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Yamaska was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1867 to 1935.

Yamaska
Quebec electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1867
District abolished1933
First contested1867
Last contested1933 by-election

It was created by the British North America Act, 1867, which preserved existing electoral districts in Lower Canada.

In 1924, it was defined as consisting of the County of Yamaska, and the township of Upton in the County of Drummond.

The electoral district was abolished in 1933, when it was re-distributed into Nicolet—Yamaska, Drummond—Arthabaska and Richelieu—Verchères ridings.

Members of ParliamentEdit

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Yamaska
1st  1867–1872     Moïse Fortier Liberal
2nd  1872–1874     Joseph Duguay Conservative
3rd  1874–1878 Charles-Ignace Gill
4th  1878–1879
 1879–1882 Fabien Vanasse dit Vertefeuille
5th  1882–1887
6th  1887–1891
7th  1891–1896     Roch Moïse Samuel Mignault Liberal
8th  1896–1900
9th  1900–1904
10th  1904–1908 Oscar Gladu
11th  1908–1911
12th  1911–1917     Albéric-Archie Mondou Conservative
13th  1917–1920     Oscar Gladu Opposition (Laurier Liberals)
 1921–1921     Aimé Boucher Liberal
14th  1921–1925
15th  1925–1926
16th  1926–1930
17th  1930–1932
 1933–1935
Riding dissolved into Nicolet—Yamaska, Drummond—Arthabaska
and Richelieu—Verchères

Election resultsEdit

1867 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Moïse Fortier 797
Conservative Joseph Provencher 760
1872 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Joseph Duguay 1,047
Liberal Roch Moïse Samuel Mignault 643
1874 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Charles-Ignace Gill acclaimed
1878 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Charles-Ignace Gill 1,029
Unknown F. Gouin 706
By-election on 7 July 1879
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Fabien Vanasse dit Vertefeuille 1,003
Unknown F. Gouin 815
By-election called upon Mr. Gill's resignation, 19 May 1879
1882 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Fabien Vanasse dit Vertefeuille 1,049
Unknown Victor Gladu 978
1887 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Fabien Vanasse dit Vertefeuille 1,333
Liberal Roch Moïse Samuel Mignault 1,302
1891 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Roch Moïse Samuel Mignault 1,399
Conservative Fabien Vanasse dit Vertefeuille 1,299
1896 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Roch Moïse Samuel Mignault 1,342
Conservative Fabien Vanasse dit Vertefeuille 1,324
1900 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Roch Moïse Samuel Mignault 1,473
Conservative Albéric-Archie Mondou 1,369
1904 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Oscar Gladu 2,026
Conservative Ernest Pélissier 1,566
1908 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Oscar Gladu 1,846
Conservative Joseph-Aldric Ouimet 1,758
1911 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Albéric-Archie Mondou 1,870
Liberal Oscar Gladu 1,777
1917 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Opposition (Laurier Liberals) Oscar Gladu 3,148
Government (Unionist) Aimé Chassé 464


Canadian federal by-election, 28 May 1921
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Aimé Boucher 4,251
Unknown Albéric-Archie Mondou 2,608
Unknown Joseph Lambert 467
By-election called upon Mr. Gladu's death, 5 December 1920
1921 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Aimé Boucher 4,130
Progressive Rémi Plante 2,462
1925 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Aimé Boucher 3,438
Conservative Joseph-Félix-Frédéric Boulais 2,754
1926 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Aimé Boucher 3,500
Conservative Joseph-Félix-Frédéric Boulais 3,082
1930 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Aimé Boucher 3,505
Conservative Paul-François Comtois 3,504
By-election on 23 October 1933
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Aimé Boucher 3,901
Conservative Paul F. Comtois 3,817
By-election called upon Mr. Boucher's election being declared void, 23 December 1932

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