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Elections Canada

May 14, 2011 10:15 ET

Elections Canada Announces Results of Judicial Recount in the Electoral District of Montmagny-L'Islet-Kamouraska-Riviere du Loup

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 14, 2011) - The Chief Electoral Officer of Canada, Marc Mayrand, announced today that François Lapointe, the candidate of the New Democratic Party, has been declared elected in the electoral district of Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière du Loup (Québec), following a judicial recount completed on May 13, 2011 by Mr. Justice Gilles Blanchet of the Québec Superior Court.

The following are the results of the recount for all candidates in the electoral district of Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière du Loup:

Nathalie ArsenaultBloc Québécois9,550
Andrew CadellLiberal Party of Canada2,743
Bernard GénéreuxConservative Party of Canada17,276
François LapointeNew Democratic Party17,285
Lynette TremblayGreen Party of Canada691

The returning officer for Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière du Loup will complete the writ of election and forward it to the Chief Electoral Officer, who will sign the writ and publish the name of the elected candidate in the Canada Gazette.

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