democratic Karl Bélanger 410
Canadian federal election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Jean-Pierre Blackburn 21,523
New Democratic Françoise Gauthier 7,026
Liberal Laval Tremblay 5,277
Canadian federal election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Jean-Pierre Blackburn 18,217
Liberal Gilles Marceau 14,088
New Democratic Jean Malaison 1,870
Parti nationaliste Magella Archibald 1,620
Rhinoceros Richard Boudrias Bouchard 905
Canadian federal election, 1980
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Gilles Marceau 22,202
New Democratic Jacques Hubert 4,444
Social Credit Harold Lévesque 1,315
Progressive Conservative Marcel Mireault 1,126
Union populaire Luc Trottier 380
Marxist–Leninist John J. Walsh 127
Canadian federal election, 1979
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Gilles Marceau 21,969
Social Credit Jean Maurice Colombe 7,596
New Democratic Jacques Hubert 2,724
Progressive Conservative Gaston Dion 1,597
Rhinoceros Alain-Arthur Painchaud 1,069
Marxist–Leninist John Joseph Walsh 75

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