Richelieu – Verchères

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For the defunct provincial electoral district, see Richelieu-Verchères.

Richelieu—Verchères was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1935 to 1968.

This riding was created in 1933 from parts of Chambly—Verchères, Richelieu, St. Hyacinthe—Rouville and Yamaska ridings.

It was abolished in 1966 when it was redistributed into Chambly, Richelieu and Saint-Hyacinthe ridings.

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1935
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Pierre Joseph Arthur Cardin 11,022
Conservative Joseph-Ignace Archambault 3,402
Canadian federal election, 1940
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Pierre Joseph Arthur Cardin 11,330
National Government Liboire Beauregard 2,412
Independent Conservative René Larivière 447
Canadian federal election, 1945
Party Candidate Votes
Independent Pierre Joseph Arthur Cardin 12,873
Progressive Conservative Alphonse Bourret 3,080
Social Credit Rodolphe Bignell 945
By-election on 23 December 1946

On Cardin's death, 21 October 1946

Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Gérard Cournoyer 11,984
Social Credit J.-T.-Rolland Corbeil 6,164
Progressive Conservative Étienne Duhamel 1,875
Canadian federal election, 1949
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Gérard Cournoyer 12,795
     National Unity Adrien Arcand 5,590
Union des électeurs Claude Guertin 429
Progressive Conservative Paul-Émile Guertin 419
By-election on 6 October 1952

On Cournoyer's resignation, 5 July 1952

Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Lucien Cardin 13,285
Progressive Conservative Albéric Tremblay 4,374
Canadian federal election, 1953
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Lucien Cardin 15,406
Progressive Conservative François Cournoyer 3,282
Co-operative Commonwealth Maurice Benoit 246
Canadian federal election, 1957
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Lucien Cardin 16,003
Independent PC Paul-Émile Guertin 2,830
Progressive Conservative Jacques Bertrand 749
Canadian federal election, 1958
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Lucien Cardin 13,497
Progressive Conservative Charles Cournoyer 11,005
Canadian federal election, 1962
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Lucien Cardin 14,658
Progressive Conservative C.-Robert Fiset 9,790
Social Credit Fernando Bissonnette 2,268
Canadian federal election, 1963
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Lucien Cardin 14,194
Social Credit Yvon Ménard 9,616
Progressive Conservative Paul-Émile Guertin 1,795
New Democratic Paul-Aimé Roy 936
Canadian federal election, 1965
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Lucien Cardin 15,697
Ralliement créditiste Yvon Ménard 5,317
Progressive Conservative Paul-Émile Guertin 3,107
New Democratic Paul-Aimé Roy 1,868
By-election on 29 May 1967

On Cardin's resignation, 4 April 1967

Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Jacques-Raymond Tremblay 10,577
Progressive Conservative Claude Ladouceur 3,104
New Democratic Paul-Aimé Roy 1,178
     Radical chrétien Rolland Corbeil 1,089

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