Québec (electoral district)


Québec (electoral district)

Infobox Canada electoral district
name = Québec
province = Quebec


caption = Québec in relation to other Quebec City federal electoral districts.
fed-status = active
fed-district-number = 24052
fed-created = 1966
fed-abolished =
fed-election-first = 1968
fed-election-last = 2006
fed-rep = Christiane Gagnon
fed-rep-link =
fed-rep-party = BQ
fed-rep-party-link = Bloc Québécois
demo-census-date = 2006
demo-pop = 95433
demo-electors = 80576
demo-electors-date = 2006
demo-area = 34
demo-cd = Quebec City
demo-csd = Quebec City

Québec electoral district (formerly known as Langelier) is a federal electoral district that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 1988. It is located in Quebec City in the province of Quebec.

The main employer in the district is the provincial Government of Quebec.

tatistical overview

*Population: 93,811
*Average family income: $52,443
*Unemployment: 9.3%
*Linguistic groups:
**Francophone population: 92%
**Anglophone population: 2%
**Other: 6%

Geography

The riding, in the Quebec region of Capitale-Nationale, consists of the central part of Quebec City, including the borough of La Cité and the southern part of the borough of Les Rivières, as well as the parish municipality of Notre-Dame-des-Anges.

The neighbouring ridings are Louis-Hébert, Louis-Saint-Laurent, Charlesbourg—Haute-Saint-Charles, Beauport—Limoilou, and Lévis—Bellechasse.

History

This riding was created as "Langelier" riding in 1966 from parts of Quebec East, Quebec South and Quebec West ridings. It was renamed "Quebec" in 1990.

Members of Parliament

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:
*Jean Marchand, Liberal (1968-1976)
*Gilles Lamontagne, Liberal (1977-1984)
*Michel Coté, Progressive Conservative (1984-1988)
*Gilles Loiselle, Progressive Conservative (1988-1993)
*Christiane Gagnon, Bloc Québécois (1993- )

Election results

Quebec, 1993 - present

Langelier, 1968 -1993

See also

* List of Canadian federal electoral districts
* Past Canadian electoral districts

External links

* Website of the [http://www.parl.gc.ca/ Parliament of Canada]


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