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History of Federal Ridings since 1867



SAINT-MAURICE, Quebec (1968 - 2004)


See:CHAMPLAIN (Quebec)(1867 - 2004)
ST-MAURICE--LAFLÈCHE (Quebec)(1935 - 1949)

Representation Order, 1966

SAINT-MAURICE includes:

(a) the Cities of Grand'Mère and Shawinigan;

(b) the Town of Shawinigan South;

(c) in the County of Champlain: the village municipality of Saint-Georges; the parish municipalities of Notre-Dame-du-Mont-Carmel, Saint-Louis-de-France and Saint-Théophile; the municipality of Saint-Jean-des-Piles;

(d) in the County of Saint-Maurice: the village municipalities of Baie-de-Shawinigan and Saint-Boniface-de-Shawinigan; the parish municipalities of Saint-Élie, Saint-Gérard-des-Laurentides, Sainte-Flore and Saint-Mathieu.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
28 1968/06/25 CHRÉTIEN, Jean lawyer  13,895 44.52% Lib 
POULIN, Alphonse electrical contractor  12,198 39.08% Ral. Créd. 
GERMAIN, Guy lawyer  4,570 14.64% P.C. 
LALANCETTE, Jean-Guy plate fitter  550 1.76% N.D.P. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
29 1972/10/30 CHRÉTIEN, Jean lawyer  19,840 56.66% Lib 
GERMAIN, Guy lawyer  11,363 32.45% S.C. 
GENEST, Antonio hotel owner  2,227 6.36% P.C. 
MCLEOD, Robert machinist  1,032 2.95% N.D.P. 
DROLET, Pierre unemployed  552 1.58% N/A 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
30 1974/07/08 CHRÉTIEN, Jean lawyer  20,465 65.26% Lib 
GENEST, Antonio hotel owner  5,471 17.45% S.C. 
DURAND, Richard machinist  3,501 11.16% P.C. 
DE CARUFEL, Claude clerk  1,442 4.60% N.D.P. 
ROUSSEAU, Pierre student  482 1.54% N/A 

Representation Order, 1976

SAINT-MAURICE consisting of:

(a) the Cities of Grand'Mère and Shawinigan;

(b) the Town of Shawinigan South;

(c) in the County of Champlain: the village municipality of Saint-Georges; the parish municipalities of Notre-Dame-du-Mont-Carmel and Saint-Théophile; the municipality of Saint-Jean-des-Piles;

(d) in the County of Saint-Maurice: the village municipalities of Baie-de-Shawinigan and Saint-Boniface-de-Shawinigan; the parish municipalities of Saint-Élie, Saint-Étienne-des-Grès, Saint-Gérard-des-Laurentides and Saint-Mathieu; the municipality of Belleau.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
31 1979/05/22 CHRÉTIEN, Jean lawyer  27,243 71.06% Lib 
HAMEL, Pierre-André representative  6,837 17.83% S.C. 
CHARBONNEAU, R. Armand operator  2,795 7.29% P.C. 
DESCHAMPS, Robert teacher  952 2.48% N.D.P. 
CHÉNARD, Pierre consultant  351 0.92% U.P. 
BEAUDOIN, Normand student  160 0.42% M.-L. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
32 1980/02/18 CHRÉTIEN, Jean lawyer, Member of Parliament  27,356 76.70% Lib 
CHARBONNEAU, R. Armand operator  2,516 7.05% P.C. 
LAFRENIÈRE, Normand jeweller  2,369 6.64% S.C. 
PAQUETTE, Edgar truck driver  1,963 5.50% N.D.P. 
DE VERNAL, J.F. le Calife artist  1,206 3.38% Rhino 
LAPORTE, Lionel C. construction worker  161 0.45% U.P. 
BEAUDOIN, Normand student  95 0.27% M.-L. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
33 1984/09/04 CHRÉTIEN, Jean lawyer  24,050 58.88% Lib 
CHARBONNEAU, Roger Armand life underwriter  14,468 35.42% P.C. 
DELBECQUE, Danielle social worker  1,433 3.51% N.D.P. 
DÉRY, Alain engineer  892 2.18% P.N.Q. 

