3rd Canadian Parliament

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3rd Parliament of Canada
Majority parliament
February 21, 1874 – August 16, 1878
Parliament leaders
Prime
Minister
Rt. Hon. Alexander Mackenzie
(2nd Canadian Ministry)
November 7, 1873-October 8, 1878
Leader of the
Opposition
Sir John A. Macdonald
November 6, 1873-October 16, 1878
Party standings in the House
Government Liberal Party
Opposition Conservative Party
Third Party Liberal-Conservative
Fourth Party Independents
Fifth Party Independent Liberal
Sixth Party Independent Conservative
House of Commons
Chambre des Communes 1874.png
Seating arrangements of the House of Commons
Speaker of the
Commons
Timothy Warren Anglin
March 26, 1874-February 12, 1879
Members 206 seats MP seats
List of members
Senate
Speaker of the
Senate
The Hon. David Christie
January 9, 1874 – October 16, 1878
Government
Senate Leader
Luc Letellier de St-Just
November 5, 1873-December 14, 1876
Sir Richard William Scott
December 14, 1876-October 7, 1878
Opposition
Senate Leader
Alexander Campbell
November 7, 1873-October 8, 1878
Senators 92 seats senator seats
List of senators
Sessions
1st Session
March 26, 1874 – May 26, 1874
2nd Session
February 4, 1875 – April 8, 1875
3rd Session
February 10, 1876 – April 12, 1876
4th Session
February 8, 1877 – April 28, 1877
5th Session
February 7, 1878 – May 10, 1878
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The 3rd Canadian Parliament was in session from March 26, 1874 until August 17, 1878. The membership was set by the 1874 federal election on January 22, 1874. It was dissolved prior to the 1878 election.

It was controlled by a Liberal Party majority under Prime Minister Alexander Mackenzie and the 2nd Canadian Ministry. The Official Opposition was the Conservative/Liberal-Conservative, first led by Sir John A. Macdonald.

The Speaker was Timothy Warren Anglin. See also List of Canadian electoral districts 1873-1882 for a list of the ridings in this parliament.

There were 5 sessions of the 3rd Parliament:

Session Start End
1st March 26, 1874 May 26, 1874
2nd February 4, 1875 April 8, 1875
3rd February 10, 1876 April 12, 1876
4th February 8, 1877 April 28, 1877
5th February 7, 1878 May 10, 1878

List of members[edit]

Following is a full list of members of the third parliament listed first by province, then by electoral district.

Electoral districts denoted by an asterisk (*) indicates that district was represented by two members.

British Columbia[edit]

Electoral district Name Party
Cariboo Joshua Spencer Thompson Liberal-Conservative
New Westminster James Cunningham Liberal
Thomas Robert McInnes from March 25, 1878 Independent
Vancouver Arthur Bunster Liberal
Victoria Francis James Roscoe Independent Liberal
Amor De Cosmos Liberal
Yale Edgar Dewdney Conservative

Manitoba[edit]

Electoral district Name Party
Lisgar John Christian Schultz Conservative
Marquette Robert Cunningham, died 4 July 1874 Liberal
Joseph O'Connell Ryan from August 25, 1874 Liberal
Provencher Louis Riel, expelled from the House of Commons, reelected, reexpelled and banished from Canada Independent
Andrew Bannatyne from March 31, 1875 Liberal
Selkirk Donald A. Smith Independent Conservative

One MP recontested his seat in a byelection, and was reelected.

  • Louis Riel was reelected in Provencher on September 3, 1874 upon the passage of a motion expelling him from the House of Commons.

New Brunswick[edit]

Electoral district Name Party
Albert John Wallace Liberal
Carleton Stephen Burpee Appleby Liberal
Charlotte Arthur Hill Gillmor Liberal
City and County of St. John Isaac Burpee Liberal
Acalus Lockwood Palmer Liberal
City of St. John Jeremiah Smith Boies De Veber Liberal
Gloucester Timothy Warren Anglin Liberal
Kent George McLeod Independent
King's James Domville Conservative
Northumberland Peter Mitchell Independent
Queen's John Ferris Liberal
Restigouche George Moffat Conservative
George Haddow from January 12, 1878 Independent
Sunbury Charles Burpee Liberal
Victoria John Costigan Liberal-Conservative
Westmorland Albert James Smith Liberal
York John Pickard Independent Liberal

Two MPs recontested their seats in a byelection, and were reelected:

  • Timothy Warren Anglin was reelected in Gloucester on July 2, 1877.
  • Peter Mitchell was reelected in Northumberland on February 5, 1878.

