Results, Ridings & Candidates
|Party||Candidate||Votes||Vote Share (%)||Status|
|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008 1:11 AM EST||184/184 polls|
|IND||Sylvie R. Tremblay||216||
All results are unofficial until final ballot counts are verified by Elections Quebec.View these results in the interactive map »
|Sébastien Beausoleil||Green Party of Québec|
|Moscou Côté||Action Démocratique du Québec|
|Henri-François Gautrin||Quebec Liberal Party|
|Richard Langlais||Parti Québécois|
|Chantale Michaud||Québec Solidaire|
|Sylvie R. Tremblay||Independent|
Riding profile: Verdun riding is on the south-east point of Montreal and is made up of the city's borough of Verdun.
Riding history: Verdun riding was created in 1965 from the Montreal-Verdun riding. In the 1992 redistribution, Verdun lost polls in LaSalle to Marguerite-Bourgeoys and gained Verdun polls from Sainte-Anne riding when it was eliminated. Following this redistribution, the riding was comprised of 54.32 per cent of Verdun and 45.68 per cent of Sainte-Anne when compared to the previous election.
Political history: Sainte-Anne 1970 - LIB. 1976 - PQ 1985, 1989 - LIB.
Verdun Since 1966 - LIB.
1995 sovereignty referendum: No - 59.66 per cent; Yes - 40.34 per cent
Language breakdown: English: 18.3 per cent French: 68.4 per cent Other: 13.3 per cent (2.8 per cent Chinese; 1.9 per cent Arabic) Source: Statistics Canada 2001 census
Liberal incumbent George Springate defeated Parti Québécois's Pierre Bergevin.
Parti Québécois's Jean-Marc Lacoste defeated Liberal Bruno Fortin.
Liberal Maximilien Polak defeated Lacoste and was re-elected in 1985.
Liberal Norman Cherry defeated Parti Québécois's Gilles Cormier by 1,112 votes.
Liberal Lucien Caron won in 1970, 1973, 1976 and 1981.
Liberal Paul Gobeil defeated Parti Québécois's Paul Asselin by 7,954 votes. Served as president of the Treasury Board and minister responsible for administration, Dec. 12, 1985 to June 23, 1988; minister of international affairs, June 23, 1988 to Oct. 11, 1989.
Liberal Henri-François Gautrin defeated Parti Québécois's Maurice Roch by 1,367 votes.
Gautrin defeated Parti Québécois's Richard Holden by 6,429 votes.
Gautrin defeated Parti Québécois's Yves Bernard by 5,771 votes.
Gautrin defeated Parti Québécois's Denis Martel by 6,410 votes. Served as minister for online government, Feb. 18, 2005 to Feb. 27, 2006; minister of government services, Feb. 27, 2006 to April 18, 2007.
Gautrin defeated Parti Québécois's Richard Langlais. Currently deputy government house leader.
|Party||Elected||Leading||Total||Vote Share (%)|
|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008, 1:11 AM EST|
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