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Victoria—Carleton

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

Victoria—Carleton
New Brunswick electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1914
District abolished1966
First contested1917
Last contested1965
Demographics
Census divisionsCarleton, Victoria

This riding was created in 1914 from Carleton and Victoria ridings. It was first used in the Canadian federal election of 1917. It was abolished in 1966 when it was redistributed into Carleton—Charlotte and Madawaska—Victoria ridings.

Members of ParliamentEdit

This riding elected the following members of the House of Commons of Canada:

Parliament Years Member Party
Victoria—Carleton
Riding created from Carleton and Victoria
13th  1917–1919     Frank Broadstreet Carvell Government (Unionist)
 1919–1921     Thomas Wakem Caldwell United Farmers
14th  1921–1925     Progressive
15th  1925–1926     James Kidd Flemming Conservative
16th  1926–1927
 1927–1930     Albion Roudolph Foster Liberal
17th  1930–1935     Benjamin Franklin Smith Conservative
18th  1935–1940     Jack Patterson Liberal
19th  1940–1945     Heber Harold Hatfield National Government
20th  1945–1949     Progressive Conservative
21st  1949–1952
 1952–1953 Gage Montgomery
22nd  1953–1957
23rd  1957–1958
24th  1958–1962
25th  1962–1963 Hugh John Flemming
26th  1963–1965
27th  1965–1968
Riding dissolved into Carleton—Charlotte and Madawaska—Victoria

Election resultsEdit

1965 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Hugh John Flemming 9,462 57.3 -1.7
Liberal Paul Maddox 6,388 38.7 +2.1
Social Credit Arnold Slaney 352 2.1 -2.4
New Democratic Ernest Hallett 298 1.8 *
1963 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Hugh John Flemming 10,572 59.0 +1.7
Liberal Michael Francis McCluskey 6,533 36.5 +2.3
Social Credit Arnold Slaney 811 4.5 -4.0
1962 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Hugh John Flemming 10,439 57.3 -2.7
Liberal Samuel Bishop 6,235 34.2 -2.2
Social Credit Alyce Patterson 1,547 8.5 +4.8
1958 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Gage Montgomery 10,692 60.0 +1.8
Liberal Vernon Briggs 6,483 36.4 +0.2
Social Credit Robert Craig 651 3.7 -1.9
1957 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Gage Montgomery 9,843 58.2 +9.1
Liberal Raymond Jones 6,115 36.2 -9.2
Social Credit Ike Jones 944 5.6 +0.2
1953 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Gage Montgomery 8,445 49.1 -7.8
Liberal Hugh Tait 7,809 45.4 +2.3
Social Credit George McLean 931 5.4 *


Canadian federal by-election, May 26, 1952
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Gage Montgomery 9,440 56.9 +1.9
Liberal Hugh Tait 7,140 43.1 -1.9
1949 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Heber Harold Hatfield 10,429 55.0 +0.5
Liberal Daniel Raymond Bishop 8,539 45.0 +3.5
1945 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Heber Harold Hatfield 9,365 54.5 +2.2
Liberal Roy Frederick Smith 7,132 41.5 -6.2
Co-operative Commonwealth Murray O'Regan 689 4.0 *
1940 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
National Government Heber Harold Hatfield 7,974 52.3 +11.5
Liberal Michael Francis McCluskey 7,283 47.7 -0.1
1935 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Jack Patterson 7,500 47.8 +7.7
Conservative Hugh John Flemming 6,405 40.8 -19.1
Reconstruction William Earle 1,791 11.4 *
1930 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Benjamin Franklin Smith 8,628 59.9 +6.1
Liberal Albion Foster 5,776 40.1 -6.1
By-election on June 16, 1927
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Albion Foster accl.
1926 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative James Kidd Flemming 7,865 53.8 -3.8
Liberal Albion Foster 6,764 46.2 +4.5
1925 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative James Kidd Flemming 8,426 57.6 +12.1
Liberal–Progressive Thomas Caldwell 6,101 41.7 -12.8
Independent Minnie Adney 84 0.7
1921 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Thomas Caldwell 6,413 54.5
Conservative Benjamin Franklin Smith 5,361 45.5


Canadian federal by-election, October 17, 1919
Party Candidate Votes %
United Farmers Thomas Caldwell 6,500 68.7
Unknown Weldon Melville 2,956 31.3
1917 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Government (Unionist) Frank Carvell acclaimed

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