LaFontaine

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LaFontaine
Quebec electoral district
Provincial electoral district
Legislature National Assembly of Quebec
MNA
 
 
 
Marc Tanguay
Liberal
District created 1965
First contested 1966
Last contested 2014
Demographics
Population (2001) 52,971
Electors (2014)[1] 41,609
Area (km²)[2] 28.0
Pop. density (per km²) 1,891.8
Census divisions Montreal (part)
Census subdivisions Montreal (part)

LaFontaine is a provincial electoral district in Montreal, Quebec, Canada that elects members to the National Assembly of Quebec. It consists of the neighbourhood of Rivière-des-Prairies in the borough of Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles.

It was created for the 1966 election from a part of Bourget electoral district.

In the change from the 2001 to the 2011 electoral map, its territory was unchanged. From 1992 to 2001, the riding also included the northern half of Pointe-aux-Trembles.

It was named after the First Prime Minister of the United Province of Canada, Louis-Hippolyte Lafontaine.

Members of the Legislative Assembly / National Assembly[edit]

  1. Jean-Paul Beaudry, Union Nationale (1966–1970)
  2. Marcel Léger, Parti Québécois (1970–1985)
  3. Jean-Claude Gobé, Liberal (1985–2003), Independent (2003)
  4. Tony Tomassi, Liberal (2003–2010), Independent (2010–2012)
  5. Marc Tanguay, Liberal (2012–present)

Election results[edit]

Quebec general election, 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Marc Tanguay 22,476 73.26 +14.12
Parti Québécois Mathieu Pelletier 3,327 10.84 -5.87
Coalition Avenir Québec Julie Di Battista Manseau 3,303 10.77 -5.06
Québec solidaire Véronique Martineau 1,189 3.88 -0.44
Green Benoit Drouin 233 0.76 -1.00
Option nationale Geneviève Dao Phan 116 0.38 -0.49
Marxist–Leninist Yves Le Seigle 34 0.11
Total valid votes 30,678 99.13
Total rejected ballots 269 0.87
Turnout 30,947 74.38%
Electors on the lists 41,609
Quebec general election, 2012
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Marc Tanguay 17,081 59.14 +5.22
Parti Québécois Marc Boulerice 4,826 16.71 -0.30
Coalition Avenir Québec Domenico Cavaliere 4,728 16.37 +0.68
Québec solidaire Christine Filiatrault 1,248 4.32 -1.59
Green Gaëtan Bérard 507 1.76 -1.26
Option nationale Maxime St-Arnault 252 0.87 -0.71
Conservative Patrice Raza 160 0.55 -0.71
Quebec Citizens' Union Steven Hombrados 78 0.27
Total valid votes 28,880 98.88
Total rejected ballots 327 1.12
Turnout 29,207 71.31% -
Electors on the lists 40,960
Quebec provincial by-election, June 11, 2012
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Marc Tanguay 5,446 53.36 -16.40
Parti Québécois Frédéric St-Jean 1,736 17.01 -2.10
Coalition Avenir Québec Domenico Cavaliere 1,601 15.69 +9.19*
Québec solidaire Sébastien Rivard 603 5.91 +4.00
Green Gaëtan Bérard 308 3.02 +0.29
Option nationale Paolo Zambito 161 1.58
Conservative Patrice Raza 129 1.26
Independent Marc-André Beauchesne 104 1.02
Parti nul Renaud Blais 82 0.80
Autonomist Team Guy Boivin 36 0.45
Total valid votes 10,206 98.24
Total rejected ballots 183 1.76
Turnout 10,389 25.54 -25.62
Electors on the lists 40,679

* Result compared to Action démocratique

Quebec general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Tony Tomassi 14,021 69.76 +7.30
Parti Québécois Luigi De Benedictis 3,840 19.11 +4.86
Action démocratique Gaetano Giumento 1,306 6.50 -11.74
Green Gaëtan Berard 549 2.73 -0.20
Québec solidaire Natacha Larocque 383 1.91 -0.21
Total valid votes 20,099 98.73
Total rejected ballots 258 1.27
Turnout 20,357 51.16 -16.22
Electors on the lists 39,794
Quebec general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Tony Tomassi 16,281 62.46 -7.07
Action démocratique Marie-Eve Campéano 4,755 18.24 +7.92
Parti Québécois Guido Renzi 3,715 14.25 -4.66
Green Jean-Christophe Mortreux 765 2.93
Québec solidaire Victorien Pilote 552 2.12
Total valid votes 26,068 98.91
Total rejected ballots 287 1.09
Turnout 26,355 67.38 -3.44
Electors on the lists 39,114
Quebec general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Tony Tomassi 18,164 69.53 +11.94
Parti Québécois Line Pelletier 4,939 18.91 -11.45
Action démocratique Josée Anello 2,697 10.32 -0.89
Bloc Pot Patrick Forcier 323 1.24
Total valid votes 26,123 98.68
Total rejected ballots 350 1.32
Turnout 26,473 70.82 -9.24
Electors on the lists 37,380
Quebec general election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Jean-Claude Gobé 22,984 57.59 +1.92
Parti Québécois Pierre Séwa Adjeté 12,116 30.36 -4.23
Action démocratique Réal Barrette 4,476 11.21 +3.22
Innovator Renée Devirieux 176 0.44 -0.46
Socialist Democracy Pierre-Yves Legault 161 0.40
Total valid votes 39,913 99.10
Total rejected ballots 362 0.90
Turnout 40,275 80.06 -2.81
Electors on the lists 50,305
Liberal hold Swing +3.08
1995 Quebec referendum
Side Votes %
Non 26,373 59.73
Oui 17,780 40.27
Quebec general election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Jean-Claude Gobé 20,698 55.67 -2.67
Parti Québécois Anna-Laura Javicoli 12,116 30.36 -5.75
Action démocratique Robert Fauteux 2,971 7.99
Innovator Pierre Bourgault 334 0.90 -0.81
Natural Law Pierre-Yves Legault 316 0.85
Total valid votes 37,181 98.56
Total rejected ballots 542 1.44 -1.36
Turnout 37,723 82.87 +12.07
Electors on the lists 45,521
Liberal hold Swing +4.21
Quebec general election, 1989
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Jean-Claude Gobé 15,328 57.83 +7.37
Parti Québécois Anna-Laura Javicoli 9,571 36.11 -9.57
New Democratic Destin Jean-Pierre 763 2.88 +1.31
Innovator Michel Labrèche 452 1.71
Parti 51 Roger Wistaff 391 1.48
Total valid votes 26,505 97.20
Total rejected ballots 764 2.80 +0.90
Turnout 27,269 70.80 -5.67
Electors on the lists 38,516
Liberal hold Swing +8.47
Quebec general election, 1985
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Jean-Claude Gobé 19,577 50.46 +14.83
Parti Québécois Marcel Léger 17,722 45.68 -16.40
New Democratic Roger Vincent 608 1.57
Progressive Conservative Jean-Paul Jacques 460 1.18
Union Nationale Serge Léveillé 348 0.90 -0.98
Christian Socialist Jean-Pierre Poulin 83 0.21
Total valid votes 26,505 98.10
Total rejected ballots 753 1.90 +0.57
Turnout 39,551 76.47 -7.38
Electors on the lists 51,720
Liberal gain from Parti Québécois Swing +15.62

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Coordinates: 45°39′44″N 73°33′08″W / 45.6622°N 73.5522°W / 45.6622; -73.5522