Abitibi-Est is a provincial electoral district in the Abitibi-Témiscamingue region of Quebec, Canada, that elects members to the National Assembly of Quebec. The district includes eastern portions of the city of Rouyn-Noranda, all of the city of Val-d'Or and the municipalities of Senneterre and Malartic.

Quebec electoral district
Provincial electoral district
LegislatureNational Assembly of Quebec
Pierre Dufour
Coalition Avenir Québec
District created1944
First contested1944
Last contested2018
Electors (2014)[1]33,638
Area (km²)[2]29,201.8
Census divisionsLa Vallée-de-l'Or (all), Rouyn-Noranda (part)
Census subdivisionsRouyn-Noranda (part), Belcourt, Malartic, Rivière-Héva, Senneterre (parish), Senneterre (city), Val-d'Or; Lac-Simon, Kitcisakik; Lac-Granet, Lac-Metei, Matchi-Manitou, Réservoir-Dozois

The riding was created for the 1944 election from a part of Abitibi.

In the change from the 2001 to the 2011 electoral map, Abitibi-Est lost the municipality of Barraute and its share of the unorganized territory of Lac-Despinassy to Abitibi-Ouest.

Members of the Legislative Assembly / National Assembly

Legislature Years Member Party
Riding created from Abitibi
22nd  1944–1948     Henri Drouin Liberal
23rd  1948–1952     Jacques Miquelon Union Nationale
24th  1952–1956
25th  1956–1960
26th  1960–1962     Lucien Cliche Liberal
27th  1962–1966
28th  1966–1970
29th  1970–1973     Ronald Tétrault Ralliement créditiste
30th  1973–1976     Roger Houde Liberal
31st  1976–1981     Jean-Paul Bordeleau Parti Québécois
32nd  1981–1985
33rd  1985–1989     Raymond Savoie Liberal
34th  1989–1994
35th  1994–1998     André Pelletier Parti Québécois
36th  1998–2003
37th  2003–2007     Pierre Corbeil Liberal
38th  2007–2008     Alexis Wawanoloath Parti Québécois
39th  2008–2012     Pierre Corbeil Liberal
40th  2012–2014     Élizabeth Larouche Parti Québécois
41st  2014–2018     Guy Bourgeois Liberal
42nd  2018–present     Pierre Dufour Coalition Avenir Québec

Election results

2018 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes%±%
Coalition Avenir QuébecPierre Dufour8,79742.2
Parti QuébécoisÉlizabeth Larouche4,08919.6
LiberalGuy Bourgeois3,94018.9
Québec solidaireLyne Cyr3,28615.8
Citoyens au pouvoirÉric Caron3951.9
GreenMélina Paquette
Total valid votes 100.0  
Total rejected ballots
Eligible voters
2014 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Guy Bourgeois 8,476 41.09 +6.24
Parti QuébécoisÉlizabeth Larouche6,31730.63-7.78
Coalition Avenir QuébecSylvain Martel3,92719.04+0.55
Québec solidaireValérie Dufour1,4697.12+2.35
Option nationaleRichard Trudel2351.14-0.92
ConservativeMaxym Perron-Tellier2020.98
Total valid votes 20,62697.52
Total rejected ballots 5252.48
Turnout 21,15162.88
Electors on the lists 33,638
Liberal gain from Parti Québécois Swing  
2012 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Parti QuébécoisÉlizabeth Larouche8,43038.39-4.53
  Liberal Pierre Corbeil 7,653 34.85 -11.18
Coalition Avenir QuébecSamuel Dupras4,05918.49+9,73
Québec solidaireSarah Charbonneau-Beaulieu1,0474.77+2.49
Option nationaleRichard Trudel4522.06
GreenYvette Poucachiche3161.44
Total valid votes 21,95797.97
Total rejected ballots 4542.03
Turnout 22,41167.38
Electors on the lists 33,261
Parti Québécois gain from Liberal Swing +3.32

^ Change is from redistributed results. CAQ change is from ADQ.

2008 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes%
LiberalPierre Corbeil8,94245.74
Parti QuébécoisAlexis Wawanoloath8,42743.11
Action démocratiqueSamuel Dupras-Doroftei1,7428.91
Québec solidaireLizon Boucher4382.24
2007 Quebec general election
Party Candidate Votes%
Parti QuébécoisAlexis Wawanoloath8,26237.71
LiberalPierre Corbeil7,54534.44
Action démocratiqueGilles Gagnon5,06023.10
Québec solidaireFrance-Claude Goyette1,0424.76


Election results

Neighbouring districts

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