Charlevoix (electoral district)

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Charlevoix was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1867 to 1917 and from 1949 to 2004.

The district was created in the British North America Act of 1867. It was abolished in 1914 when it was merged into Charlevoix—Montmorency. The district was created again in 1947 from Charlevoix—Saguenay. It was abolished again in 2003 when it was redistributed into Charlevoix—Montmorency and Manicouagan ridings.

The best-known person to represent this riding is Brian Mulroney who was Member of Parliament for the riding, for part of his term as Prime Minister of Canada, from 1988 to 1993.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following members of the Canadian House of Commons:

1867 - 1917

  1. Simon-Xavier Cimon, Conservative (1867–1872)
  2. Pierre-Alexis Tremblay, Liberal (1872–1876)
  3. Hector-Louis Langevin, Conservative (1876–1878)
  4. Pierre-Alexis Tremblay, Liberal (1878–1879)
  5. Joseph-Stanislas Perrault, Conservative (1879–1881)
  6. Simon-Xavier Cimon, Conservative (1881–1887)
  7. Simon Cimon, Conservative (1887–1891)
  8. Henry Simard, Liberal (1891–1895)
  9. Louis-Charles-Alphonse Angers, Liberal (1896–1904)
  10. Rodolphe Forget, Conservative (1904–1917)

1949 - 2004

  1. Auguste Maltais, Liberal (1949–1958)
  2. Martial Asselin, Progressive Conservative (1958–1962)
  3. Louis-Philippe-Antoine Bélanger, Social Credit (1962–1965)
  4. Martial Asselin, Prog. Cons. (1965–1972)
  5. Gilles Caouette, Social Credit (1972–1974)
  6. Charles Lapointe, Liberal (1974–1984)
  7. Charles-André Hamelin, Progressive Conservative (1984–1988)
  8. Brian Mulroney, Progressive Conservative (1988–1993)
  9. Gérard Asselin, Bloc Québécois (1993–2004)

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1867
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Simon-Xavier Cimon 999
Unknown Gagnon 911
Canadian federal election, 1872
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Pierre-Alexis Tremblay 1,485
Conservative Simon-Xavier Cimon 779
Canadian federal election, 1874
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Pierre-Alexis Tremblay 1,377
Conservative Pierre-Joseph-Olivier Chauveau 1,104
By-election on 22 January 1876

Election declared void

Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Hector-Louis Langevin 952
Liberal Pierre-Alexis Tremblay 741
By-election on 23 March 1877

By-election declared void

Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Hector-Louis Langevin 1,185
Liberal Pierre-Alexis Tremblay 1,129
Canadian federal election, 1878
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Pierre-Alexis Tremblay 1,052
Unknown Joseph-Stanislas Perrault 936
By-election on 13 February 1879

Tremblay's death, 5 January 1879

Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Joseph-Stanislas Perrault 1,077
Conservative Simon-Xavier Cimon 898
By-election on 19 March 1881

By-election declared void

Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Simon-Xavier Cimon 929
Conservative Joseph-Stanislas Perrault 854
Canadian federal election, 1882
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Simon-Xavier Cimon 954
Unknown J.A.J. Kane 601
Canadian federal election, 1887
Party Candidate Votes
Independent Liberal Simon-Xavier Cimon 903
Nationalist J.A. Tremblay 819
Unknown C.H.A. Clement 688
Unknown J.A. Hamel 309
By-election on 28 September 1887

Cimon's death, 26 June 1887

Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Simon-Xavier Cimon Jr. 1,436
Unknown J.A. Tremblay 1,025
Canadian federal election, 1891
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Henry Simard 1,542
Conservative Simon-Xavier Cimon Jr. 1,235
By-election on 27 January 1896

