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L'Assomption was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1867 to 1917.

L'Assomption
Quebec electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1867
District abolished1914
First contested1867
Last contested1911

It was created by the British North America Act, 1867. It was amalgamated into the L'Assomption—Montcalm electoral district in 1914.

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Members of ParliamentEdit

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
L'Assomption
1st  1867–1872     Louis Archambeault Liberal–Conservative
2nd  1872–1874
3rd  1874–1874 Hilaire Hurteau
 1875–1878
4th  1878–1882
5th  1882–1887
6th  1887–1888     Joseph Gauthier Liberal
 1888–1891
7th  1891–1892
 1892–1896     Hormidas Jeannotte Conservative
8th  1896–1900     Joseph Gauthier Liberal
9th  1900–1904 Romuald-Charlemagne Laurier
10th  1904–1906
 1907–1908 Ruben Charles Laurier
11th  1908–1911 Paul-Arthur Séguin
12th  1911–1917
Riding dissolved into L'Assomption—Montcalm

Election resultsEdit

Canadian federal election, 1867
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative Louis Archambeault 898
Unknown Pierre-Urgel Archambault 665
Canadian federal election, 1872
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative Louis Archambeault 905
Unknown A. Archambault 757
Canadian federal election, 1874
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative Hilaire Hurteau 879
Unknown L. Forrest 818

By-election: On Mr. Hurteau being unseated on petition, 24 November 1874

By-election on 16 January 1875
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative Hilaire Hurteau acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1878
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative Hilaire Hurteau 1,021
Unknown L. Forest 852
Canadian federal election, 1882
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative Hilaire Hurteau 1,019
Liberal Joseph Gauthier 852
Canadian federal election, 1887
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Joseph Gauthier 1,117
Conservative Barthélémi Rocher 1,096

By-election: On Mr. Gauthier being unseated, 3 March 1888

By-election on 3 April 1888
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Joseph Gauthier 1,162
Unknown Barthélémi Rocher 1,075
Canadian federal election, 1891
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Joseph Gauthier 1,239
Conservative Hormidas Jeannotte 1,161

By-election: On election being declared void, 6 February 1892

By-election on 31 May 1892
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Hormidas Jeannotte acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1896
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Joseph Gauthier 1,335
Conservative Hormidas Jeannotte 1,216
Canadian federal election, 1900
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Romuald-Charlemagne Laurier 1,486
Conservative Horace Honoré Éthier 1,138
Canadian federal election, 1904
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Romuald-Charlemagne Laurier acclaimed

By-election: On Mr. Laurier's death, 28 December 1906

By-election on 7 March 1907
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Ruben Charles Laurier 1,276
Conservative E. Lemire dit Marsolais 1,106
Canadian federal election, 1908
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Paul-Arthur Séguin 1,524
Conservative Joseph Misael Fortier 942
Canadian federal election, 1911
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Paul-Arthur Séguin 1,508
Conservative Louis Joseph Siméon Morin 1,209

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