Results, Ridings & Candidates
|Party||Candidate||Votes||Vote Share (%)||Status|
|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008 1:11 AM EST||178/178 polls|
All results are unofficial until final ballot counts are verified by Elections Quebec.View these results in the interactive map »
|Arcand, Pierre||Quebec Liberal Party|
|Bonenfant, Mario||Green Party of Québec|
|Chartrand, Simon-Robert||Parti Québécois|
|Johnston, Diane||Parti Marxiste-Léniniste du Québec|
|Mahood, Robbie||Québec Solidaire|
|Morgan, Caroline||Action Démocratique du Québec|
Riding profile: This central Montreal riding is bounded by: Acadie Boulevard, the Mont-Royal and Outrement borough boundary, Côte-Sainte-Catherine Street, Décarie Highway (15), CP railway lines, Côte-de-Liesse Street, and the Métropolitaine Highway.
Riding history: Riding created in 1972 redistribution from parts of D'Arcy-McGee, Outremont and Dorion.
In 1992 redistribution, kept all existing riding and gained small part from D'Arcy-McGee and part of Outremont.
Political history: Since 1973 - LIB.
1995 sovereignty referendum: No - 86.54 per cent Yes - 13.46 per cent
Language breakdown: English: 22.0 per cent French: 29.1 per cent Other: 48.8 per cent (4.8 per cent Arabic; 3.4 per cent Vietnamese; 3.2 per cent Spanish; 2.8 per cent Chinese) Source: Statistics Canada 2001 census
Liberal John Ciaccia won in 1973, 1976, 1981 and 1985. Appointed minister of energy and resources, Dec. 12, 1985.
Ciaccia defeated Equality Party Nat Bernstein by 5,165 votes. Appointed minister of international affairs and minister responsible for native affairs, October 1989. Served as minister of immigration and cultural communities, January to September 1994.
Ciaccia defeated Parti Québécois's Magda Greiss by 19,100 votes.
Liberal André Tranchemontagne defeated Parti Québécois's André Normandeau by 20,498 votes.
Liberal Phillip Couillard defeated Parti Québécois's Vincent Gagnon by 17,434 votes.
Liberal Pierre Arcand defeated Parti Québécois's Zhao Xin Wu.
|Party||Elected||Leading||Total||Vote Share (%)|
|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008, 1:11 AM EST|
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