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Glengarry-Prescott-Russell is a riding that lies partially within the Greater Ottawa area.

PoliticsEdit

Although a very liberal riding, in the 2006 Election, the Conservatives took the seat in an upset victory. Pierre Lemieux, the Conservative candidate, won the riding only 220 votes ahead of the Liberals, making Glengarry-Prescott-Russell one of the closest ridings in Canada.

Glengarry-Prescott-Russell was the riding of Don Boudria, former member of the Liberal Rat Pack and former Government House Leader under Jean Chretien. However, Don Boudria decided not to run in 2006.

What this riding consists ofEdit

It consists of the United Counties of Prescott and Russell, the township of North Glengarry and Cumberland Ward.

The portion of Glengarry-Prescott-Russell within the Greater Ottawa area comprises about one third of the riding's area and about half of the riding's population.

The neighborhoods of Vars, Carlsbad Springs, Cumberland, and Navan in the Rural Ottawa district as well as the towns of Embrun, Russell, Bourget and Rockland are situated in this riding.

Popular Vote Percentage by NeighborhoodEdit

FactsEdit

  • Most Conservative Neighborhood: Carlsbad Springs (71%)
  • Most Liberal Neighborhood: Cumberland (76%)
  • Most New Democratic Neighborhood: Embrun (16%)
  • Most Green Neighborhood: Russell (4%)
  • Most Evenly Split between Conservatives and Liberals: Embrun (Conservatives: 41%, Liberals: 41%)

BourgetEdit

  • Conservative: 36%
  • Liberal: 57%
  • NDP: 6%
  • Green: 1%

Carlsbad SpringsEdit

  • Conservative: 71%
  • Liberal: 23%
  • NDP: 4%
  • Green: 2%

CumberlandEdit

  • Conservative: 21%
  • Liberal: 76%
  • NDP: 2%
  • Green: 1%

EmbrunEdit

  • Conservative: 41%
  • Liberal: 41%
  • NDP: 16%
  • Green: 2%

NavanEdit

  • Conservative: 21%
  • Liberal: 74%
  • NDP: 4%
  • Green: 1%

RocklandEdit

  • Conservative: 50%
  • Liberal: 48%
  • NDP: 1%
  • Green: 1%

RussellEdit

  • Conservative: 52%
  • Liberal: 43%
  • NDP: 1%
  • Green: 4%

VarsEdit

  • Conservative: 30%
  • Liberal: 63%
  • NDP: 4%
  • Green: 3%
Federal Ridings in Greater Ottawa by political party
Conservative Carleton-Mississippi Mills · Glengarry-Prescott-Russell · Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington · Leeds-Grenville · Nepean-Carleton · Ottawa-Orléans · Ottawa West-Nepean · Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke
Liberal Ottawa-Vanier · Ottawa-South
NDP Ottawa Centre

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