Results, Ridings & Candidates
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|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008 1:11 AM EST||193/193 polls|
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Riding profile: Labelle is located in the upper Laurentians and is comprised of the following municipalities: Amherst, Beaux-Rivages, Brébeuf, Chute-Saint-Philippe, Des Ruisseaux, Ferme-Neuve, Huberdeau, Kiamika, Labelle, Lac-des-Écorces, Lac-du-Cerf, La Conception, Lac-Saguay, Lac-Saint-Paul, Lac-Supérieur, La Macaza, La Minerve, L'Annonciation, L'Ascension, Marchand, Mont-Laurier, Mont-Saint-Michel, Mont-Tremblant, Nominingue, Notre-Dame-de-Pontmain, Notre-Dame-du-Laus, St-Aimé-du-Lac-des-Îles, Ste-Anne-du-Lac, St-Faustin Lac-Carré, Ste-Véronique and Val-Barrette.
Riding map: From Elections Quebec: Labelle (PDF) (Acrobat Reader required - download free Acrobat Reader.)
Riding history: Riding was created in 1912. In the 1972 redistribution, it was renamed Laurentide-Labelle and remained that way until 1980. In the redistribution before the 1989 election, a small portion of the riding moved to Papineau. In the 1992 redistribution, Labelle lost 11,159 electors (47 polls) to the new Bertrand riding and gained a small area from Papineau.
In 2001, redistribution added one per cent of Argenteuil and 0.16 per cent of Papineau. From Argenteuil Huberdeau was added (666 electors), and from Papineau, an Amherst poll in the south was added (84 electors). Some territory from Gatineau was added in the northwest, though it did not add any electors to the district.
Political history: Laurentides-Labelle 1973 - LIB 1976 - PQ
Labelle: 1981 - PQ 1985 - LIB Since 1989 - PQ
1995 sovereignty referendum: Yes - 64.44 per cent; No - 35.56 per cent
In Laurentides-Labelle, Liberal Roger Lapointe defeated Parti Québécois's Jacques Léonard by 2,388 votes.
In Laurentides-Labelle, Parti Québécois's Léonard defeated Liberal Lapointe. Appointed minister of state for planning, Nov. 26, 1976; vice-president of Treasury Board, 1978; minister of municipal affairs, 1980 to 1984.
In Labelle, Parti Québécois's Léonard defeated Liberal Damien Hétu. Minister of municipal affairs, April 30, 1981; minister of transport, March to November 1984. One of Group of 12, he resigned from cabinet on Nov. 22, 1984 after René Lévesque stated that sovereignty should not be an issue in the next election. Sat as Independent from Nov. 27, 1984; resigned as MNA May 23, 1985.
Liberal Damien Hétu defeated Parti Québécois's Yvon Cormier.
Parti Québécois's Léonard ran again and defeated Liberal Hétu.
Parti Québécois's Léonard defeated Liberal Marcel Lafleur. Appointed minister of transport and vice-president of Treasury Board, Sept. 26, 1994; minister for administration and the public service, chair of Treasury Board, Nov. 3, 1995; added minister responsible for Laurentian region, Jan. 29, 1996.
Parti Québécois's Léonard defeated Liberal Raymond Laporte. Minister responsible for administration and the public service and president of Treasury Board until March 8, 2000 when he resigned.
Oct 1, 2001 by-election
Parti Québécois's Sylvain Pagé defeated Liberal Jean-Pierre Miljours by 97 votes.
Parti Québécois's Pagé defeated Liberal Miljours.
Parti Québécois's Pagé defeated Action Démocratique du Québec's Claude Ouellette.
Language breakdown English: 2.8 per cent French: 96.4 per cent Other: 0.9 per cent Source: 2001 Statistics Canada census
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|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008, 1:11 AM EST|
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