Antigonish—Guysborough

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Antigonish—Guysborough was a federal electoral district in Nova Scotia, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1917 to 1968.

This riding was created in 1914 and combined the former ridings of Antigonish and Guysborough. Antigonish—Guysborough was abolished under redistribution in 1966 forming parts of Cape Breton Highlands—Canso and Central Nova.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1917
Party Candidate Votes
Opposition (Laurier Liberals) John Howard Sinclair 3,944
Government (Unionist) William Alexander Wells 2,506
Canadian federal election, 1921
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Colin F. McIsaac 6,752
Progressive Conservative Walter McNeil 3,356
Progressive Daniel McIsaac 1,553
Canadian federal election, 1925
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Edward Edward MacDonald 6,135
Conservative Duncan Stewart Chisholm 5,545
Canadian federal election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative John C. Douglas 6,140
Liberal Colin F. McIsaac 6,003
By-election on 10 December 1926
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal William Duff 6,415
Conservative Neil Romuald McArthur 5,292
Canadian federal election, 1930
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal William Duff 6,370
Conservative Howard A. Rice 5,811
Canadian federal election, 1935
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal William Duff 7,779
Reconstruction John Howard MacKichan 3,783
By-election on 28 February 1936
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal James Ralph Kirk acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1940
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal James Ralph Kirk 7,281
National Government William Edward Landry 4,610
Canadian federal election, 1945
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal James Ralph Kirk 6,379
Progressive Conservative John Douglas Macdonald 3,483
Co-operative Commonwealth Cyrus MacLellan 791
Canadian federal election, 1949
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal James Ralph Kirk 7,586
Progressive Conservative John Archibald Walker 4,385
Canadian federal election, 1953
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal James Ralph Kirk 6,884
Progressive Conservative Grant McDonald 3,395
Canadian federal election, 1957
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Angus Ronald MacDonald 6,053
Liberal James Ralph Kirk 5,856
Canadian federal election, 1958
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Clement O'Leary 6,758
Liberal Alasdair Graham 5,827
Canadian federal election, 1962
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal John B. Stewart 6,296
Progressive Conservative Clement O'Leary 6,183
New Democratic John Hugh Campbell 208
Social Credit Alexander James Malloy 104
Canadian federal election, 1963
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal John B. Stewart 6,947
Progressive Conservative Jack Forbes 5,835
Canadian federal election, 1965
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal John B. Stewart 6,210
Progressive Conservative D. Hugh Gillis 6,163
New Democratic Leslie Myers 228

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