Results, Ridings & Candidates
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|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008 1:11 AM EST||158/158 polls|
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Riding profile: Kamouraska-Témiscouata is a lower-St. Lawrence riding that borders the U.S. and New Brunswick. It contains the following municipalities: Auclair, Cabano, Dégelis, Kamouraska, La Pocatière, Lejeune, Mont-Carmel, Notre-Dame-du-Lac, Packington, Pohénégamook, Rivière-Bleue, Rivière-Ouelle, St-Alexandre-de-Kamouraska, St-André, Ste-Anne-de-la-Pocatière, St-Athanase, St-Bruno-de-Kamouraska, St-Denis, St-Elzéar-de-Témiscouata, St-Eusèbe, St-Gabriel-Lalemant, St-Germain, Ste-Hélène, St-Honoré-de-Témiscouata, St-Jean-de-la-Lande, St-Joseph-de-Kamouraska, St-Juste-du-Lac, St-Louis-du-Ha! Ha!, Ste-Louise, St-Marc-du-Lac-Long, St-Michel-du-Squatec, St-Onésime-d'Ixworth, St-Pacôme, St-Pascal, St-Philippe-de-Néri, St-Pierre-de-Lamy and St-Roch-des-Aulnaies.
Riding history: Riding created in 1972 from ridings of Kamouraska, Témiscouata and L'Islet. There were minor changes in redistributions before 1989 and 1994 elections.
Political history: 1973 - LIB. 1976, 1981 - PQ Since 1985 - LIB.
1995 sovereignty referendum: Yes - 52.66; No - 47.34
Language breakdown: English: 0.2 per cent French: 99.7 per cent Other: 0.1 per cent Source: 2001 Statistics Canada census
Liberal Jean-Marie Pelletier, who had been elected in Kamouraska in 1970, ran in this new riding and defeated Parti Créditiste's Normand Dumont by 5,266 votes.
Parti Québécois's Léonard Lévesque defeated Pelletier by 310 votes.
Lévesque defeated Liberal Reginald Grand'Maison.
Liberal France Dionne defeated Lévesque.
Dionne defeated Parti Québécois's Claudette Dorval.
Dionne defeated Parti Québécois's Hélène Alarie by 386 votes, then later in the year resigned to run federally.
Oct. 6, 1997 byelection
Liberal Claude Béchard defeated Parti Québécois's Denis Simard.
Béchard again defeated Simard, by 110 votes.
Béchard defeated Action Démocratique du Québec's Pierre Lévesque.
Béchard defeated Action Démocratique du Québec's Gérald Beaulieu.
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