Wellington—Huron

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Wellington—Huron was a federal electoral district represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1953 to 1968. It was located in the province of Ontario. This riding was created in 1952 from parts of Huron North, Wellington North and Wellington South ridings.

Wellington—Huron consisted of the townships of Arthur, Garafraxa West, Maryborough, Minto, Nichol, Peel and West Luther, including the towns of Mount Forest and Palmerston in the county of Wellington, and the townships of Howick, Turnberry, and the town of Wingham the county of Huron.

The electoral district was abolished in 1966 when it was redistributed between Huron and Wellington—Grey ridings.

Electoral history[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1953: Wellington—Huron
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative HOWE, William Marvin 7,198
     Liberal DARROCH, Arnold 7,120
Canadian federal election, 1957: Wellington—Huron
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative HOWE, Marvin 9,421
     Liberal DARROCH, Arnold 5,741
Canadian federal election, 1958: Wellington—Huron
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative HOWE, Marvin 10,574
     Liberal MCLELLAN, Ross 4,963
Canadian federal election, 1962: Wellington—Huron
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative HOWE, Marvin 7,455
     Liberal BECK, Fred G. 5,344
     New Democratic Party GREEN, H. Gordon 2,616
Canadian federal election, 1963: Wellington—Huron
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative HOWE, Marvin 8,391
     Liberal TILDEN, Bill 5,809
     New Democratic Party MABEE, Oliver 1,152
Canadian federal election, 1965: Wellington—Huron
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Progressive Conservative HOWE, Marvin 7,792
     Liberal GREEN, H. Gordon 5,385
     New Democratic Party MACLEOD, John R. 1,304

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