Rivière-des-Mille-Îles (electoral district)

Bloc Québécois Liberal Party of Canada New Democratic Party
Rivière-des-Mille-Îles
Quebec electoral district
Rivière-des-Mille-Îles (Canadian electoral district).svg
Rivière-des-Mille-Îles in relation to other electoral districts in Montreal and Laval
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Luc Desilets
Bloc Québécois
District created1996
First contested1997
Last contested2019
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1]102,816
Electors (2015)80,957
Area (km²)[2]117
Pop. density (per km²)878.8
Census divisionsDeux-Montagnes RCM, Thérèse-De Blainville RCM
Census subdivisionsSaint-Eustache, Boisbriand, Deux-Montagnes, Rosemère

Rivière-des-Mille-Îles (formerly known as Saint-Eustache—Sainte-Thérèse) is a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 1997.

Geography

This riding is located in the northern suburbs of Montreal, on the north shore of the Rivière des Mille-Îles. Since 2003, it has consisted of the cities of Deux-Montagnes, Saint-Eustache and Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac in the Regional County Municipality of Deux-Montagnes; and the City of Boisbriand in the Regional County Municipality of Thérèse-De Blainville.

The neighbouring ridings are Argenteuil—Papineau—Mirabel, Marc-Aurèle-Fortin, Laval, Laval—Les Îles, and Pierrefonds—Dollard.

Demographics

According to the Canada 2011 Census; 2013 representation[3][4]

Ethnic groups: 94.0% White, 1.4% Black, 1.1% Southeast Asian
Languages: 85.5% French, 8.2% English, 1.8% Yiddish
Religions: 83.7% Christian (78.4% Catholic, 5.3% Other), 3.1% Jewish, 1.1% Muslim, 12.2% No religion
Median income (2010): $31,752
Average income (2010): $39,705

History

It was created in 1996 as "Saint-Eustache—Sainte-Thérèse" riding from parts of Blainville—Deux-Montagnes riding.

It was renamed "Rivière-des-Mille-Îles" in 1998.

This riding lost territory to Mirabel and gained territory from Marc-Aurèle-Fortin during the 2012 electoral redistribution.

Members of Parliament

Parliament Years Member Party
Saint-Eustache—Sainte-Thérèse
Riding created from Blainville—Deux-Montagnes
36th  1997–2000     Gilles Perron Bloc Québécois
Rivière-des-Mille-Îles
37th  2000–2004     Gilles Perron Bloc Québécois
38th  2004–2006
39th  2006–2008
40th  2008–2011 Luc Desnoyers
41st  2011–2015     Laurin Liu New Democratic
42nd  2015–2019     Linda Lapointe Liberal
43rd  2019–present     Luc Desilets Bloc Québécois

Election results

Graph of election results in Rivière-des-Mille-Îles (minor parties that never got 2% of the vote or didn't run consistently are omitted)

Rivière-des-Mille-Îles

2019 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Luc Desilets 23,629 40.6 +15.18 $9,764.52
Liberal Linda Lapointe 21,009 36.1 +3.73 none listed
New Democratic Joseph Hakizimana 5,002 8.6 -19.98 $19,322.13
Conservative Maikel Mikhael 4,684 8.1 -2.41 $20,256.23
Green Ceylan Borgers 3,015 5.2 +3.24 none listed
People's Hans Roker Jr. 845 1.5 $1,000.00
Total valid votes/Expense limit 58,184 100.0
Total rejected ballots 1,090
Turnout 59,274 72.1
Eligible voters 82,203
Source: Elections Canada[5][6]
2015 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Linda Lapointe 18,787 32.37 +21.27 $24,179.08
New Democratic Laurin Liu 17,111 29.48 -19.64 $54,641.76
Bloc Québécois Félix Pinel 14,755 25.42 -1.70 $40,335.73
Conservative Érick Gauthier 6,099 10.51 +0.21 $31,082.28
Green Alec Ware 1,136 1.96 -0.41 $665.90
Independent Luis Quinteros 158 0.27 n/a
Total valid votes/Expense limit 58,046 100.00   $217,630.75
Total rejected ballots 927 1.57
Turnout 58,973 72.42
Eligible voters 81,429
Liberal gain from New Democratic Swing +20.45
Source: Elections Canada[7][8]
2011 federal election redistributed results[9]
Party Vote %
  New Democratic 25,758 49.1
  Bloc Québécois 14,223 27.1
  Liberal 5,819 11.1
  Conservative 5,399 10.3
  Green 1,242 2.4
2011 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
New Democratic Laurin Liu 25,639 49.2 +35.9
Bloc Québécois Luc Desnoyers 14,873 28.5 -16.8
Liberal Denis Joannette 5,300 10.2 -7.2
Conservative Lucie Leblanc 5,057 9.7 -9.8
Green Gilles Bisson 1,229 2.4 -1.8
Total valid votes/Expense limit 52,098 100.0
Total rejected ballots 973 1.8
Turnout 53,071 66.8
Eligible voters 79,428
2008 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Luc Desnoyers 23,216 45.7 -8.2 $52,131
Conservative Claude Carignan 9,911 19.5 -1.4 $81,773
Liberal Denis Joannette 8,823 17.4 +4.6 $15,359
New Democratic Normand Beaudet 6,741 13.3 +6.3 $1,453
Green Marie Martine Bédard 2,134 4.2 -1.2 $3,053
Total valid votes/Expense limit 50,825 100.0 $83,475
2006 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Gilles Perron 26,272 53.9 -7.5 $28,133
Conservative Érick Gauthier 10,173 20.9 +14.2 $5,917
Liberal Robert Frégeau 6,239 12.8 -11.4 $30,097
New Democratic Francis Chartrand 3,418 7.0 +3.6 $1,522
Green Marie Martine Bédard 2,643 5.4 +1.1 $1,860
Total valid votes/Expense limit 48,745 100.0 $76,468
2004 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Bloc Québécois Gilles Perron 27,993 61.4 +12.0 $36,071
Liberal Yolaine Savignac 11,025 24.2 -10.2 $36,430
Conservative Érick Gauthier 3,064 6.7 -5.6 $6,653
Green Marie Martine Bédard 1,961 4.3 +1.8 $1,319
New Democratic Nicolas Du Cap 1,559 3.4 +2.0 $411
Total valid votes/Expense limit 45,602 100.0 $74,324

Note: Conservative vote is compared to the total of the Canadian Alliance vote and Progressive Conservative vote in 2000 election.

2000 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Bloc Québécois Gilles Perron 26,508 49.4 +3.0
Liberal Robert Fragasso 18,456 34.4 +5.1
Alliance François Desrochers 3,677 6.9
Progressive Conservative Jonathan Paquette 2,935 5.5 -17.1
Green Eric Squire 1,329 2.5
New Democratic Stéphane Thinel 739 1.4 -0.3
Total valid votes 53,644 100.0

Saint-Eustache—Sainte-Thérèse

1997 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes %
Bloc Québécois Gilles Perron 25,807 46.5
Liberal Yolaine Savignac 16,280 29.3
Progressive Conservative Jean Blanchard 12,522 22.5
New Democratic Valérie Kinslow 947 1.7
Total valid votes 55,556 100.0

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