Brant—Wentworth was a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1949 to 1953. This riding was created in 1947 from parts of Brant and Wentworth ridings.

Ontario electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1947
District abolished1952
First contested1949
Last contested1949

It consisted of the town of Paris and the townships of South Dumfries, Onondaga, and Tuscarora and the part of the township of Brantford lying north and east of the left bank of Grand River in the county of Brant; and the townships of Beverly, Ancaster, Glanford and Binbrook in the county of Wentworth.

The electoral district was abolished in 1952 when it was redistributed between Brant—Haldimand and Wentworth ridings.

Members of ParliamentEdit

Parliament Years Member Party
Riding created from Brant and Wentworth
21st  1949–1953     John A. Charlton Progressive Conservative
Riding dissolved into Brant—Haldimand and Wentworth

Election resultsEdit

1949 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative John A. Charlton 6,693
Liberal James A. Telfer 6,669
Co-operative Commonwealth George E. Cox 2,259

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