Results, Ridings & Candidates
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Riding profile: Part of the National Capital Region, this urban riding has many federal civil servants. Hull contains the part of the city of Gatineau corresponding to the city of Hull as it existed prior to its 2002 amalgamation. Hull is bordered on the south by the Ottawa River and on the east by the Gatineau River.
Riding history: Riding was created in 1919. In 2001 redistribution, it kept 100 per cent of existing riding and gained 0.2 per cent of Gatineau, adding one poll in the northwest (167 electors).
Political history: 1956-1973 inclusive - LIB 1976 - PQ Since 1981 - LIB
1995 sovereignty referendum: No - 69.73 per cent; Yes - 30.27 per cent
Language breakdown: English: 8.6 per cent French: 80.9 per cent Other: 10.5 per cent (2.1 per cent Portuguese) Source: 2001 Statistics Canada census
Liberal Oswald Parent won in 1956, 1960, 1962, 1966, 1970 and 1973. Minister of state, 1970-72; appointed minister of state for intergovernmental affairs, Feb. 1971; minister of state for the civil service, 1972-73; minister of state for finance, 1971-75.
Parti Québécois's Jocelyne Ouellette defeated Liberal Parent by two votes. Appointed minister of public works and supply, July 1977.
Liberal Gilles Rocheleau defeated Parti Québécois's Ouellette by 456 votes. (Rocheleau had been defeated as a Union Nationale candidate in Gatineau in 1970.)
Liberal Rocheleau defeated Parti Québécois's Gilles Morais. Minister responsible for supply and services, 1985. Rocheleau resigned in 1988 to run federally as Liberal. He switched to the Bloc Québécois and was defeated in 1993 election.
May 29, 1989 by-election
Liberal Robert Lesage defeated Parti Québécois's Paul Lemaire.
Libearl Lesage defeated Parti Québécois's Marcel Villeneuve.
Liberal Lesage defeated Parti Québécois's Michel Légère.
Liberal Roch Cholette defeated Parti Québécois's Jacques Dupont.
Liberal Cholette defeated Parti Québécois's Raphaël J. Déry.
Liberal Cholette defeated Parti Québécois's Marcel Painchaud. Cholette resigned on April 9, 2008.
May 12, 2008 by-election
Liberal Maryse Gaudreault defeated Parti Québécois's Gilles Aubé.
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