Nova Scotia[edit]

Electoral district Name Party
Annapolis William Hallett Ray Liberal
Antigonish Angus McIsaac Liberal
Cape Breton Newton LeGayet Mackay Liberal
Cape Breton William McDonald Conservative
Colchester Thomas McKay Liberal-Conservative
Cumberland Charles Tupper Conservative
Digby Edwin Randolph Oakes Liberal-Conservative
William Berrian Vail from October 26, 1874 Liberal
John Chipman Wade from January 29, 1878 Independent
Guysborough John Angus Kirk Liberal
Halifax Alfred Gilpin Jones Independent
Halifax Patrick Power Independent Liberal
Hants Monson Henry Goudge Liberal
Inverness Samuel McDonnell Liberal
Kings Frederick William Borden Liberal
Lunenburg Charles Edward Church Liberal
Pictou* James William Carmichael Liberal
John A. Dawson Liberal
Queens James Fraser Forbes Liberal
Richmond Edmund Power Flynn Liberal
Shelburne Thomas Coffin Liberal
Victoria William Ross Liberal
Charles James Campbell from December 17, 1874 Conservative
Barclay Edmund Tremaine from April 28, 1875 Liberal
Charles James Campbell from September 21, 1876 Conservative
Yarmouth Frank Killam Liberal

Two MPs recontested their seats in byelections, and were reelected.

  • Thomas McKay was reelected in Colchester on December 17, 1874
  • Alfred Gilpin Jones was reelected in Halifax on January 29, 1878 on being named Minister of Militia and Defence.

Ontario[edit]

