L'Islet (electoral district)

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L'Islet was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1867 to 1935.

It was created by the British North America Act of 1867. It consisted of the County of L'Islet. It was amalgamated into the Kamouraska and Montmagny—L'Islet electoral districts in 1933.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

  1. Barthélemy Pouliot, Conservative (1867–1872)
  2. Philippe Baby Casgrain, Liberal (1872–1891)
  3. Louis-Georges Desjardins, Conservative (1891–1893)
  4. Joseph-Israël Tarte, Independent (1893–1896)
  5. Arthur Miville Déchêne, Liberal (1896–1901)
  6. Onésiphore Carbonneau, Liberal (1902–1908)
  7. Eugène Paquet, Conservative (1908–1917)
  8. Joseph-Fernand Fafard, Liberal (1917–1935)

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1867
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Barthélemy Pouliot 464
Unknown L.B. Caron 40

By-election: On Mr. Pouliot being unseated on petition

By-election on 14 July 1869
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Barthélemy Pouliot 697
Unknown L.B. Caron 460
Canadian federal election, 1872
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Philippe Baby Casgrain 646
Conservative Barthélemy Pouliot 599
Canadian federal election, 1874
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal CASGRAIN, Philippe Baby acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1878
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal CASGRAIN, P.B. 687
Unknown FOURNIER, 628
Canadian federal election, 1882
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal CASGRAIN, P.B. 545
Unknown CHOUINARD, N.J.J.B. 480
Unknown DUFOUR, Jos. 244
Canadian federal election, 1887
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal CASGRAIN, P.B. 883
Unknown BÉLANGER, P.R.A. 843
Canadian federal election, 1891
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative DESJARDINS, L.G. 981
Liberal CASGRAIN, P.B. 975

By-election: On Mr. Desjardin's resignation, 30 September 1892

By-election on 5 January 1893
Party Candidate Votes
Independent TARTE, Joseph-Israël acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1896
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal DÉCHENE, A.M. 1,038
Conservative DIONNE, A. 1,032
Canadian federal election, 1900
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal DÉCHENE, Arthur Miville 1,111
Conservative CARON, Jos. Ed. 1,011

By-election: On Mr. Déchêne being called to the Senate, 13 May 1901

By-election on 15 January 1902
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal CARBONNEAU, O. 953
Conservative CARON, Jos. Ed. 932
Canadian federal election, 1904
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative PAQUET, Eugène 1,195
Liberal CARBONNEAU, Onésiphore 1,038
Canadian federal election, 1908
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative PAQUET, Eugène 1,349
Liberal CARON, Jean-Baptiste-Thomas 1,184
Canadian federal election, 1911
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative PAQUET, Eugène 1,578
Liberal BOURGAULT, Armand 1,144
Canadian federal election, 1917
Party Candidate Votes
Opposition (Laurier Liberals) FAFARD, Joseph-Fernand acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1921
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal FAFARD, Joseph-Fernand 3,720
Conservative PAQUET, Eugène 2,132
Canadian federal election, 1925
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal FAFARD, Joseph-Ferdinand 3,516
Conservative GAGNON, Joseph-Adhémar 2,436
Canadian federal election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal FAFARD, J. Fernand 3,619
Conservative GAGNON, Joseph-Adhémar 2,795
Canadian federal election, 1930
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal FAFARD, J.-Fernand 3,558
Conservative GAUTHIER, Louis-Joseph 3,165

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