Results, Ridings & Candidates
|Party||Candidate||Votes||Vote Share (%)||Status|
|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008 1:11 AM EST||163/163 polls|
All results are unofficial until final ballot counts are verified by Elections Quebec.View these results in the interactive map »
|Robert Deschamps||Action Démocratique du Québec|
|Allison Molesworth||Québec Solidaire|
|Stéphane Normandin||Green Party of Québec|
|Claude Pinard||Parti Québécois|
|Céline Trépanier||Quebec Liberal Party|
Riding profile: Saint-Maurice riding contains the following municipalities: Notre-Dame-du-Mont-Carmel, Saint-Boniface-de-Shawinigan and Saint-Mathieu-du-Parc. It also contains the following communities in Shawinigan: Lac-à-la-Tortue, Saint-Gérard-des-Laurentides, Shawinigan and Shawinigan-Sud.
Riding history: The riding was first created in 1792. In the 2001 redistribution, Saint-Maurice gained in the west from Maskinongé, adding part of Saint-Mathieu-du-Parc (15 electors), as well as an area from Laviolette with no electors.
Political history: 1966, 1973 - Union Nationale 1973 - LIB 1976, 1981 - PQ 1985, 1989 - LIB 1994, 1998, 2003 - PQ 2007 - ADQ
1995 sovereignty referendum: Yes - 55.99 per cent; No - 44.01 per cent
Language breakdown: English: 0.9 per cent French: 98.8 per cent Other: 0.4 per cent Source: Statistics Canada 2001 census
Union Nationale's Philippe Demers, who had won in 1966, defeated Parti Québécois's Yves Duhaime.
Liberal Marcel Bérard defeated Duhaime.
Duhaime defeated Bérard by 4,788 votes. He was appointed minister of tourism, fish and game, November 1976.
Duhaime defeated Liberal Yvon Lemire by 4,863 votes. He was appointed minister of energy and resources, April 1981; minister of finance, Nov. 27, 1984 (after Jacques Parizeau resigned).
Liberal Lemire ran again and won in 1985 and 1989.
Parti Québécois's Claude Pinard defeated Lemire by 2,137 votes.
Pinard defeated Liberal Serge Aubry by 3,728 votes.
Pinard defeated Liberal Bob Vallières by 628 votes.
Action Démocratique du Québec's Robert Deschamps defeated Pinard.
|Party||Elected||Leading||Total||Vote Share (%)|
|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008, 1:11 AM EST|
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