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Prescott and Russell (provincial electoral district)


Prescott and Russell (provincial electoral district)

Prescott and Russell was a provincial electoral district that elected one member to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. It existed from 1967 to 1999, when it was abolished into Glengarry—Prescott—Russell and Ottawa—Orléans when ridings were redistributed to match their federal counterparts. It consisted of the United Counties of Prescott and Russell as well as the Township of Cumberland.

Members of Provincial Parliament

  1. Joseph Albert Bélanger, Progressive Conservative (1967–1981)
  2. Don Boudria, Liberal (1981–1984)
  3. Jean Poirier, Liberal (1984–1995)
  4. Jean-Marc Lalonde, Liberal (1995–1999)

Election results

Ontario general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Jean-Marc Lalonde 24,808 55.7 -9.3%
Progressive Conservative Pierre Leduc 13,637 30.6 +23.5%
New Democratic Yves Deschamps 4,472 10.0 -13.5%
Libertarian Jean-Serge Brisson 626 1.4 -0.2%
Independent John MacKinnon 564 1.3
Natural Law Pierrette Blondin 446 1.0
Ontario general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Jean Poirier 25,879 65.0 -10.8%
New Democratic Carole Roy 9,369 23.5 +10.9%
Progressive Conservative Keith Flavell 2,848 7.1 -4.5%
Family Coalition Paul Lauzon 1,119 2.8
Libertarian Jean-Serge Brisson 618 1.6
Ontario general election, 1987
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Jean Poirier 26,811 75.8 +17.8%
New Democratic Yves Deschamps 4,460 12.6 +3.5%
Progressive Conservative Roland Demers 4,100 11.6 -22.4%
Ontario general election, 1985
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Jean Poirier 18,833 58.0
Progressive Conservative Guy Genier 11,038 34.0
New Democratic Maurice Landry 2,625 8.1
1984 By-Election on Boudria's resignation
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Jean Poirier 10,182
Progressive Conservative Gaston Patenaude 8,347
New Democratic Rheo Lalonde 1,791
Ontario general election, 1981
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Don Boudria 15,123
Progressive Conservative Joseph Albert Bélanger 9,951
New Democratic Claude Dion 1,828
Ontario general election, 1977
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Joseph Albert Bélanger 11,863
Liberal Philibert Proulx 8,877
New Democratic Joseph Cheff 3,597
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