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Richelieu (provincial electoral district)

Richelieu
electoral district
Provincial electoral district
Legislature National Assembly of Quebec
MNA
 
 
 
Élaine Zakaïb
District created 1867
District abolished 1939
District re-created 1944
First contested 1867
Last contested 2012
Demographics
Electors (2012)[1] 43,942
Area (km²)[2] 880.7
Census subdivisions Massueville, Saint-Aimé, Sainte-Anne-de-Sorel, Saint-Bernard-de-Michaudville, Saint-David, Saint-Gérard-Majella, Saint-Joseph-de-Sorel, Saint-Jude, Saint-Louis, Saint-Marcel-de-Richelieu, Saint-Ours, Saint-Robert, Saint-Roch-de-Richelieu, Sainte-Victoire-de-Sorel, Sorel-Tracy, Yamaska

Richelieu is a provincial electoral riding in the Montérégie region of Quebec, Canada, which elects members to the National Assembly of Quebec. It includes the city of Sorel-Tracy and various other municipalities.

It was created for the 1867 election (and an electoral district of that name existed earlier in the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada and the Legislative Assembly of Lower Canada). Its final election was in 1936. It disappeared in the 1939 election and its successor electoral district was Richelieu-Verchères.

However, Richelieu-Verchères disappeared in the 1944 election and its successor electoral district was the re-created Richelieu.

In the change from the 2001 to the 2011 electoral map, it gained territory from Nicolet-Yamaska and from Verchères electoral districts.

It is named after former French Cardinal Armand Jean du Plessis de Richelieu.

Members of the Legislative Assembly / National Assembly

Election results

External links

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

References

Neighbouring electoral districts

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