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Laporte (electoral district)

Laporte
Quebec electoral district
Provincial electoral district
Legislature National Assembly of Quebec
MNA
 
 
 
Nicole Ménard
Liberal
District created 1972
First contested 1973
Last contested 2014
Demographics
Population (2011) 60,970
Electors (2012)[1] 45,573
Area (km²)[2] 20.2
Pop. density (per km²) 3,018.3
Census divisions Longueuil (part)
Census subdivisions Longueuil (part), Saint-Lambert

Laporte is a provincial electoral district in the Montérégie region of Quebec, Canada that elects members to the National Assembly of Quebec.

It was created for the 1973 election from parts of Taillon and Chambly.

It was named after former Liberal Minister Pierre Laporte who was kidnapped and killed by militants of the Front de libération du Québec during the October Crisis in 1970.

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • Members of the National Assembly 2
  • Election results 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5
  • Neighbouring electoral districts 6

Geography

The riding currently includes:

In the change from the 2001 to the 2011 electoral map, its territory was unchanged.

Members of the National Assembly

This riding has elected the following Members of the National Assembly:

Legislature Years Member Party
30th 1973–1976     André Déom Liberal
31st 1976–1981     Pierre Marois Parti Québécois
32nd 1981–1985     André Bourbeau Liberal
33rd 1985–1989
34th 1989–1994
35th 1994–1998
36th 1998–2003
37th 2003–2006     Michel Audet Liberal
38th 2007–2008     Nicole Ménard Liberal
39th 2008–2012
40th 2012–2014
41st 2014–present

Election results

Quebec general election, 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Nicole Ménard 15,804 47.65 +10.46
Parti Québécois Sophie Stanké 8,001 24.12 -7.06
Coalition Avenir Québec Donald LeBlanc 5,919 17.85 -5.41
Québec solidaire Michèle St-Denis 2,530 7.63 +1.71
Green Marcel Baril 573 1.73
Option nationale Linda Dupuis 182 0.55 -1.04
Conservative Christian Godin 156 0.47 -0.37
Total valid votes 33,165 98.73
Total rejected ballots 425 1.27
Turnout 33,590 73.04 -3.29
Electors on the lists 45,988
Quebec general election, 2012
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Nicole Ménard 12,827 37.19 -11.78
Parti Québécois Simon Bélanger 10,752 31.18 -2.33
Coalition Avenir Québec Donald LeBlanc 8,023 23.26 +13.82*
Québec solidaire Michèle St-Denis 2,043 5.92 +2.28
Option nationale Linda Dupuis 550 1.59
Conservative Camil Lambert 291 0.84
Total valid votes 34,486 98.74
Total rejected ballots 440 1.26
Turnout 34,926 76.33 +18.28
Electors on the lists 45,754

* Result compared to Action démocratique

Quebec general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Nicole Ménard 12,823 48.97 +8.00
Parti Québécois Robert Pellan 8,765 33.51 +8.35
Action démocratique Alain Dépatie 2,472 9.44 -14.37
Green Richard Morisset 1,162 4.44 -1.74
Québec solidaire Michèle St-Denis 954 3.64 -0.24
Total valid votes 26,186 98.54
Total rejected ballots 387 1.46
Turnout 26,573 58.05 -12.87
Electors on the lists 45,776
Quebec general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Nicole Ménard 13,249 40.97 -14.25
Parti Québécois Robert Pellan 8,137 25.16 -4.94
Action démocratique Michel Beaudoin 7,699 23.81 +12.32
Green Richard Morisset 1,998 6.18
Québec solidaire Michèle St-Denis 1,256 3.88 +2.43*
Total valid votes 32,339 99.02
Total rejected ballots 320 0.98
Turnout 32,659 70.92 -0.88
Electors on the lists 46,048

* Result compared to UFP

Quebec general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
     Liberal Michel Audet 18,673 55.22 +2.37
Parti Québécois Clément Arcand 10,178 30.10 -5.59
Action démocratique Judy Fay 3,885 11.49 +2.23
UFP Christian Montmarquette 489 1.45
Bloc Pot Patrick Fiset 487 1.44
Equality Mary Bevan Ouellette 106 0.31 -0.20
1995 Quebec referendum
Side Votes %
No 25,140 59,03
Yes 17,447 40.97
1980 Quebec referendum
Side Votes %
No 20,692 50.76
Yes 20,072 49.24

