Algoma West

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Algoma West was a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1904 to 1968. It was created in 1903 from parts of Algoma riding.

The west riding of Algoma was defined to consist of the portion of the territorial district of Algoma lying west of Algoma East riding.

The electoral district was abolished in 1966 when it was redistributed between Algoma, Cochrane, Sault Ste. Marie and Timmins—Chapleau ridings. Algoma West was created in 1903 from Algoma, and was abolished in 1966 into Algoma and Sault Ste. Marie.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following members of the House of Commons of Canada:

  1. Arthur Cyril Boyce, Conservative (1904–1917)
  2. Thomas Edward Simpson, Conservative (1917–1935)
  3. Henry Sidney Hamilton, Liberal (1935–1940)
  4. George E. Nixon, Liberal (1940–1968)

Election results[edit]

1904 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative BOYCE, A.C. 1,675
Liberal KEHOE, J.J. 1,580
1908 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative BOYCE, Arthur Cyril 2,079
Liberal GIBSON, Robert James 1,870
1911 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative BOYCE, Arthur Cyril 2,738
Liberal SMITH, Charles Napier 2,180
1917 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Government (Unionist) SIMPSON, Thomas Edward 4,780
Opposition (Laurier Liberals) SMITH, Charles Napier 2,510
Labour LOCKWOOD, James 658
1921 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative SIMPSON, Thomas Edward 4,279
Liberal HAMILTON, Henry Sidney 3,565
Progressive FARQUHAR, Thomas 2,822
1925 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative SIMPSON, Thomas Edward 6,767
Liberal MCCAULEY, Thomas John 3,574
1926 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative SIMPSON, Thomas Edward 7,171
Liberal–Labour WHYTALL, Albert Ernest 4,187
1930 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative SIMPSON, Thomas Edward 7,531
Liberal WHYTALL, Albert Ernest 6,108
1935 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal HAMILTON, Henry Sidney 6,788
Conservative MCMILLAN, Ernest Victor 4,844
Co-operative Commonwealth HEADRICK, Albert Edward 1,669
Liberal WOOD, Albert Reid 1,180
Reconstruction PREWER, Vincent Hector 252
1940 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal NIXON, George Ewart 8,632
National Government LANG, John L. 5,612
Co-operative Commonwealth WAITE, Harry P. 2,196
1945 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal NIXON, George Ewart 7,476
Progressive Conservative TREFRY, Harold Scott 5,619
Co-operative Commonwealth SHEPHERD, Lloyd George 4,281
1949 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal NIXON, George Ewart 10,127
Progressive Conservative WISHART, Arthur Allison 5,056
Co-operative Commonwealth JOHNS, Richard Wellington 4,716
1953 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal NIXON, George Ewart 10,461
Progressive Conservative FOULDS, James Sydney 5,571
Co-operative Commonwealth BARKER, John G. 4,428
1957 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal NIXON, George E. 10,166
Progressive Conservative LANG, Henry M. 8,345
Co-operative Commonwealth WILLOUGHBY, Harvey Claude 5,027
1958 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal NIXON, George Ewart 12,390
Progressive Conservative LANG, Henry 11,355
Co-operative Commonwealth CALLAHAN, Lorne D. 4,801
1962 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal NIXON, George Ewart 13,832
Progressive Conservative LANG, Henry 9,681
New Democratic WERNICK, Morris 8,274
1963 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal NIXON, George Ewart 14,023
Progressive Conservative EAID, Charles 10,119
New Democratic WERNICK, Morris 9,351
Social Credit ASH, Ronald James 355
1965 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal NIXON, George Ewart 12,034
Progressive Conservative RAMSAY, Russ 11,914
New Democratic REGIER, Erhart 9,564

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