Elections Canada

Elections Canada

October 31, 2015 15:05 ET

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

GATINEAU, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Oct. 31, 2015) - The Chief Electoral Officer of Canada, Marc Mayrand, announced today that Bernard Généreux, the candidate of the Conservative Party of Canada, has been declared elected in the electoral district of Montmagny-L'Islet-Kamouraska-Rivière-du-Loup (Quebec), following a judicial recount completed on October 31, 2015, by Justice Claude Bouchard of the Superior Court in the District of Montmagny.

At the 42nd general election held on October 19, 2015, the difference between the Conservative candidate, Bernard Généreux, and the Liberal candidate, Marie-Josée Normand, was 269 votes in favour of Bernard Généreux. Following the judicial recount, the difference between the two candidates is 272 votes.

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

Candidate Party Votes
Chantal Breton Green Party of Canada 823
Bien Gras Gagné Rhinoceros Party 287
Louis Gagnon Bloc Québécois 7,939
Bernard Généreux Conservative Party of Canada 14,274
François Lapointe New Democratic Party 11,918
Marie-Josée Normand Liberal Party of Canada 14,002

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.

Elections Canada is an independent body set up by Parliament.

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