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Quebec electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1996
District abolished2003
First contested1997
Last contested2000

Frontenac—Mégantic was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1997 to 2004.

It was created in 1996 from the Mégantic—Compton—Stanstead riding. It was abolished in 2003 when it was redistributed into Beauce, Compton—Stanstead and Mégantic—L'Érable ridings.

It consisted of:

  • the cities of Black Lake, Disraeli, Lac-Mégantic, Scotstown and Thetford Mines;
  • the County Regional Municipality of L'Amiante;
  • the County Regional Municipality of Le Granit, excepting: the municipalities of Risborough and Saint-Robert-Bellarmin; the Municipality of the United Townships of Risborough-et-partie-de-Marlow;
  • in the County Regional Municipality of Le Haut-Saint-François: the village municipalities of La Patrie, Saint-Gérard and Weedon Centre; the township municipalities of Ditton, Hampden, Lingwick and Weedon; the municipalities of Chartierville and Fontainebleau.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Riding created from Frontenac and Mégantic—Compton—Stanstead
36th  1997–2000     Jean-Guy Chrétien Bloc Québécois
37th  2000–2004     Gérard Binet Liberal
Riding dissolved into Beauce, Compton—Stanstead and Mégantic—L'Érable

The riding was a swing riding between the Liberal Party and the Bloc Québécois.

Election results[edit]

1997 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Bloc Québécois Jean-Guy Chrétien 14,433
Liberal Manon Lecours 13,968
Progressive Conservative Carole Dodier 9,885
Natural Law Serge Trépanier 365
New Democratic Sara Mayo 252
2000 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Gérard Binet 17,069
Bloc Québécois Jean-Guy Chrétien 15,703
Alliance Stéphane Musial 1,751
Progressive Conservative Nicole Massicotte 1,497
Marijuana Pierre Luc Fournier 698
New Democratic Olivier Chalifoux 427

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