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Victoria (New Brunswick electoral district)

Victoria was a federal electoral district in New Brunswick, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1867 to 1917.

Victoria
New Brunswick electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1867
District abolished1914
First contested1867
Last contested1911
Demographics
Census divisionsVictoria

It was created by the British North America Act of 1867, and was re-distributed in 1914 into Restigouche—Madawaska and Victoria—Carleton ridings.

The riding's boundaries were the same as those of Victoria County, New Brunswick, and were not adjusted during the period that the riding existed.

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Members of ParliamentEdit

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Victoria
1st  1867–1872     John Costigan Liberal–Conservative
2nd  1872–1874
3rd  1874–1878
4th  1878–1882
5th  1882–1887
6th  1887–1891
7th  1891–1896
8th  1896–1900
9th  1900–1904     Liberal
10th  1904–1907
 1907–1908 Pius Michaud
11th  1908–1911
12th  1911–1917
Riding dissolved into Victoria—Carleton and Restigouche—Madawaska

Electoral historyEdit

Canadian federal election, 1867
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative John Costigan 778
Unknown William Blackwood Beveridge 549
Unknown James Workman 16
Unknown James Tibbetts 0
Canadian federal election, 1872
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative John Costigan 1,141
Unknown H. Bossé 279
Canadian federal election, 1874
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative John Costigan 868
Unknown F.-X. Bernier 429
Canadian federal election, 1878
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative John Costigan 831
Unknown F.-X. Bernier 368
Canadian federal election, 1882
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative John Costigan acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1887
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative John Costigan 1,286
Liberal L. Theriault 978
Canadian federal election, 1891
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative John Costigan 1,427
Liberal Thomas Lawson 732
Canadian federal election, 1896
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative John Costigan 1,864
Liberal Fred Laforest 1,318
Canadian federal election, 1900
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal John Costigan acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1904
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal John Costigan 2,176
Conservative Judson C. Manzer 988
By-election on 15 January 1907

Due to John Costigan's call to the Senate

Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Pius Michaud acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1908
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Pius Michaud 2,611
Conservative Clarence A. Kirkpatrick 728
Canadian federal election, 1911
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Pius Michaud 3,059
Conservative Maximilien Dominic Cormier 1,111

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