Results, Ridings & Candidates
|Party||Candidate||Votes||Vote Share (%)||Status|
|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008 1:11 AM EST||138/138 polls|
All results are unofficial until final ballot counts are verified by Elections Quebec.View these results in the interactive map »
|Beaulieu, Bernard||Québec Solidaire|
|Bélanger, Guy||Parti Québécois|
|Morin, Norbert||Quebec Liberal Party|
|Piper, Richard||Green Party of Québec|
|Roy, Claude||Action Démocratique du Québec|
Riding profile: Montmagny-L'Islet riding is bordered on the west by the St. Lawrence River and on the east by the state of Maine. It contains the following municipalities: Berthier-sur-Mer, Cap-Saint-Ignace, Lac-Frontière, L'Islet, Montmagny, Notre-Dame-du-Rosaire, Saint-Adalbert, Saint-Antoine-de-l'Isle-aux-Grues, Sainte-Apolline-de-Patton, Saint-Aubert, Saint-Cyrille-de-Lessard, Saint-Damase-de-L'Islet, Sainte-Euphémie-sur-Rivière-du-Sud, Saint-Fabien-de-Panet, Sainte-Félicité, Saint-François-de-la-Rivière-du-Sud, Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, Saint-Just-de-Bretenières, Sainte-Lucie-de-Beauregard, Saint-Marcel, Saint-Omer, Saint-Pamphile, Saint-Paul-de-Montminy, Sainte-Perpétue, Saint-Pierre-de-la-Rivière-du-Sud and Tourville.
Riding history: Created in the 1972 redistribution from Montmagny and L'Islet ridings. No changes in makeup since its creation.
Political history: 1973, 1976 - LIB 1981 - PQ 1985-2003 inclusive - LIB 2007 - ADQ
1995 sovereignty referendum: No - 55.11 per cent; Yes - 44.89 per cent
Language breakdown: English: 0.2 per cent French: 99.8 per cent Other: 0.1 per cent Source: Statistics Canada 2001 census
Liberal Julien Giasson, incumbent from L'Islet, defeated Union Nationale's Jean-Paul Cloutier, who had won in Montmagny in 1962, 1966 and 1970. Giasson was appointed minister of state for social affairs, July 1975.
Giasson defeated Union Nationale's André Rousseau by 2,370 votes.
Parti Québécois's Jacques Leblanc defeated Giasson by 231 votes.
Libearl Réal Gauvin defeated Parti Québécois's Leblanc by 6,349 votes.
Gauvin defeated Parti Québécois's Daniel Blanchet by 4,814 votes.
Gauvin again defeated Parti Québécois's Blanchet, this time by 855 votes.
Gauvin defeated Parti Québécois's Mario Cantin by 1,805 votes.
Liberal Norbert Morin defeated Action Démocratique du Québec's Mario Dolan by 965 votes.
Action Démocratique du Québec's Claude Roy defeated Liberal Morin.
|Party||Elected||Leading||Total||Vote Share (%)|
|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008, 1:11 AM EST|
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