Results, Ridings & Candidates
|Party||Candidate||Votes||Vote Share (%)||Status|
|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008 1:11 AM EST||227/227 polls|
All results are unofficial until final ballot counts are verified by Elections Quebec.View these results in the interactive map »
|Auclair, Vincent||Quebec Liberal Party|
|Boisvert, Audrey||Québec Solidaire|
|Brien, Pierre||Action Démocratique du Québec|
|Demers, Rachel||Parti Québécois|
Riding profile: Vimont riding contains that part of the city of Laval bounded by: the Mille Îles River, the extension of the division line of lots 46 and 47 of Ste-Rose parish's territory, the division line of lots 1 and 2 of the territory of Ste-Rose Village, the CP railway line, Ste-Rose Boulevard East, Laurentides Boulevard, Lacasse Avenue, the right of way of the Papineau Highway (19), Laval Highway (440), the overhead electric power line, Édith Street, Edgar Street, Foster Street, Félix Street, Dagenais Boulevard West and the Laurentian Highway (15).
Riding history: Riding created in 1980 from parts of ridings of Fabre and Mille-Îles.
In 1992 redistribution, lost polls to Mille-Îles and Laval-des Rapides ridings, but gained part of Fabre.
Political history: 1981 - PQ 1985, 1989 - LIB 1994, 1998 - PQ 2002 byelection - ADQ 2003, 2007 - LIB
1995 sovereignty referendum: Yes - 51.14 per cent; No - 48.86 per cent
Language breakdown: English: 4.6 per cent French: 82.3 per cent Other: 13.1 per cent (6.65 per cent Italian; 2.0 per cent Arabic) Source: Statistics Canada 2001 census
Parti Québécois's Jean-Guy Rodrigue won. Served as minister of Energy and Resources, Nov. 27, 1984 to Oct. 16, 1985; minister of Education Science and Technology, Oct. 16 to Dec. 12, 1985.
Liberal Jean-Paul Théorêt defeated Parti Québécois's Rodrigue by 1,409 votes. Resigned on May 23, 1989. Defeated as candidate for mayor of Laval in 1989.
Liberal Benoît Fradet defeated Parti Québécois's David Cliche by 583 votes.
Cliche defeated Liberal Fradet by 128 votes. Appointed minister of Environment and Wildlife and minister responsible for Laval Region, Jan. 29, 1996; minister of state for Tourism, Aug. 25, 1997.
Cliche defeated Liberal François Macerola by 1,853 votes. Served as minister responsible for Information Highway and Government Services, Dec. 15, 1998 to March 8, 2001; minister for Science, Research and Technology, March 8, 2001 to Jan. 29, 2002. Resigned the night before a cabinet shuffle.
June 17, 2002 byelection
Action Démocratique du Québec's François Gaudreau defeated Liberal Vincent Auclair by 5,127 votes.
Auclair defeated Parti Québecois's Normand Dupont by 5,043 votes. Incumbent Gaudreau came third, trailing Auclair by 10,681 votes.
Auclair defeated Action Démocratique du Québec's Dupont.
|Party||Elected||Leading||Total||Vote Share (%)|
|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008, 1:11 AM EST|
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