Brant—Wentworth

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Brant—Wentworth was a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1949 to 1953. This riding was created in 1947 from parts of Brant and Wentworth ridings.

It consisted of the town of Paris and the townships of South Dumfries, Onondaga, and Tuscarora and the part of the township of Brantford lying north and east of the left bank of Grand River in the county of Brant; and the townships of Beverly, Ancaster, Glanford and Binbrook in the county of Wentworth.

The electoral district was abolished in 1952 when it was redistributed between Brant—Haldimand and Wentworth ridings.

Member of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected only one Member of Parliament: Mark Charlton, of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada.

Election results[edit]

1949 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative CHARLTON, John A. 6,693
Liberal TELFER, James A. 6,669
Co-operative Commonwealth COX, George E. 2,259

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