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Îles-de-la-Madeleine (electoral district)

Îles-de-la-Madeleine was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1949 to 1968.

Îles-de-la-Madeleine
Quebec electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1947
District abolished1967
First contested1949
Last contested1965

This riding was created in 1947 from Gaspé riding. It consisted of the county of Iles-de-la-Madeleine. The electoral district was abolished in 1966 when it was merged into Bonaventure riding.

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Members of ParliamentEdit

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Îles-de-la-Madeleine
Riding created from Gaspé
21st  1949–1953     Charles Cannon Liberal
22nd  1953–1957
23rd  1957–1958
24th  1958–1962     Russell Keays Progressive Conservative
25th  1962–1963     Maurice Sauvé Liberal
26th  1963–1965
27th  1965–1968
Riding dissolved into Bonaventure

Election resultsEdit

1949 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Charles Cannon 2,203
Independent PC Joseph-Pierre-Albert Sévigny 2,145
1953 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Charles Cannon 2,337
Progressive Conservative Albert Sylvain 1,937
1957 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Charles Cannon 2,472
Independent Raymond Maher 2,145
Independent Liberal Jacques Pinault 31
1958 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative James Russell Keays 2,471
Liberal Charles Cannon 2,115
Independent PC Félix-Armand Painchaud 146
1962 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Maurice Sauvé 2,765
Progressive Conservative James Russell Keays 2,230
Social Credit Alexandre Bertrand 67
1963 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Maurice Sauvé 3,053
Social Credit Fernand Turbide 1,568
Progressive Conservative Gérard Mecteau 183
1965 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Maurice Sauvé 2,860
Progressive Conservative Marc Arsenault 2,468
Ralliement créditiste Jacques-O. Lévesque 38
New Democratic Maurice Giguère 20

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