Simard's death, 6 November 1895

Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Louis Charles Alphonse Angers acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1896
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Louis Charles Alphonse Angers 1,403
Conservative Simon-Xavier Cimon Jr. 1,273
Canadian federal election, 1900
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Louis Charles Alphonse Angers 1,517
Conservative Simon-Xavier Cimon Jr. 1,342
Canadian federal election, 1904
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Rodolphe Forget 1,684
Liberal Louis Charles Alphonse Angers 1,601
Canadian federal election, 1908
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Rodolphe Forget 1,934
Liberal Joseph Camille Pouliot 1,725
Canadian federal election, 1911
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Rodolphe Forget 2,020
Liberal Lucien Cannon 1,358
Canadian federal election, 1949
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Auguste Maltais 9,543
Independent Emile Boiteau 4,402
Progressive Conservative Joseph-Hidas-Aimé Dufour 1,608
Union des électeurs Pierre Simard 940
Independent Liberal Donat Lacroix 217
Canadian federal election, 1953
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Auguste Maltais 10,742
Progressive Conservative Frédéric Dorion 7,259
Canadian federal election, 1957
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Auguste Maltais 10,182
Progressive Conservative Guy Dorion 7,532
Social Credit Jean-Louis Hudon 246
Independent Liberal Jos. Gignac 213
Canadian federal election, 1958
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Martial Asselin 12,315
Liberal Auguste Maltais 7,918
Canadian federal election, 1962
Party Candidate Votes
Social Credit Louis-Philippe-Antoine Bélanger 8,645
Progressive Conservative Martial Asselin 6,341
Liberal Auguste Maltais 5,408
Canadian federal election, 1963
Party Candidate Votes
Social Credit Louis-Philippe-Antoine Bélanger 7,390
Progressive Conservative Martial Asselin 6,843
Liberal Meredy Bouchard 5,787
Canadian federal election, 1965
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Martial Asselin 6,844
Liberal Aimé Racine 6,676
Ralliement créditiste J.-Adélard Froment 5,556
New Democratic Paul-Henri Dufresne 556
Canadian federal election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Martial Asselin 9,487
Liberal Aimé Racine 8,282
Ralliement créditiste Raymond Poulin 3,831
New Democratic Reginald Boulay 1,070
Canadian federal election, 1972
Party Candidate Votes
Social Credit Gilles Caouette 10,264
Liberal Jean-Guy Alain 10,105
Progressive Conservative Pierre-Paul Savard 5,747
Canadian federal election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Charles Lapointe 10,372
Social Credit Gilles Caouette 8,905
Progressive Conservative Gualbert Tremblay 4,942
New Democratic Gaétan Tremblay 692
Canadian federal election, 1979
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Charles Lapointe 18,031
Social Credit Gabriel-Yvan Gagnon 8,004
Progressive Conservative Paul-André Tremblay 4,503
New Democratic Normand Laforce 613
Union populaire Margot Kaszap 251
Canadian federal election, 1980
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Charles Lapointe 22,130
Progressive Conservative Jean-Pierre Dufour 5,679
New Democratic Normand Laforce 1,273
Social Credit Angelo Emond 1,021
Rhinoceros Guy Pantouffe Laliberte 945
Union populaire Lise Brodeur 232
Canadian federal election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Charles-André Hamelin 23,661
Liberal Charles Lapointe 11,906
New Democratic Jocelyn Toulouse 1,022
Parti nationaliste Victorien Pilote 610
Canadian federal election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Brian Mulroney 33,730
Liberal Martin Cauchon 5,994
New Democratic Kenneth Choquette 1,819
Rhinoceros François Yo Gourd 600
Canadian federal election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes
Bloc Québécois Gérard Asselin 23,615
Liberal André Desgagnés 7,140
Progressive Conservative Gérard Guy 6,781
New Democratic Audrey Carpentier 552
Canadian federal election, 1997
Party Candidate Votes
Bloc Québécois Gérard Asselin 19,792
Liberal Ghislain Maltais 9,838
Progressive Conservative Nicole Massicotte 6,443
New Democratic François Dumoutier 454
Canadian federal election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes
Bloc Québécois Gérard Asselin 20,479
Liberal Marjolaine Gagnon 9,308
Alliance Pierre Paradis 1,905
Progressive Conservative Doris Grondin 1,154
New Democratic Joss Duhaime 484

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External links[edit]

Riding history from the Library of Parliament

Parliament of Canada
Preceded by
Manicouagan
Constituency represented by the Prime Minister
1988-1993
Succeeded by
Vancouver Centre