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Laviolette (electoral district)

electoral district
Provincial electoral district
Legislature National Assembly of Quebec
Julie Boulet
District created 1930
First contested 1931
Last contested 2012
Electors (2012)[1] 35,819
Area (km²)[2] 35,726.7
Census divisions La Tuque, Mékinac Regional County Municipality
Census subdivisions Shawinigan (part), Grandes-Piles, Hérouxville, La Bostonnais, Lac-aux-Sables, Lac-Édouard, La Tuque, Notre-Dame-de-Montauban, Saint-Adelphe, Saint-Roch-de-Mékinac, Saint-Séverin, Sainte-Thècle, Saint-Tite, Trois-Rives; Coucoucache, Obedjiwan, Wemotaci; Lac-Boulé, Lac-Masketsi, Lac-Normand, Rivière-de-la-Savane

Laviolette is a provincial electoral district in the Mauricie region of Quebec, Canada that elects members to the National Assembly of Quebec. It includes the city of La Tuque and its urban agglomeration, some parts of the city of Shawinigan, and various other municipalities.

It was created for the 1931 election from part of Champlain electoral district.

In the change from the 2001 to the 2011 electoral map, it gained Lac-aux-Sables and Notre-Dame-de-Montauban from Portneuf electoral district.

It was named after the founder of Trois-Rivières in 1634, Nicolas Goupil de Laviolette.

Members of the Legislative Assembly / National Assembly

  Name Assignments [3] Party Election [4] Popular Vote [5]
     Joseph-Alphida Crête [6]Government MLALiberal193156%
     Romulus DucharmeOpposition MLAAction libérale nationale193561%

Romulus Ducharme [7]Government MLAUnion Nationale193665%
     Edmond GuibordGovernment MLALiberal193949%

Romulus DucharmeGovernment MLAUnion Nationale194455%

Romulus DucharmeGovernment MLAUnion Nationale194854%

Romulus DucharmeGovernment MLA
Parliamentary Secretary (after 1956)
Union Nationale195253%

Romulus DucharmeParliamentary SecretaryUnion Nationale195659%

Romulus DucharmeOfficial Opposition MLAUnion Nationale196052%

Romulus DucharmeOfficial Opposition MLAUnion Nationale196254%

André LeducGovernment MLAUnion Nationale196654%
     Prudent CarpentierGovernment MNALiberal197029%
     Prudent Carpentier [8]Government MNALiberal197346%
bgcolor=""|     Jean-Pierre JolivetGovernment MNA
Deputy Speaker (after 1980)
Parti Québécois197639%
bgcolor=""|     Jean-Pierre JolivetDeputy Speaker (before 1984)
Cabinet Member (after 1984)
Parti Québécois198156%
bgcolor=""|     Jean-Pierre JolivetOfficial Opposition MNAParti Québécois198556%
bgcolor=""|     Jean-Pierre JolivetOfficial Opposition MNAParti Québécois198966%
bgcolor=""|     Jean-Pierre JolivetGovernment House Whip (until 1997)
Government House Leader (after 1997)
Cabinet Member (after 1997)
Parti Québécois199464%
bgcolor=""|     Jean-Pierre Jolivet [9]Cabinet MemberParti Québécois199854%
     Julie BouletOfficial Opposition MNALiberal200161%
     Julie Boulet [10]Cabinet MemberLiberal200353%
     Julie BouletCabinet MemberLiberal200741%
     Julie BouletCabinet MemberLiberal200859%
     Julie BouletOfficial Opposition MNALiberal201243%

Election results

Quebec general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Julie Boulet 11,645 59.13
bgcolor=""|     Parti québécois Claude Lessard 5,413 27.48
     Action démocratique Eric Tapps 2,121 10.77
     Québec solidaire Remy Francoeur 516 2.62

See also

External links

  • Elections Quebec
Election results
  • Election results (National Assembly)
  • 2011 map (PDF)
  • 2001 map (Flash)
    2001–2011 changes (Flash)
    1992–2001 changes (Flash)
  • Electoral map of Mauricie region
  • Quebec electoral map, 2011


Neighbouring electoral districts

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