7th Parliament of the Province of Canada
The 7th Parliament of the Province of Canada was in session from 1861 to May 1863. Elections for the Legislative Assembly were held in the Province of Canada in 1861. This was the first election in Canada to use a list of eligible voters prepared before the election. All sessions were held in Quebec City. The 7th Parliament ended following a vote of no confidence on May 6, 1863.
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- resigned his seat to accept a post in 1862; Christopher Dunkin was elected in a by-election in March 1862.
- gave up his seat to allow Antoine-Aimé Dorion to be elected in a by-election in June 1862.
- was appointed judge in 1863; Alfred Pinsonneault was elected in a by-election in April 1863.
- resigned his seat to accept an appointment as superintendent of Public Works; Louis-Siméon Morin was elected in a by-election in September 1861.
- died in 1861 without taking his seat; Joseph Dufresne was elected to the seat in a by-election in February 1862.
- election was declared invalid; Charles-François Painchaud was awarded the seat in May 1863.
- unseated in February 1863; John Scoble was awarded the seat.
- election declared invalid in March 1863; John O’Connor was declared elected.
- resigned to accept an appointment as judge in 1863; George Brown was elected in a by-election in March 1863.
- elected in both Perth & North Waterloo; Foley chose the Perth seat; when he was appointed to cabinet, he was forced to seek re-election and was elected in Waterloo North; Thomas Mayne Daly was elected in Perth in a by-election in 1862.
- Upper Canadian politics in the 1850s, Underhill (and others), University of Toronto Press (1967)