Quebec West

Quebec West (French: Québec-Ouest) was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1867 to 1935, and from 1949 to 1968.

Quebec West
Quebec electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1947
District abolished1967
First contested1949
Last contested1965

It was created by the British North America Act, 1867. It was abolished in 1933 when it was redistributed into Portneuf, Quebec West and South and Québec—Montmorency ridings.

The riding was recreated in 1947 from parts of Quebec West and South riding.

It was abolished in 1966 when it was redistributed into Langelier, Louis-Hébert and Portneuf ridings.

Members of ParliamentEdit

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Quebec West
1st  1867–1872     Thomas McGreevy Liberal–Conservative
2nd  1872–1874
3rd  1874–1878
4th  1878–1882
5th  1882–1887
6th  1887–1891
7th  1891–1891
 1892–1894     John Hearn Conservative
 1895–1896     Thomas McGreevy Liberal–Conservative
8th  1896–1900     Richard Reid Dobell Liberal
9th  1900–1902
 1902–1904 William Power
10th  1904–1908
11th  1908–1911     William Price Conservative
12th  1911–1917     William Power Liberal
13th  1917–1921     Georges Parent Opposition (Laurier Liberals)
14th  1921–1925     Liberal
15th  1925–1926
16th  1926–1930
17th  1930–1930     Maurice Dupré Conservative
 1930–1935
Riding dissolved into Portneuf, Quebec West and South
and Québec—Montmorency
Riding re-created from Quebec West and South
21st  1949–1953     Charles Parent Liberal
22nd  1953–1957     J.-Wilfrid Dufresne Progressive Conservative
23rd  1957–1958     René Bégin Liberal
24th  1958–1962     J.-Eugène Bissonnette Progressive Conservative
25th  1962–1963     Lucien Plourde Social Credit
26th  1963–1963
 1963–1965     Ralliement créditiste
27th  1965–1968     Jean Marchand Liberal
Riding dissolved into Langelier, Louis-Hébert and Portneuf

Election resultsEdit

Quebec West, 1867–1935Edit

1867 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative Thomas McGreevy acclaimed
1872 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative Thomas McGreevy 742
Unknown John O'Farrell 435
1874 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative Thomas McGreevy 587
Unknown John O'Farrell 403
1878 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative Thomas McGreevy acclaimed
1882 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative Thomas McGreevy 612
Unknown Humphrey 444
1887 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative Thomas McGreevy 816
Unknown M.A. Hearn 770
1891 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative Thomas McGreevy 885
Unknown M.A. Hearn 832
By-election on 26 February 1892

McGreevy was expelled from the House of Commons, 29 September 1891

Party Candidate Votes
Conservative John Hearn acclaimed
By-election on 17 April 1895

On Hearn's death, 17 May 1894

Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative Thomas McGreevy acclaimed
1896 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Richard Reid Dobell 1,057
Liberal–Conservative Thomas McGreevy 826
1900 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Richard Reid Dobell 1,018
Conservative Patrick Kirwin 649
By-election on 29 January 1902

On Dobell's death, 11 January 1902

Party Candidate Votes
Liberal William Power acclaimed
1904 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal William Power 1,053
Conservative Lawrence Stafford 660
1908 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative William Price 1,025
Liberal William Power 1,015
1911 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal William Power 1,219
Conservative William Price 1,128
1917 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Opposition (Laurier Liberals) Georges Parent 6,392
Government (Unionist) Henri Chassé 460
1921 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Georges Parent 8,741
Conservative Pierre Bertrand 4,715
1925 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Georges Parent 7,561
Conservative Charles Ratté 6,059
1926 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Georges Parent 7,501
Conservative Camilien Joseph Lockwell 6,495
1930 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Maurice Dupré 10,215
Liberal Gérard Lacroix 9,769


Canadian federal by-election, 25 August 1930
Party Candidate Votes
On Dupré's acceptance of an office of emolument
under the Crown, 7 August 1930
Conservative Maurice Dupré acclaimed

Quebec West, 1949–1968Edit

1949 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Charles Parent 12,391
Progressive Conservative Joseph-Edmond Paquet 6,946
Union des électeurs Henri Borgia 1,714
Independent Albert Cantin 1,344
Independent PC Joseph-Adjutor Marquis 276
Co-operative Commonwealth Albert-S. Moreau 180
1953 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative J.-Wilfrid Dufresne 8,464
Independent Liberal René Bégin 6,034
Liberal Charles Parent 4,612
Independent Liberal François Fournier 3,910
1957 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal René Bégin 11,828
Progressive Conservative J.-Wilfrid Dufresne 10,981
Independent Liberal Marcel Turgeon 1,520
Social Credit Jules Thérien 529
1958 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative J.-Eugène Bissonnette 14,223
Liberal René Bégin 12,357
Social Credit Jules Thérien 1,054
1962 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Social Credit Lucien Plourde 16,169
Liberal René Bégin 6,306
Progressive Conservative J.-Eugène Bissonnette 4,575
New Democratic Gérard Demers 360
  Ouvrier indépendant Adélard Patry 152
1963 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Social Credit Lucien Plourde 13,136
Liberal Jean-Paul Nolin 9,580
Progressive Conservative Jacques Lavoie 3,160
New Democratic Albert Simard 848
Independent SC Magella Julien 373
1965 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Jean Marchand 10,669
Ralliement créditiste Lucien Plourde 9,820
Progressive Conservative Jacques Lavoie 3,454
New Democratic Jean-Paul Bérubé 1,222
  Ouvrier indépendent Adélard Patry 298

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

Riding history from the Library of Parliament: