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Riding profile: Marguerite-D'Youville is located on the south shore of the St. Lawrence River, opposite Montreal Island. The riding contains the town of Sainte-Julie and the city of Boucherville, including the Boucherville Islands, except for the southern half of Sainte-Marguerite Island.
Riding history: The riding was created in the 1992 redistribution from part of Bertrand riding. Remainder of Bertrand went to Verchères. No change in the 2001 redistribution.
Political history: Bertrand 1981 - PQ 1985 byelection - LIB 1985, 1989 - PQ
Marguerite-D'Youville 1994, 1998 - PQ 2003 - LIB 2007 - ADQ
1995 sovereignty: Yes - 59.01 per cent; No - 40.99 per cent
Language breakdown: English: 2.0 per cent French: 95.8 per cent Other: 2.1 per cent Source: Statistics Canada 2001 censusBertrand
Parti Québécois's Denis Lazure, elected in Chambly in 1976, won here. He was minister of state for social development, minister responsible for handicapped persons, 1981; minister responsible for citizens relations in September 1982. One of the so-called Group of 12 who quit cabinet and the national assembly on Dec. 4, 1984, after René Lévesque's statement that sovereignty should not be an issue in the next election.
June 3, 1985 byelection
Liberal Robert Bourassa defeated Parti Québécois's Francine Lalonde.
Parti Québécois's Jean-Guy Parent defeated Bourassa by 229 votes. Parent was minister of international trade from October to December 1985 (before election).
Parti Québécois's François Beaulne defeated Liberal Estelle Lessard.
Parti Québécois's François Beaulne, incumbent from Bertrand, defeated Liberal Claude Savaria by 6,906 votes.
Beaulne defeated Liberal Guy Lafrance by 866 votes.
Liberal Pierre Moreau defeated Beaulne.
Action Démocratique du Québec's Simon-Pierre Diamond defeated Parti Québécois's Sébastien Gagnon.
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