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Beauharnois—Laprairie was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1935 to 1949.

Beauharnois—Laprairie
Quebec electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1933
District abolished1947
First contested1935
Last contested1945

This riding was created in 1933 from Beauharnois and Laprairie—Napierville ridings. It was abolished in 1947 when it was redistributed into Beauharnois, Châteauguay—Huntingdon—Laprairie and Saint-Jean—Iberville—Napierville ridings.

It consisted of the county of Beauharnois (excluding the municipality of St-Etienne), the county of Laprairie, the municipalities of Ste-Philomène, St-Joachim and the towns of De Léry and of Châteauguay, and the municipality of Ste-Barbe.

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Members of ParliamentEdit

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Beauharnois—Laprairie
Riding created from Beauharnois and Laprairie—Napierville
18th  1935–1940     Maxime Raymond Liberal
19th  1940–1943
 1943–1945     Bloc populaire
20th  1945–1949
Riding dissolved into Beauharnois, Châteauguay—Huntingdon—Laprairie
and Saint-Jean—Iberville—Napierville

Electoral historyEdit

Canadian federal election, 1935
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Maxime Raymond 10,052
  Conservative Noël Beausoleil 3,954
Canadian federal election, 1940
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Maxime Raymond 11,244
  National Government Hormisdas Roy 3,471
Canadian federal election, 1945
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Bloc populaire Maxime Raymond 10,716
  Liberal Robert Cauchon 10,378
  Progressive Conservative Arthur W. Sullivan 1,779

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