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Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup

Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup (formerly Rivière-du-Loup—Montmagny) is a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 2004. Its population in 2006 was 97,492. It has the highest percentage of Catholics in Canada (97.1%, 2001 Census).

Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska
—Rivière-du-Loup
Quebec electoral district
Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup.png
Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup in relation to other Quebec federal electoral districts
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Bernard Généreux
Conservative
District created2003
First contested2004
Last contested2015
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1]97,261
Electors (2015)78,291
Area (km²)[2]7,495
Pop. density (per km²)13
Census divisionsKamouraska, L'Islet, Montmagny, Rivière-du-Loup
Census subdivisionsRivière-du-Loup, Montmagny, La Pocatière, L'Islet, Saint-Antonin, Saint-Pascal, Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, Cap-Saint-Ignace, Saint-Pamphile

GeographyEdit

HistoryEdit

The electoral district was created as "Rivière-du-Loup—Montmagny" in 2003 55.5% from Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup—Témiscouata—Les Basques and 44.5% from Bellechasse—Etchemins—Montmagny—L'Islet ridings.

Its name was changed after the 2004 election to "Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup". There will be no boundary changes as a result of the 2012 federal electoral redistribution.

Riding AssociationsEdit

Riding associations are the local branches of political parties:

Party Association Name CEO HQ Address HQ City
Conservative Association du Parti conservateur Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup Soledad Belley 33 Saint-Elzéar Street Rivière-du-Loup
Liberal Association libérale fédérale de Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup Francis Lemieux 260 Louise Avenue Montmagny
New Democratic NPD Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup

Members of ParliamentEdit

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Rivière-du-Loup—Montmagny
Riding created from Bellechasse—Etchemins—Montmagny—L'Islet
and Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup—Témiscouata—Les Basques
38th  2004–2006     Paul Crête Bloc Québécois
Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup
39th  2006–2008     Paul Crête Bloc Québécois
40th  2008–2009
 2009–2011     Bernard Généreux Conservative
41st  2011–2015     François Lapointe New Democratic
42nd  2015–2019     Bernard Généreux Conservative
43rd  2019–present

DemographicsEdit

According to the Canada 2006 Census
  • Ethnic groups: 98.9% White
  • Languages: 98.9% French
  • Religions: (2001) 97.1% Catholic, 1.8% No religion
  • Average income: $22,026

The riding is the most Catholic riding in Canada. It is also the most French riding in Canada, by mother tongue, and spoken at home. [3]

Election resultsEdit

Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup, 2013 Representation OrderEdit

There will be no boundary changes for the 42nd Canadian federal election.

2019 Canadian federal election
** Preliminary results — Not yet official **
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Bernard Généreux 20,989 41.7
Bloc Québécois Louis Gagnon 16,261 32.3
Liberal Aladin Legault d'Auteuil 8,210 16.3
New Democratic Hugo Latulippe 3,481 6.9
Green Denis Ducharme 1,030 2.0
People's Serge Haché 417 0.8
Total valid votes/Expense limit 50,388 100.0
Total rejected ballots 976
Turnout 51,364 65.7
Eligible voters 78,232
Source: Elections Canada[4][5]
2015 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Bernard Généreux 14,274 28.99 -7.35 $77,412.02
Liberal Marie-Josée Normand 14,002 28.43 +22.66 $14,137.69
New Democratic François Lapointe 11,918 24.20 -12.16 $42,243.41
Bloc Québécois Louis Gagnon 7,939 16.12 -3.97 $23,835.49
Green Chantal Breton 823 1.67 +0.22
Rhinoceros Bien Gras Gagné 287 0.58
Total valid votes/Expense limit 49,243 100.0   $212,861.18
Total rejected ballots 777 1.50 +0.10
Turnout 50,020 63.72 +2.66
Eligible voters 78,489
Conservative gain from New Democratic Swing +4.81
These results were subject to a judicial recount,[6] and modified from the validated results in accordance with the Judge's rulings. The margin of Bernard Généreux over Marie-Josée Normand increased from 269 votes to 272 votes as a result of the recount.[7]
Source: Elections Canada[8][9]

Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup, 2003 Representation OrderEdit

2011 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
New Democratic François Lapointe 17,285 36.36 +31.58 $1,995.19
Conservative Bernard Généreux 17,276 36.34 -6.33 $79,493.77
Bloc Québécois Nathalie Arsenault 9,550 20.09 -17.58 $66,461.89
Liberal Andrew Caddell 2,743 5.77 -7.55 $11,840.48
Green Lynette Tremblay 691 1.45 -0.21 none listed
Total valid votes/Expense limit 47,545 100.0     $87,227.52
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 677 1.40 +0.48
Turnout 48,222 61.06 +24.13
Eligible voters 78,969
New Democratic gain from Conservative Swing +18.96
This vote was subject to mandatory judicial recount due to the margin of win being less than 1/1000 of the total votes. The validated results resulted in Lapointe's victory by a margin of 5 votes. After the recount by a judge, M. Lapointe was confirmed the winner on 13 May 2011, this time by a margin of 9 votes. Changes are based on results from the 2009 by-election.
Sources:[10][11]


Canadian federal by-election, November 9, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Bernard Généreux 12,162 42.67 +12.03 $85,278.26
Bloc Québécois Nancy Gagnon 10,737 37.67 -8.36 $74,821.57
Liberal Marcel Catellier 3,768 13.22 -2.13 $28,252.66
New Democratic François Lapointe 1,363 4.78 -0.67 $24,823.51
Green Charles Marois 472 1.66 -0.54 none listed
Total valid votes 28,502 100.0     $86,257
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 264 0.92 -0.27
Turnout 28,766 36.93 -20.56
Eligible voters 77,877
Conservative gain from Bloc Québécois Swing +10.20
By-election due to the resignation of Paul Crête
2006 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Paul Crête 24,117 52.44 -4.69 $62,315.33
Conservative Daniel Nadeau 11,529 25.07 +15.96 $2,633.47
Liberal Lise M. Vachon 6,466 14.06 -15.54 $26,095.93
New Democratic Myriam Leblanc 2,107 4.58 +2.61 $1,394.64
Green Serge Lemay 1,768 3.84 +1.67 $151.25
Total valid votes/Expense limit 45,987 100.0     $79,280
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 672 1.44 -0.50
Turnout 46,659 59.53
Eligible voters 78,382
Bloc Québécois hold Swing -10.32

Rivière-du-Loup—Montmagny, 2003 Representation OrderEdit

2004 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Paul Crête 25,327 57.13 +8.21 $58,665.91
Liberal Isabelle Mignault 13,124 29.60 -9.91 $50,107.79
Conservative Marc-André Drolet 4,040 9.11 -1.17 $11,331.38
Green André Clermont 962 2.17 none listed
New Democratic Frédérick Garon 876 1.97 +0.91 none listed
Total valid votes/Expense limit 44,329 100.0     $77,868
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 877 1.94
Turnout 45,206 57.61 -0.69
Eligible voters 78,473
Bloc Québécois notional hold Swing +9.06
Changes from 2000 are based on redistributed results. Change for the Conservative Party is based on the combined total of the Canadian Alliance and the Progressive Conservative Party.
2000 federal election redistributed results
Party Vote %
  Bloc Québécois 21,530 48.92
  Liberal 17,390 39.51
  Alliance 2,855 6.49
  Progressive Conservative 1,667 3.79
  New Democratic 468 1.06
  Others 103 0.23

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "(Code 24058) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012. Retrieved 2011-03-07.
  • Campaign expense data from Elections Canada
  • 2011 results from Elections Canada
  • Riding history from the Library of Parliament
  • Riding history for Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup from the Library of Parliament

NotesEdit

Coordinates: 47°28′N 69°36′W / 47.47°N 69.60°W / 47.47; -69.60