Îles-de-la-Madeleine (electoral district)

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This article is about the federal electoral district. For the provincial electoral district, see Îles-de-la-Madeleine (provincial electoral district).
Îles-de-la-Madeleine
Quebec electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
District created 1947
District abolished 1967
First contested 1949
Last contested 1965

Îles-de-la-Madeleine was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1949 to 1968.

This riding was created in 1947 from Gaspé riding. It consisted of the county of Iles-de-la-Madeleine. The electoral district was abolished in 1966 when it was merged into Bonaventure riding.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Îles-de-la-Madeleine
Riding created from Gaspé
21st  1949–1953     Charles Cannon Liberal
22nd  1953–1957
23rd  1957–1958
24th  1958–1962     Russell Keays Progressive Conservative
25th  1962–1963     Maurice Sauvé Liberal
26th  1963–1965
27th  1965–1968
Riding dissolved into Bonaventure

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1949
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Charles Cannon 2,203
Independent PC Joseph-Pierre-Albert Sévigny 2,145
Canadian federal election, 1953
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Charles Cannon 2,337
Progressive Conservative Albert Sylvain 1,937
Canadian federal election, 1957
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Charles Cannon 2,472
Independent Raymond Maher 2,145
Independent Liberal Jacques Pinault 31
Canadian federal election, 1958
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative James Russell Keays 2,471
Liberal Charles Cannon 2,115
Independent PC Félix-Armand Painchaud 146
Canadian federal election, 1962
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Maurice Sauvé 2,765
Progressive Conservative James Russell Keays 2,230
Social Credit Alexandre Bertrand 67
Canadian federal election, 1963
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Maurice Sauvé 3,053
Social Credit Fernand Turbide 1,568
Progressive Conservative Gérard Mecteau 183
Canadian federal election, 1965
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Maurice Sauvé 2,860
Progressive Conservative Marc Arsenault 2,468
Ralliement créditiste Jacques-O. Lévesque 38
New Democratic Maurice Giguère 20

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