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Quebec electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
District created 1976
District abolished 1996
First contested 1979
Last contested 1993

Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1979 to 1997.

This riding was created in 1976 from parts of Kamouraska and Rivière-du-Loup—Témiscouata ridings. It was abolished in 1996, and redistributed between Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup—Témiscouata—Les Basques and Bellechasse—Etchemins—Montmagny—L'Islet ridings.

Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup consisted of the City of Rivière-du-Loup; the Towns of La Pocatière, Pohénégamook, Saint-Pascal and Trois-Pistoles; the Counties of Kamouraska and Rivière-du-Loup; and the parish municipality of Sainte-Louise and the municipality of Saint-Roch-des-Aulnets in the County of L'Islet.

In 1987, the riding was redefined to consist of the towns of La Pocatière, Pohénégamook, Rivière-du-Loup, Saint-Pascal and Trois-Pistoles; the counties of Kamouraska and Rivière-du-Loup; the Parish Municipality of Sainte-Louise and the Municipality of Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies in the County of L'Islet; and the parish municipalities of Saint-Mathieu-de-Rioux and Saint-Simon; the municipalities of Saint-Guy and Saint-Médard; the Territory of Rimouski-Lac-Boisbouscache portion in the County of Rimouski.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Riding created from Kamouraska and Rivière-du-Loup—Témiscouata
31st  1979–1980     Rosaire Gendron Liberal
32nd  1980–1984
33rd  1984–1988     André Plourde Progressive Conservative
34th  1988–1993
35th  1993–1997     Paul Crête Bloc Québécois
Riding dissolved into Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup—Témiscouata—Les Basques
and Bellechasse—Etchemins—Montmagny—L'Islet

Election history[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1979
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal GENDRON, Rosaire 15,328
Social Credit DIONNE, Chas-Eugène 12,529
  Progressive Conservative LANGLAIS, Claude 5,662
  Independent LAGACÉ, Jean-Noël 515
Rhinoceros LAPIERRE, Andrée Constance 506
  New Democratic Party LORD, Marc 357
Canadian federal election, 1980
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal GENDRON, Rosaire 19,117
Social Credit DIONNE, Chs-Eugène 13,101
  Progressive Conservative DIONNE, Yvan 1,519
Union populaire BÉDARD, Mario 414
Rhinoceros LAPIERRE, Andrée Constance 358
Rhinoceros GUAY, Raymond 349
Canadian federal election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes
  Progressive Conservative PLOURDE, André 19,651
  Liberal PETTIGREW, Pierre 12,922
Rhinoceros BEAULIEU, Gaston La Poule 1,989
  New Democratic Party BIBAUD, Victor 1,550
Parti nationaliste POIRIER, Charles-Aimé 584
  Independent LAGACÉ, Jean-Noël 233
Canadian federal election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes
  Progressive Conservative PLOURDE, André 20,388
  Liberal DESJARDINS, Gilles 10,353
  New Democratic Party TREMBLAY, Maurice 3,257
Green BILODEAU, Marc Corbo 685
  No affiliation MALENFANT, Pierre-Paul 192
Canadian federal election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes
Bloc Québécois CRÊTE, Paul 18,510
  Progressive Conservative PLOURDE, André 8,052
  Liberal TREMBLAY, Maurice 7,479
  Independent MALENFANT, Pierre-Paul 542
  New Democratic Party BOIS, Hélène 476

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