Results, Ridings & Candidates
|Party||Candidate||Votes||Vote Share (%)||Status|
|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008 1:11 AM EST||222/222 polls|
|GRN||J. Michel Popik||598||
All results are unofficial until final ballot counts are verified by Elections Quebec.View these results in the interactive map »
|Michel Fafard||Quebec Liberal Party|
|François Legault||Parti Québécois|
|François Lépine||Québec Solidaire|
|Jean-Pierre Parrot||Action Démocratique du Québec|
|J.Michel Popik||Green Party of Québec|
Riding profile: Rousseau electoral district is located in the lower Laurentians and contains the following municipalities: L'Épiphanie, Rawdon, Saint-Alexis, Saint-Calixte, Saint-Esprit, Sainte-Julienne, Saint-Lin-Laurentides, Saint-Roch-de-l'Achigan, Saint-Roch-Ouest and Sainte-Sophie. It also contains Saint-Gérard-Majella parish in the city of L'Assomption.
Riding history: Riding created in 1980 from parts of L'Assomption, Joliette-Montcalm and Prévost ridings.
In 1988 redistribution, moved parts of riding to Terrebonne and Prévost ridings, keeping 88.14 per cent of old riding.
In 1992 redistribution, lost 14,764 electors to Bertrand. Gained parts of Joliette, L'Assomption and Masson.
In 2001 redistribution lost to Bertrand, from the north, the part of Chertsey that was once in the riding (309 electors).
Political history: 1981 - PQ 1985, 1989 - LIB 1994, 1998, 2003 - PQ
1995 sovereignty referendum: Yes - 63.92 per cent; No - 36.08 per cent
Language breakdown: English: 3.4 per cent French: 95.3 per cent Other: 1.3 per cent Source: Statistics Canada 2001 census
Parti Québécois's René Blouin defeated Liberal Gérard Martin.
Liberal Robert Thérien defeated Blouin and was re-elected in 1989.
Parti Québécois's Lévis Brien defeated Liberal Roger Beausoleil by 6,699 votes.
Parti Québécois's François Legault defeated Liberal John Redmond by 8,543 votes. Minister of industry, trade, science and technology, Sept. 23 to Dec. 15, 1998; minister of state for youth, Dec. 15, 1998 to Nov. 13, 2001. Minister of state for education, minister of education, Dec. 15, 1998 to Jan. 30, 2002. Minister responsible for Laurentians region, March 8 to Nov. 28, 2001. Minister of state for education and employment; minister responsible for employment, Nov. 13, 2001 to Jan. 30, 2002. Appointed minister of health and social services, Jan. 30, 2002. Appointed minister responsible for Laurentians region, Feb. 20, 2002.
Legault defeated Liberal Michel F. Brunet by 4,920 votes.
Legault defeated Action Démocratique du Québec's Jean-Pierre Parrot.
|Party||Elected||Leading||Total||Vote Share (%)|
|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008, 1:11 AM EST|
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