Spotlight on Montreal ridings: Lac Saint-Louis
Liberal stronghold on Montreal’s West Island up for grabs as NDP rides high in the polls
Lac Saint-Louis is a federal riding that has never been any other colour but red.
- Canada Votes 2015
- Spotlight on ridings in Quebec
- Elections Canada voter information: Lac-Saint-Louis
Three years later, support for the Liberals rose in the West Island riding to 74 per cent.
The last time voters went to the polls in 2011, it was a very tight three-way race.
Scarpaleggia is seeking re-election in the riding, which includes the municipalities of Beaconsfield, Pointe-Claire, Baie-d'Urfé, Kirkland, Senneville and Sainte-Anne de Bellevue. It also includes parts of Pierrefonds-Roxboro.
He's been the riding's MP since 2004 and is the chair of the National Liberal Caucus.
Ryan Young, the NDP's candidate who won his three-way race nomination, is a two-term city councillor in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue.
Eric Girard, treasurer of the National Bank of Canada and an economist who studied at McGill and UQAM, is standing for the Conservatives.
- Established in 1996.
- Liberal since 1997.
Population: 108,759 (2011 Census)
Mother tongue: English (47.7 per cent), French (25.7 per cent), non-official languages (26.6 per cent, largest linguistic groups are Spanish, German, Chinese, Arabic)
Average household income: $123,324 (2011 National Household Survey)
Results last election
Green Party: 2,319
Bloc Québécois: 1,693
- Gabriel Bernier, Bloc Québécois
- Eric Girard, Conservative Party of Canada
- Bradford Dean, Green Party of Canada
- Francis Scarpaleggia, Liberal Party of Canada
- Ryan Young, New Democratic Party