Results, Ridings & Candidates
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|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008 1:11 AM EST||204/204 polls|
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Riding profile: This Saguenay region riding contains the part of the Saguenay region corresponding to the city of Chicoutimi as it existed until Feb. 17, 2002.
Riding history: Riding first existed in 1912 election. Minor change in 1985 redistribution.
Political history: Since 1973 - PQ
1995 sovereignty referendum: Yes - 68.87 per cent; No - 31.13 per cent
Language breakdown: English: 0.7 per cent French: 98.8 per cent Other: 0.5 per cent Source: Statistics Canada 2001 census
1973, 1976, 1981
Parti Québécois's Marc-André Bédard defeated Liberal Marcel Claveau. Bédard was re-elected in 1976 and 1981. Appointed minister of justice, Nov. 26, 1976; appointed minister of justice and minister of state for electoral and parliamentary reform, September 1979. Appointed minister of justice and minister of state for electoral reform, April 30, 1981; deputy premier, government house leader, minister responsible for electoral reform, March 5, 1984; solicitor general, October to December 1985.
1985, 1989, 1994
Parti Québécois's Jeanne Blackburn won in 1985, 1989 and 1994. Appointed minister of income security and minister responsible for status of women from Sept. 26, 1994, to Jan. 29, 1996.
Parti Québécois's Stéphane Bédard defeated Liberal Marina Larouche.
Parti Québécois's Bédard defeated Liberal Jean-Guy Maltais.
Parti Québécois's Bédard defeated Liberal André Harvey.
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|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008, 1:11 AM EST|
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