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Saint-Denis (also known as St. Denis and St-Denis) was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1917 to 1997.

Saint-Denis
Quebec electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1914
District abolished1996
First contested1917
Last contested1993

This riding was created in 1914 as "St. Denis" from parts of Maisonneuve riding.

St. Denis riding was abolished in 1947 when it was redistributed into Papineau (electoral district) and into a successor district, "St-Denis".

In 1952, the district was abolished, and a new riding, "Saint-Denis" was created.

In 1996, the riding was abolished.

Members of ParliamentEdit

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
St. Denis
Riding created from Maisonneuve
13th  1917–1921     Alphonse Verville Opposition (Laurier Liberals)
14th  1921–1925     Arthur Denis Liberal
15th  1925–1926
16th  1926–1930
17th  1930–1935
18th  1935–1940 Azellus Denis
19th  1940–1945
20th  1945–1949
Riding dissolved into St-Denis and Papineau
St-Denis
21st  1949–1953     Azellus Denis Liberal
Saint-Denis
22nd  1953–1957     Azellus Denis Liberal
23rd  1957–1958
24th  1958–1962
25th  1962–1963
26th  1963–1963
 1964–1965 Marcel Prud'homme
27th  1965–1968
28th  1968–1972
29th  1972–1974
30th  1974–1979
31st  1979–1980
32nd  1980–1984
33rd  1984–1988
34th  1988–1993
35th  1993–1997 Eleni Bakopanos
Riding dissolved into Ahuntsic

Election resultsEdit

St. Denis, 1917–1953Edit

1917 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Opposition (Laurier Liberals) Alphonse Verville 9,708
Unknown Roméo Houle 878
Unknown Louis-Omnes Maille 95
1921 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Arthur Denis 18,703
Independent Joseph Cyriac Gauthier 3,738
Independent Pierre-Louis-Wilfrid Dupré 1,366
1925 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Arthur Denis 13,850
Conservative Aldéric Blain 7,372
Liberal Léonce Plante 7,216
1926 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Arthur Denis 21,497
Conservative René Marion 4,863
1930 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Arthur Denis 28,646
Conservative Joseph-Cyriac Gauthier 14,382
Independent Idola Saint-Jean 1,732
1935 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Azellus Denis 19,047
Reconstruction Joseph-Charles Rancourt 8,067
Conservative Joseph Stanislas Leveillé 1,519
Labour Charles-E. Perry 1,002
Independent Joseph-Cyriac Gauthier 761
1940 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Azellus Denis 18,948
National Government Hector Grenon 4,979
Independent Liberal Antonio Lussier 4,274
Independent Liberal J.-Antoine Champagne 967
1945 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Azellus Denis 21,201
Bloc populaire Marcel Poulin 10,149
Independent Paul Fournier 4,057
Social Credit Camille-E. Roberge 534

St-Denis, 1949–1953Edit

1949 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Azellus Denis 18,866
Progressive Conservative Bernard Goulet 9,509
Co-operative Commonwealth Bernard L. Boulanger 776

Saint-Denis, 1953–1997Edit

1953 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Azellus Denis 17,359
Progressive Conservative Bernard Goulet 6,118
Co-operative Commonwealth Michel Forest 573
Labor–Progressive Lucien Gaboury 209
1957 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Azellus Denis 17,027
Progressive Conservative Bernard Goulet 4,587
Independent Liberal F.-Avila Panneton 2,329
Co-operative Commonwealth Bernard-L. Boulanger 999
1958 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Azellus Denis 14,737
Progressive Conservative Jean Marion 12,166
Independent Liberal F.-Avila Panneton 917
Social Credit Léon Alarie 879
1962 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Azellus Denis 11,728
Progressive Conservative Rodolphe Sauvé 8,282
New Democratic Bertrand Proulx 2,261
Social Credit Henri Paquet 1,908
  Capital familial Henri-Georges Grenier 393
1963 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Azellus Denis 11,707
Social Credit Henri Paquet 4,573
Progressive Conservative Rolland Lalumière 4,035
New Democratic Réjeanne Dinelle 2,637

By-election: On Mr. Denis' resignation, 27 December 1963

By-election on 10 February 1964
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Marcel Prud'homme 7,781
Progressive Conservative Rodolphe Sauvé 4,768
Ralliement créditiste Henri Paquet 2,052
New Democratic Réjeanne Dinelle 605
  Parti républicain Paul Ferron 183
  Parti humain familial Henri-Georges Grenier 68
1965 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Marcel Prud'homme 11,000
Progressive Conservative Jean Caumartin 5,270
New Democratic Réjeanne Dinelle 2,872
Ralliement créditiste Aimé Dufour 1,787
  Ouvrier indépendant Fernando-Avila Panneton 352
1968 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Marcel Prud'homme 17,022
Progressive Conservative Guy Dozois 3,653
New Democratic Frank Auf der Maur 1,908
Ralliement créditiste André Poitras 1,165
1972 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Marcel Prud'homme 16,991
Social Credit André Poitras 3,968
Progressive Conservative Symone Beaudin 3,695
Independent Henry Morgentaler 1,509
Not affiliated Polyvios Tsakanikas 302
1974 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Marcel Prud'homme 15,310
Progressive Conservative David M. Bernstein 4,897
New Democratic Jean-Guy Albert 1,963
Social Credit Tony Chatoyan 1,630
Marxist–Leninist Polyvios Tsakanikas 208
Communist Samuel J. Walsh 162
1979 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Marcel Prud'homme 30,552
Progressive Conservative David Bernstein 3,380
Social Credit Richer M. Francœur 3,177
New Democratic Richard Marcille 2,412
Rhinoceros Rodrigue Chocolat Tremblay 1,056
Marxist–Leninist Panagiotis Macrisopoulos 238
Union populaire Diane Martin Lelièvre 226
Communist Samuel Walsh 187
1980 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Marcel Prud'homme 28,383
New Democratic Raymond Beaudoin 3,485
Progressive Conservative David M. Bernstein 2,312
Rhinoceros Serge Rose 1,232
Social Credit Richer Francœur 743
Marxist–Leninist Panagiotis Macrysopoulos 182
Communist Samuel Walsh 165
Union populaire Gilles Maillé 161
1984 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Marcel Prud'homme 18,750
Progressive Conservative Peter Georgakakos 12,122
New Democratic Scott McKay 4,581
Rhinoceros Ben Rhino 97 Michel Benoit 1,588
Parti nationaliste Clovis Gaudet 981
Independent Claude Lamoureux 297
Communist Samuel Walsh 266
Commonwealth of Canada Serge Buchet 125
1988 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Marcel Prud'homme 19,928
Progressive Conservative Madeleine Provost 12,843
New Democratic Jaime Llambias-Wolff 6,151
Rhinoceros Chérubin Guy Roy 1,166
Green René E. Pratte 1,107
Not affiliated Panagiotis Macrisopoulos 341
Social Credit Doris Lacroix 269
Communist Samuel Walsh 204
Commonwealth of Canada Nancy Duchaine 191
1993 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Eleni Bakopanos 21,985
Bloc Québécois Gilles Pelchat 15,021
Progressive Conservative Aïda Baghjajian 2,291
New Democratic Josée Panet-Raymond 965
Independent Stéphane Lapointe 423
Natural Law Alain-Édouard Lord 397
Abolitionist Fernand Belisle 256
Marxist–Leninist Panagiotis Macrisopoulos 206
Commonwealth of Canada Benoit Chalifoux 170

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