Brant—Haldimand

Brant—Haldimand was a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1953 to 1968, and in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1987 to 1999.

Brant—Haldimand
Ontario electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1952
District abolished1966
First contested1953
Last contested1965

The riding was created in 1952 from parts of Brant—Wentworth and Haldimand.

It consisted of the counties of Haldimand and Brant. The townships of Burford and Oakland in Brant were excluded, along with the part of the township of Brantford lying south and west of Grand River, the part of the township of Brantford not included in the electoral district of Brantford, and the city of Brantford.

The electoral district was abolished in 1966 when it was redistributed between Brant, Norfolk—Haldimand and Welland ridings.

Members of ParliamentEdit

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Riding created from Brant—Wentworth and Haldimand
22nd  1953–1957     John A. Charlton Progressive Conservative
23rd  1957–1958
24th  1958–1962
25th  1962–1963     Lawrence Pennell Liberal
26th  1963–1965
27th  1965–1968
Riding dissolved into Brant, Norfolk—Haldimand and Welland

Federal election resultsEdit

1953 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative John A. Charlton 10,059
Liberal Garfield Disher 9,305
Co-operative Commonwealth Norman A. Davison 1,358
1957 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative John A. Charlton 12,858
Liberal Garfield Disher 8,063
Co-operative Commonwealth Charlie L. MacKay 2,168
1958 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative John A. Charlton 15,182
Liberal Walter Madden 6,630
Co-operative Commonwealth Herbert Prince 1,462
1962 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Lawrence Pennell 11,278
Progressive Conservative John A. Charlton 10,883
New Democratic Allen Charles Good 2,626
Social Credit George S. Mallory 941
1963 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Lawrence Pennell 12,733
Progressive Conservative A. Gordon Skinner 10,814
New Democratic William B. Mowle 2,274
Social Credit David Fehr 557
1965 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Lawrence Pennell 13,179
Progressive Conservative Joe Bradbury 7,909
New Democratic Derek Blackburn 4,813

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