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  Brome–Missisquoi
INCUMBENT
  PartyLiberal
NameLyne Bessette
Won10/21/2019
Votes23,450 (38.17%)
Margin2,298 (+3.74%)
Term10/22/2019 - 10/23/2023


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Parents > Canada > Québec > QC House of Commons  
Established 00, 0000
Disbanded Still Active
ContributorMonsieur
Last ModifiedCampari_007 October 26, 2012 05:27pm
Description This urban-rural riding is located in the heart of Quebec's eastern townships, with the Canada-U.S. border as its southern boundary. It contains the regional county municipality of Brome-Missisquoi, part of Le Haut-Richelieu, La Haute-Yamaska and Memphrémagog. The communities of St-Sébastien, Henryville, Noyan, St-Georges-de-Clarenceville and Venise-en-Québec and the City of Bromont fall in the riding.

Manufacturing is the major industry in this riding, followed by other services and retail trade. The average family income is $54,668 and unemployment is 6.8 per cent.

According to the 2001 census, 17 per cent of the population listed English as their mother tongue. The total immigrant population was over four per cent.

In 2004, a small area from Compton-Stanstead was added. The riding was established in 1924 as Brome-Missisquoi. It existed as Missisquoi from 1966 to 1970, and 1976 to 1983. In 1986, a small part of Shefford was added. There was no change in 1996.

Population: 88,204

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