Global News has declared that Gabriel Ste-Marie of the Bloc Québécois has been re-elected in Joliette.
Joliette is a federal electoral district in Quebec, re-created in 1968. Except for the NDP’s victory in 2011, this riding is a Bloc Québécois stronghold.
Voters in Joliette elected Bloc Québécois MP Gabriel Ste-Marie in the 2015 federal election with 33.30 per cent of the vote. Ste-Marie is an economist and teacher.
The riding includes the city of Joliette and a lot of rural lands, primarily in Matawinie, separated by many small towns.
Bloc Québécois: Gabriel Ste-Marie (Incumbent)
Liberal: Michel Bourgeois
NDP: Julienne Soumaoro
Conservative: Jean-Martin Masse
Green: Érica Poirier
PPC: Sylvain Prescott