Laval Centre

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Laval Centre
Quebec electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
District created 1976
District abolished 2003
First contested 1979
Last contested 2000

Laval Centre (French: Laval-Centre; formerly known as Laval-des-Rapides) was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1979 to 2004.

It was created as "Laval-des-Rapides" riding in 1976 from parts of Laval, Ahuntsic, Dollard and Duvernay ridings.

It was renamed "Laval Centre" in 1990.

It was abolished in 2003 when it was redistributed between Laval and Marc-Aurèle-Fortin ridings.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Riding created from Laval, Ahuntsic, Dollard and Duvernay
31st  1979–1980     Jeanne Sauvé Liberal
32nd  1980–1984
33rd  1984–1988 Raymond Garneau
34th  1988–1993     Jacques Tétreault Progressive Conservative
Laval Centre
35th  1993–1997     Madeleine Dalphond-Guiral Bloc Québécois
36th  1997–2000
37th  2000–2004
Riding dissolved into Laval and Marc-Aurèle-Fortin

Election results[edit]


Canadian federal election, 1979
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal SAUVÉ, Jeanne 36,387
Progressive Conservative TRUDEAU, Pierre 5,033
Social Credit ROUALDES, Jean-Luc 4,779
New Democratic LAROCHE, Pierre Ivan 3,702
Union populaire LACHAPELLE, François A. 472
Marxist–Leninist BÉLANGER, Marc 254
Canadian federal election, 1980
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal SAUVÉ, Jeanne 33,317
New Democratic VAILLANCOURT, Martin 4,699
Progressive Conservative VILLIARD, Guy 3,049
Rhinoceros BONNIER, Alain Bugs 2,152
Social Credit ROUALDES, Jean-Luc 911
Union populaire HENRY, Yves 216
Marxist–Leninist BÉLANGER, Marc 100
Canadian federal election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal GARNEAU, Raymond 22,789
Progressive Conservative HANIGAN, Lawrence 20,420
New Democratic ST-LOUIS, Léo 5,215
Rhinoceros LAFORTUNE, Serge 1,910
Parti nationaliste BERTRAND, Denis 1,492
Commonwealth of Canada LÉPINE, François 90
Canadian federal election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative TÉTREAULT, Jacques 27,955
Liberal ARSENAULT, François 14,926
New Democratic SHATILLA, John 7,397
Green SAVARD, Paul 1,511
Commonwealth of Canada VIGNEAULT, Pierre 224

Laval Centre[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes
Bloc Québécois DALPHOND-GUIRAL, Madeleine 31,391
Liberal FORTIN, Guymond 19,027
Progressive Conservative FORTIER, Bruno 4,497
Natural Law DODIER, Yvon 662
New Democratic QURESHI, Afsun 630
National DE SANTIS, Joe 323
Commonwealth of Canada DESTROISMAISONS, Michel 268
Abolitionist MARTEL, Emilien 172
Canadian federal election, 1997
Party Candidate Votes
Bloc Québécois DALPHOND-GUIRAL, Madeleine 22,668
Liberal MATTEAU, Sylvie 20,222
Progressive Conservative DUBOIS, Alain 13,132
New Democratic DION, Jean-Yves 1,188
Canadian federal election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes
Bloc Québécois DALPHOND-GUIRAL, Madeleine 23,746
Liberal LAFLEUR, Pierre 23,704
Progressive Conservative FORTIN, Guy 2,778
Alliance MARCHAND, Eric 2,437
Green BERNARD, Julien 1,285
New Democratic DION, Jean-Yves 832

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Riding history from the Library of Parliament: