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Orford (electoral district)

Orford
Quebec electoral district
Provincial electoral district
Legislature National Assembly of Quebec
MNA
 
 
 
Pierre Reid
Liberal
District created 1972
First contested 1973
Last contested 2014
Demographics
Population (2011) 50,395
Electors (2012)[1] 40,317
Area (km²)[2] 1,580.6
Pop. density (per km²) 31.9
Census divisions Le Val-Saint-François (part), Memphrémagog (all)
Census subdivisions Austin, Ayer's Cliff, Bolton-Est, Bonsecours, Eastman, Hatley (township), Hatley (municipality), Lawrenceville, Magog, North Hatley, Ogden, Orford, Potton, Sainte-Anne-de-la-Rochelle, Saint-Benoît-du-Lac, Sainte-Catherine-de-Hatley, Saint-Étienne-de-Bolton, Stanstead (township), Stanstead (city), Stukely-Sud

Orford is a provincial electoral district in the Estrie region of Quebec, Canada that elects members to the National Assembly of Quebec. It includes the township of Orford, the township of Hatley and the municipality of Hatley, the cities of Magog and North Hatley, the township of Stanstead and the city of Stanstead, and various other municipalities.

It was created for the 1973 election from parts of the Shefford, Sherbrooke and Stanstead electoral districts.

In the change from the 2001 to the 2011 electoral map, it lost the part of western Sherbrooke that it formerly had to the Richmond electoral district and the municipalities of Barnston-Ouest and Stanstead-Est to the Saint-François electoral district. However, it gained a number of municipalities from Brome-Missisquoi.

Contents

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

Members of the National Assembly

  1. Liberal (1973–1989)
  2. Robert Benoit, Liberal (1989–2003)
  3. Pierre Reid, Liberal (2003–present)

Election results

Quebec general election, 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Pierre Reid 13,055 44.09 +7.51
Parti Québécois Michel Breton 7,767 26.23 -4.32
Coalition Avenir Québec Marc-Alexandre Bourget 6,227 21.03 -3.12
Québec solidaire Patricia Tremblay 2,291 7.74 +2.35
Option nationale Denis Spick 273 0.92 -0.22
Total valid votes 29,613 98.71
Total rejected ballots 387 1.29
Turnout 30,000 72.82 -5.28
Electors on the lists 41,195
Quebec general election, 2012
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Pierre Reid 11,448 36.58 -9.96
Parti Québécois Michel Breton 9,560 30.55 -3.13
Coalition Avenir Québec Jean L'Écuyer 7,558 24.15 +11.12
Québec solidaire Patricia Tremblay 1,687 5.39 +1.79
Green Guillaume Corriveau 554 1.77 -1.30
Option nationale Marie-Hélène Martin 356 1.14
Coalition pour la constituante Serge Trottier 134 0.43
Total valid votes 31,297 99.08
Total rejected ballots 291 0.92
Turnout 31,588 78.10  
Electors on the lists 40,443
Liberal hold Swing -3.41

^ Change is from redistributed results. CAQ change is from ADQ.



1995 Quebec referendum
Side Votes %
Non 23,132 52.69
Oui 20,773 47.31
1992 Charlottetown Accord referendum
Side Votes %
Non 19,164 53.66
Oui 16,552 46.34


1980 Quebec referendum
Side Votes %
Non 19,684 66.35
Oui 9,983 33.65
Quebec general election, 1976
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Georges Vaillancourt 8,321 32.90
Parti Québécois Laurent Bertrand 7,685 30.39
Union Nationale Kevin J. Danaher 6,979 27.60
Ralliement créditiste Alexandre Basque 2,077 8.21
Parti national populaire René Lavallée 228 0.90
Total valid votes 25,290 98.13
Total rejected ballots 481 1.87
Turnout 25,771 81.40
Electors on the lists 31,659
Quebec general election, 1973
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Georges Vaillancourt 13,924 63.09
Parti Québécois Laurent Bertrand 3,797 17.20
Ralliement créditiste Maurice Théroux 3,574 16.19
Union Nationale Ghislain Pelletier 777 3.52
Total valid votes 22,072 98.82
Total rejected ballots 264 1.18
Turnout 22,336 81.23
Electors on the lists 27,497

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 Estrie region
  • Quebec electoral map, 2011

References


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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. ^ http://www.electionsquebec.qc.ca/english/provincial/electoral-map/general-information-on-the-provincial-electoral-divisions-2011.php?bsq=123§ion=population
  2. ^ http://www.electionsquebec.qc.ca/english/provincial/electoral-map/general-information-on-the-provincial-electoral-divisions-2011.php?bsq=123§ion=superficie

Neighbouring electoral districts

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