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Laprairie—Napierville

Laprairie—Napierville was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1896 to 1935.

Laprairie—Napierville
Quebec electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1892
District abolished1933
First contested1896
Last contested1930

This riding was created in 1892 from Laprairie and Napierville ridings. It consisted initially of:

  • the villages of Laprairie, St. Rémi and Napierville, and
  • the parishes de Laprairie, St. Constant, St. Isidore, St. Jacques le Mineur, St. Philippe, St. Michel Archange, St. Patrice de Sherrington, St. Édouard, St. Cyprien and St. Rémi.

In 1903, the Indian village and reserve of Caughnawaga were transferred from Châteauguay riding into Laprairie—Napierville.

In 1924, it was defined to consist of the Counties of Laprairie and Napierville.

It was abolished in 1933 when it was redistributed into Beauharnois—Laprairie and St. Johns—Iberville—Napierville ridings.

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Members of ParliamentEdit

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Laprairie—Napierville
Riding created from Laprairie and Napierville
8th  1896–1900     Dominique Monet Liberal
9th  1900–1904
10th  1904–1908 Roch Lanctôt
11th  1908–1911
12th  1911–1917
13th  1917–1921     Opposition (Laurier Liberals)
14th  1921–1925     Liberal
15th  1925–1926
16th  1926–1929
 1929–1930 Vincent Dupuis
17th  1930–1935
Riding dissolved into Beauharnois—Laprairie
and St. Johns—Iberville—Napierville

Election resultsEdit

Canadian federal election, 1896
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Dominique Monet 1,734
Conservative L. C. Pelletier 1,458
Canadian federal election, 1900
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Dominique Monet 1,653
Conservative Maximilien Coupal 1,557
Canadian federal election, 1904
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Roch Lanctôt 1,797
Conservative Maximilien Coupal 1,561
Canadian federal election, 1908
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Roch Lanctôt 1,923
Conservative Siméon Beaudin 1,539
Canadian federal election, 1911
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Roch Lanctôt 1,795
Conservative Gustave Monette 1,626
Canadian federal election, 1917
Party Candidate Votes
Opposition (Laurier Liberals) Roch Lanctôt 3,395
Government (Unionist) Mastaï Pagnuelo 143
Canadian federal election, 1921
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Roch Lanctôt 4,458
Conservative Louis Moïse Cornellier 1,213
Canadian federal election, 1925
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Roch Lanctôt 3,956
Conservative Arthur Brossard 2,635
Independent Joseph Hildège Lamarre 356
Canadian federal election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Roch Lanctôt 4,201
Conservative Léopold Doyon 2,844

By-election: On Mr. Lanctôt's death, 30 May 1929

By-election on 22 July 1929
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Vincent Dupuis acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1930
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Vincent Dupuis 4,321
Conservative Gustave Monette 3,968

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