Cornwall (electoral district)

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Cornwall was a federal electoral district represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1867 to 1882. It was located in the province of Ontario. It was created by the British North America Act of 1867. It consisted of the Town of Cornwall and the Township of Cornwall.

The electoral district was abolished in 1882 when it was merged into Cornwall and Stormont riding.

Election results[edit]

1867 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal MACDONALD, Hon. John Sandfield 451
Unknown MATTICE, 295
1872 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative BERGIN, Darby acclaimed
1874 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal MACDONALD, Alexander F. 471
Liberal–Conservative BERGIN, D. 448

On Mr. Macdonald being unseated on petition, 7 September 1874:

By-election on 20 October 1874
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal MACDONALD, Alexander Francis 471
Liberal–Conservative BERGIN, Darby 448
1878 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative BERGIN, Darby 575
Liberal MCLENNAN, D.B. 537

On Mr. Bergin being unseated on petition, 24 December 1879:

By-election on 27 January 1880
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative BERGIN, Darby 624
Liberal MCLENNNAN, D.B. 447

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