Results, Ridings & Candidates
|Party||Candidate||Votes||Vote Share (%)||Status|
|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008 1:11 AM EST||226/226 polls|
All results are unofficial until final ballot counts are verified by Elections Quebec.View these results in the interactive map »
|Boucher, Éric||Parti Québécois|
|Huot, Patrick||Quebec Liberal Party|
|Légaré, Sylvain||Action Démocratique du Québec|
|Voisine, Monique||Québec Solidaire|
Riding profile: Vanier riding contains the Quebec City borough of Les Rivières, which is made up of the communities of Lebourgneuf, Duberger, Les Saules and Vanier.
Riding history: Vanier was created in 1972 from parts of St-Sauveur, Limoilou and Louis-Hébert ridings.
In the 1992 redistribution, lost areas to Limoilou, Chaveau and La Peltrie and gained areas from La Peltrie and Chaveau.
In the 2001 redistribution, the area bounded by Wilfrid-Hamel Boulevard, Lamontagne Avenue, 18th Street, 3rd Avenue, St-Charles River and the border of Quebec and Vanier (6,801 electors) moved to Taschereau riding. In the west, the part of the city bounded by the Saint-Charles River, the border between Quebec City and Loretteville, Félix-Leclerc Highway, the border between Quebec City and L'Ancienne-Lorette and Ste-Foy and Henri-IV Highway (4,636 electors) was gained from La Peltrie.
Political history: 1973 - LIB 1976, 1981 - PQ 1985, 1989 - LIB 1994, 1998 - PQ 2003 - LIB 2004 byelection, 2007 - ADQ
1995 sovereignty referendum: Yes - 55.24 per cent; No - 44.76 per cent
Language breakdown: English: 1.1 per cent French: 96.9 per cent Other: 2.1 per cent Source: Statistics Canada 2001 census
Liberal Fernand Dufour defeated Parti Québécois's J. Arthur Bédard.
Parti Québécois's Jean-François Bertrand defeated Liberal Dufour in 1976 and was re-elected in 1981. Served as minister of Communications, April 30, 1981 to Dec. 12, 1985; government house leader, Feb. 23, 1982 to March 5, 1984; deputy government house leader, March 12, 1984 to Oct. 23, 1985.
Liberal Jean-Guy Lemieux defeated Parti Québécois's Bertrand in 1985 and was re-elected 1989.
Parti Québécois's Diane Barbeau defeated Liberal André Morin by 8,799 votes.
Barbeau defeated Liberal Marc Robert by 2,477 votes.
Liberal Marc Bellemare defeated Action Démocratique du Québec's Normand Morin by 4,466 votes. Served as minister of Justice, April 29, 2003 to April 27, 2004. One day later he resigned as an MNA.
Sept. 20, 2004 byelection
Action Démocratique du Québec's Sylvain Légaré defeated Liberal Michel Beaudoin by 4,500 votes.
Légaré defeated Liberal Jean-Claude L'Abbée.
|Party||Elected||Leading||Total||Vote Share (%)|
|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008, 1:11 AM EST|
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