Electoral district Name Party
Addington Schuyler Shibley Liberal-Conservative
Algoma Edward Borron Liberal
Bothwell David Mills Liberal
Brant North Gavin Fleming Liberal
Brant South William Paterson Liberal
Brockville Jacob Dockstader Buell Liberal
Bruce North John Gillies Liberal
Bruce South Edward Blake Liberal
Cardwell John Hillyard Cameron Conservative
Dalton McCarthy from December 14, 1876 Liberal-Conservative
Carleton John Rochester Conservative
Cornwall Alexander Francis Macdonald Liberal
Dundas William Gibson Independent Liberal
Durham East Lewis Ross Liberal Reformer
Durham West Edmund Burke Wood Liberal
Harvey William Burk from April 7, 1874 Liberal
Elgin East William Harvey Liberal
Colin MacDougall from August 11, 1874 Liberal
Elgin West George Elliott Casey Liberal
Essex William McGregor Liberal
Frontenac George Airey Kirkpatrick Conservative
Glengarry Donald Alexander MacDonald Liberal
Archibald McNab from July 7, 1875 Liberal
Grenville South William Henry Brouse Liberal
Grey East William Kingston Flesher Conservative
Grey North George Snider Liberal
Grey South George Landerkin Liberal
Haldimand David Thompson Liberal
Halton Daniel Black Chisholm Liberal-Conservative
William McCraney from January 25, 1875 Liberal
Hamilton Aemilius Irving Liberal
Hamilton Andrew Trew Wood Liberal
Hastings East John White Conservative
Hastings North Mackenzie Bowell Conservative
Hastings West James Brown Conservative
Huron Centre Horace Horton Liberal
Huron North Thomas Farrow Liberal-Conservative
Huron South Malcolm Colin Cameron (election overturned in 1875) Liberal
Thomas Greenway from 1875 Independent
Kent Rufus Stephenson Conservative
Kingston Sir John A. Macdonald Liberal-Conservative
Lambton Alexander Mackenzie Liberal
Lanark North Daniel Galbraith Liberal
Lanark South John Graham Haggart Conservative
Leeds North and Grenville North Charles Frederick Ferguson Liberal-Conservative
Leeds South David Ford Jones Conservative
Lennox Richard John Cartwright Liberal
Lincoln James Norris Liberal
London John Walker Liberal
James Harshaw Fraser from February 18, 1875 Liberal-Conservative
Middlesex East Crowell Willson election successfully contested 1874 Liberal-Conservative
Duncan Macmillan from January 28, 1875 Liberal-Conservative
Middlesex North Thomas Scatcherd Liberal
Robert Colin Scatcherd from June 7, 1876 Liberal
Middlesex West George William Ross Liberal
Monck Lachlan McCallum Liberal-Conservative
Muskoka Alexander Peter Cockburn Liberal
Niagara Josiah Burr Plumb Conservative
Norfolk North John M. Charlton Liberal
Norfolk South John Stuart Liberal
William Wallace from December 16, 1874 Conservative
Northumberland East James Lyons Biggar Independent Liberal
Northumberland West William Kerr Liberal
Ontario North Adam Gordon Liberal
William Henry Gibbs from July 5, 1876 Conservative
Ontario South Malcolm Cameron Liberal Party of Canada
Thomas Nicholson Gibbs from July 5, 1876 Liberal-Conservative
Ottawa (City of)* Pierre St-Jean Liberal
Joseph Merrill Currier Liberal-Conservative
Oxford North Thomas Oliver Liberal
Oxford South Ebenezer Vining Bodwell until April 1874 when he became superintendent of the Welland Canal Liberal
James Atchison Skinner from May 23, 1874 Liberal
Peel Robert Smith Liberal
Perth North Andrew Monteith Conservative
Perth South James Trow Liberal
Peterborough East James Hall Liberal
Peterborough West John Bertram Liberal
Prescott Albert Hagar Liberal
Prince Edward Walter Ross Liberal
Renfrew North Peter White Liberal-Conservative
William Murray from November 4, 1874 Liberal
Peter White from January 21, 1876 Liberal-Conservative
Renfrew South John Lorn McDougall Liberal
Russell Robert Blackburn Liberal
Simcoe North Hermon Henry Cook Liberal
Simcoe South William Carruthers Little Liberal-Conservative
Stormont Cyril Archibald Liberal
Toronto Centre Robert Wilkes Liberal
John Macdonald (from May 21, 1875) Independent Liberal
Toronto East John O'Donohoe Liberal-Conservative
Samuel Platt from January 18, 1875 Independent
Victoria North James MacLennan Liberal
Hector Cameron from September 17, 1875 Conservative
Victoria South Arthur McQuade Conservative
Waterloo North Isaac Erb Bowman Liberal
Waterloo South James Young Liberal
Welland William Alexander Thomson Liberal
Wellington Centre George Turner Orton Liberal-Conservative
Wellington North Nathaniel Higinbotham Liberal
Wellington South David Stirton Liberal
Donald Guthrie from July 5, 1876 Liberal
Wentworth North Thomas Bain Liberal
Wentworth South Joseph Rymal Liberal
West Toronto Thomas Moss Liberal
John Beverley Robinson from November 6, 1875 Conservative
York East James Metcalfe Liberal
York North Alfred Hutchinson Dymond Liberal
York West David Blain Liberal

