Summary: NDP MP François Pilon ended a three-election Liberal streak to win this seat in 2011. He is seeking re-election.
Boundaries: This Montreal riding includes Laval-Ouest, Fabreville, Laval-sur-le-Lac, Sainte-Dorothée, Sainte-Dorothée Station and Chomedey. This riding has lost some geography on it’s eastern side to the new Marc-Aurele-Fortin and Vimy ridings.
Last Election: NDP Pilon defeated Liberal Karine Joizil by 14,595 votes.
History: This riding was held by a Liberal from its creation in 2004, until the NDP upset in 2011. Won by Raymond Folco in 2004, 2006 and 2008, he did not re-offer in 2011.
Demographics: There is an average of 1.2 children per household (as of the last census), the sixth highest number in Quebec.
Conservative: Roland Dick, architect
NDP: François Pilon, MP
Liberal: Fayçal El-Khoury, civil engineer, consultant
Bloc Québécois: Nancy Redhead, businesswoman
Green: Faiza R’Guiba
Marxist-Leninist: Yvon Breton