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Roberval (provincial electoral district)

Roberval is a provincial electoral district in the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region of Quebec, Canada, that elects members to the National Assembly of Quebec. It includes the cities or municipalities of Roberval, Normandin, Dolbeau-Mistassini, Péribonka, Chambord and Saint-Félicien.

Roberval
Quebec electoral district
Provincial electoral district
LegislatureNational Assembly of Quebec
MNA
 
 
 
Nancy Guillemette
Coalition Avenir Québec
District created1930
First contested1931
Last contested2018
Demographics
Population (2011)57,080
Electors (2018)[1]44,511
Area (km²)[2]40,930.6
Pop. density (per km²)1.4
Census divisionsLe Domaine-du-Roy, Maria Chapdelaine
Census subdivisionsAlbanel, Chambord, Dolbeau-Mistassini, Girardville, La Doré, Lac-Bouchette, Normandin, Notre-Dame-de-Lorette, Péribonka, Roberval, Saint-André-du-Lac-Saint-Jean, Saint-Augustin, Saint-Edmond-les-Plaines, Saint-Eugène-d'Argentenay, Saint-Félicien, Saint-François-de-Sales, Sainte-Hedwidge, Sainte-Jeanne-d'Arc, Saint-Prime, Saint-Stanislas, Saint-Thomas-Didyme; Mashteuiatsh; Lac-Ashuapmushuan, Rivière-Mistassini, Passes-Dangereuses (part)

It was created for the 1931 election from parts of the Lac-Saint-Jean provincial electoral district.

In the change from the 2001 to the 2011 electoral map, it gained Saint-André-du-Lac-Saint-Jean and part of the unorganized territory of Passes-Dangereuses from Lac-Saint-Jean electoral district.

The district is named after 16th century French explorer Jean-François de la Roque de Roberval.

Members of the Legislative Assembly / National AssemblyEdit

Legislature Years Member Party
Riding created from Lac-Saint-Jean
18th  1931–1935     Émile Moreau Liberal
19th  1935–1936     Antoine Castonguay Action libérale nationale
20th  1936–1939     Union Nationale
21st  1939–1944     Georges Potvin Liberal
22nd  1944–1948     Antoine Marcotte Union Nationale
23rd  1948–1952
24th  1952–1955
25th  1956–1958 Paul-Henri Spence
 1958–1960 Jean-Joseph Turcotte
26th  1960–1962     Jean-Claude Plourde Liberal
27th  1962–1966     Joseph-Georges Gauthier Union Nationale
28th  1966–1970
29th  1970–1973     Robert Lamontagne Liberal
30th  1973–1976
31st  1976–1981
32nd  1981–1985     Michel Gauthier Parti Québécois
33rd  1985–1988
 1988–1989     Gaston Blackburn Liberal
34th  1989–1994
35th  1994–1998     Benoît Laprise Parti Québécois
36th  1998–2003
37th  2003–2007     Karl Blackburn Liberal
38th  2007–2008     Denis Trottier Parti Québécois
39th  2008–2012
40th  2012–2014
41st  2014–2018     Philippe Couillard Liberal
42nd  2018–2018
 2018–present     Nancy Guillemette Coalition Avenir Québec

