Laurentides (electoral district)

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Quebec electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1987
District abolished2003
First contested1988
Last contested2000

Laurentides was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1988 to 2003.

This riding was created in 1987 from Labelle riding. It was abolished in 2003, and redistributed between Laurentides—Labelle and Rivière-du-Nord

Laurentides initially consisted of the towns of Estérel, Sainte-Adèle, Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, Saint-Antoine and Saint-Jérôme, and parts of the Counties of Labelle and Montcalm.

In 1996, the riding was redefined to consist of the cities of Estérel, Saint-Antoine, Saint-Jérôme, Saint-Jovite, Sainte-Adèle and Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, and parts of the County Regional Municipalities of Les Pays-d'en-Haut, La Rivière-du-Nord, and Le Laurentides.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Riding created from Labelle
34th  1988–1993     Jacques Vien Progressive Conservative
35th  1993–1997     Monique Guay Bloc Québécois
36th  1997–2000
37th  2000–2004
Riding dissolved into Laurentides—Labelle and Rivière-du-Nord

Electoral history[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Jacques Vien 31,000
Liberal Serge Paquette 15,752
New Democratic Bill Clay 7,755
Rhinoceros Le Fakir Serge Hébert 1,408
Commonwealth of Canada Jean Vigneault 249
Canadian federal election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes
Bloc Québécois Monique Guay 41,476
Liberal Michelle Tisseyre 18,716
Progressive Conservative Jacques Vien 7,059
New Democratic Patricia Houle 815
Commonwealth of Canada Gilles Gervais 484
Canadian federal election, 1997
Party Candidate Votes
Bloc Québécois Monique Guay 28,647
Liberal Paul-André Forget 19,053
Progressive Conservative Jacques Vien 14,096
New Democratic David Rovins 844
Canadian federal election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes
Bloc Québécois Monique Guay 30,338
Liberal Dominique Boyer 23,616
Progressive Conservative Jacques Vien 3,094
Alliance William Azeff 2,270
Natural Law Jacinthe Millaire 757
New Democratic Brendan Naef 720

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