Results, Ridings & Candidates
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|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008 1:11 AM EST||214/214 polls|
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Riding profile: Groulx is located in the lower Laurentians and contains the towns of Boisbriand, Rosemère and Sainte-Thérèse.
Riding history: Riding created in 1980 from part of Terrebonne. In 1992 redistribution, lost Blainville polls to new Blainville riding.
Political history: 1981 - PQ 1985, 1989 - LIB 1994, 1998 - PQ 2003 - LIB 2007 - ADQ
1995 sovereignty referendum: Yes - 56.73 per cent; No - 43.27 per cent
Language breakdown: English: 5.8 per cent French: 87.2 per cent Other: 7.0 per cent Source: Statistics Canada 2001 census
Parti Québécois's Elie Fallu, incumbent from Terrebonne, ran here and defeated Liberal Nolan Filiatrault by 6,074 votes. Appointed minister responsible for citizen relations and for handicapped in December 1984; minister of cultural communities and immigration, October to December 1985.
Liberal Madeleine Bleau defeated Parti Québécois's Fallu by 621 votes.
Liberal's Bleau defeated Parti Québécois's Robert Dean. (Dean had been elected in Prevost in 1981; defeated there in 1985)
Parti Québécois's Robert Kieffer defeated Liberal Monique Richer.
Parti Québécois's Kieffer defeated Liberal Michel Binette.
Liberal Pierre Descouteaux defeated Parti Québécois's Kieffer by 323 votes.
Action Démocratique du Québec's Linda Lapointe defeated Parti Québécois's Rachel Gagnon.
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|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008, 1:11 AM EST|
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