Charlotte (1785–1974 electoral district)

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Charlotte
New Brunswick electoral district
Defunct provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick
District created 1785
District abolished 1973
First contested 1785
Last contested 1970

Charlotte was a New Brunswick electoral district. It existed from the first legislature in 1785 until it was abolished in 1973 when New Brunswick went from bloc voting to single-member ridings. The riding of St. Stephen-Milltown was briefly separated from this riding between 1924 and 1926.

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

Legislature Years Member Party Member Party Member Party Member Party
1st 1786 – 1792     William Payne Ind.     James Campbell Ind.     Robert Pagan Ind.     Peter Clinch Ind.
2nd 1793 – 1795     Daniel McMaster Ind.     Hugh Mackay Ind.
3rd 1795 – 1802     James Campbell Ind.     David Owen Ind.     David Mowatt Ind.
4th 1802 – 1809     Ninian Lindsay Ind.     Hugh Mackay Ind.     Joseph Porter Ind.
5th 1809 – 1816     John Dunn Ind.     Donald McDonald Ind.     Colin Campbell Ind.
6th 1817 – 1819     Hugh Mackay Ind.     Joseph Porter Ind.
7th 1820     John Campbell Ind.
8th 1821 – 1827     Peter Stubs Ind.     Joseph N. Clarke[1] Ind.
9th 1827 – 1828     Colin Campbell Ind.     Thomas Wyer Ind.
1828 – 1829     Patrick Clinch[1] Ind.
1829 – 1830     Joseph N. Clarke Ind.
10th 1831 – 1834     James Brown Ind.     Patrick Clinch Ind.     George S. Hill Ind.
11th 1835 – 1837
12th 1837 – 1842     Robert Thomson Ind.
13th 1843 – 1846     James Boyd Ind.
14th 1847 – 1850     William Porter Ind.
15th 1851 – 1854     John James Robinson Ind.     Bartholomew R. Fitzgerald Ind.
16th 1854 – 1856     Arthur Hill Gillmor Lib.     John McAdam Lib.-Con.     James Boyd Ind.     James Brown Ind.
17th 1856 – 1857     George Dixon Street Ind.
18th 1857 – 1861     James Brown Ind.     James W. Chandler Ind.
19th 1862 – 1864     George S. Grimmer[2] Lib.     James Boyd Ind.     James G. Stevens Ind.
1864 – 1865     John McAdam Lib.-Con.
20th 1865 – 1866     George F. Hill Lib.     Robert Thomson Ind.
21st 1866 – 1867     John McAdam[3] Lib.-Con.     James G. Stevens[4] Ind.     Francis Hibbard Ind.     James W. Chandler[4] Ind.
1867 – 1868     Henry Frye Ind.     Benjamin Robert Stephenson Lib.
1868 – 1870     John S. Covert Lib.
22nd 1870 – 1872     Joseph Donald Ind.     John McAdam[5] Lib.-Con.
1872 – 1874     John Cameron Brown Lib.
23rd 1875 – 1878     James Murchie Lib.     James McKay Lib.     Thomas Cottrell Lib.
24th 1879 – 1882     George F. Hill Lib.     James E. Lynott Ind.
25th 1883 – 1886     John McAdam Lib.-Con.     James Mitchell Lib.     George F. Hibbard Ind.
26th 1886 – 1890     William Douglas Cons.     James Russell Ind.
27th 1890 – 1892
28th 1892 – 1895     George F. Hill Lib.     James O'Brien Lib.
29th 1896 – 1899
30th 1899 – 1903     William F. Todd Lib.
31st 1903 – 1908     Thomas A. Hartt Cons.     Ward C.H. Grimmer Cons.     George J. Clarke Cons.
32nd 1908 – 1912     Henry I. Taylor Cons.
33rd 1912 – 1917     Scott D. Guptill Cons.
34th 1917 – 1920     R. Watson Grimmer Cons.     Harry D. Smith Cons.
35th 1921 – 1925     John M. Flewelling Cons.     John W. Scovil Lib.
36th 1925 – 1930     James S. Lord Cons. see St. Stephen-Milltown
37th 1931 – 1935     George H. I. Cockburn Cons.     Harry Marshall Groom Cons.
38th 1935 – 1939     Alexander Dyas Cons.     J.J. Hayes Doone Lib.     R. Fraser Keay Lib.     Foster C. Calder Lib.
39th 1939 – 1944     Lib.
40th 1944 – 1948     Hugh S. Balkam Lib.     Owen Morse Lib.
41st 1948 – 1952     Leigh Williamson Lib.     W. W. Campbell Lib.
42nd 1952 – 1956     Norman Buchanan PC     C. Douglas Everett PC     Lorne B. Groom[6] PC     Vance R. Huntley PC
43rd 1957 – 1960     Gale S. McLaughlin PC
44th 1960 – 1963     Kenneth J. Webber Lib.     Henry G. Irwin Lib.     Leon G. Small Lib.     Alfred Hawkins Lib.
45th 1963 – 1967
46th 1967 – 1970     John E. Rigby[7] PC     G. W. N. Cockburn PC     Leland McGaw PC     DeCosta W. Young PC
47th 1970 – 1972
1973 – 1974     James N. Tucker, Jr. PC
Riding dissolved into Charlotte Centre, Charlotte-Fundy, Charlotte West and St. Stephen-Milltown

Election results[edit]

New Brunswick provincial by-election, 11 December 1972
Party Candidate Votes Elected
Progressive Conservative James Tucker 5,037 Green tickY
Liberal Robert Brown 4,202
New Brunswick general election, 1970
Party Candidate Votes Elected
Progressive Conservative G. W. N. Cockburn 6,047 Green tickY
Progressive Conservative John E. Rigby 6,028 Green tickY
Progressive Conservative Leland McGaw 5,816 Green tickY
Progressive Conservative DeCosta W. Young 5,785 Green tickY
Liberal Robert W. Brown 4,638
Liberal Bernard Moses 4,585
Liberal E. B. "Bill" Ross 4,484
Liberal Douglas Wooster 4,290
New Democratic Robert Michael Modding 218
New Brunswick general election, 1967
Party Candidate Votes Elected
Progressive Conservative Dr. John E. Rigby 5,835 Green tickY
Progressive Conservative G. W. N. Cockburn 5,744 Green tickY
Progressive Conservative Leland McGaw 5,639 Green tickY
Progressive Conservative DeCosta W. Young 5,587 Green tickY
Liberal Arthur Giddins 5,357
Liberal Alfred Hawkins 5,329
Liberal Kenneth Webber 5,298
Liberal Fulton Winchester 5,181


Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b election appealed
  2. ^ resigned to accept appointment as Clerk of the Peace
  3. ^ named to the Canadian Senate
  4. ^ a b resigned after being named as a judge
  5. ^ elected to federal seat
  6. ^ resigned to run for a federal seat
  7. ^ died in office