Vimy (electoral district)

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Vimy
Quebec electoral district
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Eva Nassif
Liberal
District created2013
First contested2015
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1]104,373
Electors (2015)85,511
Area (km²)[1]35
Pop. density (per km²)2,982.1
Census divisionsLaval
Census subdivisionsLaval

Vimy is a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 2015.

Vimy was created by the 2012 federal electoral boundaries redistribution and was legally defined in the 2013 representation order. It came into effect upon the call of the 42nd Canadian federal election, scheduled for 19 October 2015.[2] It was created out of parts of the electoral districts of Laval (78%), Laval—Les Îles (12%) and Alfred-Pellan (11%).[3]

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Vimy
Riding created from Alfred-Pellan, Laval and Laval—Les Îles
42nd  2015–Present     Eva Nassif Liberal

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Eva Nassif 25,082 46.15 +25.80 $40,432.16
New Democratic France Duhamel 11,391 20.96 -21.74 $41,090.18
Bloc Québécois Barek Kaddouri 9,068 16.69 -5.05 $32,732.98
Conservative Anthony Mavros 7,262 13.36 +0.59 $61,663.53
Green José Núñez-Melo 1,280 2.36 +0.43 $22,013.37
Christian Heritage Brian Jenkins 260 0.48
Total valid votes/Expense limit 54,343 100.0   $224,722.74
Total rejected ballots 941
Turnout 55,284
Eligible voters 85,889
Source: Elections Canada[4][5]
2011 federal election redistributed results[6]
Party Vote %
  New Democratic 20,140 42.70
  Bloc Québécois 10,255 21.74
  Liberal 9,597 20.35
  Conservative 6,021 12.77
  Green 910 1.93
  Others 240 0.51

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 2011
  2. ^ Timeline for the Redistribution of Federal Electoral Districts
  3. ^ Final Report – Quebec
  4. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Vimy, 30 September 2015
  5. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates
  6. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections