Berthier—Maskinongé—Delanaudière

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Berthier—Maskinongé—Delanaudière
Quebec electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
District created 1952
District abolished 1966
First contested 1953
Last contested 1965

Berthier—Maskinongé—Delanaudière was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1953 to 1968.

This riding was created in 1952 from Berthier—Maskinongé. It consisted of the county of Berthier and the town of Berthierville, the county of Maskinongé and the town of Louiseville and Gouin township in the county of Joliette.

It was abolished in 1966 when it was redistributed into Berthier and Joliette.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Berthier—Maskinongé—Delanaudière
Riding created from Berthier—Maskinongé
22nd  1953–1957     Joseph Langlois Liberal
23rd  1957–1958
24th  1958–1962     Rémi Paul Progressive Conservative
25th  1962–1963
26th  1963–1965
27th  1965–1968     Antonio Yanakis Liberal
Riding dissolved into Berthier and Joliette

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1953
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Joseph Langlois 10,709
Independent Nationalist Adrien Arcand 7,496
Progressive Conservative Joseph-Elie Langlois 441
Independent Joseph Langlais 214
Canadian federal election, 1957
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Joseph Langlois 10,418
Progressive Conservative Rémi Paul 9,049
Canadian federal election, 1958
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Rémi Paul 12,702
Liberal Roland Doucet 8,738
Canadian federal election, 1962
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Rémi Paul 9,211
Liberal Maurice Savard 7,607
Social Credit Raoul Vermette 3,452
Canadian federal election, 1963
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Rémi Paul 8,471
Liberal Maurice Savard 8,178
Social Credit René-Paul Gaboury 3,339
New Democratic Mendoza Bellemare 392
Canadian federal election, 1965
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Antonio Yanakis 7,868
Progressive Conservative Normand Champagne 5,512
New Democratic Yvon Saucier 2,672
Ralliement créditiste Edmond Baril 1,525
Independent Liberal Lucien Lebrun 315

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