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SAINT-MAURICE--LAFLÈCHE, Quebec (1949 - 1968)


See:ST-MAURICE--LAFLÈCHE (Quebec)(1935 - 1949)

S.C. 1947, c.71

SAINT-MAURICE-LAFLÈCHE consisting of:

(a) the city of Shawinigan Falls and the county of St. Maurice, except the municipalities of Pointe-du-Lac, La Pointe-du-Lac (Visitation), Ste. Anne-de-Yamachiche, St. Barnabé-de-Gatineau, St. Etienne-des-Grès, St. Sévère, Notre-Dame-des-Trois-Rivières, the village of Yamachiche, Potherie Island, the township of Potherie and all townships and territories situated to the northwest of the said township;

(b) the town of LaTuque and that part of the county of Champlain included in the municipalities of St. Jean-des-Piles, St. Roch-de-Mékinac and of all the municipalities or townships situated to the northwest of the said municipalities and of the township of Lejeune and to the southeast of the townships of Picard, Bisaillon, Olscamps, Payment and Adams;

(c) the city of Grand'Mère and that other part of the county of Champlain included in the municipality of Almaville and the village of Almaville.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
21 1949/06/27 RICHARD, Joseph-Adolphe Plumbing contractor  13,898 49.72% Lib. 
HAMEL, René Lawyer  11,646 41.66% Ind. 
LACASSE, Joseph-Gabriel Accountant  2,064 7.38% U of E 
LABELLE, Samuel Gentleman  347 1.24% P.C. 

S.C. 1952, c.48

SAINT-MAURICE-LAFLÈCHE consisting of:

(a) the city of Shawinigan Falls and that part of the county of Saint-Maurice included in the municipality of Charette, the parish municipalities of Saint-Boniface-de-Shawinigan, Saint-Élie, Saint-Mathieu, Sainte-Flore, and Saint-Gérard-des-Laurentides, the village municipalities of Baie-de-Shawinigan and Saint-Boniface-de-Shawinigan, and the townships situated southeast of the township of Potherie;

(b) the city of Grand'Mère, the town of La Tuque, that part of the county of Champlain included in the parish municipality of Almaville and the village municipality of Shawinigan South, and that part included in the municipalities of Saint-Jean-des-Piles and Saint-Roch-de-Mékinac, the townships of Mékinac, Hackett, Lapeyrère and Laurier together with all the territories situated northwest of said municipalities and townships and southeast of the townships of Picard, Bisaillon, Olscamp, Payment and Adams.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
22 1953/08/10 RICHARD, Joseph-Adolphe Contractor  18,662 64.35% Lib. 
NAUD, Stolland Paper maker  10,337 35.65% P.C. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
23 1957/06/10 RICHARD, Joseph-Adolphe Pensioner  18,714 59.37% Lib. 
FILION, Lucien Manager  7,686 24.38% P.C. 
LAVERGNE, Fernand-Denis Operator  4,369 13.86% CCF 
PELLERIN, Bruno Merchant  751 2.38% Ind. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
24 1958/03/31 RICHARD, Joseph-Adolphe Pensioner  18,556 53.29% Lib. 
FILION, Lucien Manager  14,405 41.37% P.C. 
COTÉ, Armand Fitter mechanic  1,863 5.35% CCF 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
25 1962/06/18 LAMY, Gérard Contractor  20,225 56.07% S.C. 
RICHARD, Joseph-Adolphe Pensioner  10,912 30.25% Lib. 
PELLERIN, Edouardine Housewife  4,931 13.67% P.C. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
26 1963/04/08 CHRÉTIEN, Jean Lawyer  16,358 45.73% Lib. 
LAMY, Gérard Contractor  14,414 40.29% S.C. 
PELLERIN, Bruno Real estate broker  3,018 8.44% P.C. 
LAFOREST, Martial Union representative  1,983 5.54% N.D.P. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
27 1965/11/08 CHRÉTIEN, Jean Lawyer  14,395 44.15% Lib. 
POULIN, Alphonse Electrical contractor  7,429 22.78% Ral. Créd. 
LIDDLE, C. Physician  5,669 17.39% N.D.P. 
LIZOTTE, Louis Manufacturer  5,115 15.69% P.C. 

The electoral district was abolished in 1968.


See:BERTHIER (Quebec)(1968 - 1975)
CHAMPLAIN (Quebec)(1867 - 2004)
SAINT-MAURICE (Quebec)(1968 - 2004)


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