Mercier (provincial electoral district)

Mercier
Flag of Quebec.svg Quebec electoral district
39e législature du Québec - Montréal et Laval - Mercier.svg
Mercier district in Montreal region
Provincial electoral district
Legislature National Assembly of Quebec
MNA
 
 
 
Amir Khadir
QS
District created 1922
First contested 1923
Last contested 2008
Demographics
Population (2006) 57,064
Electors (2008) 40,907
Area (km²) 4.87
Pop. density (per km²) 11,717.5
Census divisions Montreal
Census subdivisions Montreal

Mercier is a provincial electoral district in Quebec, Canada that elects members to the National Assembly of Quebec. The district is located in Montreal. It is bounded to the north and east by the Canadian Pacific Railway, to the south by Rue Rachel and to the west by Avenue de l'Esplanade. The riding was created in 1965 from a part of Montréal-Mercier which was formed in 1923. The district was named in honour of former Quebec Premier Honoré Mercier.

Contents

Members of Legislative Assembly (Montréal-Mercier)

  1. Adolphe L'Archevêque, Conservative Party (1923-1927)
  2. Anatole Plante, Liberal (1927-1936)
  3. Gérard Thibeault, Union Nationale (1936-1939)
  4. Joseph-Achille Francoeur, Liberal (1939-1948)
  5. Gérard Thibeault, Union Nationale (1948-1962)
  6. Jean-Baptiste Crépeau, Liberal (1962-1966)

Members of the National Assembly (Mercier)

  1. Robert Bourassa, Liberal (1966-1976)
  2. Gérald Godin, Parti Québécois (1976-1994)
  3. Robert Perreault, Parti Québécois (1994-2000)
  4. Nathalie Rochefort, Liberal (2001-2003)
  5. Daniel Turp, Parti Québécois (2003-2008)
  6. Amir Khadir, Quebec solidaire (2008-present)

Election results

Mercier (1966-present)

