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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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