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Digby and Annapolis

Digby and Annapolis was a federal electoral district in the province of Nova Scotia, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1917 to 1935.

Digby and Annapolis
Nova Scotia electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1914
District abolished1933
First contested1917
Last contested1930

This riding was created in 1914 from parts of Digby and Annapolis ridings. It consisted of the county of Annapolis and the county of Digby without the municipality of Clare. In 1924, the municipality of Clare was added to the riding, so that it consisted of the counties of Digby and Annapolis. Its name was changed in 1924 to Digby—Annapolis.

The riding was abolished in 1933 when it was divided between Digby—Annapolis—Kings and Shelburne—Yarmouth—Clare ridings.

Members of ParliamentEdit

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Digby and Annapolis
Riding created from Digby and Annapolis
13th  1917–1921     Avard Longley Davidson Government (Unionist)
14th  1921–1925     Lewis Johnstone Lovett Liberal
Digby—Annapolis
15th  1925–1926     Harry Short Conservative
16th  1926–1930
17th  1930–1935
Riding dissolved into Digby—Annapolis—Kings
and Shelburne—Yarmouth—Clare

Election resultsEdit

Digby and Annapolis, 1917–1925Edit

1917 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Government (Unionist) Davidson, Avard Longley 4,596
Opposition (Laurier Liberals) Lovett, Lewis Johnstone 3,777
1921 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Lovett, Lewis Johnstone 7,388
Conservative Davidson, Avard Longley 5,153

Digby—Annapolis, 1925–1935Edit

1925 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Short, Harry B. 7,599
Liberal Lovett, Lewis J. 7,219
1926 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Short, Harry Bernard 8,159
Liberal Lovett, Lewis Johnstone 7,851
1930 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Short, Harry Bernard 8,357
Liberal Pickup, Samuel 8,282

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