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L'Islet was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1867 to 1935.

L'Islet
Quebec electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1867
District abolished1933
First contested1867
Last contested1930

It was created by the British North America Act, 1867 and consisted of the County of L'Islet. It was amalgamated into the Kamouraska and Montmagny—L'Islet electoral districts in 1933.

Members of ParliamentEdit

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
L'Islet
1st  1867–1869     Barthélemy Pouliot Conservative
 1869–1872
2nd  1872–1874     Philippe Baby Casgrain Liberal
3rd  1874–1878
4th  1878–1882
5th  1882–1887
6th  1887–1891
7th  1891–1892     Louis-Georges Desjardins Conservative
 1893–1896     Joseph-Israël Tarte Independent
8th  1896–1900     Alphonse-Arthur Miville Déchêne Liberal
9th  1900–1901
 1902–1904 Onésiphore Carbonneau
10th  1904–1908     Eugène Paquet Conservative
11th  1908–1911
12th  1911–1917
13th  1917–1921     Joseph-Fernand Fafard Opposition (Laurier Liberals)
14th  1921–1925     Liberal
15th  1925–1926
16th  1926–1930
17th  1930–1935
Riding dissolved into Kamouraska and Montmagny—L'Islet

Election resultsEdit

1867 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Barthélemy Pouliot 464
Unknown Louis-Bonaventure Caron 40

By-election: On Mr. Pouliot being unseated on petition

By-election on 14 July 1869
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Barthélemy Pouliot 697
Unknown Louis-Bonaventure Caron 460
1872 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Philippe Baby Casgrain 646
Conservative Barthélemy Pouliot 599
1874 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Philippe Baby Casgrain acclaimed
1878 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Philippe Baby Casgrain 687
Unknown Fournier 628
1882 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Philippe Baby Casgrain 545
Unknown N. J. J. B. Chouinard 480
Unknown Jos. Dufour 244
1887 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Philippe Baby Casgrain 883
Unknown P. R. A. Bélanger 843
1891 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Louis-Georges Desjardins 981
Liberal Philippe Baby Casgrain 975

By-election: On Mr. Desjardin's resignation, 30 September 1892

By-election on 5 January 1893
Party Candidate Votes
Independent Joseph-Israël Tarte acclaimed
1896 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Alphonse-Arthur Miville Déchêne 1,038
Conservative A. Dionne 1,032
1900 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Alphonse-Arthur Miville Déchêne 1,111
Conservative Jos. Ed. Caron 1,011

By-election: On Mr. Déchêne being called to the Senate, 13 May 1901

By-election on 15 January 1902
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Onésiphore Carbonneau 953
Conservative Jos. Ed. Caron 932
1904 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Eugène Paquet 1,195
Liberal Onésiphore Carbonneau 1,038
1908 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Eugène Paquet 1,349
Liberal Jean-Baptiste-Thomas Caron 1,184
1911 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Eugène Paquet 1,578
Liberal Armand Bourgault 1,144
1917 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Opposition (Laurier Liberals) Joseph-Fernand Fafard acclaimed
1921 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Joseph-Fernand Fafard 3,720
Conservative Eugène Paquet 2,132
1925 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Joseph-Fernand Fafard 3,516
Conservative Joseph-Adhémar Gagnon 2,436
1926 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Joseph-Fernand Fafard 3,619
Conservative Joseph-Adhémar Gagnon 2,795
1930 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Joseph-Fernand Fafard 3,558
Conservative Louis-Joseph Gauthier 3,165

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