Montreal West (electoral district)

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Montreal West was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1867 to 1892.

It was created by the British North America Act of 1867. It consisted initially of St. Anne Ward, St. Antoine Ward and St. Lawrence Ward. In 1872, St. Anne Ward was removed from the riding. It was abolished in 1892 when it was redistributed into St. Antoine and St. Lawrence ridings.

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1867
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative D'Arcy McGee 2,675
Liberal Bernard Devlin 2,478

By-election: On Mr. McGee being assassinated, 7 April 1868

By-election on 20 April 1868
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative Michael Patrick Ryan acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1872
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal John Young 2,138
Unknown George Alexander Drummond 1,322
Canadian federal election, 1874
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal MCKENZIE, Frederick 2,036
Unknown STEVENSON, A.A. 1,442

By-election: On election being declared void, 22 October 1874

By-election on 10 December 1874
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal MCKENZIE, Frederick 2,030
Unknown WHITE, Thomas Jr. 2,023

By-election: On election being declared void, 14 August 1875

By-election on 30 October 1875
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal WORKMAN, Thomas 2,300
Unknown WHITE, Thomas Jr. 2,250
Canadian federal election, 1878
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative GAULT, Matthew Hamilton 3,334
Unknown DARLING, Wm. 1,627
Canadian federal election, 1882
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative GAULT, M.H. 2,707
Unknown WARD, J.K. 1,960
Canadian federal election, 1887
Party Candidate Votes
Independent Conservative SMITH, Sir D.A. 3,908
Liberal WARD, J.K. 2,458
Canadian federal election, 1891
Party Candidate Votes
Independent Conservative SMITH, Sir D.A. 4,586
Liberal COCHRANE, James 880

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