Election resultsEdit

Quebec provincial by-election, December 10, 2018
Resignation of Philippe Couillard
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Coalition Avenir Québec Nancy Guillemette 8,369 54.53 +30.37
Parti Québécois Thomas Gaudreault 2,688 17.51 -1.51
Liberal William Laroche 2,334 15.21 -27.25
Québec solidaire Luc-Antoine Cauchon 1,584 10.32 -0.38
Conservative Carl C. Lamontagne 172 1.12 -0.60
Citoyens au pouvoir Julie Boucher 121 1.12 -0.31
Green Alex Tyrrell 80 0.52
Total valid votes 15,384 99.45
Total rejected ballots 85 0.55 -0.89
Turnout 15,433 34.67 -28.72
Electors on the list 44,509
Coalition Avenir Québec gain from Liberal Swing +28.81
2018 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Philippe Couillard 11,807 42.46 -12.72
Coalition Avenir Québec Denise Trudel 6,719 24.16 +17.23
Parti Québécois Thomas Gaudreault 5,290 19.02 -14.31
Québec solidaire Luc-Antoine Cauchon 2,975 10.70 +7.55
Conservative Carl C. Lamontagne 478 1.72
Citoyens au pouvoir Julie Boucher 305 1.10 +0.36
Parti nul Lynda Lalancette 236 0.85
Total valid votes 27,810 98.56
Total rejected ballots 407 1.44 +0.39
Turnout 28,217 63.39 -8.90
Electors on the list 44,511
Liberal hold Swing -14.97
2014 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Philippe Couillard 17,816 55.17 +26.79
Parti Québécois Denis Trottier 10,764 33.33 -13.37
Coalition Avenir Québec François Truchon 2,239 6.93 -12.45
Québec solidaire Guillaume Néron 1,018 3.15 -0.88
Parti des sans Parti Julie Boucher 237 0.73
Option nationale Luc-Antoine Cauchon 218 0.68 -0.84
Total valid votes 32,292 98.95
Total rejected ballots 342 1.05 -0.20
Turnout 32,634 72.29 -0.30
Electors on the lists 45,143
Liberal gain from Parti Québécois Swing +20.08
2012 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Parti Québécois Denis Trottier 15,069 46.70 +0.28
Liberal Georges Simard 9,157 28.38 -11.27
Coalition Avenir Québec Alain Hamel 6,252 19.38 +9.63*
Québec solidaire Olivier Bouchard-Lamontagne 1,302 4.03 +1.96
Option nationale Catherine Douesnard 488 1.51
Total valid votes 32,268 98.75
Total rejected ballots 407 1.25 +0.23
Turnout 32,675 72.59 +11.96
Electors on the lists 45,012
Parti Québécois hold Swing +5.78

* Result compared to Action démocratique

2008 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Parti Québécois Denis Trottier 12,522 46.42 +4.67
Liberal Georges Simard 10,697 39.65 +5.21
Action démocratique Jacques Cadieux 2,630 9.75 -10.77
Durable Sébastien Girard 567 2.10
Québec solidaire Nicole Schmitt 561 2.08 -1.21
Total valid votes 26,977 98.98
Total rejected ballots 278 1.02 +0.10
Turnout 27,255 60.63 -12.07
Electors on the lists 44,952
Parti Québécois hold Swing -0.27
2007 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Parti Québécois Denis Trottier 13,506 41.75 +3.38
Liberal Karl Blackburn 11,141 34.44 -4.73
Action démocratique Mario-Michel Jomphe 6,638 20.52 -0.45
Québec solidaire Nicole Schmitt 1,065 3.29 +1.80*
Total valid votes 32,350 99.08
Total rejected ballots 302 0.92 -0.09
Turnout 32,652 72.70 +4.25
Electors on the lists 44,913
Parti Québécois gain from Liberal Swing +4.06

* Result compared to UFP

2003 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
  Liberal Karl Blackburn 11,930 39.17 +14.38
Parti Québécois Réjean Lalancette 11,686 38.37 -21.58
Action démocratique Bernard Généreux 6,388 20.97 +6.63
UFP Francis Breton 453 1.49 +0.57*
Total valid votes 30,457 98.98
Total rejected ballots 313 1.02 -0.03
Turnout 30,770 68.45 -4.67
Electors on the lists 44,954
Liberal gain from Parti Québécois Swing +17.98