References


-- Module:Hatnote -- -- -- -- This module produces hatnote links and links to related articles. It -- -- implements the and meta-templates and includes -- -- helper functions for other Lua hatnote modules. --


local libraryUtil = require('libraryUtil') local checkType = libraryUtil.checkType local mArguments -- lazily initialise Module:Arguments local yesno -- lazily initialise Module:Yesno

local p = {}


-- Helper functions


local function getArgs(frame) -- Fetches the arguments from the parent frame. Whitespace is trimmed and -- blanks are removed. mArguments = require('Module:Arguments') return mArguments.getArgs(frame, {parentOnly = true}) end

local function removeInitialColon(s) -- Removes the initial colon from a string, if present. return s:match('^:?(.*)') end

function p.findNamespaceId(link, removeColon) -- Finds the namespace id (namespace number) of a link or a pagename. This -- function will not work if the link is enclosed in double brackets. Colons -- are trimmed from the start of the link by default. To skip colon -- trimming, set the removeColon parameter to true. checkType('findNamespaceId', 1, link, 'string') checkType('findNamespaceId', 2, removeColon, 'boolean', true) if removeColon ~= false then link = removeInitialColon(link) end local namespace = link:match('^(.-):') if namespace then local nsTable = mw.site.namespaces[namespace] if nsTable then return nsTable.id end end return 0 end

function p.formatPages(...) -- Formats a list of pages using formatLink and returns it as an array. Nil -- values are not allowed. local pages = {...} local ret = {} for i, page in ipairs(pages) do ret[i] = p._formatLink(page) end return ret end

function p.formatPageTables(...) -- Takes a list of page/display tables and returns it as a list of -- formatted links. Nil values are not allowed. local pages = {...} local links = {} for i, t in ipairs(pages) do checkType('formatPageTables', i, t, 'table') local link = t[1] local display = t[2] links[i] = p._formatLink(link, display) end return links end

function p.makeWikitextError(msg, helpLink, addTrackingCategory) -- Formats an error message to be returned to wikitext. If -- addTrackingCategory is not false after being returned from -- Module:Yesno, and if we are not on a talk page, a tracking category -- is added. checkType('makeWikitextError', 1, msg, 'string') checkType('makeWikitextError', 2, helpLink, 'string', true) yesno = require('Module:Yesno') local title = mw.title.getCurrentTitle() -- Make the help link text. local helpText if helpLink then helpText = ' (help)' else helpText = end -- Make the category text. local category if not title.isTalkPage and yesno(addTrackingCategory) ~= false then category = 'Hatnote templates with errors' category = string.format( '%s:%s', mw.site.namespaces[14].name, category ) else category = end return string.format( '%s', msg, helpText, category ) end


-- Format link -- -- Makes a wikilink from the given link and display values. Links are escaped -- with colons if necessary, and links to sections are detected and displayed -- with " § " as a separator rather than the standard MediaWiki "#". Used in -- the template.


function p.formatLink(frame) local args = getArgs(frame) local link = args[1] local display = args[2] if not link then return p.makeWikitextError( 'no link specified', 'Template:Format hatnote link#Errors', args.category ) end return p._formatLink(link, display) end

function p._formatLink(link, display) -- Find whether we need to use the colon trick or not. We need to use the -- colon trick for categories and files, as otherwise category links -- categorise the page and file links display the file. checkType('_formatLink', 1, link, 'string') checkType('_formatLink', 2, display, 'string', true) link = removeInitialColon(link) local namespace = p.findNamespaceId(link, false) local colon if namespace == 6 or namespace == 14 then colon = ':' else colon = end -- Find whether a faux display value has been added with the | magic -- word. if not display then local prePipe, postPipe = link:match('^(.-)|(.*)$') link = prePipe or link display = postPipe end -- Find the display value. if not display then local page, section = link:match('^(.-)#(.*)$') if page then display = page .. ' § ' .. section end end -- Assemble the link. if display then return string.format('%s', colon, link, display) else return string.format('%s%s', colon, link) end end


-- Hatnote -- -- Produces standard hatnote text. Implements the template.


function p.hatnote(frame) local args = getArgs(frame) local s = args[1] local options = {} if not s then return p.makeWikitextError( 'no text specified', 'Template:Hatnote#Errors', args.category ) end options.extraclasses = args.extraclasses options.selfref = args.selfref return p._hatnote(s, options) end

function p._hatnote(s, options) checkType('_hatnote', 1, s, 'string') checkType('_hatnote', 2, options, 'table', true) local classes = {'hatnote'} local extraclasses = options.extraclasses local selfref = options.selfref if type(extraclasses) == 'string' then classes[#classes + 1] = extraclasses end if selfref then classes[#classes + 1] = 'selfref' end return string.format( '
%s
', table.concat(classes, ' '), s )

end

return p-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -- Module:Hatnote -- -- -- -- This module produces hatnote links and links to related articles. It -- -- implements the and meta-templates and includes -- -- helper functions for other Lua hatnote modules. --


local libraryUtil = require('libraryUtil') local checkType = libraryUtil.checkType local mArguments -- lazily initialise Module:Arguments local yesno -- lazily initialise Module:Yesno

local p = {}


-- Helper functions


local function getArgs(frame) -- Fetches the arguments from the parent frame. Whitespace is trimmed and -- blanks are removed. mArguments = require('Module:Arguments') return mArguments.getArgs(frame, {parentOnly = true}) end

