Montreal East (electoral district)

Montreal East (French: Montréal-Est) was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1867 to 1892.

Montreal East
Quebec electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1867
District abolished1892
First contested1867
Last contested1891

It was created by the British North America Act, 1867. It consisted of the St. Lewis Ward, St. James Ward and the St. Mary's Ward. It was abolished in 1892 when it was redistributed into St. James, St. Lawrence and St. Mary ridings.

Members of ParliamentEdit

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Montreal East
1st  1867–1872     George-Étienne Cartier Liberal–Conservative
2nd  1872–1874     Louis-Amable Jetté Liberal
3rd  1874–1878
4th  1878–1882     Charles-Joseph Coursol Conservative
5th  1882–1887
6th  1887–1888
 1888–1891     Alphonse-Télesphore Lépine Independent Conservative
7th  1891–1896
Riding dissolved into St. James, St. Lawrence and St. Mary

Election resultsEdit

1867 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative George-Étienne Cartier 2,431
Liberal M. Lanctot 2,085
1872 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Louis-Amable Jetté 3,264
Liberal–Conservative George-Étienne Cartier 2,007
1874 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Louis-Amable Jetté acclaimed
1878 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Charles-Joseph Coursol 4,626
Unknown F.X. Archambeault 3,234
1882 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Charles-Joseph Coursol acclaimed
1887 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Charles-Joseph Coursol acclaimed
By-election on 26 September 1888

On Mr. Coursol's death, 4 August 1888

Party Candidate Votes
Independent Conservative Alphonse-Télesphore Lépine 3,818
Unknown Poirier 3,155
1891 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Independent Conservative Alphonse-Télesphore Lépine 5,840
Liberal L.O. David 5,015

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