Results, Ridings & Candidates
|Party||Candidate||Votes||Vote Share (%)||Status|
|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008 1:11 AM EST||176/176 polls|
All results are unofficial until final ballot counts are verified by Elections Quebec.View these results in the interactive map »
|Hamel, Jean-Philippe||Action Démocratique du Québec|
|Prévost, Martyne||Parti Québécois|
|Reesor, Michel||Québec Solidaire|
|Vallières, Yvons||Quebec Liberal Party|
Riding profile: Richmond is located in the Eastern Townships. The riding contains the following municipalities: Asbestos, Beaulac-Garthby, Cleveland, Danville, Ham-Nord Kingsbury, Kingsey Falls, Melbourne, Notre-Dame-de-Ham, Notre-Dame-du-Bon-Conseil, Richmond, Saint-Adrien, Saint-Albert, Saint-Camille, Saint-Claude, Sainte-Clotilde-de-Horton, Saint-Cyrille-de-Wendover, Sainte-Élisabeth-de-Warwick, Saint-Félix-de-Kingsey, Saint-Fortunat, Saint-Georges-de-Windsor, Saint-Joseph-de-Ham-Sud, Saint-Lucien, Saints-Martyrs-Canadiens, Saint-Rémi de-Tingwick, Saint-Samuel, Sainte-Séraphine,Tingwick, Warwick and Wotton.
Riding history: Richmond first existed in the 1890 election. In the redistribution in 1988, the riding added 8.85 per cent of Drummond and 7.66 per cent of Arthabaska.
In the 2001 redistribution Richmond gained in the south from Johnson riding, a part of the town of Richmond (1,222 electors), as well as area in the southwest from Mégantic-Compton with no electors.
Political history: 1973 - LIB 1976 - Union Nationale Since 1981 - LIB
1995 sovereignty referendum: Yes - 53.15 per cent; No - 46.85 per cent
Language breakdown: English: 5.9 per cent French: 93.3 per cent Other: 0.9 per cent Source: Statistics Canada 2001 census
Liberal Yvon Vallières defeated Ralliement Créditiste's Yvon Brochu.
Now-Union Nationale's Brochu defeated Liberal Vallières.
1981, 1985, 1989
Vallières won in 1981, 1985 and 1989. Appointed minister responsible for transportation, Oct. 11, 1989; minister responsible for agriculture, fisheries and food, Oct. 5, 1990 - Jan 11, 1994.
Vallières defeated Parti Québécois's Richard Arsenault by 4,061 votes. Served as chief government whip.
Vallières defeated Parti Québécois's Joaquin Bastida by 4,654 votes.
Vallières defeated Parti Québécois's André Blais by 8,618 votes. Served as minister responsible for the Central Quebec region, Feb. 27, 2006 - April 8, 2007.
Vallières defeated Action Démocratique du Québec's Pierre Hébert.
|Party||Elected||Leading||Total||Vote Share (%)|
|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008, 1:11 AM EST|
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