Quebec municipal elections, 1997

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Several municipalities in the Canadian province of Quebec held municipal elections to elect mayors and councillors on November 2, 1997.[1] The most closely watched contest was in Quebec City, where incumbent mayor Jean-Paul L'Allier was re-elected, although his supporters lost control of city council to the Civic Progress Party.[2]

Results[edit]

Verdun[edit]

Party colours have been randomly chosen and do not indicate affiliation with or resemblance to any municipal, provincial, or federal party.

Electoral District Position Total valid votes Candidates
  Parti d'action municipale   Independents
Mayor 14,339   Georges Bossé (incumbent)
9,735 (67.89%)
  Marcel Henley
3,906 (27.24%)
Aimé Pinette
698 (4.87%)
District 1 City councillor 1,468   Lucie Chevrier
637 (43.39%)
  Catherine Chauvin
831 (56.61%)
District 2 City councillor 1,333   Marvin Reisler (incumbent)
508 (38.11%)
  Robert Isabelle
825 (61.89%)
District 3 City councillor 1,386   Alain Tassé (incumbent)
656 (47.33%)
  Ernie Chiasson
730 (52.67%)
District 4 City councillor 1,544   Ginette Patry (incumbent)
682 (44.17%)
  Robert Fillatrault
862 (55.83%)
District 5 City councillor 1,636   Danielle Mimeault (incumbent)
900 (55.01%)
  Jean-Paul Belisle
736 (44.99%)
District 6 City councillor -   Laurent Dugas (incumbent)
acclaimed
 
District 7 City councillor 1,360   Nicole Santiere (incumbent)
991 (72.87%)
  Sylvain Lefort
369 (27.13%)
District 8 City councillor 1,447   France Lecocq (incumbent)
934 (64.55%)
  Jean-Pierre Chalifoux
513 (35.45%)[3]
District 9 City councillor 1,571   Claude Ravary (incumbent)
885 (56.33%)
  Abbe D'Amico
477 (30.36%)
Réal Moses
209 (13.30%)
District 10 City councillor 1,681   John Gallagher (incumbent)
1,016 (60.44%)
  Daniel Jutras
665 (39.56%)

Source: "Results from races for mayor, council," Montreal Gazette 3 November 1997, A6.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Directeur General Des Elections - Municipal General Elections - There Are Some Limits On Election Expenses," Canada NewsWire, 15 October 1997, 15:11.
  2. ^ "Q.C. may fly Maple Leaf," Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, 12 November 1997, A11.
  3. ^ The Montreal Gazette news report includes an obvious error in Chalifoux's vote count. 513 is the most likely intended figure.