Results, Ridings and Candidates
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|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008 5:00 PM EST||226/226 polls|
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This riding on the north shore of the St. Lawrence River contains the southwest corner of the Island of Montreal. It is hemmed on three sides by water with Lac-St-Louis in the south, Lac des Deux Montagnes in the west and Rivière des Prairies in the north. The rest of the border runs from Rivière des Prairies along Boulevard Jacques Bizard, the border of the former Dollard des Ormeaux and Boulevard des Sources.
Manufacturing is the major employer in this riding, followed by retail trade and the service sector. More than 38 per cent of residents over age 25 have a university certificate or degree. The average family income is $114,979, the second-highest in the province, and the unemployment rate is six per cent.
According to the 2006 census, 47 per cent of the population have English as their mother tongue, while only 14 per cent listed French. The largest ethnic communities are Italian, German, Chinese and Indian. The total immigrant population is almost 24 per cent.
In 2004, nine per cent from Pierrefonds-Dollard have been added in the northwest. This riding was established as Lachine riding in 1976 from portions of Lachine-Bord-du-Lac and Vaudreuil ridings. In 1986, it became Lachine-Lac-St-Louis. In the 1996 redistribution, the riding became Lac-St-Louis, combining 65 per cent of Lachine-Lac-St-Louis, 24 per cent of Vaudreuil and nine per cent of Pierrefonds-Dollard.
Population: 105,622 (2006 census; an increase of 3.6% since 2001)
Liberal Francis Scarpaleggia won re-election in 2006, defeating Conservative Andrea Paine, Scarpaleggia won handily in 2004, winning 63 per cent of the vote.
In 2000, Liberal Clifford Lincoln defeated Progressive Conservative Daniel Gendron to win a second term in Lac-St-Louis.
Lachine-Bord-du-Lac was PC in 1957 and 1958 but otherwise Liberal from 1935-1974 inclusive. Liberal Rod Blaker won in 1972 and 1974 in Lachine-Bord-du-Lac and in 1979 and 1980 in Lachine, defeating PC Peter Blaikie. In 1984, PC Bob Layton won and was appointed minister of state for mines. He won a second term in 1988 in Lachine-Lac-St-Louis.
- 1966-80 inclusive - LIB
- 1984, 1988 - PC
- 1993, 1997, 2000, 2004, 2006 - LIB
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|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008, 5:00 PM EST|
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