Results, Ridings & Candidates
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|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008 1:11 AM EST||229/229 polls|
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Riding profile: Blainville contains the towns of: Blainville, Bois-des-Filion, Lorraine and Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines
Riding history: Riding created in 1992 redistribution from parts of Groulx and Terrebonne ridings.
Political history: 1994, 1998, 2001 byelection, 2003 - PQ 2007 - ADQ
1995 sovereignty referendum: Yes - 63.01 per cent; No - 36.99 per cent
Language breakdown: English: 3 per cent French: 93.7 per cent Other: 3.3 per cent Source: Statistics Canada 2001 census
Liberal Denis Hardy won and was appointed minister of cultural affairs in November 1973.
Parti Québécois's Elie Fallu defeated Liberal Hardy.
Parti Québécois's Yves Blais defeated Liberal Jean-Yves Chartrand by 8,981 votes.
Parti Québécois's Blais defeated Liberal Jocelyn Poirier.
Parti Québécois's Jocelyne Caron defeated Liberal Marcel Lorrain.
Parti Québécois's Elie Fallu, incumbent from Terrebonne, ran here and defeated Liberal Nolan Filiatrault. Appointed minister of citizens relations, responsible for handicapped, December 1984.
Liberal Madeleine Bleau defeated Parti Québécois's Fallu by 621 votes.
Liberal Bleau defeated Parti Québécois's Robert Dean.
Parti Québécois's Celine Signori defeated Liberal Mario Massie.
Parti Québécois's Signori defeated Liberal Pierre Saucier. Signori resigned on July 8, 2001, to create a vacancy for Richard Legendre, who had been appointed to cabinet without being elected.
Oct. 1, 2001 by-election
Parti Québécois's Legendre defeated Liberal Jocelyne Roch. Appointed minister for tourism, recreation and sport, March 8-Nov. 13, 2001; appointed minister responsible for youth, tourism, recreation and sport, Nov. 13, 2001; appointed minister responsible for Laurentians region, Nov. 28, 2001; appointed minister responsible for wildlife and parks, Jan. 30, 2002.
Parti Québécois's Legendre defeated Liberal Roch.
Action Démocratique du Québec's Pierre Gingras defeated Parti Québécois's Legendre.
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|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008, 1:11 AM EST|
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