Pontiac (provincial electoral district)

Pontiac (provincial electoral district)

Pontiac
National Assembly Member Charlotte L'Ecuyer
Liberal
Electors, 2007 45,032
Electoral district created 1853
Region Outaouais

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

The provincial electoral district existed over two distinct periods The first period began with its creation in 1854 and ended in 1973, when Pontiac was merged with Témiscamingue to form Pontiac—Témiscamingue. In 1981, it was created again when the electoral district of Pontiac—Témiscamingue was split. It includes the Aylmer sector of the city of Gatineau as well as the municipalities of Shawville, Quyon, Fort Coulonge, Sheenboro, Bryson and Waltham.

The riding was named after Chief Pontiac an Indian leader who've led the Pontiac's Rebellion in 1763 in the Great Lakes region.

Members of the Legislative Assembly/National Assembly

This riding has elected the following members to the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada (1857-1866), Legislative Assembly of Quebec (1867-1966) and the National Assembly of Quebec (1966-present):

Pontiac

Pontiac-Temiscamingue

  • Jean-Guy Lariviere, Liberal (1973-1981)

Election results

Liberal Charlotte L'Écuyer 14817 58.54 -17.98 Action démocratique Victor Bilodeau 3943 15.58 align="right"7.75 Parti Québécois Patrick Robert-Meunier 3257 12.87 -0.53 Green Brian Gibb 2498 9.87 Québec solidaire Jessica Squires 729 2.88 Marxist-Leninist David Ethier-April 66 0.26 -0.30

Liberal Charlotte L'Écuyer 17885 76.52 align="right"1.25 Parti Québécois Luc Côté 3133 13.40 -0.73 Action démocratique Victor Bilodeau 1830 7.83 align="right"4.55 Union des forces progressistes Serge Tanguay 392 1.68 Marxist-Leninist Louis Lang 132 0.56 align="right"0.32

Liberal Robert Middlemiss 22076 75.27 -4.91 Parti Québécois L.-Hubert Leduc 4143 14.13 -0.41 Equality Denzil Spence 1757 5.99 align="right"2.55 Action démocratique Christian Bilodeau 963 3.28 Independent Maxime Gauld 112 0.38 Democratic Socialist Mohamed-Ali Khreis 108 0.37 Natural Law Claude Côté 100 0.34 -0.12 Marxist-Leninist Alexandre Legeais 69 0.24 align="right"0.05

References

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1995 Quebec referendum
Side Votes %
Non 30632 87.23
Oui 4485 12.77
Liberal Robert Middlemiss 23066 80.18 align="right"
33.64
Parti Québécois Françoise Trudeau-Reeves 4183 14.54 -3.2
Equality Robert D. Matheson 990 3.44
Lemon Diane Labrie 342 1.19
Natural Law Michael E. Wilson 131 0.46
Marxist-Leninist Louis Lang 55 0.19 -0.21
Liberal Robert Middlemiss 9514 46.54 -25.54
Unity Mark Alexander 6259 30.63
Parti Québécois Jules Fournier 3624 17.74 -1.07
New Democratic Michael Coghlan 956 4.68 align="right"
0.03
Marxist-Leninist Louis Lang 81 0.40
Liberal Robert Middlemiss 13888 72.08 align="right"
4.25
Parti Québécois Normand Auclair 3623 18.81 -2.19
New Democratic Michel Martin 896 4.65
Progressive Conservative Anne Lupien 783 4.06
Christian Socialism Anne Charron 77 0.40
Liberal Robert Middlemiss 15157 67.83
Parti Québécois William Bedwell 4691 21.00
Freedom of Choice Stephen Hodgins 1793 8.02
Union Nationale Lucille Hodgins 704 3.15