22 MPs recontested their seats in byelections, and were reelected

  • William McGregor was reelected in Essex on October 22, 1874.
  • John Lorn McDougall was reelected in Renfrew South on October 24, 1874 and again on February 20, 1875.
  • Schuyler Shibley was reelected in Addington on October 28, 1874.
  • William Kerr was reelected in Northumberland West on November 17, 1874.
  • James Norris was reelected in Lincoln on November 17, 1874 and May 9, 1877.
  • James Lyons Biggar was reelected in Northumberland East on December 12, 1874.
  • George Turner Orton was reelected in Wellington Centre on December 13, 1874.
  • Charles Frederick Ferguson was reelected in Leeds North and Grenville North on December 16, 1874.
  • James MacLennan was reelected in Victoria North on December 22, 1874.
  • Josiah Burr Plumb was reelected in Niagara on December 22, 1874.
  • Herman Henry Cook was reelected in Simcoe North on December 26, 1874.
  • Sir John A. Macdonald was reelected in Kingston on December 29, 1874.
  • Nathaniel Higinbotham was reelected in Wellington North on March 18, 1875.
  • Aemilius Irving was reelected in Hamilton on May 20, 1875.
  • Andrew Trew Wood was reelected in Hamilton on May 20, 1875.
  • Edward Blake was reelected in Bruce South on June 2, 1875 after being named Minister of Justice.
  • Lachlan McCallum was reelected in Monck on June 22, 1875.
  • Alfred Hutchison Dymond was reelected in York North on June 29, 1875.
  • Andrew Monteith was reelected in Perth North on July 7, 1875.
  • Archibald McNab was reelected in Glengarry on July 31, 1876.
  • David Mills was reelected in Bothwell on November 15, 1876 after being named Minister of the Interior.
  • Joseph Merrill Currier was reelected in Ottawa on May 9, 1877.

Prince Edward Island[edit]

Electoral district Name Party
King's County* Daniel Davies Conservative
Peter Adolphus McIntyre Liberal
Prince County* Stanislaus Francis Perry Liberal
James Yeo Liberal
Queen's County* David Laird Liberal
Peter Sinclair Liberal
James Colledge Pope from November 22, 1876 Conservative

Quebec[edit]

Electoral district Name Party
Argenteuil John Joseph Caldwell Abbott Liberal-Conservative
Lemuel Cushing from November 4, 1874 Liberal
Thomas Christie from December 31, 1875 Liberal
Bagot Joseph Alfred Mousseau Conservative
Beauce Christian Pozer Liberal
Joseph Bolduc from October 18, 1876 Conservative
Beauharnois Ulysse-Janvier Robillard Independent Conservative
Bellechasse Télesphore Fournier Liberal
Joseph-Godéric Blanchet (from November 23, 1875) Conservative
Berthier Anselme Homère Pâquet Liberal
Edward Octavian Cuthbert from February 27, 1875 Conservative
Bonaventure Théodore Robitaille Conservative
Brome Nathaniel Pettes Liberal
Chambly Amable Jodoin Liberal
Pierre Basile Benoît from January 7, 1876 Conservative
Champlain Hippolyte Montplaisir Liberal-Conservative
Charlevoix Pierre-Alexis Tremblay Liberal
Hector-Louis Langevin from January 22, 1876 Conservative