By-Election:   On Mr. Chrétien's resignation, 27-2-1986

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
1986/09/29 GRONDIN, Gilles dean of men  19,608 58.90% Lib 
LECLERC, Robert lawyer  6,666 20.02% P.C. 
ROMPRÉ, Claude publisher and teacher  6,484 19.48% N.D.P. 
GRAVEL, Louise social worker  428 1.29% P.N.Q. 
TURMEL, John C. banking systems engineer  104 0.31% Ind. 

Representation Order, 1987

SAINT-MAURICE consisting of:

(a) the towns to Grand-Mère, Shawinigan and Shawinigan-Sud;

(b) in the County of Champlain: the Village Municipality of Saint-Georges; the Parish Municipality of Notre-Dame-du-Mont-Carmel; the municipalities of Lac-à-la-Tortue and Saint-Jean-des-Piles;

(c) in the County of Maskinongé: the Village Municipality of Saint-Paulin; the parish municipalities of Saint-Alexis-des-Monts and Saint-Paulin; the Township Municipality of Hunterstown; the Territory of Maskinongé--Lac-au-Sorcier portion;

(d) in the County of Saint-Maurice: the village municipalities of Baie-de-Shawinigan and Saint-Boniface-de-Shawinigan; the parish municipalities of Saint-Élie, Saint-Gérard-des-Laurentides, Saint-Mathieu and Saint-Étienne-des-Grès except lots 522 and 552 inclusively which are situated in the fifth range of the Parish Municipality of Charette; the Territory of Saint-Maurice--Lac-Marcotte portion.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
34 1988/11/21 PRONOVOST, Denis journalist  18,741 45.30% P.C. 
ROMPRÉ, Claude teacher  12,463 30.12% N.D.P. 
MILETTE, Yvon pharmacist  10,168 24.58% Lib 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
35 1993/10/25 CHRÉTIEN, Jean lawyer and party leader  25,200 54.06% Lib 
ROMPRÉ, Claude political attaché  18,896 40.54% B.Q. 
DANEAULT, Pauline B. manager  1,909 4.10% P.C. 
SIMARD, Christian administrator  372 0.80% N.L.P. 
DES CHAMPS, Robert no occupation  236 0.51% N.D.P. 

Representation Order, 1996

SAINT-MAURICE consisting of:

(a) the cities of Grand-Mère, Shawinigan and Shawinigan-Sud;

(b) the County Regional Municipality of Le Centre-de-la-Mauricie, excepting the unorganized territories of Lac-des-Cinq and Lac-Wapizagonke;

(c) in the County Regional Municipality of Francheville: the Parish Municipality of Saint-Étienne-des-Grès;

(d) in the County Regional Municipality of Maskinongé: the parish municipalities of Saint-Alexis-des-Monts, Saint-Justin and Sainte-Ursule; the municipalities of Saint-Édouard-de-Maskinongé, Saint-Paulin and Sainte-Angèle-de-Prémont; the unorganized territories of Lac-au-Sorcier and Lac-Marcotte.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
36 1997/06/02 CHRÉTIEN, Jean lawyer  22,266 47.30% Lib 
DUHAIME, Yves lawyer  20,664 43.89% B.Q. 
VINCENT, Denis metallurgical technician  3,657 7.77% P.C. 
HÉBERT, Eric political organizer  489 1.04% N.D.P. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
37 2000/11/27 CHRÉTIEN, Jean lawyer  23,345 54.07% Lib 
MARCHAND, François lawyer  16,821 38.96% B.Q. 
MERCIER, Jean-Guy administrator  1,461 3.38% CA 
BLAIS, Pierre lumber measurer  966 2.24% P.C. 
CHASE, Raymond photographer  359 0.83% N.D.P. 
ARCHAMBAULT, Sylvain special education teacher  223 0.52% Comm. 

The electoral district was abolished in 2004.


See:BERTHIER--MASKINONGÉ (Quebec)(2004 - )
SAINT-MAURICE--CHAMPLAIN (Quebec)(2004 - )


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