Prescott and Russell (provincial electoral district)

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Prescott and Russell
Ontario electoral district
Defunct provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Ontario
District created 1966
District abolished 1996
First contested 1967
Last contested 1995

Prescott and Russell was an electoral riding in Ontario, Canada. It existed from 1967 to 1999, when it was abolished into Glengarry—Prescott—Russell and Ottawa—Orléans when ridings were redistributed to match their federal counterparts. It consisted of the United Counties of Prescott and Russell as well as the Township of Cumberland.

Members of Provincial Parliament[edit]

Prescott and Russell
Assembly Years Member Party
Prescott merged with Russell before the 1967 election
28th  1967–1971     Joseph Albert Bélanger Progressive Conservative
29th  1971–1975
30th  1975–1977
31st  1977–1981
32nd  1981–1984     Don Boudria Liberal
 1984–1985 Jean Poirier
33rd  1985–1987
34th  1987–1990
35th  1990–1995
36th  1995–1999 Jean-Marc Lalonde
Sourced from the Ontario Legislative Assembly[1]
Redistributed into Glengarry—Prescott—Russell
and Ottawa—Orléans before the 1999 election

Election results[edit]

Ontario general election, 1977
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Joseph Albert Bélanger 11,863
Liberal Philibert Proulx 8,877
New Democratic Joseph Cheff 3,597
Source(s): [2]
Ontario general election, 1981
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Don Boudria 15,123
Progressive Conservative Joseph Albert Bélanger 9,951
New Democratic Claude Dion 1,828
Source(s): [3]
1984 By-Election on Boudria's resignation
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Jean Poirier 10,182
Progressive Conservative Gaston Patenaude 8,347
New Democratic Rheo Lalonde 1,791
Source(s): [4]
Ontario general election, 1985
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Jean Poirier 18,833 58.0
Progressive Conservative Guy Genier 11,038 34.0
New Democratic Maurice Landry 2,625 8.1
Source(s): [5]
Ontario general election, 1987
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Jean Poirier 26,811 75.8 +17.8%
New Democratic Yves Deschamps 4,460 12.6 +3.5%
Progressive Conservative Roland Demers 4,100 11.6 -22.4%
Source(s): [6]
Ontario general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Jean Poirier 25,879 65.0 -10.8%
New Democratic Carole Roy 9,369 23.5 +10.9%
Progressive Conservative Keith Flavell 2,848 7.1 -4.5%
Family Coalition Paul Lauzon 1,119 2.8
Libertarian Jean-Serge Brisson 618 1.6
Source(s): [7]
Ontario general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Jean-Marc Lalonde 24,808 55.7 -9.3%
Progressive Conservative Pierre Leduc 13,637 30.6 +23.5%
New Democratic Yves Deschamps 4,472 10.0 -13.5%
Libertarian Jean-Serge Brisson 626 1.4 -0.2%
Independent John MacKinnon 564 1.3
Natural Law Pierrette Blondin 446 1.0
Source(s): [8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ For a listing of each MPP's Queen's Park curriculum vitae see below:
    • For Joseph Albert Bélanger's Legislative Assembly information see "Joseph Albert Bélanger, MPP". Parliamentary History. Toronto: Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2017. 
    • For Don Boudria's Legislative Assembly information see "Don Boudria, MPP". Parliamentary History. Toronto: Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2017. 
    • For Jean Poirier's Legislative Assembly information see "Jean Poirier, MPP". Parliamentary History. Toronto: Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2017. 
    • For Jean -Marc Lalonde's Legislative Assembly information see "Jean -Marc Lalonde, MPP". Parliamentary History. Toronto: Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2017. 
  2. ^ "Ontario provincial election results riding by riding". The Globe and Mail. June 10, 1977. p. D9. 
  3. ^ Canadian Press (March 20, 1981). "Winds of change, sea of security". The Windsor Star. Windsor, Ontario. p. 22. 
  4. ^ Stephens, Robert (December 14, 1984). "Premier, Rae all smiles after by-election wins". The Globe and Mail. p. 1. 
  5. ^ "Results of vote in Ontario election". The Globe and Mail. May 3, 1985. p. 13. 
  6. ^ "Results from individual ridings". The Windsor Star. September 11, 1987. p. F2. 
  7. ^ "Ontario election: Riding-by-riding voting results". The Globe and Mail. September 7, 1990. p. A12. 
  8. ^ "Summary of Valid Ballots by Candidate". Elections Ontario. June 8, 1995.