Berthier—Maskinongé (formerly known as Berthier and Berthier—Maskinongé—Lanaudière) is a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1925 to 1953, from 1968 to 1988, and since 2004. Its population in 2001 was 103,516.
In 1947, it was redefined to consist of the county of Berthier and the town of Berthierville, the county of Maskinongé and the town of Louiseville, and Gouin township in the county of Joliette.
In 1952, it was abolished when it was merged into Berthier—Maskinongé—delanaudière riding.
In 1975, the name of the riding was changed to "Berthier-Maskinongé". After the 1980 election, the name of the district was changed to Berthier—Maskinongé—Lanaudière.
In the 1984 election, the seat was won by Progressive Conservative Robert de Cotret, who held it until the 1988 election. The riding was abolished in 1987. It was divided between Berthier—Montcalm, Champlain, and Saint-Maurice.
Berthier—Maskinongé was re-created in 2003. 44.8% of the riding came from Trois-Rivières, 36.0% from Berthier—Montcalm, and 19.2% from Saint-Maurice.
This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:
|Berthier and Maskinongé prior to 1924|
|17th||1930-1935||Joseph Arthur Barrette||Conservative|
|Berthier—Maskinongé—Delanaudière, Chapleau, Joliette—L'Assomption—Montcalm, St-Maurice—Laflèche and Three Rivers from 1952-1966|
|33rd||1984-1988||Robert de Cotret||Progressive Conservative|
|Berthier—Montcalm, Champlain and Saint-Maurice from 1987-2003|
|38th||2004-2006||Guy André||Bloc Québécois|