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Shefford (provincial electoral district)

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Shefford
Quebec electoral district
Defunct provincial electoral district
LegislatureNational Assembly of Quebec
District created1867
District abolished2011
First contested1867
Last contested2008
Demographics
Electors (2008)[1]56,143
Area (km²)[2]292.68
Census divisionsLa Haute-Yamaska (part)
Census subdivisionsGranby, Shefford, Warden, Waterloo

Shefford is a former provincial electoral district in the Montérégie region of Quebec, Canada. As of its final election, it included the cities of Granby and Waterloo.

It was created for the 1867 election (and existed prior to that in the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada). Its final election was in 2008. It disappeared in the 2012 election. The western half became Granby, while most of the eastern portion joined Brome-Missisquoi.[3]

Members of the Legislative Assembly / National Assembly

Election results

2008 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Action démocratique François Bonnardel 11,271 34.63
  Liberal Jean-Claude Tremblay 11,201 34.42
Parti Québécois Jean-François Arseneault 8,019 24.64
Québec solidaire Ginette Moreau 1,085 3.33
Green Martin Giard 789 2.42
  Independent Lucie Piédalue 181 0.56

References

  1. ^ http://www.electionsquebec.qc.ca/english/provincial/electoral-map/general-information-on-the-provincial-electoral-divisions.php?bsq=134&section=population
  2. ^ http://www.electionsquebec.qc.ca/english/provincial/electoral-map/general-information-on-the-provincial-electoral-divisions.php?bsq=134&section=superficie
  3. ^ Commission de la représentation électorale (January 2012). "The electoral map of Québec 2011: Final Report" (PDF). Retrieved March 21, 2012.