Global News has declared that Stéphane Bergeron of the Bloc Québécois has been elected in Montarville.
Montarville is a fairly new riding created in 2015.
Liberal candidate Michel Picard was elected with 32.54 per cent of the vote. He was looking to maintain his seat in the federal election.
Picard faced former NDP MP Djaouida Sellah and a teacher Julie Sauvageau, who wore the colour of the Conservative Party.
Boundaries: This riding includes Saint-Hubert, Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, Saint-Basile-le-Grand and Sainte-Julie.
Last Election: Within the boundaries of this new riding, 32.54 per cent of 2015’s votes went to the Liberal party. The Bloc Québecois earned 28.42 per cent.
History: This region had strongly supported the Bloc Québécois, from the time of the party’s first election in 1993, until 2011, when NDP MP’s were elected in all three of the former ridings here.
Liberal: Michel Picard (Incumbent)
Bloc Québécois: Stéphane Bergeron
Green: Jean-Charles Pelland
NDP: Djaouida Sellah
Conservative: Julie Sauvageau
PPC: Julie Lavallée