Rivière-du-Nord (electoral district)

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Rivière-du-Nord
Quebec electoral district
Rivière-du-Nord (Canadian electoral district).svg
Rivière-du-Nord in relation to other electoral districts in Montreal and Laval
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Rhéal Fortin
Bloc Québécois
District created2003
First contested2004
Last contested2021
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2019)[1]112,156
Electors (2019)95,813
Area (km²)[2]381
Pop. density (per km²)294.4
Census division(s)La Rivière-du-Nord
Census subdivision(s)Saint-Jérôme, Sainte-Sophie, Prévost, Saint-Hippolyte

Rivière-du-Nord is a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 2004.

Geography[edit]

The district consists of the La Rivière-du-Nord Regional County Municipality. It includes the communities of Saint-Jérôme, Sainte-Sophie, Prévost, Saint-Hippolyte and Saint-Colomban

The neighbouring ridings are Argenteuil—La Petite-Nation, Laurentides—Labelle, Joliette, Montcalm, Terrebonne and Mirabel.

History[edit]

The electoral district was created in 2003: 83.3% of the population of the riding came from Laurentides, 9.3% from Berthier—Montcalm and 7.4% from Argenteuil—Papineau—Mirabel ridings. In the 2012 electoral redistribution, the riding lost Saint-Colomban to Mirabel.

Member of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following Member of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Rivière-du-Nord
Riding created from Laurentides, Berthier—Montcalm
and Argenteuil—Papineau—Mirabel
38th  2004–2006     Monique Guay Bloc Québécois
39th  2006–2008
40th  2008–2011
41st  2011–2015     Pierre Dionne Labelle New Democratic
42nd  2015–2018     Rhéal Fortin Bloc Québécois
 2018–2018     Groupe parlementaire québécois
 2018–2019     Bloc Québécois
43rd  2019–2021
44th  2021–present

Election results[edit]

Graph of election results in Rivière-du-Nord (minor parties that never got 2% of the vote or didn't run consistently are omitted)
2021 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Rhéal Fortin 29,943 52.2 +0.2
Liberal Theodora Bajkin 12,767 22.3 ±0.0
Conservative Patricia Morrissette 6,803 11.9 +0.1
New Democratic Marie-Helen Paspaliaris 3,958 6.9 -0.1
People's Keeyan Ravanshid 2,164 3.8 +3.1
Free Marie-Eve Damour 1,036 1.8 N/A
Rhinoceros Jean-François René 373 0.7 N/A
Indépendance du Québec Nicolas Riqueur-Lainé 285 0.5 +0.1
Total valid votes 57,329 97.7
Total rejected ballots 1,327 2.3
Turnout 58,656 59.1
Eligible voters 99,292
Bloc Québécois hold Swing +0.1
Source: Elections Canada[3]
2019 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Rhéal Fortin 31,281 52.0 +20.0 $14,299.86
Liberal Florence Gagnon 13,402 22.3 -4.1 $53,916.68
Conservative Sylvie Fréchette 7,120 11.8 +3.3 $28,363.50
New Democratic Myriam Ouellette 4,194 7.0 -23.1 none listed
Green Joey Leckman 3,345 5.6 +3.1 $7,366.15
People's Normand Michaud 407 0.7 $45.01
Indépendence du Québec Nicolas Riqueur-Lainé 225 0.4 $117.25
Independent Lucie St-Gelais 127 0.2 $0.00
Total valid votes/expense limit 60,101 100.0
Total rejected ballots 1,206
Turnout 61,307 64.0
Eligible voters 95,813
Bloc Québécois hold Swing +12.05
Source: Elections Canada[4][5]
2015 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Rhéal Fortin 18,157 32.05 +3.85 $29,318.93
New Democratic Pierre Dionne Labelle 17,077 30.14 -24.98 $42,630.13
Liberal Janice Bélair Rolland 14,933 26.36 +19.91 $11,873.97
Conservative Romain Vignol 4,793 8.46 +0.03 $3,414.56
Green Joey Leckman 1,436 2.53 +0.74 $4,357.78
Rhinoceros Fobozof A. Côté 261 0.46 $501.24
Total valid votes/Expense limit 56,657 100.0   $230,280.85
Total rejected ballots 1,044
Turnout 57,701 65.13
Eligible voters 88,586
Bloc Québécois gain from New Democratic Swing +14.42
Source: Elections Canada[6][7]
2011 federal election redistributed results[8]
Party Vote %
  New Democratic 26,290 55.12
  Bloc Québécois 13,449 28.20
  Conservative 4,022 8.43
  Liberal 3,078 6.45
  Green 856 1.79
2011 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
New Democratic Pierre Dionne Labelle 29,603 55.3 +40.6
Bloc Québécois Monique Guay 15,105 28.2 -25.4
Conservative Sylvain Charron 4,469 8.3 -6.1
Liberal Jonathan Juteau 3,400 6.3 -7.3
Green René Piché 972 1.8 -1.5
Total valid votes/Expense limit 53,549 100.0
Total rejected ballots 880 1.6
Turnout 54,429 60.2
Eligible voters 90,398
2008 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Monique Guay 26,588 53.6 -5.5 $30,431
New Democratic Simon Bernier 7,187 14.5 +7.3 $1,889
Conservative Gilles Duguay 7,170 14.4 -6.3 $21,051
Liberal Joao Neves 6,755 13.6 +4.3 $2,401
Green René Piché 1,656 3.3 -0.3
Independent Jocelyne Leduc 273 0.6 $165
Total valid votes/Expense limit 49,629 100.0 $88,578
Total rejected ballots 851 1.0
Electors on lists 85,179
Turnout 59,26
2006 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Monique Guay 27,789 59.1 -7.3 $48,755
Conservative Pierre Albert 9,769 20.8 +15.2 $6,473
Liberal Yannick Guénette 4,365 9.3 -12.3 $7,837
New Democratic Simon Bernier 3,393 7.2 +4.3 $1,863
Green Maude Genet 1,722 3.7 +1.1
Total valid votes/Expense limit 47,038 100.0 $79,573
2004 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Monique Guay 29,204 66.3 $60,052
Liberal Lorraine Auclair 9,509 21.6 $55,195
Conservative Catherine Brousseau 2,435 5.5 $4,362
New Democratic François Côté 1,290 2.9
Green Marcel Poirier 1,129 2.6
Marijuana Christian Marcoux 459 1.0
Total valid votes/Expense limit 44,026 100.0 $76,106

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • "(Code 24059) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012. Retrieved March 7, 2011.
  • Campaign expense data from Elections Canada
  • Riding history from the Library of Parliament
  • 2011 Results from Elections Canada

Notes[edit]

Coordinates: 45°51′07″N 73°58′30″W / 45.852°N 73.975°W / 45.852; -73.975