Results, Ridings & Candidates
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|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008 1:11 AM EST||194/194 polls|
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Riding profile: Mirabel riding consists of the following municipalities: Mirabel, Oka, Pointe-Calumet, Saint-Joseph-du-Lac, Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac and Saint-Placide.
Also in the riding is the First Nations settlement of Kanesatake.
Riding history: In the 2001 redistribution, the riding was created from 34 per cent of Argenteuil, consisting of the town of Mirabel in the eastern part of the riding (18,202 electors), and 29 per cent of Deux-Montages. Pointe-Calumet, Saint-Joseph-du-Lac, Saint-Placide, Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac and Kanesatake (17,373 electors) joined the riding from Deux-Montagnes-Oka.
Political history: Argenteuil 1966-1998 inclusive - LIB
Deux-Montagnes 1960-1973 inclusive - LIB 1976, 1981 - PQ 1985, 1989 - LIB 1994, 1998 - PQ
Mirabel 2003 - PQ 2007 - ADQ
Language breakdown: English: 2.7 per cent French: 96.0 per cent Other: 1.4 per centSource: Statistics Canada 2001 census
Liberal Zoël Saindon elected in 1966, 1970, 1973 and 1976. Saindon resigned to create a vacancy for Claude Ryan, who was elected Liberal leader on April 15, 1978.
Ryan won Apr. 30, 1979, in 1981, 1985 and 1989. Ryan resigned as Liberal leader on Aug. 10, 1982. He served as minister of education, higher education and science; minister responsible for the administration of the French Language Charter; minister of municipal affairs; and minister of public security, October 1989 to 1994.
Liberal Régent Beaudet defeated Parti Québécois's André Riendeau by 1,802 votes.
June 1, 1998 byelection
Liberal David Whissell defeated Parti Québécois's Denise Beaudoin by 4,661 votes in the byelection held after Beaudet resigned in December 1997.
Whissell defeated Parti Québécois's Beaudoin by 148 votes.
Liberal Jean-Paul L'Allier won in 1970 and 1973. Served as minister of communications, 1970 to 1975, and minister of cultural affairs, 1975 to 1976.
Parti Québécois's Pierre de Bellefeuille defeated L'Allier.
De Bellefeuille defeated Liberal Yvon Bélair.
Liberal Yolande Legault defeated Parti Québécois's Yves Lauzon by 4,455 votes.
Liberal Jean-Guy Bergeron defeated Parti Québécois's Hélène Robert by 515 votes.
Robert won in 1994 and 1998.
Parti Québécois's Denise Beaudoin defeated Action Démocratique du Québec's Hubert Meilleur by 1,124 votes.
Action Démocratique du Québec's François Desrochers defeated Parti Québécois's Beaudoin.
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|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008, 1:11 AM EST|
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