Laval—Les Îles

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Laval—Les Îles
Quebec electoral district
Laval—Les Îles.png
Laval—Les Îles in relation to other federal electoral districts in Montreal
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Fayçal El-Khoury
Liberal
District created 2003
First contested 2004
Last contested 2015
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 103,053
Electors (2011) 81,562
Area (km²)[2] 47
Pop. density (per km²) 2,192.6
Census divisions Laval
Census subdivisions Laval

Laval—Les Îles is a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 2004.

Its population in 2001 was 100,137.

Of the population, 15.9% are Christian Orthodox,[3] and 14.0% are of Greek ethnic origin,[4] both the highest such percentages in Canada.

Geography[edit]

The district includes the neighbourhoods of Îles-Laval, Laval-Ouest, Laval-sur-le-Lac, Sainte-Dorothée, the western part of the neighbourhood of Fabreville and the western part of Chomedey in the City of Laval. The neighbouring ridings are Vimy, Saint-Laurent—Cartierville, Pierrefonds—Dollard, Rivière-des-Mille-Îles, and Marc-Aurèle-Fortin.

Demographics[edit]

According to the Canada 2011 Census
  • Mother tongue: French (48%), English (10%), Greek (9%), Arabic (7%), Armenian (4%)

History[edit]

The electoral district was created in 2003 from parts of Laval West riding.

This riding lost territory to Vimy and Marc-Aurèle-Fortin during the 2012 electoral redistribution.

This riding has elected the following Member of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Laval—Les Îles
Riding created from Laval West
38th  2004–2006     Raymonde Folco Liberal
39th  2006–2008
40th  2008–2011
41st  2011–2015     François Pilon New Democratic
42nd  2015–Present     Fayçal El-Khoury Liberal

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Fayçal El-Khoury 25,857 47.70 +27.07
New Democratic François Pilon 10,710 19.77 -27.43
Conservative Roland Dick 9,811 18.10 +1.67
Bloc Québécois Nancy Redhead 6,731 12.42 -0.47
Green Faiza R'Guiba-Kalogerakis 919 1.69 -0.09
Marxist–Leninist Yvon Breton 175 0.32 -0.04
Total valid votes/Expense limit 100.0     $217,963.44
Total rejected ballots
Turnout 54,203
Eligible voters 81,562
Source: Elections Canada[5][6]
2011 federal election redistributed results[7]
Party Vote  %
  New Democratic 21,069 47.20
  Liberal 9,208 20.63
  Conservative 7,333 16.43
  Bloc Québécois 5,755 12.89
  Green 794 1.78
  Others 483 1.08
Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic François Pilon 25,703 47.64 +36.18
Liberal Karine Joizil 11,108 20.59 -19.85
Conservative Zaki Ghavitian 8,587 15.92 -4.70
Bloc Québécois Mohamedali Jetha 7,022 13.02 -10.52
Green Brent Neil 966 1.79 -1.49
Pirate Stéphane Bakhos 369 0.68
Marxist–Leninist Polyvios Tsakanikas 194 0.36
Total valid votes/Expense limit 53,949 100.00
Total rejected ballots 702 1.28 -0.06
Turnout 54,651 59.31 -2.38
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Raymonde Folco 21,603 40.44 +1.13 $46,790
Bloc Québécois Mohamedali Jetha 12,576 23.54 -9.53 $43,306
Conservative Agop Evereklian 11,017 20.62 +3.55 $88,318
New Democratic Zahia El-Masri 6,124 11.46 +4.27 $5,682
Green Brent Neil 1,752 3.28 +0.35 $20
Rhinoceros Sylvain A. Trottier 336 0.62 $184
Total valid votes/Expense limit 53,408 100.00 $90,317
Total rejected ballots 725 1.34 +0.03
Turnout 54,133 61.69 -1.78
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Raymonde Folco 20,849 39.31 -8.55 $53,323
Bloc Québécois Christiane Pichette 17,537 33.07 -4.04 $51,106
Conservative Qais Hamidi 9,055 17.07 +10.09 $24,108
New Democratic Alain Giguère 3,817 7.19 +2.80 $1,122
Green Theodore Kouretas 1,557 2.93 +0.58 $0
Marxist–Leninist Polyvios Tsakanikas 211 0.39 +0.08
Total 53,524 100.00 $82,901
Total rejected ballots 709 1.31
Turnout 54,133 63.47
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Raymonde Folco 23,985 47.86 $41,522
Bloc Québécois Micaël Poirier 18,597 37.11 $19,639
Conservative Jean-Paul Pratte 3,498 6.98 $8,960
New Democratic Paul Michaud 2,202 4.39 $1,461
Green Pierre Véronneau 1,178 2.35 $1,860
Marijuana Michel Allard 498 0.99
Marxist–Leninist Polyvios Tsakanikas 154 0.31
Total valid votes/Expense limit 50,112 100.00 $80,533

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