Manicouagan is a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 1968.

Manicouagan
Quebec electoral district
Manicouagan.png
Manicouagan in relation to other Quebec federal electoral districts
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Marilène Gill
Bloc Québécois
District created1966
First contested1968
Last contested2015
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1]94,766
Electors (2015)75,124
Area (km²)[2]264,226
Pop. density (per km²)0.36
Census divisionsBasse-Côte-Nord Territory, Caniapiscau RCM, Manicouagan RCM, Minganie RCM, Sept-Rivières RCM
Census subdivisionsBaie-Comeau, Chute-aux-Outardes, Côte-Nord-du-Golfe-du-Saint-Laurent, Fermont, Havre-Saint-Pierre, Pessamit, Port-Cartier, Sept-Îles, Maliotenam, Uashat

The riding was created in 1966 from parts of Charlevoix and Saguenay ridings.

The neighbouring ridings are Abitibi—Baie-James—Nunavik—Eeyou, Chicoutimi—Le Fjord, Montmorency—Charlevoix—Haute-Côte-Nord, Haute-Gaspésie—La Mitis—Matane—Matapédia, Gaspésie—Îles-de-la-Madeleine, and Labrador.

This riding gained territory from Montmorency—Charlevoix—Haute-Côte-Nord during the 2012 electoral redistribution.

It is named after the Manicouagan crater.

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DemographicsEdit

According to the Canada 2016 Census
  • Languages: (2016) 85.5% French, 8.7% Innu, 4.5% English, 0.6% Naskapi, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Portuguese[3]

Members of ParliamentEdit

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Manicouagan
Riding created from Charlevoix and Saguenay
28th  1968–1972     Gustave Blouin Liberal
29th  1972–1974
30th  1974–1979
31st  1979–1980 André Maltais
32nd  1980–1984
33rd  1984–1988     Brian Mulroney Progressive Conservative
34th  1988–1993 Charles Langlois
35th  1993–1997     Bernard St-Laurent Bloc Québécois
 1997–1997     Independent
36th  1997–2000     Ghislain Fournier Bloc Québécois
37th  2000–2004
38th  2004–2006 Gérard Asselin
39th  2006–2008
40th  2008–2011
41st  2011–2015     Jonathan Genest-Jourdain New Democratic
42nd  2015–present     Marilène Gill Bloc Québécois

