Results, Ridings & Candidates
|Party||Candidate||Votes||Vote Share (%)||Status|
|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008 1:11 AM EST||203/203 polls|
|QS||Sylvie Des Rochers||758||
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|Breton, Yvon||Parti Marxiste-Léniniste du Qué|
|Demers, Marc||Parti Québécois|
|Des Rochers, Sylvie||Québec Solidaire|
|Desbiens, Mathieu||Parti Indépendantiste|
|Goulet, Robert||Action Démocratique du Québec|
|Paquet, Alain||Quebec Liberal Party|
|Sarrazin, Nicholas||Green Party of Québec|
Riding profile: Laval-des-Rapides riding contains that part of the city of Laval bounded by: the Laval Highway (440), Papineau Highway (19), Saint-Martin Boulevard East, Notre-Dame-de-Fatima Street and its extension, the boundary of the city of Laval in the Prairies River and the Laurentian Highway (15).
Riding history: The riding was created in 1980 from parts of Laval and Fabre. In the 2001 redistribution, it added 14 per cent of Vimont in the north part of Laval bounded by: Laval Highway, Papineau Highway, Saint-Martin Boulevard East, Saint-Martin Boulevard West and the Laurentian Highway (8,101 electors).
Political history: Laval 1960-1976 inclusive - LIB
Fabre 1966, 1970, 1973 - LIB 1976 - PQ
Laval-des-Rapides 1981 - PQ 1985, 1989 - LIB 1993 byelection, 1994, 1998 - PQ 2003, 2007 - LIB
1995 sovereignty referendum: Yes - 50.92 per cent; No - 49.08 per cent
Language breakdown: English: 3.4 per cent French: 80.4 per cent Other: 16.2 per cent (3.5 per cent Italian; 3.4 per cent Arabic) Source: Statistics Canada 2001 census
Parti Québécois's Bernard Landry, elected in Fabre in 1976, won here. (Landry had been defeated in Joliette in 1970 and in Joliette-Montcalm in 1973.) He was appointed minister of state for economic development, Nov. 26, 1976; minister responsible for external trade, Sept. 9, 1982; minister of international relations and minister responsible for external trade, March 5, 1984; minister of finance, October to December 1985.
Liberal Guy Bélanger defeated Landry.
Bélanger defeated Parti Québécois's François Shanks. Bélanger, a strong nationalist, quit after several years of opposing his party on constitutional issues.
Dec. 13, 1993 byelection
After resignation of Bélanger, Parti Québécois's Serge Ménard defeated Liberal Raymond Monette.
Ménard again defeated Monette. He was appointed minister of public security, Sept. 26, 1994; minister responsible for Montreal region, Jan. 29, 1996; minister of justice, attorney general, minister responsible for administration of legislation respecting professions, Aug. 25, 1997
Ménard defeated Liberal Robert Lefebvre. He was appointed minister of public security, Dec. 15, 1998; minister of transport and minister responsible for Laval region, Jan. 30, 2002; minister of public security, Oct. 29, 2002.
Liberal Alain Paquet defeated Parti Québécois's Ménard.
Paquet defeated Parti Québécois's Marc Demers.
|Party||Elected||Leading||Total||Vote Share (%)|
|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008, 1:11 AM EST|
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