* Result compared to PDS

1998 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Parti Québécois Benoît Laprise 19,288 59.95 -0.13
  Liberal Pierre Thibeault 7,978 24.79 -12.10
Action démocratique François Gendron 4,616 14.35
  Socialist Democracy Pieter Wentholt 294 0.91
Total valid votes 32,176 98.95
Total rejected ballots 340 1.05 -0.71
Turnout 32,516 73.12 -2.04
Electors on the lists 44,472
Parti Québécois hold Swing +5.98
1995 Quebec referendum
Side Votes %
Oui 25,194 65.21
Non 13,441 34.79
1994 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Parti Québécois Benoît Laprise 18,281 60.08 +15.71
  Liberal Jean-Marc Gendron 11,226 36.89 -16.42
  Natural Law Normand Dufour 923 3.03
Total valid votes 30,430 98.24
Total rejected ballots 544 1.76 -0.13
Turnout 30,974 75.15 +3.20
Electors on the lists 41,215
Parti Québécois gain from Liberal Swing +16.07
1992 Charlottetown Accord referendum
Side Votes %
Non 21,162 66.42
Oui 10,697 33.58
1989 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
  Liberal Gaston Blackburn 14,931 53.31 -8.70
Parti Québécois Bernard Généreux 12,424 44.36 +8.44
Socialist Movement Rachel Grenon 651 2.32
Total valid votes 28,006 98.12
Total rejected ballots 538 1.88 +1.02
Turnout 28,544 71.95 +7.07
Electors on the lists 39,671
Liberal hold Swing -8.57


Quebec provincial by-election, June 20, 1988
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
  Liberal Gaston Blackburn 16,152 62.02 +15.80
Parti Québécois Bernard Généreux 9,356 35.92 -16.71
  Parti indépendantiste Stéphane Duchesne 313 1.20
  La Belle Province de Québec Alexandre Roy 224 0.86
Total valid votes 26,045 99.14
Total rejected ballots 227 0.86 -0.43
Turnout 26,272 64.89 -12.26
Electors on the lists 40,490
Liberal gain from Parti Québécois Swing +16.26
1985 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Parti Québécois Michel Gauthier 16,684 52.64 -5.22
  Liberal Patrice Laroche 14,649 46.22 +7.97
  Christian Socialist Gilles Boivin 364 1.15
Total valid votes 31,697 98.71
Total rejected ballots 415 1.29 +0.42
Turnout 32,112 77.87 -5.72
Electors on the lists 41,240
Parti Québécois hold Swing -5.22
1981 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Parti Québécois Michel Gauthier 19,301 57.85 +21.33
  Liberal Robert Lamontagne 12,760 38.25 -1.42
Union Nationale Irène Gagnon 1,302 3.90 -6.68
Total valid votes 33,363 99.13
Total rejected ballots 293 0.87 -0.83
Turnout 33,656 83.58 +2.68
Electors on the lists 40,267
Parti Québécois gain from Liberal Swing +11.37
1980 Quebec referendum
Side Votes %
Oui 16,088 50.65
Non 15,672 49.35
1976 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
  Liberal Robert Lamontagne 11,767 39.67 -13.39
Parti Québécois Paul Néron 10,835 36.53 +13.06
     Ralliement créditiste Émilien Fradet 3,923 13.22 -4.89
Union Nationale Antonio Genest 3,139 10.58 +5.22
Total valid votes 29,664 98.30
Total rejected ballots 513 1.70 +0.34
Turnout 30,177 80.90 +1.32
Electors on the lists 37,302
Liberal hold Swing -13.22
1973 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Robert Lamontagne 13,737 53.06 +15.21
Parti Québécois Alain Bouchard 6,076 23.47 +0.49
Ralliement créditiste Camille Lupien 4,689 18.11 +6.75
Union Nationale François-Paul Boivin 1,388 5.36 -22.45
Total valid votes 25,890 98.64
Total rejected ballots 357 1.36
Turnout 26,247 79.58
Electors on the lists 32,983
Liberal hold Swing +7.36
1970 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Robert Lamontagne 9,845 37.85
Union Nationale Joseph-Georges Gauthier 7,236 27.82
Parti Québécois Gilles Simard 5,977 22.98
Ralliement créditiste Marcel Vézina 2,956 11.36
Total valid votes 26,014 98.76
Total rejected ballots 327 1.24
Turnout 26,341 84.64
Electors on the lists 31,122
1966 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes %
Union Nationale Joseph-Georges Gauthier 11,799 48.35
Liberal Henri-Paul Brassard 10,253 42.02
Ralliement national Claude Munger 2,077 8.51
Independent J.-Armand Bilodeau 273 1.12
Total valid votes 24,402 98.43
Total rejected ballots 390 1.57
Turnout 24,792 82.92
Electors on the lists 29,899
1962 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes %
Union Nationale Joseph-Georges Gauthier 11,172 51.23
Liberal Jean-Claude Plourde 10,635 48.77
Total valid votes 21,807 99.11
Total rejected ballots 195 0.89
Turnout 22,002 85.07
Electors on the lists 25,864
1960 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Jean-Claude Plourde 12,761 58.50
Union Nationale Jean-Joseph Turcotte 8,790 40.30
Independent UN Georges-Henri Boucher 261 1.20
Total valid votes 21,812 99.38
Total rejected ballots 135 0.62
Turnout 21,947 87.78
Electors on the lists 25,002


