Brome (electoral district)

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Brome
Quebec electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
District created 1867
District abolished 1924
First contested 1867
Last contested 1921

Brome was a federal electoral district in the province of Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1867 to 1925.

It was created by the British North America Act, 1867, and was amalgamated into the Brome—Missisquoi electoral district in 1924.

The County of Brome consisted of the Townships of Bolton, Potton, Sutton, Brome and the eastern part of the Township of Farnham.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Brome
1st  1867–1869     Christopher Dunkin Conservative
 1869–1871
 1871–1872 Edward Carter
2nd  1872–1874
3rd  1874–1878     Nathaniel Pettes Liberal
4th  1878–1880 Edmund Leavens Chandler
 1880–1882     David Ames Manson Liberal–Conservative
5th  1882–1887     Sydney Arthur Fisher Liberal
6th  1887–1891
7th  1891–1892     Eugène Alphonse Dyer Conservative
 1892–1896
8th  1896–1896     Sydney Arthur Fisher Liberal
 1896–1900
9th  1900–1904
10th  1904–1908
11th  1908–1911
12th  1911–1916     George Harold Baker Conservative
13th  1917–1921     Andrew Ross McMaster Opposition (Laurier Liberals)
14th  1921–1925     Liberal
Riding dissolved into Brome—Missisquoi

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1867
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Christopher Dunkin acclaimed

By-election: On Mr. Dunkin being called to the Privy Council and appointed Minister of Agriculture, 16 November 1869

By-election on 29 November 1869
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Christopher Dunkin acclaimed

By-election: On Mr. Dunkin being appointed Puisne Judge, Superior Court of Quebec, 25 October 1871

By-election on 17 November 1871
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Edward Carter acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1872
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Edward Carter 1,037
Unknown J.A. Perkins 602
Canadian federal election, 1874
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Nathaniel Pettes acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1878
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Edmund Leavens Chandler 1,272
Unknown S.L. Foster 991

By-election: On Mr. Chandler's death, 21 August 1880

By-election on 18 October 1880
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative David Ames Manson 1,217
Liberal Sydney Arthur Fisher 1,099
Canadian federal election, 1882
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Sydney Arthur Fisher 1,399
Unknown S.N. Boright 1,240
Canadian federal election, 1887
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Sydney Arthur Fisher 1,570
Conservative James Burnett 1,191
Canadian federal election, 1891
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Eugène Alphonse Dyer 1,456
Liberal Sydney Arthur Fisher 1,453

By-election: On Mr. Dyer being unseated

By-election on 10 March 1892
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Eugène-Alphonse Dyer acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1896
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Sydney Arthur Fisher 1,677
Conservative George Green Foster 1,344

By-election: Mr. Fisher appointed Minister of Agriculture, 11 July 1896

By-election on 30 July 1896
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Sydney Arthur Fisher acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1900
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Sydney Arthur Fisher 1,805
Conservative Frederick England 1,249
Canadian federal election, 1904
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Sydney Arthur Fisher 1,821
Conservative E.P. Stevens 941
Canadian federal election, 1908
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Sydney Arthur Fisher 1,674
Conservative Frederick Albyn Olmstead 1,233
Independent William Ulric Cotton 37
Canadian federal election, 1911
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative George Harold Baker 1,520
Liberal Sydney Arthur Fisher 1,496
Canadian federal election, 1917
Party Candidate Votes
Opposition (Laurier Liberals) Andrew Ross McMaster 1,926
Government (Unionist) Dennis Colburn Draper 1,488
Canadian federal election, 1921
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Andrew Ross McMaster 3,768
Conservative Joseph Boulay 2,163

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