Election resultsEdit

2019 Canadian federal election
The 2019 general election will be held on October 21.
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
People's Jonathan Clavet
Conservative François Corriveau
Green Jacques Gélineau
Bloc Québécois Marilène Gill
Liberal Dave Savard
Total valid votes/Expense limit 100.0  
Total rejected ballots
Turnout
Eligible voters
2015 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Marilène Gill 17,338 41.25 +8.57 $19,611.43
Liberal Mario Tremblay 12,343 29.37 +23.86 $9,363.37
New Democratic Jonathan Genest-Jourdain 7,359 17.51 -30.17 $24,554.75
Conservative Yvon Boudreau 4,317 10.27 -1.36 $16,863.38
Green Nathan Grills 673 1.60 -0.91
Total valid votes/Expense limit 42,030 100.00   $259,798.61
Total rejected ballots 645 1.51
Turnout 75,030 56.88
Eligible voters 75,030
Bloc Québécois gain from New Democratic Swing +19.37
Source: Elections Canada[4][5]
2011 federal election redistributed results[6]
Party Vote %
  New Democratic 18,458 47.67
  Bloc Québécois 12,654 32.68
  Conservative 4,502 11.63
  Liberal 2,131 5.50
  Green 972 2.51
2011 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
New Democratic Jonathan Genest-Jourdain 16,437 48.93 +44.1
Bloc Québécois Gérard Asselin 10,495 31.24 -18.1
Conservative Gordon Ferguson 3,878 11.55 -15.5
Liberal André Forbes[fn 1] 1,882 5.60 -9.7
Green Jacques Gélineau 898 2.67 -0.9
Total valid votes/Expense limit 33,590 100.00
Total rejected ballots 524 1.54 +0.1
Turnout 34,114 52.10
Eligible voters 65,481
2008 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Gérard Asselin 15,272 49.3 -1.8 $60,396
Conservative Pierre Breton 8,374 27.0 +8.0 $57,909
Liberal Randy Jones 4,737 15.3 +1.0 $3,407
New Democratic Michaël Chicoine 1,491 4.8 -8.0 $228
Green Jacques Gélineau 1,112 3.6 +1.3
Total valid votes/Expense limit 30,986 100.0 $99,164
Total rejected ballots 444 1.4
Turnout 31,430
2006 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Gérard Asselin 18,601 51.1 -7.4 $59,792
Conservative Pierre Paradis 6,910 19.0 +14.1 $9,560
Liberal Randy Jones 5,214 14.3 -10.6 $22,979
New Democratic Pierre Ducasse 4,657 12.8 +2.5 $20,006
Green Jacques Gélineau 824 2.3 +0.9
Independent Eric Viver 195 0.5
Total valid votes/Expense limit 36,401 100.0 $92,367
2004 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Gérard Asselin 19,040 58.5 +5.3 $55,212
Liberal Anthony Detroio 8,097 24.9 -10.8 $54,120
New Democratic Pierre Ducasse 3,361 10.3 +8.6 $23,174
Conservative Pierre Paradis 1,601 4.9 -4.4[fn 2] $4,449
Green Les Parsons 444 1.4 $905
Total valid votes/Expense limit 32,543 100.0 $90,297
2000 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Bloc Québécois Ghislain Fournier 11,595 53.2 +6.2
Liberal Robert Labadie 7,770 35.7 -5.5
Alliance Laurette De Champlain 1,197 5.5 n/a
Progressive Conservative Gaby-Gabriel Robert 830 3.8 -3.9
New Democratic Normand Caplette 386 1.8 -2.2
Total valid votes 21,778 100.0
1997 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Bloc Québécois Ghislain Fournier 12,203 47.1 -7.9
Liberal André Maltais 10,671 41.2 +20.1
Progressive Conservative Michel Allard 2,009 7.7 -14.5
New Democratic Pierre Ducasse 1,041 4.0 +2.3
Total valid votes 25,924 100.0
1993 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Bloc Québécois Bernard St-Laurent 14,859 55.0 n/a[fn 3]
Progressive Conservative Charles Langlois 6,024 22.3 -39.4
Liberal Rita Lavoie 5,694 21.1 -1.8
New Democratic Eric Hébert 451 1.7 -12.8
Total valid votes 27,028 100.0
1988 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Charles Langlois 17,126 61.7 -9.9
Liberal Sylvain Garneau 6,355 22.9 -1.6
New Democratic Carol Guay 4,008 14.4 +12.1
Commonwealth of Canada Alan John York 281 1.0 +0.8
Total valid votes 27,770 100.0
1984 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Brian Mulroney 28,208 71.6 +56.1
Liberal André Maltais 9,640 24.5 -44.2
New Democratic Denis Faubert 939 2.4 -4.4
Parti nationaliste Laurian Dupont 536 1.4
Commonwealth of Canada Raynald Rouleau 101 0.3
Total valid votes 39,424 100.0
1980 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal André Maltais 21,499 68.6 10.0
Progressive Conservative Jacques Blouin 4,844 15.5 -0.2
New Democratic Roger Muller 2,111 6.7 +0.1
Social Credit Marcel Brin 1,184 3.8 -13.2
Rhinoceros Yves Truchon 841 2.7
Rhinoceros Denis Tarzan Bédard 715 2.3
Marxist–Leninist Lisette Paradis 125 0.4
Total valid votes 31,319 100.0
1979 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal André Maltais 18,528 58.6 -8.6
Social Credit Paul-Henri Tremblay 5,378 17.0
Progressive Conservative Denyse Patry 4,948 15.6 -1.0
New Democratic Carole Noel 2,105 6.7 -6.8
Union populaire Gilles Verrier 659 2.1
Total valid votes 31,618 100.0
1974 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Gustave Blouin 16,220 67.2 +10.7
Progressive Conservative Alban Malenfant 4,024 16.7 +1.1
New Democratic Raymond Perron 3,247 13.4 +6.2
Marxist–Leninist Gilles Verrier 659 2.7
Total valid votes 24,150 100.0
1972 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Gustave Blouin 16,780 56.5 -4.1
Social Credit Lionel-Joseph Desjardins 6,136 20.7 +12.8
Progressive Conservative Jerry Giles 4,625 15.6 -4.8
New Democratic Jean-Maurice Pinel 2,156 7.3 -3.8
Total valid votes 29,697 100.0
1968 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Gustave Blouin 13,504 60.6
Progressive Conservative Jerry Giles 4,539 20.4
New Democratic Louis Rioux 2,463 11.1
Ralliement créditiste Roger Boulanger 1,761 7.9
Total valid votes 22,267 100.0

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ André Forbes was nominated as a Liberal, but lost party support just before the nomination deadline. Instead of resigning, he continued to run as an Independent. He appears on the ballot as a Liberal.[7][8]
  2. ^ Conservative vote is compared to the total of the Canadian Alliance vote and Progressive Conservative vote in 2000 election.
  3. ^ No BQ candidate in 1988 for comparison.

ReferencesEdit

  • "(Code 24039) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012. Retrieved 2011-03-07.
  • Campaign expense data from Elections Canada
  • Riding history from the Library of Parliament

NotesEdit

Parliament of Canada
Preceded by
Mount Royal
Constituency represented by the Prime Minister
1984–1988
Succeeded by
Charlevoix

Coordinates: 51°31′N 66°08′W / 51.51°N 66.14°W / 51.51; -66.14