Results, Ridings & Candidates
|Party||Candidate||Votes||Vote Share (%)||Status|
|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008 1:11 AM EST||194/194 polls|
All results are unofficial until final ballot counts are verified by Elections Quebec.View these results in the interactive map »
|Gagnon-Tremblay, Monique||Quebec Liberal Party|
|Hébert, Réjean||Parti Québécois|
|Marmion, Vincent||Action Démocratique du Québec|
|Tremblay, Sandy||Québec Solidaire|
Riding profile: Saint-François riding contains the following municipalities: Coaticook, Compton and Waterville. It also contains two boroughs of the City of Sherbrooke.
Riding history: Saint-François was created in 1972 from parts of Sherbrooke, Compton and Richmond.
In the 1988 redistribution, the riding lost a portion to Orford. In the 1992 redistribution, it lost areas to Sherbrooke and Mégantic-Compton.
In the 2001 redistribution, it lost part of Ascot that was in the riding (4,452 electors) to Sherbrooke; Hatley Canton (582 electors) to Orford; part of Eaton (565 electors) in the northeast to Mégantic-Compton; part of Fleurimont (255 electors) in the north to Johnson. It gained parts of Coaticook from Orford and Mégantic-Compton (6,096 and 441 electors, respectively).
Political history: 1973 - LIB 1976, 1981 - PQ Since 1985 - LIB
1995 sovereignty referendum: Yes - 50.16 per cent; No - 49.84 per cent
Language breakdown: English: 7.7 per cent French: 90.5 per cent Other: 1.9 per cent Source: Statistics Canada 2001 census
Liberal Gérard Déziel defeated Parti Québécois's Robert Sabourin.
Parti Québécois's Réal Rancourt won in 1976 and 1981; lost in 1985, 1989.
Liberal Monique Gagnon-Tremblay won in 1985, 1989. She was appointed minister responsible for the status of women, December 1985; minister of cultural communities and immigration, March 1989; vice-president of the Treasury Board, Sept. 25, 1989; minister of finance, October 1993; deputy premier, president of Treasury Board and minister responsible for administration and public service, Jan. 11-Sept. 1994.
Liberal Gagnon-Tremblay defeated Parti Québécois's René Turcotte by 2,616 votes.
Gagnon-Tremblay defeated Parti Québécois's Frédéric Dubé by 3,679 votes.
Gagnon-Tremblay defeated Parti Québécois's Guillaume Breault-Duncan by 6,536 votes.
Gagnon-Tremblay defeated Parti Québécois's Mariette Fugère.
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