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Charlevoix—Saguenay was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1925 to 1949.

Charlevoix—Saguenay
Quebec electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1924
District abolished1947
First contested1925
Last contested1945

This riding was created in 1924 from parts of Charlevoix—Montmorency and Chicoutimi—Saguenay ridings.

It initially consisted of the Counties of Charlevoix-East, Charlevoix-West and Saguenay, l'Isle-aux-Coudres, the territories of Ashuanipi and New Quebec, the Island of Anticosti and the County of Montmorency No. 1, excluding the municipalities of St. Jean de Boischatel, L'Ange Gardien and Ste. Brigitte de Laval.

In 1933, it was redefined to consist of

  • the counties of Charlevoix-East and Charlevoix-West and l'Ile aux Coudres;
  • the county of Saguenay and the Island of Anticosti;
  • the county of Montmorency No. 1, excepting the parts included in the municipalities of St-Jean-de-Boischatel and L'Ange-Gardien; and
  • the territory of New Quebec.

The district was abolished in 1947 when it was redistributed into Charlevoix and Saguenay ridings.

Members of ParliamentEdit

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Charlevoix—Saguenay
Riding created from Charlevoix—Montmorency and Chicoutimi—Saguenay
15th  1925–1926     Pierre-François Casgrain Liberal
16th  1926–1930
17th  1930–1935
18th  1935–1940
19th  1940–1941
 1942–1945     Frédéric Dorion Independent
20th  1945–1949
Riding dissolved into Charlevoix and Saguenay

Election resultsEdit

1925 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Pierre-François Casgrain 8,312
Conservative Jules Gobeil 3,046
Independent Liberal Alcibiade Leger 143
1926 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Pierre-François Casgrain 8,553
Conservative Jules Gobeil 2,911
1930 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Pierre-François Casgrain 10,806
Conservative Thomas Maher 8,078
1935 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Pierre-François Casgrain 12,144
Conservative Henri D'Auteuil 5,591
Reconstruction Murray Warren 808
1940 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Pierre-François Casgrain 14,336
National Government Antoine Cimon 5,928

By-election: On Mr. Casgrain accepting an office of emolument under the Crown, 15 December 1941.

By-election on 30 November 1942
Party Candidate Votes
Independent Frédéric Dorion 9,773
Independent Liberal Thérèse Casgrain 6,706
Independent Liberal J. Emile Boivin 2,578
Independent Liberal J. Donat Lacroix 209
Unknown Edouard Gaudreault 189
1945 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Independent Frédéric Dorion 12,430
Liberal Louis-Philippe Dufour 9,197
Social Credit Louis-Philippe-Antoine Belanger 1,151
Independent Liberal Donat Lacroix 436

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