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Wentworth was a federal electoral district represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1904 to 1968. It was located near the City of Hamilton in the province of Ontario. This riding was first created in 1903 from parts of Wentworth North and Brant and Wentworth South ridings.

Wentworth initially consisted of the county of Wentworth, excluding of the city of Hamilton. In 1914, it was expanded to include those portions of the city of Hamilton not included in Hamilton East and Hamilton West ridings.

In 1947, it was redefined to consist of the county of Wentworth (excluding the townships of Beverly, Ancaster, Glanford and Binbrook), and the northern part the city of Hamilton. In 1952, it was again defined as being the county of Wentworth, excluding the city of Hamilton.

The electoral district was abolished in 1966 when it was redistributed between Halton—Wentworth, Hamilton Mountain, Hamilton—Wentworth and Wellington ridings.

Electoral historyEdit

1904 Canadian federal election: Wentworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Conservative SMITH, E.D. 2,899
  Liberal SEALEY, W.O. 2,889
By-election: On election being declared void, 22 November 1905: Wentworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Conservative SMITH, E.D. 2,982
  Liberal SEALEY, W.O. 2,965
1908 Canadian federal election: Wentworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal SEALEY, William Oscar 3,307
  Conservative PTOLEMY, William Hall 2,961
1911 Canadian federal election: Wentworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Conservative WILSON, Gordon Crooks 3,832
  Liberal SEALEY, William Oscar 2,939
1917 Canadian federal election: Wentworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Conservative WILSON, Gordon Crooks 9,070
  Opposition DICKENSON, John Herbert 3,387
     Labour FLATMAN, Frederick James 1,507
1921 Canadian federal election: Wentworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Conservative WILSON, Gordon Crooks 9,375
Progressive WOODLEY, Christopher Frederic 9,246
  Liberal EVANS, Walter Thompson 3,177
1925 Canadian federal election: Wentworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Conservative WILSON, Gordon Crooks 12,970
Progressive WOODLEY, Christopher Frederic Thomas 5,213
1926 Canadian federal election: Wentworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Conservative WILSON, Gordon Crooks 10,975
  Liberal BURNS, Harold Stanley 5,335
1930 Canadian federal election: Wentworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Conservative WILSON, Gordon Crooks 13,436
  Liberal BIGGS, Frank Campbell 9,628
  Unknown WEAVER, Samuel Radcliffe 1,630
1935 Canadian federal election: Wentworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Conservative LENNARD, Frank Exton Jr. 9,958
  Liberal CORMAN, Ellis Hopkins 9,740
Reconstruction PEACE, William James 5,978
  Co-operative Commonwealth HANNA, Robert James 4,513
1940 Canadian federal election: Wentworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal CORMAN, Ellis Hopkins 15,714
  National Government LENNARD, Frank Exton Jr. 14,949
1945 Canadian federal election: Wentworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative LENNARD, Frank Exton Jr. 15,458
  Liberal CORMAN, Ellis Hopkins 13,652
  Co-operative Commonwealth O'HANLEY, John 11,914
1949 Canadian federal election: Wentworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative LENNARD, Frank Exton Jr. 16,443
  Liberal HICKS, Henry Arnott 13,312
  Co-operative Commonwealth LEWIS, David 11,638
Labor–Progressive RYERSON, Stanley B. 1,028
  Independent GILES, Charles 562
1953 Canadian federal election: Wentworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative LENNARD, Frank Exton Jr. 10,476
  Liberal WHEELER, Reginald 7,700
  Co-operative Commonwealth GARDINER, Isaac Reginald 3,915
1957 Canadian federal election: Wentworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative LENNARD, Frank Exton Jr. 19,037
  Liberal HICKEY, Edwin Delbert 8,922
  Co-operative Commonwealth ZULINIAK, John Joseph 4,905
1958 Canadian federal election: Wentworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative LENNARD, Frank Exton Jr. 23,854
  Liberal DUNHAM, William Kitchen 7,578
  Co-operative Commonwealth ZULINIAK, John Joseph 4,972
1962 Canadian federal election: Wentworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative SAMS, Joseph Reed in 17,050
  Liberal MORISON, John 16,434
  New Democratic Party ZULINIAK, John Joseph 16,434
Social Credit FISHER, Gordon C. 806
1963 Canadian federal election: Wentworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal MORISON, John 18,589
  Progressive Conservative SAMS, Joe R. 17,640
  New Democratic Party POMEROY, Harry 8,088
1965 Canadian federal election: Wentworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal MORISON, John 17,746
  Progressive Conservative SAMS, Joe 15,991
  New Democratic Party GARDINER, Reginald 13,735
Social Credit FISHER, Gordon C. 362

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