Inverness (electoral district)

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For the provincial electoral district, see Inverness (provincial electoral district)

Inverness was a federal electoral district in Nova Scotia, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1867 to 1935.

It was created in the British North America Act of 1867. It was abolished in 1933 when it was merged into Inverness—Richmond riding. It consisted of Inverness County.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

  1. Hugh Cameron, Anti-Confederate (1867–1872)
  2. Samuel McDonnell, Conservative/Liberal (1872–1882)
  3. Hugh Cameron, Liberal-Conservative (1882–1896)
  4. Angus McLennan, Liberal (1896–1908)
  5. Alexander W. Chisholm, Liberal (1908–1925)
  6. Isaac Duncan MacDougall, Conservative (1925–1935)

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1867
Party Candidate Votes
Anti-Confederation Hugh Cameron 1,186
Conservative Samuel McDonnell 601
Canadian federal election, 1872
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Samuel McDonnell 1,293
Liberal–Conservative Hugh Cameron 1,232
Canadian federal election, 1874
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Samuel McDonnell 1,223
Liberal–Conservative Hugh Cameron 1,102
Canadian federal election, 1878
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Samuel McDonnell 1,284
Liberal–Conservative Hugh Cameron 1,175
Unknown Angus McLennan 739
Canadian federal election, 1882
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative Hugh Cameron 1,912
Liberal Samuel McDonnell 1,062
Canadian federal election, 1887
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Hugh Cameron 1,913
Liberal Samuel McDonnell 1,462
Canadian federal election, 1891
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Hugh Cameron 1,877
Liberal Samuel McDonnell 1,567
Canadian federal election, 1896
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Angus McLennan 1,676
Conservative Hugh Cameron 1,532
Independent John McKew 737
Canadian federal election, 1900
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Angus McLennan 2,702
Conservative Hugh Cameron 1,644
Canadian federal election, 1904
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Angus McLennan 1,963
Independent Alexander W. Chisholm 1,653
Conservative John H. Jamieson 1,485
Canadian federal election, 1908
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Alexander W. Chisholm 3,381
Conservative Roderick C. McLeod 1,837
Canadian federal election, 1911
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Alexander W. Chisholm 2,928
Conservative Thomas Gallant 1,920
Independent Frank A. MacEchen 128
Canadian federal election, 1917
Party Candidate Votes
Opposition (Laurier Liberals) Alexander W. Chisholm 3,544
Government (Unionist) Thomas Gallant 2,258
Canadian federal election, 1921
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Alexander W. Chisholm 4,650
Progressive Isaac Duncan MacDougall 4,128
Canadian federal election, 1925
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Isaac Duncan MacDougall 5,030
Liberal Alexander W. Chisholm 3,807
Canadian federal election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Isaac Duncan MacDougall 4,946
Liberal Donald MacLennan 4,296
Canadian federal election, 1930
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Isaac Duncan MacDougall 4,887
Liberal Angus L. MacDonald 4,722

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