Quebec general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Québec solidaire Amir Khadir 8,597 37.89 +8.51
     Parti Québécois Daniel Turp 7,787 34.32 +0.97
     Liberal Catherine Émond 4,842 21.34 +1.52
     Green Olivier Adam 818 3.60 -4.88
     Action démocratique Élisa Fortin-Toutant 565 2.49 -5.93
     Parti indépendantiste Jean-Marc Labrèche 83 0.37 -
Quebec general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Parti Québécois Daniel Turp 9,426 33.35 -11.91
     Québec solidaire Amir Khadir 8,303 29.38 +11.46
     Liberal Nathalie Rochefort 5,601 19.82 -8.74
     Green Sylvain Valiquette 2,398 8.48 -
     Action démocratique Gabriel Tupula Yamba 2,381 8.42 +2.12
     Bloc pot Nicky Tanguay 156 0.55 -1.42
Quebec general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Parti Québécois Daniel Turp 13,334 45.26 +16.64
     Liberal Nathalie Rochefort 8,414 28.56 -6.10
     UFP Amir Khadir 5,278 17.92 -
     Action démocratique Vivian Goulder 1,855 6.30 +0.03
     Bloc pot Lyne Rivard 579 1.97 -3.21
Mercier by-election, April 9, 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Nathalie Rochefort 5,953 34.66 +6.24
     Parti Québécois Claudel Toussaint 4,915 28.62 -26.76
     Independent Paul Cliche 4,163 24.24 -
     Action démocratique André Larocque 1,077 6.27 -2.62
     Bloc pot Pierre Audette 890 5.18 +2.07
     No designation Man Yee Cheung 67 0.39 -
     Independent Charles Robidoux 50 0.29 -
     No designation Michel Prairie 32 0.19 -
     Independent Régent Millette 27 0.16 -
Quebec general election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Parti Québécois Robert Perreault 17,552 55.38 -1.10
     Liberal Elizabeth Da Silva 9,005 28.42 -2.13
     Action démocratique Paul Benevides 2,818 8.89 +3.47
     Bloc pot Marc St-Maurice 985 3.11 -
     Socialist Democracy Guylaine Sirard 873 2.75 +0.12
     Independent Ann Farrell 158 0.50 -
     Natural law Pierre Bergeron 154 0.49 -0.34
     Marxist-Leninist Normand Chouinard 79 0.25 -0.08
     Communist Pierre Smith 67 0.21 -0.21
1995 Quebec referendum
Side Votes %
Oui 24,688 62.77
Non 14,644 37.23
Quebec general election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Parti Québécois Robert Perreault 17,523 56.48 -0.67
     Liberal Alda Viero 9,479 30.55 +0.13
     Action démocratique Paul Benevides 1,681 5.42 -
     Green Jean-François Labadie 865 2.79 -5.59
     New Democrat Renée-Claude Lorimier 815 2.63 +0.21
     Natural Law Marylise Baux 259 0.83 -
     Republic of Canada Julie Laliberté 173 0.56 -
     Communist Ginette Gauthier 129 0.42 -
     Marxist-Leninist Hélène Héroux 102 0.33 -0.13
1992 Charlottetown Accord referendum
Side Votes %
Non 17,072 62.88
Oui 10,076 37.12
Quebec general election, 1989
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Parti Québécois Gérald Godin 13,371 57.15 +10.04
     Liberal Daniel Gagnon 7,117 30.42 -12.39
     Green Manon Dubé 1,961 8.38 +6.67
     New Democrat Robert Saint-Louis 567 2.42 -2.27
     Workers Philippe Pouyer 168 0.72 +0.60
     Marxist-Leninist Arnold August 108 0.46 -
     Socialist Gérard Talbot 106 0.45 -
Quebec general election, 1985
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Parti Québécois Gérald Godin 12,062 47.11 -7.42
     Liberal John Parisella 10,960 42.81 +1.43
     New Democrat Roger Couvrette 1,200 4.69 -
     Green Yves Blanchette 437 1.71 -
     Humanist Colette Renaud 348 1.36 -
     Parti indépendantiste Denis Bourgeois 319 1.24 -
     Independent Gilles Côté 97 0.38 -0.02
     Commonwealth Elena Mendez 75 0.29 -
     Communist Gaetan Trudel 73 0.29 -
     No designation Philippe Pouyer 31 0.12 -
Quebec general election, 1981
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Parti Québécois Gérald Godin 16,252 54.53 +3.15
     Liberal Yves Bériault 12,333 41.38 +4.27
     Union Nationale Roger Courtemanche 495 1.66 -5.89
     Workers Communist Roger Rashi 250 0.84 -
     Marxist-Leninist Jacques Côté 125 0.42 -
     United Social Credit Gilles Côté 118 0.40 -2.07
     Independent Richard Langlois 116 0.39 -
     Workers Gérard Lachance 115 0.38 +0.08
1980 Quebec referendum
Side Votes %
Non 13,131 51.91
Oui 12,163 48.09
Quebec general election, 1976
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Parti Québécois Gérald Godin 13,450 51.38 +9.57
     Liberal Robert Bourassa 9,714 37.11 -15.76
     Union Nationale Giuseppe Anzini 1,975 7.55 +5.97
     Ralliement créditiste Robert Roy 647 2.47 -0.64
     NDP - RMS coalition Henri-François Gautrin 139 0.53 -
     Communist Guy Desautels 116 0.44 -
     Workers Gaston Morin 77 0.30 -
     No designation Louise Ouimet 58 0.22 -
Quebec general election, 1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Robert Bourassa 13,757 52.87 +6.22
     Parti Québécois Louis O'Neill 10,877 41.81 +4.47
     Parti créditiste Georges Brault 809 3.11 +0.03
     Union Nationale Jean-Louis Décarie 411 1.58 -11.03
     Marxist-Leninist Robert-A. Cruise 70 0.27 -
     Independent Guy Robillard 53 0.20 -
     No designation Jeannette Pratte Walsh 23 0.09 -
     No designation Guy Robitaille 18 0.07 -
Quebec general election, 1970
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Robert Bourassa 15,337 46.65 +2.38
     Parti Québécois Pierre Bourgault 12,276 37.34 -
     Union Nationale Conrad Touchette 4,145 12.61 -29.71
     Ralliement créditiste Clément Patry 1,011 3.08 -
     Independent Paul Ouellet 106 0.32 -
Quebec general election, 1966
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Robert Bourassa 11,759 44.27 -9.80
     Union Nationale Conrad Touchette 11,241 42.32 -1.18
     RIN André Dagenais 3,115 11.73 -
     Ralliement national Roger Smith 335 1.26 -
     Independent Lucien-Jacques Cossette 112 0.42 -