Châteauguay Luther Hamilton Holton Liberal
Chicoutimi—Saguenay Marie Honorius Ernest Cimon Conservative
Compton John Henry Pope Liberal-Conservative
Dorchester François Fortunat Rouleau Conservative
Drummond—Arthabaska Wilfrid Laurier Liberal
Désiré Olivier Bourbeau from October 27, 1877 Conservative
Gaspé Louis George Harper Conservative
John Short from July 10, 1875 Conservative
Hochelaga Alphonse Desjardins Conservative
Huntingdon Julius Scriver Liberal
Iberville François Béchard Liberal
Jacques Cartier Rodolphe Laflamme Liberal
Joliette Louis François Georges Baby Conservative
Kamouraska Charles Pelletier Liberal
Charles François Roy from February 19, 1877 Conservative
Laprairie Alfred Pinsonneault Conservative
L'Assomption Hilaire Hurteau Liberal-Conservative
Laval Joseph-Aldéric Ouimet Liberal-Conservative
Lévis Louis Honoré Fréchette Liberal
L'Islet Philippe Baby Casgrain Liberal
Lotbinière Henri Bernier Liberal
Maskinongé Louis-Alphonse Boyer Liberal
Mégantic Édouard-Émery Richard Liberal
Missisquoi William Donahue Liberal
Montcalm Firmin Dugas Conservative
Montmagny Henri-Thomas Taschereau Liberal
Montmorency Jean Langlois Conservative
Montreal Centre Michael Patrick Ryan Liberal-Conservative
Bernard Devlin from November 26, 1875 Liberal
Montreal East Louis-Amable Jetté Liberal
Montreal West Frederick Mackenzie Liberal
Thomas Workman from October 30, 1875 Liberal
Napierville Antoine Aimé Dorion Liberal
Sixte Coupal dit la Reine from August 4, 1874 Liberal
Nicolet Joseph Gaudet Conservative
François Xavier Ovide Méthot from December 18, 1877 Independent Conservative
Ottawa (County of) Alonzo Wright Liberal-Conservative
Pontiac William McKay Wright Liberal-Conservative
Portneuf Esdras Alfred de St-Georges Liberal
Quebec-Centre Joseph Édouard Cauchon Conservative
Jacques Malouin from November 3, 1877 Independent
Quebec County Joseph-Philippe-René-Adolphe Caron Conservative
Quebec East Isidore Thibaudeau Liberal
Wilfrid Laurier from November 28, 1877 Liberal
Quebec West Thomas McGreevy Liberal-Conservative
Richelieu Georges Isidore Barthe Independent Conservative
Richmond—Wolfe Henry Aylmer Liberal
Rimouski Jean-Baptiste Romuald Fiset Liberal
Rouville Guillaume Cheval dit St-Jacques Liberal
Saint Maurice Charles Gérin Lajoie Liberal
Shefford Lucius Huntington Liberal
Sherbrooke (Town of) Edward Towle Brooks Conservative
Soulanges Jacques-Philippe Lanthier Conservative
St. Hyacinthe Louis Delorme Liberal
St. John's François Bourassa Liberal
Stanstead Charles Carroll Colby Liberal-Conservative
Témiscouata Jean-Baptiste Pouliot Liberal
Terrebonne Louis Masson Conservative
Three Rivers William McDougall Conservative
Two Mountains Wilfrid Prévost Liberal
Charles Auguste Maximilien Globensky from February 26, 1875 Independent
Jean-Baptiste Daoust from March 11, 1876 Conservative
Vaudreuil Robert Harwood Liberal-Conservative
Verchères Félix Geoffrion Liberal
Yamaska Charles Gill Conservative

