Dorion (provincial electoral district)

Dorion was a provincial electoral district in the province of Quebec, Canada.

Dorion
Quebec electoral district
Coordinates:45°32′25″N 73°37′40″W / 45.540143°N 73.627882°W / 45.540143; -73.627882Coordinates: 45°32′25″N 73°37′40″W / 45.540143°N 73.627882°W / 45.540143; -73.627882
Defunct provincial electoral district
LegislatureNational Assembly of Quebec
District created1965
District abolished1992
First contested1966
Last contested1989
Demographics
Census division(s)Montreal (part)
Census subdivision(s)Montreal (part)

It corresponded to the Villeray neighbourhood in Montreal.

It was created for the 1966 election from parts of Montréal-Outremont, Montréal–Jeanne-Mance and Montréal-Laurier electoral districts. Its final election was in 1989. It disappeared in the 1994 election and its successor electoral district was Laurier-Dorion.

A Montréal-Dorion district also existed from 1912 to 1939.

The electoral district was named in honour of a prime minister of the United Province of Canada, Antoine-Aimé Dorion.

Members of the Legislative Assembly / National AssemblyEdit

Legislature Years Member Party
Riding created from Montréal-Outremont,
Montréal–Jeanne-Mance and Montréal-Laurier
28th  1966–1968     François Aquin Liberal
 1969–1970     Mario Beaulieu Union Nationale
29th  1970–1973     Alfred Bossé Liberal
30th  1973–1976
31st  1976–1981     Lise Payette Parti Québécois
32nd  1981–1985 Huguette Lachapelle
33rd  1985–1989     Violette Trépanier Liberal
34th  1989–1994
Dissolved into Laurier-Dorion

Election resultsEdit

1989 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Violette Trépanier 11,632 51.00
Parti Québécois Joseph Facal 9,425 41.33
Green Agnès Grimaud 878 3.85
New Democratic Gaétan Nadeau 437 1.92
Lemon Pierre Corbeil 297 1.30
Marxist–Leninist Francine Tremblay 137 0.60
Total valid votes 22,806 100.00
Rejected and declined votes 421
Turnout 23,227 76.03
Electors on the lists 30,551
Source: Official Results, Le Directeur général des élections du Québec.
1985 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Violette Trépanier 12,724 51.71
Parti Québécois Huguette Lachapelle 10,226 41.56
New Democratic Paul Comtois 653 2.65
Progressive Conservative Robert Zambito 290 1.18
Parti indépendantiste Normand Lacasse 268 1.09
Humanist Alain Despaties 155 0.63
Communist Line Chabot 76 0.31
United Social Credit Réal Bastien 66 0.27
Commonwealth of Canada M. Luisa Grau 56 0.23
Christian Socialist André St-Arnaud 55 0.22
N/A (Workers) Mario Caluori 36 0.15
Total valid votes 24,605
Rejected and declined votes 453
Turnout 25,058 74.58
Electors on the lists 33,601
Source: Official Results, Le Directeur général des élections du Québec.
1981 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes %
Parti Québécois Huguette Lachapelle 14,551 51.54
Liberal Henri-François Gautrin 12,657 44.83
Union Nationale François Lefebvre 524 1.86
Workers Communist Suzanne Barbeau Foisy 161 0.57
Workers Gilles Frenière 114 0.40
Marxist–Leninist Ginette Boutet 88 0.31
Independent Raymond Beaudoin 74 0.26
United Social Credit Fernand Bélisle 66 0.23
Total valid votes 28,235 100.00
Rejected and declined votes 666
Turnout 28,901 82.58
Electors on the lists 34,997
Source: Official Results, Le Directeur général des élections du Québec.

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