Albert (electoral district)

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For the provincial electoral district, see Albert (provincial electoral district).
Albert
New Brunswick electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
District created 1867
District abolished 1903
First contested 1867
Last contested 1900
Demographics
Census divisions Albert

Albert was a federal electoral district in New Brunswick, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1867 to 1904.

The district was proclaimed in the British North America Act of 1867, and was abolished in 1903 when it was merged into King's and Albert riding. It consisted of the County of Albert.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Albert
1st  1867–1872     John Wallace Liberal
2nd  1872–1874
3rd  1874–1878
4th  1878–1882 Alexander Rogers
5th  1882–1883 John Wallace
 1883–1887     Liberal–Conservative
6th  1887–1891     Richard Chapman Weldon Conservative
7th  1891–1896
8th  1896–1900     William James Lewis Independent
9th  1900–1904     Liberal
Riding dissolved into King's and Albert

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1867
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal John Wallace 778 52.1 n/a
Unknown Henry J. Stevens 714 47.9 n/a
Canadian federal election, 1872
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal John Wallace 847 53.1 +1.0
Unknown Calhoun 748 46.9 n/a
Canadian federal election, 1874
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal John Wallace 810 51.6 -1.5
Liberal Calhoun 760 48.4 +1.5
Canadian federal election, 1878
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Alexander Rogers 684 37.2 n/a
Liberal John Wallace 596 32.4 -19.2
Unknown J.W. Domville 558 30.4 n/a
Canadian federal election, 1882
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal John Wallace 784 52.0 +19.6
Liberal Alexander Rogers 723 48.0 +10.8
Canadian federal by-election, 10 July 1883
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
On Mr. Wallace being unseated, on petition, 2 May 1883
Liberal–Conservative John Wallace 934 53.4 +1.4
Liberal Alexander Rogers 815 46.6 -1.4
Canadian federal election, 1887
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative Richard C. Weldon 1,047 53.1 n/a
Liberal Alexander Rogers 923 46.9 +0.3
Canadian federal election, 1891
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative Richard C. Weldon 1,096 51.8 -1.3
Liberal H.R. Emmerson 1,020 48.2 +1.3
Canadian federal election, 1896
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Independent William J. Lewis 1,170 55.8 n/a
Conservative Richard C. Weldon 927 44.2 -7.6
Canadian federal election, 1900
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal William J. Lewis 1,276 52.4 -3.4
Conservative Richard C. Weldon 1,160 47.6 +3.4

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