local function removeInitialColon(s) -- Removes the initial colon from a string, if present. return s:match('^:?(.*)') end

function p.findNamespaceId(link, removeColon) -- Finds the namespace id (namespace number) of a link or a pagename. This -- function will not work if the link is enclosed in double brackets. Colons -- are trimmed from the start of the link by default. To skip colon -- trimming, set the removeColon parameter to true. checkType('findNamespaceId', 1, link, 'string') checkType('findNamespaceId', 2, removeColon, 'boolean', true) if removeColon ~= false then link = removeInitialColon(link) end local namespace = link:match('^(.-):') if namespace then local nsTable = mw.site.namespaces[namespace] if nsTable then return nsTable.id end end return 0 end

function p.formatPages(...) -- Formats a list of pages using formatLink and returns it as an array. Nil -- values are not allowed. local pages = {...} local ret = {} for i, page in ipairs(pages) do ret[i] = p._formatLink(page) end return ret end

function p.formatPageTables(...) -- Takes a list of page/display tables and returns it as a list of -- formatted links. Nil values are not allowed. local pages = {...} local links = {} for i, t in ipairs(pages) do checkType('formatPageTables', i, t, 'table') local link = t[1] local display = t[2] links[i] = p._formatLink(link, display) end return links end

function p.makeWikitextError(msg, helpLink, addTrackingCategory) -- Formats an error message to be returned to wikitext. If -- addTrackingCategory is not false after being returned from -- Module:Yesno, and if we are not on a talk page, a tracking category -- is added. checkType('makeWikitextError', 1, msg, 'string') checkType('makeWikitextError', 2, helpLink, 'string', true) yesno = require('Module:Yesno') local title = mw.title.getCurrentTitle() -- Make the help link text. local helpText if helpLink then helpText = ' (help)' else helpText = end -- Make the category text. local category if not title.isTalkPage and yesno(addTrackingCategory) ~= false then category = 'Hatnote templates with errors' category = string.format( '%s:%s', mw.site.namespaces[14].name, category ) else category = end return string.format( '%s', msg, helpText, category ) end


-- Format link -- -- Makes a wikilink from the given link and display values. Links are escaped -- with colons if necessary, and links to sections are detected and displayed -- with " § " as a separator rather than the standard MediaWiki "#". Used in -- the template.


function p.formatLink(frame) local args = getArgs(frame) local link = args[1] local display = args[2] if not link then return p.makeWikitextError( 'no link specified', 'Template:Format hatnote link#Errors', args.category ) end return p._formatLink(link, display) end

function p._formatLink(link, display) -- Find whether we need to use the colon trick or not. We need to use the -- colon trick for categories and files, as otherwise category links -- categorise the page and file links display the file. checkType('_formatLink', 1, link, 'string') checkType('_formatLink', 2, display, 'string', true) link = removeInitialColon(link) local namespace = p.findNamespaceId(link, false) local colon if namespace == 6 or namespace == 14 then colon = ':' else colon = end -- Find whether a faux display value has been added with the | magic -- word. if not display then local prePipe, postPipe = link:match('^(.-)|(.*)$') link = prePipe or link display = postPipe end -- Find the display value. if not display then local page, section = link:match('^(.-)#(.*)$') if page then display = page .. ' § ' .. section end end -- Assemble the link. if display then return string.format('%s', colon, link, display) else return string.format('%s%s', colon, link) end end


-- Hatnote -- -- Produces standard hatnote text. Implements the template.


function p.hatnote(frame) local args = getArgs(frame) local s = args[1] local options = {} if not s then return p.makeWikitextError( 'no text specified', 'Template:Hatnote#Errors', args.category ) end options.extraclasses = args.extraclasses options.selfref = args.selfref return p._hatnote(s, options) end

function p._hatnote(s, options) checkType('_hatnote', 1, s, 'string') checkType('_hatnote', 2, options, 'table', true) local classes = {'hatnote'} local extraclasses = options.extraclasses local selfref = options.selfref if type(extraclasses) == 'string' then classes[#classes + 1] = extraclasses end if selfref then classes[#classes + 1] = 'selfref' end return string.format( '
%s
', table.concat(classes, ' '), s )

end

return p
  1. ^ General information on the provincial electoral divisions - Le Directeur général des élections du Québec (DGEQ)
  2. ^ General information on the provincial electoral divisions - Le Directeur général des élections du Québec (DGEQ)

External links

Information
  • Elections Quebec
Election results
  • Election results (National Assembly)
  • Election results (QuébecPolitique)
Maps
  • 2011 map (PDF)
  • 2001 map (Flash)
    2001–2011 changes (Flash)
    1992–2001 changes (Flash)
  • Electoral map of Montérégie region
  • Quebec electoral map, 2011

Neighbouring electoral districts

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