Brant—Haldimand

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Brant—Haldimand was a federal and provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1953 to 1968, and in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1987 to 1999.

Federal electoral district[edit]

The federal riding was created in 1952 from parts of Brant—Wentworth and Haldimand.

It consisted of the counties of Haldimand and Brant. The townships of Burford and Oakland in Brant were excluded, along with the part of the township of Brantford lying south and west of Grand River, the part of the township of Brantford not included in the electoral district of Brantford, and the city of Brantford.

The electoral district was abolished in 1966 when it was redistributed between Brant, Norfolk—Haldimand and Welland ridings.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

  1. John A. Charlton, Progressive Conservative (1953–1962)
  2. Lawrence T. Pennell, Liberal (1962–1968)

Provincial electoral district[edit]

The provincial riding consisted of Brant County (except the city of Brantford), the township of North Dumfries (excluding the part that extended east of Cambridge), and the municipalities of Haldimand, and Dunnville. The riding was abolished into Cambridge, Brant, Haldimand—Norfolk—Brant and Erie—Lincoln.

Members of Provincial Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following members of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario:

  1. Robert Nixon, Liberal (1987–1991)
  2. Ronald Eddy, Liberal (1992–1995)
  3. Peter L. Preston, Progressive Conservative (1995–1999)

Federal election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1953
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative CHARLTON, John A. 10,059
Liberal DISHER, Garfield 9,305
Co-operative Commonwealth DAVISON, Norman A. 1,358
Canadian federal election, 1957
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative CHARLTON, John A. 12,858
Liberal DISHER, Garfield 8,063
Co-operative Commonwealth MACKAY, Charlie L. 2,168
Canadian federal election, 1958
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative CHARLTON, John A. 15,182
Liberal MADDEN, Walter 6,630
Co-operative Commonwealth PRINCE, Herbert 1,462
Canadian federal election, 1962
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal PENNELL, Larry T. 11,278
Progressive Conservative CHARLTON, John A. 10,883
New Democratic GOOD, Allen Charles 2,626
Social Credit MALLORY, George S. 941
Canadian federal election, 1963
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal PENNELL, Larry T. 12,733
Progressive Conservative SKINNER, A. Gordon 10,814
New Democratic MOWLE, William B. 2,274
Social Credit FEHR, David 557
Canadian federal election, 1965
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal PENNELL, Larry T. 13,179
Progressive Conservative BRADBURY, Joe
New Democratic BLACKBURN, Derek 4,813

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