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Canada election results: Thérèse-De Blainville

The Bloc Québécois has taken the riding of Thérèse-De Blainville.

Bloc candidate Louise Chabot won with about 41 per cent of the vote, defeating Liberal incumbent Ramez Ayoub. The Conservative and NDP candidates trailed in a distant third and fourth.

Ayoub won the riding with roughly 33 per cent of the vote in 2015.

Thérèse-De Blainville is located north of the city of Laval and borders the district of Terrebonne. It has a population of 157,103 as of 2016.

Boundaries: The riding contains the towns of Sainte-Thérèse, Lorraine, Blainville and Bois-des-Filion in the Thérèse-De Blainville Regional County Municipality. Prior to redistribution, the northern half of the riding was part of Terrebonne-Blainville, while the southern half was part of Marc-Aurèle-Fortin.

Last election: Liberals defeated Bloc Québécois candidate Alain Marginean in the 2015 by less than six points.

History: Thérèse-De Blainville was created from Terrebonne – Blainville, and from 1997 to 2011 the riding elected Bloc Québécois candidate as their MP. In 2011, NDP’s Charmaine Borg was elected as the MP.

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Candidates 

Liberal: Ramez Ayoub (Incumbent)

Conservative: Marie Claude Fournier

NDP: Hannah Wolker

Bloc Québécois: Louise Chabot

Green:Normand Beaudet

PPC: Désiré Mounanga