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Saint-Maurice—Champlain is a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 2004.

Saint-Maurice—Champlain
Quebec electoral district
Saint-Maurice-Champlain.png
Saint-Maurice—Champlain in relation to other Quebec federal electoral districts
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
François-Philippe Champagne
Liberal
District created2003
First contested2004
Last contested2011
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1]110,273
Electors (2015)91,588
Area (km²)[2]38,904
Pop. density (per km²)2.8
Census divisionsLa Tuque, Les Chenaux, Mékinac, Shawinigan
Census subdivisionsLa Tuque, Saint-Tite, Shawinigan, Batiscan, Champlain, Grandes-Piles, Notre-Dame-de-Montauban, Notre-Dame-du-Mont-Carmel, Saint-Luc-de-Vincennes, Saint-Stanislas, Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pérade, Sainte-Thècle, Trois-Rives

It consists of:

  • the City of Shawinigan;
  • the Regional County Municipality of Le Haut-Saint-Maurice, including Communauté de Wemotaci Indian Reserve, Coucoucache Indian Reserve No. 24A and Obedjiwan Indian Reserve No. 28; and
  • the regional county municipalities of Les Chenaux and Mékinac.

The neighbouring ridings are Abitibi—Baie-James—Nunavik—Eeyou, Roberval—Lac-Saint-Jean, Portneuf—Jacques-Cartier, Trois-Rivières, Berthier—Maskinongé, Joliette, Laurentides—Labelle, and Pontiac.

HistoryEdit

Saint-Maurice—Champlain riding was created in 2003 from parts of Abitibi—Baie-James—Nunavik, Champlain, Roberval and Saint-Maurice ridings.

This riding gained territory from Trois-Rivières during the 2012 electoral redistribution.

Member of ParliamentEdit

Parliament Years Member Party
Saint-Maurice—Champlain
Riding created from Abitibi—Baie-James—Nunavik,
Champlain, Roberval and Saint-Maurice
38th  2004–2006     Marcel Gagnon Bloc Québécois
39th  2006–2008 Jean-Yves Laforest
40th  2008–2011
41st  2011–2012     Lise St-Denis New Democratic
 2012–2015     Liberal
42nd  2015–present François-Philippe Champagne

Election resultsEdit

2019 Canadian federal election
The 2019 general election will be held on October 21.
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
New Democratic Barthelemy Boisguerin
Liberal François-Philippe Champagne
Rhinoceros Michael Cloutier
Conservative Bruno-Pier Courchesne
People's Julie Déziel
Green Stéphanie Dufresne
Bloc Québécois Nicole Morin
Total valid votes/Expense limit 100.0  
Total rejected ballots
Turnout
Eligible voters
2015 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal François-Philippe Champagne 24,475 41.52 +30.59 $107,029.87
New Democratic Jean-Yves Tremblay 12,245 20.77 -20.51 $29,855.51
Bloc Québécois Sacki Carignan Deschamps 11,295 19.16 -9.31 $32,567.29
Conservative Jacques Grenier 9,592 16.27 -0.86 $49,358.13
Green Martial Toupin 1,144 1.94 -0.09 $3,832.69
Marxist–Leninist Jean-Paul Bédard 196 0.33
Total valid votes/Expense limit 58,947 100.0   $269,923.91
Total rejected ballots 1,175
Turnout 60,122
Eligible voters 92,086
Source: Elections Canada[3][4]
2011 federal election redistributed results[5]
Party Vote %
  New Democratic 22,777 41.28
  Bloc Québécois 15,711 28.47
  Conservative 9,452 17.13
  Liberal 6,029 10.93
  Green 1,120 2.03
  Others 88 0.16
2011 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
New Democratic Lise St-Denis 18,628 39.1 +31.3
Bloc Québécois Jean-Yves Laforest 13,961 29.3 -14.7
Conservative Jacques Grenier 8,447 17.7 -6.2
Liberal Yves Tousignant 5,670 11.9 -9.1
Green Pierre Audette 972 2.0 -1.4
Total valid votes/Expense limit 47,678 100.0
Total rejected ballots 1,193 2.4
Turnout 48,871 60.8
Eligible voters 80,315
2008 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Jean-Yves Laforest 20,397 44.0 -0.6 $57,864
Conservative Stéphane Roof 11,083 23.9 -9.1 $65,544
Liberal Ronald St-Onge Lynch 9,755 21.0 +9.5 $1,857
New Democratic Anne Marie Aubert 3,601 7.8 +0.3
Green Martial Toupin 1,562 3.4 -0.2 $2,629
Total valid votes/Expense limit 46,398 100.0 $99,633
2006 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Jean-Yves Laforest 21,532 44.3 -11.0 $36,733
Conservative Martial Toupin 16,028 33.0 +24.2 $13,342
Liberal Lucille Whissell 5,612 11.6 -19.0 $14,587
New Democratic Claude Larocque 3,684 7.6 +5.2 $1,524
Green Pierre Cayou Audette 1,705 3.5 +1.7 $1,585
Total valid votes/Expense limit 48,561 100.0 $93,422
2004 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Marcel Gagnon 25,918 55.3 $55,299
Liberal Marie-Eve Bilodeau 14,320 30.6 $64,827
Conservative Martial Toupin 4,129 8.8 $17,805
New Democratic Pierre J.C. Allard 1,104 2.4
Green Pierre Cayou Audette 855 1.8 $7.58
Marijuana Paul Giroux 547 1.2
Total valid votes/Expense limit 46,873 100.0 $91,967

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "(Code 24068) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012. Retrieved 2011-03-07.
  • Campaign expense data from Elections Canada
  • Riding history from the Library of Parliament
  • 2011 Results from Elections Canada

NotesEdit

Coordinates: 47°00′32″N 72°37′12″W / 47.009°N 72.620°W / 47.009; -72.620