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  Beauce
INCUMBENT
  PartyPeople's
NameMaxime Bernier
Won09/14/2018
Votes1 (100.00%)
Margin1 (+100.00%)
Term09/14/2018 - 10/21/2019


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Parents > Canada > Québec > QC House of Commons  
Established 00, 0000
Disbanded Still Active
ContributorMonsieur
Last ModifiedMonsieur July 16, 2006 02:07pm
DescriptionThis riding is in southern Quebec along the Quebec-U.S. border. The riding contains the Regional County Municipalities of Beauce-Sartigan and Robert-Cliche and part of Les Etchemins, La Nouvelle-Beauce and Le Granit. The municipalities of Ste-Aurélie, St-Benjamin, St-Prosper and St-Zacharie, St-Ludger and St-Robert-Bellarmin are in the riding.

About 60 per cent of the population live in rural areas. Manufacturing is the major industry, followed by the service sector and agriculture.

According to the 2001 census, 97 per cent have French as a mother tongue, the fifth-highest in Quebec. Only 0.5 per cent of the population have English as a mother tongue. The immigrant population is a minuscule 0.71 per cent. Almost 16 per cent of the population have less than Grade 9 education. The average family income is $52,611 and unemployment is five per cent.

In 2004, a small area was added from Frontenac-Mégantic. The riding was established in 1867. The 1996 redistribution kept 97.6 per cent of the riding.

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