Twelve MPs recontested their seats in byelections, and were reelected:

  • Félix Geoffrion was reelected in Verchères on July 25, 1874 after being named Minister of Inland Revenue.
  • Henry Aylmer was reelected in Richmond—Wolfe on December 4, 1874 after being named Receiver-General.
  • Louis François George Baby was reelected in Joliette on December 10, 1874.
  • Frederick Mackenzie was reelected in Montreal West on December 10, 1874.
  • Amable Jodoin was reelected in Chambly on December 30, 1874.
  • Hilaire Hurteau was reelected in L'Assomption on January 16, 1875.
  • Sixte Coupal dit la Reine was reelected in Napierville on June 19, 1875.
  • Bernard Devlin was reelected in Montreal Centre on November 26, 1875.
  • François Fortunat Rouleau was reelected in Dorchester on December 14, 1875.
  • Joseph Édouard Cauchon was reelected in Quebec Centre on December 27, 1875 after being named President of the Privy Council.
  • Rodolphe Laflamme was reelected in Jacques Cartier on December 28, 1876 after being named Minister of Inland Revenue.
  • Hector-Louis Langevin was reelected in Charlevoix on March 23, 1877.

By-elections[edit]

By-election Date Incumbent Party Winner Party Cause Retained
New Westminster March 25, 1878 James Cunningham      Liberal Thomas Robert McInnes      Independent Resignation No
Northumberland February 5, 1878 Peter Mitchell      Independent Peter Mitchell      Independent Resignation to re-contest after being accused of violating the Independence of Parliament Act by leasing a building to the government while he was a senator. Yes
Halifax January 29, 1878 Alfred Gilpin Jones      Independent Alfred Gilpin Jones      Independent Resignation to re-contest because of an alleged breach of the Independence of Parliament Act. Yes
Digby January 19, 1878 William Berrian Vail      Liberal John Chipman Wade      Conservative Resignation to re-contest due to conflict of interest allegations. No
Restigouche January 12, 1878 George Moffat Sr.      Conservative George Haddow      Independent Resignation No
Nicolet December 18, 1877 Joseph Gaudet      Conservative François-Xavier-Ovide Méthot      Independent Conservative Appointed to the Legislative Council of Quebec No
Quebec East November 28, 1877 Isidore Thibaudeau      Liberal Wilfrid Laurier      Liberal Resignation to provide a seat for Laurier. Yes
Quebec-Centre November 3, 1877 Joseph Édouard Cauchon      Conservative Jacques Malouin      Independent Appointed Lieutenant-Governor of Manitoba. No
Drummond—Arthabaska October 27, 1877 Wilfrid Laurier      Liberal Désiré Olivier Bourbeau      Conservative Recontested upon appointment as Minister of Inland Revenue. No
Gloucester July 2, 1877 Timothy Anglin      Liberal Timothy Anglin      Liberal Resignation to re-contest after being found in violation of the Independence of Parliament Act for accepting government printing contracts, and being censured by the House of Commons Committee on Privilege. Yes
Ottawa (City of) May 9, 1877 Joseph Merrill Currier      Liberal-Conservative Joseph Merrill Currier      Liberal-Conservative Resignation to re-contest for having infringed the Independence of Parliament Act by conducting business dealings with the government while still a member. Yes
Lincoln May 9, 1877 James Norris      Liberal James Norris      Liberal Resigns in order to re-contest after acquiring a government contract.[1] Yes
Charlevoix March 23, 1877 Hector-Louis Langevin      Conservative Hector-Louis Langevin      Conservative Election declared void. Yes
Kamouraska February 19, 1877 Charles Alphonse Pantaléon Pelletier      Liberal Charles-François Roy      Conservative Called to the Senate. No
Jacques Cartier December 28, 1876 Rodolphe Laflamme      Liberal Rodolphe Laflamme      Liberal Recontested upon appointment as Minister of Inland Revenue. Yes
Cardwell December 14, 1876 John Hillyard Cameron      Conservative Dalton McCarthy      Conservative Death Yes
Queen's County November 22, 1876 David Laird      Liberal James Colledge Pope      Conservative Appointed Lieutenant-Governor of the North West Territories. No
Bothwell November 15, 1876 David Mills      Liberal David Mills      Liberal Recontested upon appointment as Minister of the Interior and Superintendent General of Indian Affairs. Yes
Beauce October 18, 1876 Christian Henry Pozer      Liberal Joseph Bolduc      Conservative Called to the Senate. No
Victoria September 21, 1876 Barclay Edmund Tremaine      Liberal Charles James Campbell      Conservative Appointed a County Court judge. No
Glengarry July 31, 1876 Archibald McNab      Liberal Archibald McNab      Liberal Election declared void. Yes
