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Cape Breton—East Richmond

Cape Breton—East Richmond was a federal electoral district in Nova Scotia, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1968 to 1997.

Cape Breton—East Richmond
Nova Scotia electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1966
District abolished1996
First contested1968
Last contested1993

This riding was created in 1966 from Cape Breton South, Inverness—Richmond and North Cape Breton and Victoria ridings. It consisted initially of parts the Counties of Cape Breton and Richmond. It was abolished in 1996 when it was redistributed into Bras d'Or and Sydney—Victoria.

Members of ParliamentEdit

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Cape Breton—East Richmond
Riding created from Cape Breton South, Inverness—Richmond
and North Cape Breton and Victoria
28th  1968–1972     Donald MacInnis Progressive Conservative
29th  1972–1974
30th  1974–1979     Andrew Hogan New Democratic
31st  1979–1980
32nd  1980–1984     David Dingwall Liberal
33rd  1984–1988
34th  1988–1993
35th  1993–1997
Riding dissolved into Bras d'Or and Sydney—Victoria

Election resultsEdit

1968 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Donald MacInnis 11,583
Liberal Leo McIntyre 8,284
New Democratic Jeremy Akerman 7,749
1972 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Donald MacInnis 12,071
New Democratic John Jake Currie 10,064
Liberal William M. Roach 9,066
1974 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
New Democratic Andrew Hogan 14,210
Liberal George Wilson 9,746
Progressive Conservative James MacDougall 7,847
1979 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
New Democratic Andrew Hogan 15,269
Liberal Dan A. Munroe 10,257
Progressive Conservative Bob Crosby 7,411
Independent Jake Campbell 734
1980 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal David Dingwall 12,478
New Democratic Andrew Hogan 12,184
Progressive Conservative Bob Crosby 7,115
1984 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal David Dingwall 20,270
Progressive Conservative Bill Marsh 11,896
New Democratic Douglass L. Grant 3,709
Rhinoceros Connie MacIntyre 444
1988 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal David Dingwall 22,786
Progressive Conservative Michael MacDonald 7,173
New Democratic John Stevens 4,482
1993 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal David Dingwall 24,997
Progressive Conservative Sam Boutilier 2,756
New Democratic Joanne Lamey 1,769
Reform Harry Pollett 1,751
National Billy Kennedy 463
Natural Law Patrick Gilbert 169

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