Montréal-Mercier (1923-1966)

Quebec general election, 1962
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Jean-Baptiste Crépeau 16,992 54.07 +5.53
     Union Nationale Gérard Thibeault 13,670 43.50 -7.96
     Independent Lib. Réal Clouette 764 2.43 -
Quebec general election, 1960
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Union Nationale Gérard Thibeault 16,423 51.46 -8.57
     Liberal Jean-Baptiste Crépeau 15,494 48.54 +10.67
Quebec general election, 1956
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Union Nationale Gérard Thibeault 18,165 60.03 +8.15
     Liberal Georges C. Lachance 11,460 37.87 -3.78
     Labour Progressive Henri Gagnon 383 1.27 -
     Social Democratic Marie-Ange Gill 162 0.54 -2.79
     Canadian Labour John Monk 89 0.29 -
Quebec general election, 1952
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Union Nationale Gérard Thibeault 16,280 51.88 -5.83
     Liberal Ruben Lévesque 13,069 41.65 +4.78
     CCF James Doyle 1,044 3.33 -
     Independent Lib. Raymond Lévesque 89 0.29 -
Quebec general election, 1948
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Union Nationale Gérard Thibeault 17,844 57.71 +22.73
     Liberal Joseph-Achille Francoeur 11,400 36.87 -2.91
     Union des électeurs Lucien-Octave Samson 1,347 4.36 -
     Independent Lib. Émile Naud 337 1.07 -
Quebec general election, 1944
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Joseph-Achille Francoeur 12,977 39.78 -13.99
     Union Nationale Édouard Asselin 11,411 34.98 +2.24
     Bloc populaire J. Honoré Désy 8,235 25.24 -
Quebec general election, 1939
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Joseph-Achille Francoeur 6,215 53.77 +13.94
     Union Nationale Gérard Thibeault 3,784 32.74 -25.57
     ALN Paul Gouin 1,524 13.19 -
     Independent U.N. Antonio Vermette 35 0.30 -
Quebec general election, 1936
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Union Nationale Gérard Thibeault 9,340 58.31 -
     Liberal J. Euclide-Eugène Lefrançois 6,830 39.83 -10.22
     Independent U.N. Lucien Duchaîne 299 1.87 -
Quebec general election, 1935
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Anatole Plante 9,071 50.05 -9.40
     ALN Calixte Cormier 8,295 45.77 -
     Independent Lib. J. Odilon Boiteau 757 4.18 -
Quebec general election, 1931
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Anatole Plante 9,513 59.45 +8.34
     Conservative Joseph-Eugène Gagné 6,311 39.44 -9.45
     Independent Harry Blanshay 177 1.11 -
Quebec general election, 1927
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Anatole Plante 5,066 51.11 +20.15
     Conservative Adolphe L’Archevêque 4,837 48.89 -9.01
Quebec general election, 1923
Party Candidate Votes %
     Conservative Adolphe L’Archevêque 4,807 57.90
     Liberal Louis-Georges-Arthur Lapointe 2,570 30.96
     Labour Narcisse Arcand 925 11.14

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