Comox–Alberni

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Comox—Alberni was a federal electoral district in British Columbia, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1917 to 1979.

This riding was created in 1914 from parts of Comox—Atlin riding.

It was abolished in 1976 when it was redistributed into Comox—Powell River and Nanaimo—Alberni ridings.

It was recreated in 1987 from parts of those two ridings. The new riding consisted of:

The electoral district was abolished in 1996 when it was merged into Nanaimo—Alberni riding.

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1917
Party Candidate Votes
Government (Unionist) Herbert Sylvester Clements 3,652
Opposition (Laurier Liberals) William Wallace Burns McInnes 2,162
Canadian federal election, 1921
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Alan Webster Neill 4,170
Conservative Herbert Sylvester Clements 2,935
Unknown John Edward Armishaw 579
Canadian federal election, 1925
Party Candidate Votes
Independent Alan Webster Neill 4,794
Conservative Thomas Davis Coldicutt 2,247
Canadian federal election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes
Independent Alan Webster Neill 4,307
Conservative Donald Robert MacDonald 2,831
Labour John Edward Armishaw 185
Canadian federal election, 1930
Party Candidate Votes
Independent Alan Webster Neill 5,651
Conservative Thomas Graham 3,270
Canadian federal election, 1935
Party Candidate Votes
Independent Alan Webster Neill 4,497
Co-operative Commonwealth Colin Cameron 2,437
Conservative Reece Hague 1,509
Labour Malcolm MacKinnon 999
Reconstruction Ernest Richard Tarling 78
Canadian federal election, 1940
Party Candidate Votes
Independent Alan Webster Neill 10,156
Co-operative Commonwealth George Harrison Brown 3,835
Canadian federal election, 1945
Party Candidate Votes
Independent Liberal John Lambert Gibson 7,348
Co-operative Commonwealth Thomas Speakman Barnett 4,692
Independent Nigel Morgan § 4,679

§ Note: listed under the "Trade Union" party

Canadian federal election, 1949
Party Candidate Votes
Independent John Lambert Gibson 11,397
Co-operative Commonwealth John Herdman Cameron 7,785
Canadian federal election, 1953
Party Candidate Votes
Co-operative Commonwealth Thomas Speakman Barnett 6,115
Liberal Irving Wilson 4,609
Social Credit Robert Harry Watson 4,275
Progressive Conservative Eric Frederick Duncan 1,790
Labor–Progressive William Stuart E. Morrison 850
Canadian federal election, 1957
Party Candidate Votes
Co-operative Commonwealth Thomas Speakman Barnett 8,598
Progressive Conservative Henry C. McQuillan 7,423
Social Credit Benjamin F. Wright 4,789
Liberal Alfred Carl Fillinger 3,146
Canadian federal election, 1958
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Henry McQuillan 11,483
Co-operative Commonwealth Thomas Speakman Barnett 9,607
Liberal M. Stelling 2,472
Social Credit William S. Mullett 1,354
Canadian federal election, 1962
Party Candidate Votes
New Democratic Thomas Speakman Barnett 10,474
Liberal William C. Moore 7,689
Progressive Conservative Henry McQuillan 6,478
Social Credit Jack Finnerty 3,219
Communist Mark Fulmore Mosher 567
Canadian federal election, 1963
Party Candidate Votes
New Democratic Thomas Speakman Barnett 13,449
Liberal William C. Moore 9,217
Progressive Conservative Alex W. Crouch 6,099
Social Credit Hazel Fee 2,428
Canadian federal election, 1965
Party Candidate Votes
New Democratic Thomas Speakman Barnett 13,393
Liberal Loran K. Jordon 7,122
Social Credit Jean M. Gagnon 4,183
Progressive Conservative Bill MacAdam 4,072
Independent John Alexander McKenzie 878
Canadian federal election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Richard J.J. Durante 11,939
New Democratic Thomas Speakman Barnett 11,930
Progressive Conservative Blair McLean 5,154
Social Credit Jean-M.-Joseph Gagnon 997
Communist Mark Mosher 311
By-election on 8 April 1969

On election being declared void, 14 February 1969

Party Candidate Votes
New Democratic Thomas Speakman Barnett 12,612
Liberal Richard J.J. Durante 12,357
Progressive Conservative Blair McLean 2,350
Canadian federal election, 1972
Party Candidate Votes
New Democratic Thomas Speakman Barnett 17,477
Liberal Bob Chown 9,501
Progressive Conservative Jerry Sinnott 6,440
Social Credit Delbert Keith Doll 1,276
Independent Mark F. Mosher 483
Canadian federal election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Hugh Alan Anderson 13,594
Progressive Conservative Al Lazerte 12,683
New Democratic Don Barker 11,158
Communist Mark F. Mosher 605
Canadian federal election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes
New Democratic Bob Skelly 21,128
Progressive Conservative Darlene Weir 13,959
Liberal Ray J. Rogers 8,182
Reform Gary Hein 4,905
Green Jim Bohlen 528
Christian Heritage Ivan R. Zalinko 478
Communist Gary William Swann 151
Canadian federal election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes
Reform Bill Gilmour 22,573
Liberal Lonnie W. Hindle 10,610
New Democratic Bob Skelly 8,560
Progressive Conservative Mike Hicks 4,831
National Ernest Daley 3,120
Green Richard Porter 1,261
Natural Law Kathleen Lapeyrouse 287
Independent Kenneth R. Foster 252
Canada Party Genther Heinrich Smuda 68

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External links[edit]

Riding history from the Library of Parliament: