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Shelburne and Queen's was a federal electoral district in the province of Nova Scotia, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1896 to 1925.

Shelburne and Queen's
Nova Scotia electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1892
District abolished1924
First contested1896
Last contested1922 by-election
Demographics
Census divisionsQueens, Shelburne

This riding was created in 1892 from parts of Queens and Shelburne ridings. It consisted of the counties of Queen's and Shelburne. It was abolished in 1924 when it was redistributed into Queens—Lunenburg and Shelburne—Yarmouth ridings.

Members of ParliamentEdit

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Shelburne and Queen's
Riding created from Queens and Shelburne
8th  1896–1896     Francis Gordon Forbes Liberal
 1896–1900 William Stevens Fielding
9th  1900–1904
10th  1904–1906
 1906–1908
11th  1908–1911
12th  1911–1917     Fleming Blanchard McCurdy Conservative
13th  1917–1921     William Stevens Fielding Government (Unionist)
14th  1921–1921     Liberal
 1922–1925
Riding dissolved into Queens—Lunenburg and Shelburne—Yarmouth

Election resultsEdit

1896 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal FORBES, F.G. 2,130
Conservative CAHAN, Cha. H. 1,932

By-election: On Mr. Forbes' being appointed Sub-Collector of Customs, 18 July 1896

By-election on 5 August 1896
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal FIELDING, Hon. W.S. acclaimed
1900 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal FIELDING, Hon. W.S. 2,294
Conservative RITCHIE, J.J. 1,901
1904 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal FIELDING, Hon. W.S. 2,302
Conservative RITCHIE, James J. 1,917

By-election: On Mr. Fielding's election being declared void, 8 October 1906

By-election on 31 October 1906
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal FIELDING, Hon. W.S. 2,500
Conservative WELDON, R.C. 1,484
1908 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal FIELDING, Hon. William Stevens 2,487
Conservative MORINE, Alfred Bishop 2,145
1911 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative MCCURDY, Fleming Blanchard 2,678
Liberal FIELDING, Hon. William Stevens 2,529
1917 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Government (Unionist) FIELDING, Hon. William Stevens acclaimed
1921 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal FIELDING, Hon. William Stevens 5,237
Conservative HALL, William Lorimer 4,520

By-election: On Mr. Fielding's acceptance of an office of emolument under the Crown, 29 December 1921

By-election on 19 January 1922
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal FIELDING, Hon. William Stevens acclaimed

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