Quebec provincial by-election, 1958
Party Candidate Votes %
Union Nationale Jean-Joseph Turcotte 10,487 58.19
Independent UN J.-Augustin Fortin 7,535 41.81
Total valid votes 18,022 99.17
Total rejected ballots 151 0.83
Turnout 18,173 75.21
Electors on the lists 24,162
1956 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes %
Union Nationale Paul-Henri Spence 10,903 52.50
Liberal Alphée Lessard 9,865 47.50
Total valid votes 20,768 99.15
Total rejected ballots 178 0.85
Turnout 20,946 88.94
Electors on the lists 23,551
1952 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes %
Union Nationale Antoine Marcotte 11,478 59.24
Liberal Émile Vincent 7,899 40.76
Total valid votes 19,377 98.86
Total rejected ballots 223 1.14
Turnout 19,600 87.64
Electors on the lists 22,365
1948 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes %
Union Nationale Antoine Marcotte 9,695 55.02
Liberal Joseph-Antoine Fortin 5,913 33.56
Union des électeurs Xavier Dallaire 2,013 11.42
Total valid votes 17,621 99.40
Total rejected ballots 106 0.60
Turnout 17,727 89.83
Electors on the lists 19,735
1944 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes %
Union Nationale Antoine Marcotte 6,071 42.86
Liberal Georges Potvin 5,363 37.86
Bloc populaire Hubert Villeneuve 1,509 10.65
Union des électeurs Gabriel Lacasse 1,222 8.63
Total valid votes 14,165 99.33
Total rejected ballots 95 0.67
Turnout 14,260 85.57
Electors on the lists 16,665
1939 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Georges Potvin 3,424 50.69
Union Nationale Antoine Castonguay 2,835 41.97
Action libérale nationale Armand Tremblay 496 7.34
Total valid votes 6,755 99.18
Total rejected ballots 56 0.82
Turnout 6,811 82.75
Electors on the lists 8,231
1936 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes %
Union Nationale Antoine Castonguay 4,191 61.69
Liberal Léonce Lévesque 2,603 38.31
Total valid votes 6,794 99.77
Total rejected ballots 16 0.23
Turnout 6,810 86.47
Electors on the lists 7,876
1935 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes %
Action libérale nationale Antoine Castonguay 3,768 60.56
Liberal Louis-Gonzague Potvin 2,157 34.67
Independent Liberal Joseph-Édouard-Nathanaël Boivin 297 4.77
Total valid votes 6,222 99.73
Total rejected ballots 17 0.27
Turnout 6,239 81.59
Electors on the lists 7,647
1931 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Émile Moreau 2,732 52.89
Conservative Joseph-Sylvio-Narcisse Turcotte 2,433 47.11
Total valid votes 5,165 99.04
Total rejected ballots 50 0.96
Turnout 5,215 88.00
Electors on the lists 5,926

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