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St. Lawrence (electoral district)

St. Lawrence (French: Saint-Laurent) was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1892 to 1917.

St. Lawrence
Quebec electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1892
District abolished1914
First contested1896
Last contested1911

This riding was created in 1892 from parts of Montreal West and Montreal East ridings. It consisted of St. Louis and St. Lawrence wards in the city of Montreal. It was abolished in 1914 when it was redistributed into St. Lawrence—St. George and George-Étienne Cartier ridings.

Members of ParliamentEdit

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
St. Lawrence
Riding created from Montreal West and Montreal East
8th  1896–1900     Edward Goff Penny Liberal
9th  1900–1904 Robert Bickerdike
10th  1904–1908
11th  1908–1911
12th  1911–1917
Riding dissolved into St. Lawrence—St. George
and George-Étienne Cartier

Election resultsEdit

1896 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Edward Goff Penny 3,632
Conservative R. W. Smith 2,915
1900 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Robert Bickerdike 3,439
Conservative Henry Archer Ekers 2,457
1904 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Robert Bickerdike 3,282
Conservative C. Lane 2,632
1908 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Robert Bickerdike 3,576
Conservative Henry A. Ekers 2,721
Independent Albert St-Martin 186
1911 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Robert Bickerdike 4,469
Conservative George Franklin Johnston 3,421
Socialist William Ulric Cotton 359

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