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Restigouche—Madawaska was a federal electoral district in New Brunswick, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1917 to 1968.

Restigouche—Madawaska
New Brunswick electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1914
District abolished1966
First contested1917
Last contested1965

This riding was created in 1914 from parts of Restigouche and Victoria ridings.

With the 1966 redistribution, Madawaska County was moved to the new Madawaska—Victoria riding, while Restigouche County became the district of Restigouche.

Members of ParliamentEdit

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Restigouche—Madawaska
Riding created from Restigouche and Victoria
13th  1917–1921     Pius Michaud Opposition (Laurier Liberals)
14th  1921–1925     Liberal
15th  1925–1926     Arthur Culligan Conservative
16th  1926–1930     Stanislas Blanchard Liberal
17th  1930–1933     Maxime Cormier Conservative
 1933–1935     Joseph-Enoil Michaud Liberal
18th  1935–1940
19th  1940–1945
20th  1945–1949 Benoît Michaud
21st  1949–1949
 1949–1953     Paul Dubé Independent Liberal
22nd  1953–1955     Joseph-Gaspard Boucher Liberal
 1955–1957     Charles Van Horne Progressive Conservative
23rd  1957–1958
24th  1958–1961
 1961–1962 Edgar Fournier
25th  1962–1963     Jean-Eudes Dubé Liberal
26th  1963–1965
27th  1965–1967
Riding dissolved into Madawaska—Victoria and Restigouche

Election resultsEdit

1965 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Jean-Eudes Dubé 15,211 55.4 +6.4
Progressive Conservative Fernand Dubé 10,163 37.0 +18.3
Ralliement créditiste Joseph-Hurgel Dubé 1,081 3.9 -28.2
New Democratic Emelia Nugent 1,017 3.7 *
1963 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Jean-Eudes Dubé 14,111 49.0 +3.3
Social Credit Charles-Leopold Dubé 9,306 32.3 +26.2
Progressive Conservative Louis Ayles 5,400 18.7 -25.2
1962 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Jean-Eudes Dubé 13,525 45.7 -2.5
Progressive Conservative Edgar Fournier 12,992 43.9 -7.9
Social Credit André Boudreau 1,794 6.1 *
New Democratic Aurèle Ferlatte 1,256 4.2 *
By-election on May 29, 1961
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Edgar Fournier 14,566 51.8 -4.3
Liberal Jean-Eudes Dubé 13,544 48.2 +6.1
1958 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Charles Van Horne 17,221 56.2 +1.5
Liberal Ralph Azzie 12,909 42.1 -3.2
Social Credit Joseph Senechal 538 1.8 *
1957 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Charles Van Horne 15,774 54.7 +1.8
Liberal Ralph Azzie 13,037 45.3 +1.2
By-election on September 26, 1955
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Charles Van Horne 12,942 52.9 +23.7
Liberal John Bugold 10,770 44.1 -6.1
Independent Social Credit Frederick Prickett 737 3.0 *
1953 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Joseph Boucher 13,266 50.2 -15.2
Progressive Conservative Dillon Arseneault 7,724 29.2 +3.6
Independent Liberal Paul Dubé 4,317 16.3 *
Co-operative Commonwealth Oreian Richard Cole 1,126 4.3 *
By-election on October 24, 1949
Party Candidate Votes
Independent Liberal Paul Dubé 15,919 58.5
Liberal Albert Pichette 7,194 41.5
1949 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Benoît Michaud 15,919 65.4 +10.2
Progressive Conservative René Hudon 6,238 25.6 +2.1
Union des électeurs Armand Grondin 2,172 8.9 *
1945 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Benoît Michaud 12,200 55.2 -14.7
Progressive Conservative Antoine McLaughlin 5,205 23.5 -6.6
Co-operative Commonwealth Harry Marmen 2,412 10.9 *
Independent Liberal Paul Dubé 2,300 10.4 *
1940 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Joseph Michaud 12,164 69.9 -7.1
National Government Oscar Levasseur 5,239 30.1 +7.1
1935 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Joseph Michaud 13,562 77.0 +15.9
Conservative Henry Diotte 4,045 23.0 -5.1
By-election on October 23, 1933
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Joseph Michaud 11,958 61.1 +12.5
Conservative Paul Dubé 5,498 28.1 -23.3
Farmer-Labour John Lewis Gordon Annett 2,117 10.8 *
1930 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Maxime Cormier 10,037 51.4 +8.3
Liberal Thomas McEvoy 9,489 48.6 -8.3
1926 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Stanislas Blanchard 9,033 56.9 +13.4
Conservative Arthur Culligan 6,850 43.1 -13.4
1925 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Arthur Culligan 6,374 56.5 +38.0
Liberal Pius Michaud 4,904 43.5 -38.0
1921 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Pius Michaud 7,593 81.5 +12.4
Conservative William Montgomery 1,723 18.5 -12.4
1917 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Opposition (Laurier Liberals) Pius Michaud 5,077 69.1
Government (Unionist) David Stewart 2,271 30.9

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