Results, Ridings & Candidates
|Party||Candidate||Votes||Vote Share (%)||Status|
|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008 1:11 AM EST||190/190 polls|
|LIB||Lawrence S. Bergman||14,087||
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Riding profile: D'Arcy-McGee, a Montreal-West riding, is bounded by the Hampstead portion of the borough of Côte St. Luc-Hampstead-Montreal West, the CP railway line, the Décarie Highway (15), Côte-Saint-Luc Road, Fielding Avenue, the Montreal-West portion of the borough of Côte St. Luc-Hampstead-Montreal West and the limit of the Côte-Saint-Luc portion of the borough of Côte St. Luc-Hampstead-Montreal West with the following towns: Montreal-West, Lachine, St-Laurent and Montreal.
Riding history: Riding was created in 1965 from parts of Montreal-Outremont and Westmount-Saint-Georges. In 1992 redistribution, kept all of riding except for small area that moved to Mont-Royal; added area from Notre-Dame-De-Grâce.
Political history: 1966-1985 inclusive - LIB 1989 - Equality Party 1994, 1998, 2003 - LIB
1995 sovereignty referendum: No - 96.38 per cent; Yes - 3.62 per cent
Language breakdown: English: 46.7 per cent French: 16.6 per cent Other: 36.8 per cent (2.98 per cent Italian; 2.57 Arabic) Source: 2001 Statistics Canada census
Liberal Victor Goldbloom won in 1966, 1970, 1973 and 1976. Goldbloom was minister of state responsible for Quality of Environment, 1970-73. Appointed minister of Municipal Affairs and minister of Environment, Nov. 1973. Goldbloom resigned on Oct. 16, 1979 after Claude Ryan became leader.
Nov. 26, 1979 by-election, 1981 and 1985
Liberal Herbert Marx defeated Parti Québécois's David Levine. Marx was re-elected in 1981 and 1985. Appointed minister of Justice and Attorney General and minister responsible for Consumer Protection, December 1985; added Solicitor General in 1987; minister of Public Security, August to December, 1988. Marx resigned from cabinet over Bill 178 on Dec. 21, 1988. Resigned his seat on June 30, 1989.
Equality Party leader Robert Libman defeated Liberal Gary Waxman. Libman left the Equality Party in 1993 and sat as an Independent.
Liberal Lawrence Bergman defeated Independent candidate Libman.
Liberal Bergman defeated Equality Party's Bernard King.
Liberal Bergman defeated Parti Québécois's Mathieu Breault by 22,881 votes, earning 91.29 per cent of votes.
Liberal Bergman defeated Green candidate Robert Leibner.
|Party||Elected||Leading||Total||Vote Share (%)|
|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008, 1:11 AM EST|
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