Results, Ridings & Candidates
|Party||Candidate||Votes||Vote Share (%)||Status|
|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008 1:11 AM EST||223/223 polls|
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|Beaudoin, Louise||Parti Québécois|
|Chénier, Stephane||Parti Marxiste-Léniniste du Québec|
|Férec, Audrey||Action Démocratique du Québec|
|Rivard, Nathalie||Quebec Liberal Party|
|Saillant, François||Québec Solidaire|
|Valiquette, Sylvain||Green Party of Québec|
Riding profile: Rosemont is in the east end of Montreal. The riding contains the part the city bounded by: Bélanger Street, 24th Avenue, the boundary of the boroughs of Montreal and Saint-Léonard, Lacordaire Boulevard, Dickson Street, Sherbrooke Street East, Rachel Street East, the CP Rail line, Masson Street and 6th Avenue.
Riding history: Riding created in 1972 from parts of Jeanne-Mance and Gouin ridings. In 2001, redistribution gained from Viger, the part of Montreal bounded by the border of Montreal and Saint-Léonard, Lacordaire Street, Rosemount Boulevard, 38th Avenue, Saint-Zotique Street East and 24th Avenue (10,134 electors). Also gained from Bourget in the north the part of Montreal bounded by Rosemount Boulevard, Lacordaire Street, Dickson Street, Sherbrooke Street East and de l'Assomption Boulevard (1,250 electors).
Political history: 1973 - LIB 1976, 1981 - PQ 1985, 1989 - LIB. 1994, 1998, 2003, 2007 - PQ
1995 sovereignty referendum: Yes - 53.59 per cent; No - 46.41 per cent
Language breakdown: English: 3.7 per cent French: 77.9 per cent Other: 18.3 per cent (four per cent Spanish; two per cent Italian) Source: Statistics Canada 2001 census
Liberal Gilles Bellemare defeated the Parti Québécois's Gilbert Paquette by 2,015 votes.
Paquette defeated Bellemare by 5,380 votes.
Paquette defeated Liberal Gérard Latulippe by 2,703 votes. Minister of science and technology, 1982 to 1984. One of Group of 12, Paquette resigned from cabinet on Nov. 26, 1974 after René Lévesque stated that sovereignty should not be an issue in the election. Quit PQ caucus, Feb. 4, 1985; sat as Independent MNA from March 12, 1985.
Liberal Guy Rivard won in 1985 and 1989. Minister responsible for cultural affairs, responsible for application of the French Language Charter, March 1988, and minister responsible for technology, March 1989. Was minister responsible for French-speaking communities from October 1989 to January 1994; minister responsible for international affairs, responsible for Francophonie, May 1992 to January 1994.
Parti Québécois's Rita Dionne-Marsolais defeated Liberal Nicole Thibodeau by 2,500 votes. Appointed minister of tourism and minister responsible for installations board, Sept. 26, 1994 and minister of culture and communications and minister responsible for application of French Language Charter, November 1994 to Jan. 30, 1995. PQ Premier Jacques Parizeau "relieved" Dionne-Marsolais of her responsibilities for culture and communications and responsibility for French Language Charter; she remained as minister of tourism. Served as minister responsible for industry and trade and minister responsible for tourism, Jan. 29, 1996 to Aug. 25, 1997. Minister for revenue, Aug. 25, 1997 to Dec. 15, 1998.
Dionne-Marsolais defeated Liberal Jonathan Sauvé by 2,668 votes. Reappointed minister of revenue until April 28, 1999 when she resigned from cabinet after access to information commission found her department had failed to follow privacy regulations when it gave information on the child-support payments of 10,600 taxpayers to the polling firm SOM Inc. Appointed minister for natural resources (junior minister) Nov. 13, 2001.
Dionne-Marsolais defeated Liberal Marylin Thomas by 1,423 votes.
Dionne-Marsolais defeated Liberal Yasmine Alloul.
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|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008, 1:11 AM EST|
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