Saint-François (electoral district)

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Saint-François
Quebec electoral district
Provincial electoral district
Legislature National Assembly of Quebec
MNA
 
 
 
Guy Hardy
Liberal
District created 1972
First contested 1973
Last contested 2014
Demographics
Electors (2014)[1] 54,984
Area (km²)[2] 1,497.9
Census subdivisions Sherbrooke (part), Barnston-Ouest, Coaticook, Compton, Dixville, East Hereford, Martinville, Sainte-Edwidge-de-Clifton, Saint-Herménégilde, Saint-Malo, Saint-Venant-de-Paquette, Stanstead-Est, Waterville

Saint-François is a provincial electoral district in the Estrie region of Quebec, Canada that elects members to the National Assembly of Quebec. It includes the Brompton, Fleurimont and Lennoxville boroughs of the city of Sherbrooke, as well as also various other municipalities.

It was created for the 1973 election from parts of Compton, Richmond and Sherbrooke electoral districts.

In the change from the 2001 to the 2011 electoral map, it gained territory from Orford and Mégantic-Compton electoral districts, and also gained the Brompton borough of Sherbrooke from Johnson electoral district.

Geography[edit]

The Saint-François electoral district covers the following territory:

Members of the National Assembly[edit]

  1. Gérard Déziel, Liberal (1973–1976)
  2. Réal Rancourt, Parti Québécois (1976–1985)
  3. Monique Gagnon-Tremblay, Liberal (1985–2012)
  4. Réjean Hébert, Parti Québécois (2012–2014)
  5. Guy Hardy, Liberal (2014–present)

Election results[edit]

Quebec general election, 2014
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Guy Hardy 14,899 38.53
Parti Québécois Réjean Hébert 12,725 32.91
Coalition Avenir Québec Gaston Stratford 6,607 17.09
Québec solidaire André Poulin 3,136 8.11
Green Vincent J. Carbonneau 478 1.24
Bloc Pot Philippe Lafrance 292 0.76
Option nationale Étienne Boudou-Laforce 265 0.69
Conservative Marcel Collette 181 0.47
Unité Nationale Lionel Lambert 82 0.21
Total valid votes 38,665 98.52
Total rejected ballots 581 1.48
Turnout 39,246 70.15
Electors on the lists 55,945
Quebec general election, 2012
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Parti Québécois Réjean Hébert 15,303 36.34 -5.70
Liberal Nathalie Goguen 15,238 36.18 -9.29
Coalition Avenir Québec Eric Giroux 7,607 18.06 +9.20
Québec solidaire André Poulin 2,103 4.99 +2.27
Option nationale Gaby Machabée 932 2.21  
Green Lindsay-Jane Gowman 809 1.92 +1.64
Unité Nationale Lionel Lambert 124 0.29  
Total valid votes 42,116 98.64
Total rejected ballots 581 1.36
Turnout 42,697 77.25  
Electors on the lists 55,274
Parti Québécois gain from Liberal Swing +1.80
Quebec general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Monique Gagnon-Tremblay 13,327 46.96 +9.10
     Parti québécois Réjean Hébert 11,845 41.74 +12.16
Action démocratique Vincent Marmion 2,230 7.86 -15.99
     Québec solidaire Sandy Tremblay 769 2.71 -0.65
     Independent Francois Mailly 210 0.74
Quebec general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Monique Gagnon-Tremblay 12,528 37.86
     Parti québécois Mariette Fugere 9,788 29.58
Action démocratique Francois Rioux 7,892 23.85
Green Anick Proulx 1,772 5.35
     Québec solidaire Suzanne Theriault 1,111 3.36
Quebec general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Monique Gagnon-Tremblay 16,562 52.32
Parti Québécois Guillaume Breault-Duncan 9,926 31.36
Action démocratique Michel-André Samson 4,541 14.35
UFP Suzanne Thériault 314 0.99
Bloc Pot François Boudreau 310 0.98
Total valid votes 31,653 98.93
Total rejected ballots 342 1.07
Turnout 31,995 71.67
Electors on the lists 44,641
Quebec general election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Monique Gagnon-Tremblay 16,908 51.00
Parti Québécois Frédéric Dubé 13,229 39.90
Action démocratique Suzie Larouche 2,575 7.77
Socialist Democracy Patrick Jasmin 296 0.89
Natural Law Daniel Jolicoeur 106 0.32
Marxist–Leninist Serge Lachapelle 42 0.13
Total valid votes 33,156 99.10
Total rejected ballots 301 0.90
Turnout 33,457 79.60
Electors on the lists 342,031
1995 Quebec referendum
Side Votes %
Oui 19,314 50.16
Non 19,193 49.84
Quebec general election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Monique Gagnon-Tremblay 15,861 49.48
Parti Québécois René Turcotte 13,245 41.32
Action démocratique Alain Boulanger 2,422 7.56
Natural Law Eric E. Simon 294 0.76
Equality Murray D. Powell 236 0.59
Total valid votes 32,058 97.89
Total rejected ballots 692 2.11
Turnout 32,750 82.20
Electors on the lists 39,844
1992 Charlottetown Accord referendum
Side Votes %
Non 18,920 57.02
Oui 14,260 42.98
Quebec general election, 1989
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Monique Gagnon-Tremblay 14,961 51.97
Parti Québécois Réal Rancourt 10,492 36.45
Unity Richard Evans 1,881 6.53
New Democratic Peter Julian 884 3.07
Parti 51 France Bougie 568 1.97
Total valid votes 28,786 96.32
Total rejected ballots 1,099 3.68
Turnout 29,885 74.98
Electors on the lists 39,856
Quebec general election, 1985
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Monique Gagnon-Tremblay 15,571 53.85
Parti Québécois Réal Rancourt 11,960 41.37
New Democratic Sarah Johnson 1,220 4.22
Christian Socialism Élise Bérubé 162 0.56
Total valid votes 28,913 98.09
Total rejected ballots 563 1.91
Turnout 29,476 74.25
Electors on the lists 39,700
Quebec general election, 1981
Party Candidate Votes %
Parti Québécois Réal Rancourt 15,990 52.08
Liberal Monique Gagnon-Tremblay 13,866 45.16
Union Nationale Rolland Boisseau 722 2.35
Communist Yves Lawler 124 0.41
Total valid votes 30,702 98.93
Total rejected ballots 331 1.07
Turnout 31,033 82.77
Electors on the lists 37,491
1980 Quebec referendum
Side Votes %
Non 17,377 58.14
Oui 12,513 41.86
Quebec general election, 1976
Party Candidate Votes %
Parti Québécois Réal Rancourt 11,115 41.60
Liberal Gérard Déziel 7,492 28.04
Union Nationale Michel Laflamme 6,114 22.89
Ralliement créditiste Adélard Larose 1,996 7.47
Total valid votes 26,717 97.95
Total rejected ballots 560 2.05
Turnout 27,277 84.96
Electors on the lists 32,104
Quebec general election, 1973
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Gérard Déziel 12,519 53.38
Parti Québécois Robert Sabourin 6,840 29,17
Ralliement créditiste Léo Leboeuf 2,885 12.30
Union Nationale Yves Dubreuil 1,208 5.15
Total valid votes 23,452 98.43
Total rejected ballots 374 1.57
Turnout 23,826 80.26
Electors on the lists 29,687

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Neighbouring electoral districts[edit]