Results, Ridings & Candidates
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|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008 1:11 AM EST||150/150 polls|
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Riding profile: Lotbinière is located on the south shore of the St. Lawrence River, in between Montreal and Quebec City. It contains the following municipalities: Deschaillons-sur-Saint-Laurent, Dosquet, Fortierville, Inverness, Laurier-Station, Laurierville, Leclercville, Lemieux, Lotbinière, Lyster, Manseau, Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes, Notre-Dame-du-Sacré-Coeur-d'Issoudun, Parisville, Saint-Agapit, Sainte-Agathe-de-Lotbinière, Saint-Antoine-de-Tilly, Saint-Apollinaire, Sainte-Cécile-de-Lévrard, Sainte-Croix, Saint-Édouard-de-Lotbinière, Saint-Ferdinand, Saint-Flavien, Sainte-Françoise, Saint-Gilles, Saint-Janvier-de-Joly, Saint-Louis-de-Blandford, Sainte-Marie-de-Blandford, Saint-Narcisse-de-Beaurivage, Saint-Patrice-de-Beaurivage, Saint-Pierre-Baptiste, Saint-Pierre-les-Becquets, Sainte-Sophie-de-Lévrard, Sainte-Sophie-d'Halifax, Saint-Sylvestre, Val-Alain and Villeroy.
Riding history: The riding has existed since the 1830 election. In the 1992 redistribution, it lost Saint-Jean-de-Brebeuf polls to Frontenac.
In the 2001 redistribution, it added three per cent of Frontenac riding - Saint-Ferdinand and Sainte-Sophie-d'Halifax (2,164 electors) - as well as part of the municipality of Saint-Apollinaire (45 electors) from Chutes-de-la-Chaudière.
Political history: 1973 - LIB 1976 - Union Nationale 1981 - PQ 1985, 1989 - LIB 1994, 1998 - PQ 2003, 2007 - ADQ
1995 sovereignty referendum: Yes - 50.10 per cent; No - 49.90 per cent
Language breakdown: English: 0.5 per cent French: 99.0 per cent Other: 0.5 per cent Source: Statistics Canada 2001 census
Liberal Georges Massicotte defeated Parti Créditiste Jean-Louis Béland by 3,744 votes.
Union Nationale Rodrigue Biron defeated Massicotte. Biron was elected party leader, May 23, 1976. Resigned as leader on March 3, 1980. Sat as Independent until Nov. 11, 1980, when he joined the PQ.
Parti Québécois's Biron defeated Liberal Jean Tremblay. He was appointed minister of industry, commerce and tourism, April 30, 1981; minister of industry and commerce, September 1984 and December 1985.
Liberal Lewis Camden defeated Biron.
Liberal Camden defeated Parti Québécois's Alonzo Le Blanc.
Parti Québécois's Jean-Guy Paré defeated incumbent Camden by 283 votes.
Paré defeated Liberal Christian Lessard.
Action Démocratique du Québec's Sylie Roy defeated Liberal Monique Drolet Glazier by 749 votes.
Roy defeated Liberal Laurent Boissonneault.
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|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008, 1:11 AM EST|
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