Results, Ridings & Candidates
|Party||Candidate||Votes||Vote Share (%)||Status|
|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008 1:11 AM EST||96/96 polls|
All results are unofficial until final ballot counts are verified by Elections Quebec.View these results in the interactive map »
|Dion, Pascal||Action Démocratique du Québec|
|Dufour, Mélanie||Québec Solidaire|
|Ferland, Luc||Parti Québécois|
|Gaudreault, Pierre||Quebec Liberal Party|
Riding profile: Ungava is the province's largest riding in area. The electoral district contains the following municipalities: James Bay, Chapais, Chibougamau, Chisasibi, Ivujivik, Lebel-sur-Quévillon, Matagami and Puvirnituq.
It also contains the following reserved lands: Chisasibi, Eastmain, Mistissini, Nemiscau, Waskaganish, Waswanipi, Wemindji and Whapmagoostui; the unorganized territories of Hudson Bay, Caniapiscau and Lac-Juillet; the First Nation settlement of Oujé-Bougoumou, the hamlet of Déception and the village of Purtuniq; the following Category I lands for the Inuit: Akulivik, Aupaluk, Inukjuak, Kangiqsualujjuaq, Kangiqsujuaq, Kangirsuk, Kiggaluk, Killiniq, Kuujjuaq, Kuujjuarapik, Quaqtaq, Salluit, Tasiujaq and Umiujaq; finally the unorganized territory of Rivière-Koksoak less the part between latitudes 55 degrees 00 minutes and 55 degrees 20 minutes north, and between longitude 67 degrees 10 minutes west and the limit of Quebec.
Riding history: Riding created in 1980 from Abitibi-Est and parts of Abitibi-Ouest and Duplessis. Minor change (territory only) in 1992 redistribution.
In 2001 redistribution added in the south from Abitibi-Ouest, part of James Bay (700 electors).
Political history: Since 1981 - PQ
1995 sovereignty referendum: No - 53.09 per cent; Yes - 46.91 per cent
Language breakdown: English: 3.4 per cent French: 44.1 per cent Other: 52.5 per cent (51.9 per cent Cree/Inuktitut) Source: 2001 Statistics Canada census
Parti Québécois's Marcel Lafrenière defeated Liberal Laurent Levasseur by 3,627 votes.
Parti Québécois's Christian Claveau defeated Liberal Jacques Bérubé in 1985 and 1989.
Parti Québécois's Michel Létourneau defeated Liberal Victor Murray by 1,905 votes.
Létourneau defeated Liberal Claude Éric Gagné by 965 votes. Served as minister responsible for the Northern Quebec region and minister responsible for Côte-Nord region in 2002 and 2003; minister for Native Affairs, Feb. 13, 2002 to April 29, 2003.
Létourneau defeated Liberal Donald Don Bubar by 965 votes.
Parti Québécois's Luc Ferland defeated Liberal Aline Sauvageau.
|Party||Elected||Leading||Total||Vote Share (%)|
|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008, 1:11 AM EST|
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