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

Bonaventure—Gaspé—Îles-de-la-Madeleine—Pabok (formerly known as Gaspé—Bonaventure—Îles-de-la-Madeleine) 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 as "Gaspé—Bonaventure—Îles-de-la-Madeleine" riding from Bonaventure—Îles-de-la-Madeleine and Gaspé ridings. It was abolished in 2003 when it was merged into Gaspésie—Îles-de-la-Madeleine.

The district consisted of the cities of Chandler, Gaspé, Grande-Rivière, Murdochville, New Richmond and Percé, and the Regional County Municipalities of Bonaventure, La Côte-de-Gaspé, Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine and Pabok.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Riding created from Bonaventure—Îles-de-la-Madeleine and Gaspé
36th  1997–2000     Yvan Bernier Bloc Québécois
37th  2000–2004     Georges Farrah Liberal
Riding dissolved into Gaspésie—Îles-de-la-Madeleine

The riding was one of the more federalist in eastern Quebec. Bernier only narrowly won in 1997 over Patrick Gagnon of the Liberals, and did not run again in 2000. Farrah won the open seat handily.

Election results[edit]

1997 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Bloc Québécois Yvan Bernier 15,983
Liberal Patrick Gagnon 15,804
Progressive Conservative Yves Quinton 6,297
New Democratic Dennis P. Drainville 649
2000 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Georges Farrah 19,213
Bloc Québécois Raynald Blais 15,532
Alliance Linda Fournier 764
New Democratic Fred Kraenzel 613

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