Carleton (New Brunswick federal electoral district)

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Carleton
New Brunswick electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
District created 1867
District abolished 1914
First contested 1867
Last contested 1911

Carleton was a federal electoral district in New Brunswick, Canada that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1867 to 1917. It was created in 1867 as part of the British North America Act, and was abolished in 1914 when it was merged into Victoria—Carleton. It was named for Carleton County, New Brunswick.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Carleton
1st  1867–1872     Charles Connell Liberal
2nd  1872–1873
 1873–1874 Stephen Burpee Appleby
3rd  1874–1878
4th  1878–1881     George Heber Connell Independent
 1881–1882     David Irvine Liberal
5th  1882–1887
6th  1887–1891     Frederick Harding Hale Liberal–Conservative
7th  1891–1892     Newton Ramsay Colter Liberal
 1892–1896
8th  1896–1900     Frederick Harding Hale Liberal–Conservative
9th  1900–1904
10th  1904–1908     Frank Broadstreet Carvell Liberal
11th  1908–1911
12th  1911–1917
Riding dissolved into Victoria—Carleton

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1867
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Charles Connell acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1872
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Charles Connell acclaimed
Canadian federal by-election, 18 September 1873
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Stephen B. Appleby acclaimed

By-election on Mr Connell's death, June 28, 1873.

Canadian federal election, 1874
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Stephen B. Appleby acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1878
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Independent George H. Connell 1,766 54.96
Liberal S. B. Appleby 1,447 45.04 -54.96

By-election: On Mr. Connell's death, 15 February 1881

Canadian federal by-election, 16 February 1881
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal David Irvine 1,470 50.78 +5.74
Unknown C. P. Connell 1,425 49.22
Canadian federal election, 1882
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal David Irvine 1,812 52.29 +1.51
Unknown William Lindsay 1,653 47.71
Canadian federal election, 1887
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal–Conservative Frederick H. Hale 2,362 65.52
Liberal Donald McLeod Vince 1,243 34.48 -17.81
Canadian federal election, 1891
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal N. R. Colter 2,016 51.38 +16.90
Conservative Donald McLeod Vince 1,908 48.62 -16.90

By-election: On election of 1891 being declared void

Canadian federal by-election, 6 April 1892
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Newton Ramsay Colter acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1896
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal–Conservative F. H. Hale 2,667 54.12
Liberal N. R. Colter 2,261 45.88 -54.12
Canadian federal election, 1900
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal–Conservative Frederick Harding Hale 2,714 52.46 -1.66
Liberal Frank Broadstreet Carvell 2,459 47.54 +1.66
Canadian federal election, 1904
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Frank Broadstreet Carvell 2,662 52.71 +5.17
Liberal–Conservative Frederick Harding Hale 2,388 47.29 -5.17
Canadian federal election, 1908
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Frank Broadstreet Carvell 2,635 51.47 -1.24
Conservative Benjamin Franklin Smith 2,484 48.53 +1.24
Canadian federal election, 1911
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Frank Broadstreet Carvellt 2,614 50.11 -1.03
Conservative Benjamin Franklin Smith 2,603 49.89 +1.03

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