Results

GROULX
Party Candidate Votes Status
215/215 polls Updated: Apr. 8, 2014 12:47 AM EDT
CAQ Claude Surprenant 12,773 Elected
LIB Vicki Emard 12,513
PQ Martine Desjardins 12,413
QS Sylvie Giguère 2,809
PN Jonathan Davis 493
ON Alain Marginean 386

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Riding profile

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Groulx is just north of Laval in the North Shore part of the greater Montreal area. It is part of Quebec's Laurentians region but is a mostly urban riding, comprising the cities of Boisbriand, Rosemere and Sainte-Thérèse.

The riding was created in 1980 and gained an L-shaped portion of the riding of Blainville in the 2011 redistricting.

Political history

Constituents have voted in a mix of ADQ, CAQ, PQ and Liberal candidates over the years.

2012 provincial election results:

Party Candidate Votes
CAQ Hélène Daneault 16,711
PQ Raymond Archambault 14,948
LIB Linda Lapointe 8,776
QS Sylvie Giguère 1,892
ON Alain Marginean 895
GRN Alec Ware 591
IND Alex Munteanu 140

 

Prior results:

1981

PQ's Elie Fallu defeated Liberal Nolan Filiatrault by 6,074 votes. Held various cabinet posts.

1985

Liberal Madeleine Bleau defeated Parti Québécois's Fallu by 621 votes.

1989

Liberal's Bleau defeated Parti Québécois's Robert Dean.

1994

PQ's Robert Kieffer defeated Liberal Monique Richer.

1998

PQ's Kieffer defeated Liberal Michel Binette.

2003

Liberal Pierre Descouteaux defeated PQ's Kieffer by 323 votes.

2007

ADQ's Linda Lapointe defeated PQ's Rachel Gagnon by 3,117 votes.

2008  PQ's René Gauvreau defeated Liberal Monique Laurin by 403 votes. 

1995 sovereignty referendum: Yes: 56.7%; No: 43.3%

2014 Candidates

Parti Québécois Martine Desjardins
Coalition Avenir Québec     Claude Surprenant
Québec Solidaire Sylvie Giguère
Liberal Vicki Emard