Ontario South July 5, 1876 Malcolm Cameron      Liberal Thomas Nicholson Gibbs      Liberal-Conservative Death No
Ontario North July 5, 1876 Adam Gordon      Liberal William Henry Gibbs      Conservative Death No
Wellington South July 5, 1876 David Stirton      Liberal Donald Guthrie      Liberal Appointed Postmaster of Guelph. Yes
Middlesex North June 7, 1876 Thomas Scatcherd      Liberal Robert Colin Scatcherd      Liberal Death Yes.
Two Mountains March 11, 1876 Charles Auguste Maximilien Globensky      Independent Jean-Baptiste Daoust      Conservative Resignation No
Charlevoix January 22, 1876 Pierre-Alexis Tremblay      Liberal Hector-Louis Langevin      Conservative Election declared void. No
Renfrew North January 21, 1876 William Murray      Liberal Peter White      Conservative Election declared void. No
Chambly January 7, 1876 Amable Jodoin      Liberal Pierre Basile Benoit      Conservative Election declared void. No
Argenteuil December 31, 1875 Lemuel Cushing, Jr.      Liberal Thomas Christie      Liberal Election declared void. Yes
Quebec-Centre December 27, 1875 Joseph Édouard Cauchon      Conservative Joseph Édouard Cauchon      Conservative Recontested upon appointment as President of the Privy Council. Yes
Dorchester December 24, 1875 François Fortunat Rouleau      Liberal-Conservative François Fortunat Rouleau      Liberal-Conservative Election declared void. Yes
Montreal Centre November 26, 1875 Bernard Devlin      Liberal Bernard Devlin      Liberal Election declared void. Yes
Bellechasse November 23, 1875 Télesphore Fournier      Liberal Joseph Goderic Blanchet      Conservative Appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada. No
West Toronto November 6, 1875 Thomas Moss      Liberal John Beverly Robinson      Conservative Appointed to the Court of Appeal of Ontario No
Montreal West October 30, 1875 Frederick Mackenzie      Liberal Thomas Workman      Liberal Election declared void. Yes
Victoria North September 17, 1875 James Maclennan      Liberal Hector Cameron      Conservative Court overturns result of 1874 by-election and declared Cameron seated. No
Gaspé July 10, 1875 Louis George Harper      Conservative John Short      Conservative Election declared void. Yes
Glengarry July 7, 1875 Donald Alexander Macdonald      Liberal Archibald McNab      Liberal Appointed Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario. Yes
Perth North July 7, 1875 Andrew Monteith      Conservative Andrew Monteith      Conservative Election declared void. Yes
York North June 29, 1875 Alfred Hutchinson Dymond      Liberal Alfred Hutchinson Dymond      Liberal Election declared void. Yes
Monck June 22, 1875 Lachlin McCallum      Liberal-Conservative Lachlin McCallum      Liberal-Conservative Election declared void. Yes
Napierville June 19, 1875 Sixte Coupal dit la Reine      Liberal Sixte Coupal dit la Reine      Liberal Election declared void. Yes
Bruce South June 2, 1875 Edward Blake      Liberal Edward Blake      Liberal Recontested upon appointment as Minister of Justice. Yes
Toronto Centre May 21, 1875 Robert Wilkes      Liberal John Macdonald      Liberal Election declared void. Yes
Hamilton May 20, 1875 Andrew Trew Wood and Aemilius Irving      Liberal Aemilius Irving and Andrew Trew Wood      Liberal Double member constituency - elections declared void. Yes
Victoria April 28, 1875 Charles James Campbell      Conservative Barclay Edmund Tremaine      Liberal Campbell unseated by decision of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia., 28 February 1875; Tremaine declared duly elected by decision of Election Court, 28 April 1875 No
Provencher March 31, 1875 Louis Riel      Independent Andrew Bannatyne      Liberal Unseated from the House of Commons and declared an outlaw, 25 February 1875 No
Wellington North March 18, 1875 Nathaniel Higinbotham      Liberal Nathaniel Higinbotham      Liberal Election declared void. Yes
Berthier February 27, 1875 Anselme-Homère Pâquet      Liberal Edward Octavian Cuthbert      Conservative Called to the Senate. No
Two Mountains February 26, 1875 Wilfrid Prévost      Liberal Charles Auguste Maximilien Globensky      Independent Election declared void No
Renfrew South February 20, 1875 John Lorn McDougall      Liberal John Lorn McDougall      Liberal Election declared void. Yes
London February 18, 1875 John Walker      Liberal James Harshaw Fraser      Liberal-Conservative Election declared void No
Huron South February 11, 1875 Malcolm Colin Cameron      Liberal Thomas Greenway      Independent Election declared void. No
