Results, Ridings & Candidates
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|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008 1:11 AM EST||192/192 polls|
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Riding Profile: Located in the Quebec heartland, Johnson contains the following municipalities: Acton Vale, Béthanie, Durham-Sud, L' Avenir, Lefebvre, Maricourt, Racine, Roxton, Roxton Falls, Roxton Pond, Ste-Cécile-de-Milton, Ste-Christine, St-Denis-de-Brompton, St-François-Xavier-de-Brompton, Ste-Hélène-de-Bagot, St-Joachim-de-Shefford, St-Nazaire-d'Acton, St-Théodore-d'Acton, St-Valérien-de-Milton, Stoke, Ulverton, Upton, Valcourt, Val-Joli, Wickham and Windsor. It also contains one borough of the city of Sherbrooke.
Riding history: Riding first existed in 1973 election and was created from parts of Drummond, Richmond, Bagot, Shefford. After redistribution in 1988, riding lost 5.6 per cent of its territory. In 1992 redistribution, three Saint-Eugene polls (679 electors) moved to Drummond riding.
In 2001 redistribution, lost 1.0 per cent to Richmond; added 9.0 per cent of Shefford, 0.09 per cent of Sherbrooke and 1.0 per cent of Saint-François. Gained Roxton Pond, St-Joachim-de-Shefford parish and township of Ste-Cécile-de-Milton (4,698 electors) in the southwest from Shefford. Gained the borough from the city of Sherbrooke (43 electors); a part of the city of Fleurimont from St-François (255 electors); and parts of St-Élie-d'Orford (67 electors) from Orford.
Political history: 1973 - LIB. 1974 byelection, 1976 - Union Nationale 1980 byelection - LIB. 1981-2003 inclusive - PQ 2007 - ADQ
1995 sovereignty referendum: Yes - 54.41 per cent; No - 45.59 per cent
Language breakdown: English: 2.0 per cent French: 97.4 per cent Other: 0.7 per cent Source: 2001 Statistics Canada census
Liberal Jean-Claude Boutin defeated Parti Créditiste candidate Albert Claude. Resigned July 25, 1974, after charges of conflict of interest arose.
By-election on Aug. 28, 1974
Union Nationale's Maurice Bellemare defeated Liberal Jean-Claude Boutin. (Bellemare won in Champlain in 1944-1966 inclusive.)
Union Nationale's Bellemare defeated Parti Québécois's Robert Normand. Interim leader of UN, March 1974 to May 1976. Parliamentary leader of UN May 1976 to Oct. 30, 1979. Resigned as MNA Dec. 19, 1979.
By-election on Nov. 17, 1980
Liberal Camille Picard defeated Parti Québécois's Carmen Juneau by 372 votes.
Parti Québécois's Juneau defeated Liberal Picard by 806 votes. Parti Québécois's Juneau was re-elected in 1985 and 1989.
Parti Québécois's Claude Boucher defeated Liberal Michel Daviau.
Parti Québécois's Boucher defeated Liberal Marie Marier.
Parti Québécois's Boucher defeated Liberal Nicole Brouillette.
Action Démocratique du Québec's Éric Charbonneau defeated Parti Québécois's Boucher by 180 votes.
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|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008, 1:11 AM EST|
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