Châteauguay—Huntingdon—Laprairie

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Châteauguay—Huntingdon—Laprairie was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1949 to 1968.

History[edit]

This riding was created in 1947 from parts of Beauharnois—Laprairie and Châteauguay—Huntingdon ridings.

It consisted of:

  • the county of Châteauguay, except the municipality of St-Joachim-de-Châteauguay;
  • the county of Huntingdon, (except the municipalities of St. Anicet and Ste. Barbe), and the town of Huntingdon;
  • the county of Laprairie (except the municipality of St-Jacques-le-Mineur), and the town of Laprairie; and
  • in the county of St. Jean, the municipalities of Notre-Dame-du-Mont-Carmel, St-Bernard-de-Lacolle and the village of Lacolle.

It was abolished in 1966 when it was redistributed into Beauharnois, Chambly, Laprairie and Saint-Jean ridings.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

  1. Donald Elmer Black, Liberal (1949–1953)
  2. Jean Boucher, Liberal (1953–1958)
  3. Merrill Edwin Barrington, Progressive Conservative (1958–1962)
  4. Jean Boucher, Liberal (1962–1963)
  5. Ian Watson, Liberal (1963–1968)

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1949
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Donald Elmer Black 9,986
Progressive Conservative Joseph-Siméon Beaudin 7,028
Canadian federal election, 1953
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Jean Boucher 11,104
Progressive Conservative Merrill Edwin Barrington 7,003
Canadian federal election, 1957
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Jean Boucher 10,066
Progressive Conservative Merrill Edwin Barrington 6,907
Independent Liberal David Cote 2,346
Canadian federal election, 1958
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Merrill Edwin Barrington 12,365
Liberal Jean Boucher 6,472
Canadian federal election, 1962
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Jean Boucher 10,305
Progressive Conservative Merrill Edwin Barrington 9,260
Social Credit Bernard Dupuis 2,398
Canadian federal election, 1963
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Ian Watson 10,746
Progressive Conservative Raymond-J. Beriault 6,926
Social Credit Gaston Boileau 4,039
New Democratic Jean-Guy Tremblay 1,226
Canadian federal election, 1965
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Ian Watson 14,222
Progressive Conservative Robert James Clarke 4,659
New Democratic Jean-Guy Tremblay 2,369
Ralliement créditiste Marcellin Gagnon 1,052
Independent PC Roland De Montigny 520

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