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Inverness—Richmond was a federal electoral district in the province of Nova Scotia, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1935 to 1968.

Inverness—Richmond
Nova Scotia electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1933
District abolished1966
First contested1935
Last contested1965

This riding was created in 1933 from parts of Inverness and Richmond—West Cape Breton ridings. It consisted of the counties of Inverness and Richmond and part of the county of Cape Breton (the municipal districts of Bateston (No. 24), Catalone (No. 15), Gabarus (No. 7), Grand Mira (No. 17), Louisburg Parish (No. 6), Main-à-Dieu (No. 5), and Trout Brook (No. 16)), including the town of Louisburg.

It was abolished in 1966 when it was redistributed between Cape Breton Highlands—Canso and Cape Breton—East Richmond ridings.

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Members of ParliamentEdit

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Inverness—Richmond
Riding created from Inverness and Richmond—West Cape Breton
18th  1935–1940     Donald MacLennan Liberal
19th  1940–1945 Moses Elijah McGarry
20th  1945–1949
21st  1949–1953 William F. Carroll
22nd  1953–1957 Allan MacEachen
23rd  1957–1958
24th  1958–1962     Robert MacLellan Progressive Conservative
25th  1962–1963     Allan MacEachen Liberal
26th  1963–1965
27th  1965–1968
Riding dissolved into Cape Breton Highlands—Canso
and Cape Breton—East Richmond

Election resultsEdit

1935 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Donald MacLennan 9,488
Conservative Isaac Duncan MacDougall 4,672
Reconstruction Benjamin A. Leblanc 2,648
1940 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Moses Elijah McGarry 9,123
National Government Isaac Duncan MacDougall 7,069
1945 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Moses Elijah McGarry 8,177
Progressive Conservative William Raymond Pearo 5,037
Co-operative Commonwealth Edward Boutin Doyle 1,720
1949 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal William F. Carroll 10,584
Progressive Conservative Donald Lewis MacDonald 5,082
1953 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Allan MacEachen 9,033
Progressive Conservative William Charles Boudreau 5,302
1957 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Allan MacEachen 8,035
Progressive Conservative Robert Simpson MacLellan 7,177
1958 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Robert MacLellan 7,725
Liberal Allan MacEachen 7,709
1962 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Allan MacEachen 8,331
Progressive Conservative Robert MacLellan 7,333
New Democratic Gerard V. Chiasson 816
1963 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Allan MacEachen 8,373
Progressive Conservative Leo Boudreau 7,013
1965 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Allan MacEachen 8,137
Progressive Conservative Herman A. Samson 6,798
New Democratic Allan Bragg 427

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