Hamilton South (electoral district)

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Hamilton South was a federal electoral district represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1953 to 1965. It was located in the province of Ontario. This riding was created in 1952, from parts of Hamilton East, Hamilton West and Wentworth ridings.

It consisted of the part of the city of Hamilton lying east of Ottawa Street, and the brow of the mountain, and the part of the city south of the brow of the mountain and west of Ottawa Street.

The electoral district was abolished in 1966 when it was redistributed between Hamilton East, Hamilton Mountain Hamilton—Wentworth and ridings.

Members of Parliament[edit]

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

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1953
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal REINKE, Russell E. 12,296
Progressive Conservative CROCKETT, Edward Charles David 9,220
Co-operative Commonwealth EASTON, Joseph Lees 7,478
Social Credit FAGAN, Ethel B. 582
Labor–Progressive RYERSON, Stanley B. 573
Canadian federal election, 1957
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative MCDONALD, Robert Matthew T. 16,085
Liberal REINKE, Russell E. 11,611
Co-operative Commonwealth LAWRENCE, David T. 11,485
Social Credit HARRISON, James Ernest 1,629
Canadian federal election, 1958
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative MCDONALD, Robert M.T. 24,453
Co-operative Commonwealth LAWRENCE, David 10,874
Liberal REINKE, Russell Earl 9,860
Canadian federal election, 1962
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative MCDONALD, Robert M.T. 17,392
Liberal CUSTEAU, James Charles 15,933
New Democratic HOWE, William Dean 15,899
Social Credit LEPP, Peter Paul 657
Canadian federal election, 1963
Party Candidate Votes
New Democratic HOWE, William Dean 19,205
Liberal CUSTEAU, James Charles 17,842
Progressive Conservative MCDONALD, Robert M.T. 16,441
Social Credit LEPP, Peter Paul 459
Canadian federal election, 1965
Party Candidate Votes
New Democratic HOWE, William Dean 22,736
Liberal BETHUNE, James Alexander 19,693
Progressive Conservative BROWN, Ralph Whittington 11,425
Social Credit DAVIS, Russell Thomas 359

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