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Châteauguay—Huntingdon was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1917 to 1949.

Châteauguay—Huntingdon
Quebec electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1914
District abolished1947
First contested1917
Last contested1945

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HistoryEdit

This riding was created in 1914 from Châteauguay and Huntingdon ridings.

It initially consisted of the Counties of Châteauguay and Huntingdon.

In 1933, it was redefined to consist of:

  • the county of Châteauguay except the municipalities of Ste-Philomène, St-Joachim, and the towns of De Léry and of Châteauguay;
  • the county of Huntingdon except the municipality of Ste-Barbe;
  • in the county of Beauharnois, the municipality of St-Etienne; and
  • in the county of St. Johns, the municipalities of St-Bernard-de-Lacolle, Notre-Dame-du-Mont-Carmel and the village of Lacolle.

It was abolished in 1947 when it was merged into Châteauguay—Huntingdon—Laprairie.

Members of ParliamentEdit

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Châteauguay—Huntingdon
Riding created from Châteauguay and Huntingdon
13th  1917–1921     James Robb Opposition (Laurier Liberals)
14th  1921–1921     Liberal
 1922–1925
15th  1925–1926
16th  1926–1926
 1926–1929
 1930–1930 Dennis James O'Connor
17th  1930–1935     John Clarke Moore Conservative
18th  1935–1940     Donald Elmer Black Liberal
19th  1940–1945
20th  1945–1949
Riding dissolved into Châteauguay—Huntingdon—Laprairie

Election resultsEdit

1917 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Opposition (Laurier Liberals) James Robb 3,835
Government (Unionist) James Morris 1,990
Unknown Joseph Omer Dubois 40
1921 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal James Robb 5,915
Labour Peter Daniel McArthur 4,061
Progressive Joseph Begin 548

By-election: On Mr. Robb accepting an office of emolument under the Crown, 29 December 1921

By-election on 19 January 1922
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal James Robb acclaimed
1925 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal James Robb 5,270
Conservative John Alexander Sullivan 4,058
1926 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal James Robb 5,691
Conservative John Alexander Sullivan 4,971

By-election: On Mr. Robb accepting an office of emolument under the Crown, 5 October 1926

By-election on 2 November 1926
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal James Robb acclaimed

By-election: On Mr. Robb's death, 11 November 1929

By-election on 27 January 1930
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Dennis James O'Connor acclaimed
1930 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative John Clarke Moore 5,934
Liberal Dennis James O'Connor 5,445
1935 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Donald Elmer Black 6,101
Conservative John Clarke Moore 4,947
1940 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Donald Elmer Black 5,773
National Government James Albert Robinson 2,047
1945 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Donald Elmer Black 4,770
Independent Henri Turcot 3,075
Progressive Conservative Peter Daniel McArthur 2,804
Independent Lorenzo Lebel 662
Social Credit Ovila Bourdon 101

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