Restigouche—Madawaska

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Restigouche—Madawaska was a federal electoral district in New Brunswick, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1917 to 1968.

This riding was created in 1914 from parts of Restigouche and Victoria ridings.

With the 1966 redistribution, Madawaska County was moved to the new Madawaska—Victoria riding, while Restigouche County became the district of Restigouche.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

  1. Pius Michaud, Liberal (1917–1925)
  2. Arthur Culligan, Conservative (1925–1926)
  3. Stanislas Blanchard, Liberal (1926–1930)
  4. Maxime Cormier, Conservative (1930–1933) (died on January 14, 1933)
  5. Joseph Enoil Michaud, Liberal (1933–1945)
  6. Benoît Michaud, Liberal (1945–1949) (died August 29, 1949)
  7. Paul-Léon Dubé, Independent (1949–1953)
  8. Joseph-Gaspard Boucher, Liberal (1953–1955) (died April 18, 1955)
  9. Charles Van Horne, Progressive Conservative (1955–1961) (resigned January 16, 1961)
  10. Edgar Fournier, Progressive Conservative (1961–1962)
  11. Jean-Eudes Dubé, Liberal (1961–1967)

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1965
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Jean-Eudes Dubé 15,211 55.4 +6.4
Progressive Conservative Fernand Dubé 10,163 37.0 +18.3
Ralliement créditiste Joseph-Hurgel Dubé 1,081 3.9 -28.2
New Democratic Emelia Nugent 1,017 3.7 *
Canadian federal election, 1963
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Jean-Eudes Dubé 14,111 49.0 +3.3
Social Credit Charles-Leopold Dubé 9,306 32.3 +26.2
Progressive Conservative Louis Ayles 5,400 18.7 -25.2
Canadian federal election, 1962
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Jean-Eudes Dubé 13,525 45.7 -2.5
Progressive Conservative Edgar Fournier 12,992 43.9 -7.9
Social Credit André Boudreau 1,794 6.1 *
New Democratic Aurèle Ferlatte 1,256 4.2 *
By-election on May 29, 1961
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Edgar Fournier 14,566 51.8 -4.3
Liberal Jean-Eudes Dubé 13,544 48.2 +6.1
Canadian federal election, 1958
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Charles Van Horne 17,221 56.2 +1.5
Liberal Ralph Azzie 12,909 42.1 -3.2
Social Credit Joseph Senechal 538 1.8 *
Canadian federal election, 1957
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Charles Van Horne 15,774 54.7 +1.8
Liberal Ralph Azzie 13,037 45.3 +1.2
By-election on September 26, 1955
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Charles Van Horne 12,942 52.9 +23.7
Liberal John Bugold 10,770 44.1 -6.1
Independent Social Credit Frederick Prickett 737 3.0 *
Canadian federal election, 1953
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Joseph Boucher 13,266 50.2 -15.2
Progressive Conservative Dillon Arseneault 7,724 29.2 +3.6
Independent Liberal Paul Dubé 4,317 16.3 *
Co-operative Commonwealth Oreian Richard Cole 1,126 4.3 *
By-election on October 24, 1949
Party Candidate Votes
Independent Liberal Paul Dubé 15,919 58.5
Liberal Albert Pichette 7,194 41.5
Canadian federal election, 1949
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Benoît Michaud 15,919 65.4 +10.2
Progressive Conservative René Hudon 6,238 25.6 +2.1
Union des électeurs Armand Grondin 2,172 8.9 *
Canadian federal election, 1945
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Benoît Michaud 12,200 55.2 -14.7
Progressive Conservative Antoine McLaughlin 5,205 23.5 -6.6
Co-operative Commonwealth Harry Marmen 2,412 10.9 *
Independent Liberal Paul Dubé 2,300 10.4 *
Canadian federal election, 1940
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Joseph Michaud 12,164 69.9 -7.1
Conservative Oscar Levasseur 5,239 30.1 +7.1
Canadian federal election, 1935
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Joseph Michaud 13,562 77.0 +15.9
Conservative Henry Diotte 4,045 23.0 -5.1
By-election on October 23, 1933
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Joseph Michaud 11,958 61.1 +12.5
Conservative Paul Dubé 5,498 28.1 -23.3
Farmer-Labour John Lewis Gordon Annett 2,117 10.8 *
Canadian federal election, 1930
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative Maxime Cormier 10,037 51.4 +8.3
Liberal Thomas McEvoy 9,489 48.6 -8.3
Canadian federal election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Stanislas Blanchard 9,033 56.9 +13.4
Conservative Arthur Culligan 6,850 43.1 -13.4
Canadian federal election, 1925
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative Arthur Culligan 6,374 56.5 +38.0
Liberal Pius Michaud 4,904 43.5 -38.0
Canadian federal election, 1921
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Pius Michaud 7,593 81.5 +12.4
Conservative William Montgomery 1,723 18.5 -12.4
Canadian federal election, 1917
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Opposition (Laurier Liberals) Pius Michaud 5,077 69.1
Government (Unionist) David Stewart 2,271 30.9

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