Montcalm (electoral district)


Montcalm (electoral district)
Montcalm
Flag of Quebec.svg Quebec electoral district
Montcalm, riding.png
Montcalm in relation to other Quebec federal electoral districts
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Manon Perreault
NDP
District created 2003
First contested 2004
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2006) 122,825
Electors (2011) 99,604
Area (km²) 933
Pop. density (per km²) 131.6
Census divisions Les Moulins
Montcalm
Census subdivisions Mascouche, Saint-Lin—Laurentides, Terrebonne, Sainte-Julienne, Saint-Calixte, Saint-Roch-Ouest, Saint-Jacques, Saint-Alexis, Sainte-Marie-Salomé, Saint-Roch-de-l'Achigan

Montcalm is a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1867 to 1917 and since 2004.

In the 2004 election, the Bloc Québécois won a larger percentage of the vote here than in any other riding with 71% of the vote; they would hold the seat until 2011, when they were defeated by the NDP.

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Geography

The riding is located to the northeast of the Montreal region, in the Quebec region of Lanaudière. It consists of the Montcalm RCM, the city of Mascouche, and the districts of La Plaine and Lachenaie in the city of Terrebonne.

The neighbouring ridings are Joliette, Repentigny, La Pointe-de-l'Île, Honoré-Mercier, Alfred-Pellan, Terrebonne—Blainville, and Rivière-du-Nord.

History

Montcalm riding was created by the British North America Act in 1867. It was abolished in 1914 when it was merged into L'Assomption—Montcalm riding.

It was re-created in 2003 from parts of Berthier—Montcalm, Repentigny and Terrebonne—Blainville ridings.

Members of Parliament

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:



Parliament Years Member Party
1st 1867–1871     Joseph Dufresne Conservative
1871–1872     Firmin Dugas Conservative
2nd 1872–1874
3rd 1874–1878
4th 1878–1882
5th 1882–1887
6th 1887–1891     Olaüs Thérien Conservative
7th 1891–1892     Joseph Louis Euclide Dugas Conservative
1892–1896
8th 1896–1900
9th 1900–1904     François Octave Dugas Liberal
10th 1904–1908
11th 1908–1909
1909–1911     David Arthur Lafortune Independent Liberal
12th 1911–1917     Liberal
Berthier—Montcalm, L'Assomption—Montcalm, Repentigny
and Terrebonne—Blainville from 1917-2003
38th 2004–2006     Roger Gaudet Bloc Québécois
39th 2006–2008
40th 2008–2011
41st 2011–present     Manon Perreault New Democratic

Election results

2004-present

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     New Democrat Manon Perreault 34,434 52.97 +39.1
     Bloc Québécois Roger Gaudet 19,609 30.16 -25.5
     Conservative Jason Fuoco 5,118 7.87 -5.6
     Liberal Yves Dufour 3,501 5.39 -8.5
     Green Marianne Girard 2,347 3.61 +0.5
Total valid votes/Expense limit 65,009 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,183 1.79 -0.3
Turnout 66,192 61.76
Eligible voters 107,180
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     Bloc Québécois Roger Gaudet 33,519 55.7 -6.5 $79,500
     Liberal David Grégoire 8,387 13.9 +5.6 $7,023
     New Democrat Marie-Josée Beauchamp 8,337 13.9 +7.1
     Conservative Claude Marc Boudreau 8,096 13.5 -5.8 $79,318
     Green Michel Paulette 1,854 3.1 -0.4 $722
Total valid votes/Expense limit 60,193 100.0 $97,628
Total rejected ballots 1,296 2.1
Turnout 61,489
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     Bloc Québécois Roger Gaudet 34,873 62.2 -9.0
     Conservative Michel Paulette 10,812 19.3 +13.4 $6,764
     Liberal Luc Fortin 4,646 8.3 -8.1 $9,690
     New Democrat Nancy Leclerc 3,760 6.7 +3.5 $0
     Green Wendy Gorchinsky 1,948 3.5 +0.1
Total 56,039 100.0
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     Bloc Québécois Roger Gaudet 34,383 71.2 $61,436
     Liberal Daniel Brazeau 7,915 16.4 $78,151
     Conservative Michel Paulette 2,831 5.9 $3,730
     Green Serge Bellemare 1,606 3.3 $0
     New Democrat François Rivest 1,531 3.2
Total valid votes/Expense limit 48,266 100.0 $81,149

1867-1917

Canadian federal election, 1911
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal David-Arthur Lafortune 1,432 51.0 +5.3
     Conservative Joseph-Eugène-Edmond Marion 1,374 49.0
Total valid votes 2,806 100.0
By-election on 25 September 1909

On Mr. Dugas being appointed Judge of the Quebec Superior Court, 6 September 1909

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Independent Liberal David-Arthur Lafortune 1,256 54.3
     Liberal Omer Lapierre 1,058 45.7 -7.6
Total valid votes 2,314 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1908
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal François-Octave Dugas 1,432 53.3 +0.1
     Conservative Joseph-Adolphe Renaud 1,256 46.7 -0.1
Total valid votes 2,688 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1904
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal François-Octave Dugas 1,227 53.2 -1.0
     Conservative J.E.E. Marion 1,079 46.8 +1.0
Total valid votes 2,306 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1900
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal François-Octave Dugas 1,212 54.2 +11.2
     Conservative Louis Euclide Dugas 1,024 45.8 -11.2
Total valid votes 2,236 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1896
Party Candidate Votes %
     Conservative Joseph-Louis-Euclide Dugas 1,202 57.0
     Liberal Louis Victor Labelle 907 43.0
Total valid votes 2,109 100.0


By-election on 5 March 1892

On election being declared void, 28 January 1892

Party Candidate Votes
     Conservative Joseph-Louis-Euclide Dugas acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1891
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Conservative Louis Dugas 673 37.0
     Conservative Olaüs Thérien 632 34.7 -18.6
     Conservative Octave Magnan 516 28.3
Total valid votes 1,821 100.0

Note: Mr. Thérien's share of the popular vote is compared to his share in the 1887 general election.

Canadian federal election, 1887
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Conservative Olaüs Thérien 953 53.3 +2.8
     Nationalist Firmin Dugas 835 46.7
Total valid votes 1,788 100.0

Note: change indicates Conservative vote compared to Conservative vote in 1882 general election.

Canadian federal election, 1882
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Conservative Firmin Dugas 828 50.5 +0.6
     Unknown Octave Magnan 812 49.5
Total valid votes 1,640 100.0
Canadian federal election, 1878
Party Candidate Votes %
     Conservative Firmin Dugas 698 49.9
     Unknown N. Forest 374 26.8
     Unknown I.B. Deslongchamp 240 17.2
     Unknown V.J.E. Brouillet 86 6.2
Total valid votes 1,398 100.0


Canadian federal election, 1874
Party Candidate Votes
     Conservative Firmin Dugas acclaimed


Canadian federal election, 1872
Party Candidate Votes
     Conservative Firmin Dugas acclaimed


By-election on 15 September 1871

On Mr. Dufresne's resignation, to become Sheriff of the County of St. John, 13 July 1871

Party Candidate Votes
     Conservative Firmin Dugas acclaimed


Canadian federal election, 1867
Party Candidate Votes
     Conservative Joseph Dufresne acclaimed

See also

  • List of Canadian federal electoral districts
  • Past Canadian electoral districts

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