Middlesex East January 28, 1875 Crowell Willson      Liberal-Conservative Duncan Macmillan      Liberal-Conservative Election declared void. Yes
Halton January 25, 1875 Daniel Black Chisholm      Liberal-Conservative William McCraney      Liberal Election declared void. No
Toronto East January 18, 1875 John O'Donohoe      Liberal-Conservative Samuel Platt      Independent Election declared void. No
L'Assomption January 16, 1875 Hilaire Hurteau      Liberal-Conservative Hilaire Hurteau      Liberal-Conservative Election declared void. Yes
Montreal Centre January 12, 1875 Michael Patrick Ryan      Liberal-Conservative Bernard Devlin      Liberal Election declared void. No
Chambly December 30, 1874 Pierre Basile Benoit      Conservative Amable Jodoin      Liberal Election declared void. No
Kingston December 29, 1874 John A. Macdonald      Liberal-Conservative John A. Macdonald      Liberal-Conservative Election declared void. Yes
Simcoe North December 26, 1874 Herman Henry Cook      Liberal Herman Henry Cook      Liberal Election declared void. Yes
Victoria North December 22, 1874 James Maclennan      Liberal James Maclennan      Liberal Election declared void. Yes
Niagara December 22, 1874 Josiah Burr Plumb      Conservative Josiah Burr Plumb      Conservative Election declared void. Yes
Victoria December 17, 1874 William Ross      Liberal Charles James Campbell      Conservative Appointed to Collector of Customs at Halifax. No
Colchester December 17, 1874 Thomas McKay      Liberal-Conservative Thomas McKay      Liberal-Conservative Election declared void. Yes
Leeds North and Grenville North December 16, 1874 Charles Frederick Ferguson      Liberal-Conservative Charles Frederick Ferguson      Liberal-Conservative Election declared void. Yes
Norfolk South December 16, 1874 John Stuart      Liberal William Wallace      Conservative Election declared void. No
Wellington Centre December 13, 1874 George Turner Orton      Liberal-Conservative George Turner Orton      Liberal-Conservative Election declared void. Yes
Northumberland East December 12, 1874 James Lyons Biggar      Independent Liberal James Lyons Biggar      Independent Liberal Election declared void. Yes
Joliette December 10, 1874 Louis François Georges Baby      Conservative Louis François Georges Baby      Conservative Election declared void. Yes
Montreal West December 10, 1874 Frederick Mackenzie      Liberal Frederick Mackenzie      Liberal Election declared void. Yes
Richmond—Wolfe December 4, 1874 Henry Aylmer      Liberal Henry Aylmer      Liberal Election declared void. Yes
Northumberland West November 17, 1874 William Kerr      Liberal William Kerr      Liberal Election declared void. Yes
Lincoln November 17, 1874 James Norris      Liberal James Norris      Liberal Election declared void. Yes
Argenteuil November 4, 1874 John Abbott      Liberal-Conservative Lemuel Cushing, Jr.      Liberal Election declared void. No
Renfrew North November 4, 1874 Peter White      Conservative William Murray      Liberal Election declared void. No
Addington October 28, 1874 Schuyler Shibley      Conservative Schuyler Shibley      Liberal-Conservative Election declared void. Yes
Digby October 26, 1874 Edwin Randolph Oakes      Liberal-Conservative William Berrian Vail      Liberal Appointed to the Legislative Council of Nova Scotia. No
Renfrew South October 24, 1874 John Lorn McDougall      Liberal John Lorn McDougall      Liberal Election declared void. Yes
Essex October 22, 1874 William McGregor      Liberal William McGregor      Liberal Election declared void. Yes
Cornwall October 20, 1874 Alexander Francis Macdonald      Liberal Alexander Francis Macdonald      Liberal Election declared void. Yes
Provencher September 3, 1874 Louis Riel      Independent Louis Riel      Independent Expelled from the House of Commons Yes
Marquette August 25, 1874 Robert Cunningham      Liberal Joseph O'Connell Ryan      Liberal Death, Ryan awarded seat upon re-examination of votes cast. Yes
Elgin East August 11, 1874 William Harvey      Liberal Colin MacDougall      Liberal Death Yes
Napierville August 4, 1874 Antoine Aimé Dorion      Liberal Sixte Coupal dit la Reine      Liberal Appointed Chief Justice of Quebec. Yes
Verchères July 25, 1874 Félix Geoffrion      Liberal Félix Geoffrion      Liberal Recontested upon appointment as Minister of Inland Revenue. Yes
Oxford South May 23, 1874 Ebenezer Vining Bodwell      Liberal James Atchison Skinner      Liberal Appointed Superintendent of the Welland Canal. Yes
Durham West April 7, 1874 Edmund B. Wood      Liberal Harvey William Burk      Liberal Appointed Chief Justice of Manitoba. Yes


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