Results, Ridings & Candidates
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|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008 1:11 AM EST||190/190 polls|
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Riding profile: Jean-Talon contains that part of Quebec City bounded by: St-Sacrement Avenue, Coteau Ste-Geneviève, the east limit of the land of the École St-Joseph-de-St-Vallier, Ste-Foy Street, des Érables Avenue, Grande Alley West, Grande Alley East, the fortification wall, the cliff, the boundary of the towns of Sillery and Quebec City, the St. Lawrence River, Pierre-Laporte Bridge, Henri-IV Highway (73), Quatre-Bourgeois Street, Vallon Highway (740), boundary of the towns of Ste-Foy and Quebec City and Charest Highway (440).
Riding history: Riding created in 1965 from Quebec Centre and parts of Quebec-Est and Quebec-Ouest ridings. In 1992 redistribution, 4,654 electors moved to Taschereau riding. In 2001 redistribution, added 22 per cent of Louis-Hébert.
Political history: Since 1966 - LIB.
1995 sovereignty referendum: Yes - 48.01 per cent; No - 51.99 per cent
Language breakdown: English: 3.1 per cent French: 92.6 per cent Other: 4.3 per cent Source: 2001 Statistics Canada census
1970, 1973, 1976
Liberal Raymond Garneau won in 1970, 1973 and 1976. Appointed minister of civil service and assistant to the minister of finance, May 1970; minister of finance, Oct. 1, 1970 - 1976; president of Treasury Board, 1971 to 1976. Minister of education, September 1975 to January 1976. Defeated for Liberal leadership April 15, 1978. Resigned his seat Dec. 20, 1978.
April 30, 1979 by-election
Liberal Jean-Claude Rivest defeated Parti Québécois candidate Louise Beaudoin.
Liberal Rivest defeated the Parti Québécois's Monique Cloutier.
Liberal Gil Rémillard won in 1985 and 1989. Appointed minister for international relations and minister responsible for Canadian intergovernmental affairs, 1985; minister responsible for consumer protection, public security, December 1988; minister of justice and minister responsible for Canadian intergovernmental affairs, Oct. 11, 1989 to Jan. 11, 1994. Rémillard resigned prior to 1994 election.
Liberal Margaret Delisle defeated Parti Québécois's Diane Lavalle by 25 votes.
Liberal Delisle defeated Parti Québécois's Daniel-Mercier Gouin by 156 votes.
Liberal Delisle defeated Parti Québécois's Gouin by 3,476 votes.
Liberal Philippe Couillard, incumbent from Mont-Royal, defeated Parti Québécois's Véronique Hivon. Served as minister of health and social services. Resigned June 25, 2008.
Sept. 29, 2008 by-election
Liberal Yves Buldoc defeated Parti Québécois's Françoise Mercure. Appointed minister of health and social services and minister responsible for the Saguenay_Lac-Saint-Jean region on June 25, 2008.
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