Results, Ridings & Candidates
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|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008 1:11 AM EST||233/233 polls|
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Riding profile: Chapleau contains the part of Gatineau bounded by the Outaouais Highway (Highway 50) on the north; the Blanche River, Lorrain Boulevard, Maloney Boulevard East, the CNR railway line and Versailles Street on the east; the Ottawa River to the south; and Gatineau Avenue on the west.
Riding history: Riding first existed in 1981 election, created from 36,252 electors from Papineau riding.
The 1992 redistribution kept almost all the existing riding, but it lost the Cantley poll to Gatineau riding. It gained a small area from Gatineau.
In 2001 redistribution: Kept 84 per cent of riding; 13 per cent moved to Papineau riding; three per cent to Gatineau. Lost to Papineau an area from the east of the city of Gatineau (8,077 electors). Lost to Gatineau an area north of Outaouais Highway (2,025 electors).
Political history: Since 1981 - LIB
1995 sovereignty referendum: No - 72.47 per cent, Yes - 27.53 per cent
Language breakdown: English: 6.1 per cent French: 89.7 per cent Other: 4.2 per cent Source: Statistics Canada 2001 census
Liberal John Kehoe defeated Parti Québécois's Jean Alfred, who had won in Papineau in 1976 by 67 votes. Kehoe went on to win this riding in 1985 and 1989.
Liberal Claire Vaive defeated Parti Québécois's Jocelyne Gadbois.
Liberal Benoît Pelletier defeated Parti Québécois's Claude Hallé.
Liberal Pelletier defeated Parti Québécois's Sylvie Simard.
Liberal Pelletier defeated Action Démocratique du Québec's Jocelyn Dumais.
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|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008, 1:11 AM EST|
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