Cumberland (electoral district)

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Cumberland was a federal electoral district in Nova Scotia, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1867 to 1968. It was created in the British North America Act of 1867, and was abolished in 1966 when it was merged into Cumberland—Colchester North riding. The district consisted of the County of Cumberland.

Members of Parliament[edit]

  1. Sir Charles Tupper, Conservative (1867–1884)
  2. Charles James Townshend, Liberal-Conservative (1884–1887)
  3. Sir Charles Tupper, Conservative (1887–1888)
  4. Arthur Rupert Dickey, Conservative (1888–1896)
  5. Hance J. Logan, Liberal (1896–1908)
  6. Edgar N. Rhodes, Conservative (1908–1921)
  7. Hance J. Logan, Liberal (1921–1925)
  8. Robert Knowlton Smith, Conservative (1925–1935)
  9. Kenneth Judson Cochrane, Liberal (1935–1940)
  10. Percy Chapman Black, Progressive Conservative (1940–1953)
  11. Azel Randolph Lusby, Liberal (1953–1957)
  12. Robert C. Coates, Progressive Conservative (1957–1968)

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1867
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Charles Tupper 1,368
Anti-Confederation William Annand 1,271
By-election on 15 June 1870

On Mr. Tupper being called to the Privy Council and appointed President of that body, June 1870

Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Charles Tupper acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1872
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Charles Tupper 1,911
Unknown W.A.D. Morse 650
Canadian federal election, 1874
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Charles Tupper 1,580
Unknown G. Hibbard 1,201
Canadian federal election, 1878
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Charles Tupper 2,030
Unknown William Thomas Pipes 1,468
By-election on 4 November 1878

On Mr. Tupper being named Minister of Public Works, 17 October 1878

Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Charles Tupper acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1882
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Charles Tupper acclaimed
By-election on 26 June 1884

On Mr. Tupper being appointed High Commissioner for Canada in the United Kingdom, 24 May 1884

Party Candidate Votes
Charles James Townshend acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1887
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Charles Tupper 2,788
Liberal William Thomas Pipes 2,120
Unknown J.T. Bulmer 206
By-election on 9 November 1887

On election being declared void

Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Charles Tupper 2,468
Independent J.T. Balmer 1,026
By-election on 13 July 1888

On Mr. Tupper being named High Commissioner for Canada in the United Kingdom, 23 May 1888

Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Arthur Rupert Dickey 2,491
Unknown C.R. Casey 1,727
By-election on 26 December 1888

On election being declared void

Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Arthur Rupert Dickey 2,479
Unknown Elderkin 1,431
Canadian federal election, 1891
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Arthur Rupert Dickey 2,935
Liberal D.S. Howard 2,095
Unknown C.R. Casey 303
By-election on 30 January 1892

On Mr. Dickey being unseated, 22 December 1891

Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Arthur Rupert Dickey acclaimed
By-election on 15 January 1895

On Mr. Dickey being named Secretary of State for Canada, 21 December 1894

Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Arthur Rupert Dickey acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1896
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Hance J. Logan 3,462
Conservative Arthur Rupert Dickey 3,307
Canadian federal election, 1900
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Hance J. Logan 3,742
Conservative Charles H. Cahan 3,345
Canadian federal election, 1904
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Hance J. Logan 4,535
Conservative T. Sherman Rogers 3,829
Canadian federal election, 1908
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Edgar Nelson Rhodes 4,800
Liberal J. Layton Ralston 4,310
Canadian federal election, 1911
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Edgar Nelson Rhodes 4,780
Liberal Hance James Logan 4,442
Canadian federal election, 1917
Party Candidate Votes
Government (Unionist) Edgar Nelson Rhodes 6,655
Opposition (Laurier Liberals) Hance James Logan 5,459
Canadian federal election, 1921
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Hance James Logan 9,762
Conservative Charles Edward Bent 4,407
Progressive James Anderson MacKinnon 3,094
Canadian federal election, 1925
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Robert Knowlton Smith 8,492
Liberal Hance James Logan 6,291
Canadian federal election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Robert Knowlton Smith 8,176
Liberal James Albert Hanway 6,609
Canadian federal election, 1930
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Robert Knowlton Smith 8,854
Liberal John Stanley Smiley 7,401
Canadian federal election, 1935
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Kenneth Judson Cochrane 7,473
Conservative Dara Mason Cochrane 7,158
Reconstruction Alexander Leadbetter 2,469
Canadian federal election, 1940
Party Candidate Votes
National Government Percy Chapman Black 8,073
Liberal Kenneth Judson Cochrane 8,061
Co-operative Commonwealth Guy Alton Demings 1,403
Canadian federal election, 1945
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Percy Chapman Black 9,121
Liberal Archibald Joseph Mason 6,522
Co-operative Commonwealth John James Crummey 3,807
Canadian federal election, 1949
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Percy Chapman Black 9,850
Liberal Lawrence Martin Hanway 8,718
Co-operative Commonwealth Douglas Haig MacBrien 1,205
Canadian federal election, 1953
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Azel Randolph Lusby 8,860
Progressive Conservative William Harmon Wasson 8,263
Canadian federal election, 1957
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Robert Carman Coates 10,065
Liberal Randolph Lusby 8,398
Canadian federal election, 1958
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Robert Carman Coates 11,379
Liberal Azel Randolph Lusby 7,525
Canadian federal election, 1962
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Robert Carman Coates 9,524
Liberal H. Keith Russell 7,817
New Democratic Carson Carlyle Spicer 1,265
Social Credit John Vincent Forbes 165
Canadian federal election, 1963
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Robert Carman Coates 9,034
Liberal H. Keith Russell 8,082
New Democratic Carson Carlyle Spicer 874
Canadian federal election, 1965
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Robert Carman Coates 9,560
Liberal C. Elmer Bragg 7,088
New Democratic Carson C. Spicer 1,327

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