Drummond—Arthabaska

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For the provincial electoral district, see Drummond-Arthabaska.
Drummond—Arthabaska
Quebec electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
District created 1867
District abolished 1966
First contested 1867
Last contested 1965

Drummond—Arthabaska was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1867 to 1968.

It was created by the British North America Act, 1867. It was amalgamated into the Richmond, Drummond and Lotbinière electoral districts in 1966.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Drummond—Arthabaska
1st  1867–1872     Louis-Adélard Senécal Conservative
2nd  1872–1874     Pierre-Nérée Dorion Liberal
3rd  1874–1877 Wilfrid Laurier
 1877–1878     Désiré Olivier Bourbeau Conservative
4th  1878–1882
5th  1882–1887
6th  1887–1891     Joseph Lavergne Liberal
7th  1891–1896
8th  1896–1897
 1897–1900 Louis Lavergne
9th  1900–1904
10th  1904–1908
11th  1908–1910
 1910–1911     Arthur Gilbert Nationalist
12th  1911–1917     Joseph Ovide Brouillard Liberal
13th  1917–1921     Opposition (Laurier Liberals)
14th  1921–1925     Napoléon Kemner Laflamme Liberal
15th  1925–1926 Wilfrid Girouard
16th  1926–1930
17th  1930–1935
18th  1935–1940
19th  1940–1945 Armand Cloutier
20th  1945–1949
21st  1949–1953
22nd  1953–1957
23rd  1957–1958     Samuel Boulanger Independent Liberal
24th  1958–1962     Liberal
25th  1962–1963     David Ouellet Social Credit
26th  1963–1965     Jean-Luc Pépin Liberal
27th  1965–1968
Riding dissolved into Richmond, Drummond and Lotbinière

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1867
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Louis-Adélard Sénécal 1,135
Unknown Houle 1,111
Canadian federal election, 1872
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Pierre-Nérée Dorion 1,251
Unknown Tessier 1,197
Unknown Griffin 95
Canadian federal election, 1874
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Wilfrid Laurier 1,786
Unknown Tessier 1,548
By-election on 27 October 1877

Laurier appointed as Minister of Inland Revenue, 8 October 1877

Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Désiré Olivier Bourbeau 1,902
Liberal Wilfrid Laurier 1,880
Canadian federal election, 1878
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Désiré Olivier Bourbeau 2,143
Unknown L. Rainville 1,981
Canadian federal election, 1882
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Désiré Olivier Bourbeau 2,421
Unknown L.J. Cannon 1,811
Canadian federal election, 1887
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Joseph Lavergne acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1891
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Joseph Lavergne 3,159
Conservative L.P.E. Crépeau 2,197
Canadian federal election, 1896
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Joseph Lavergne 3,561
Conservative E. Désy 2,255
By-election on 13 November 1897

Lavergne nominated as Puisne Judge of the
Superior Court of the Province of Quebec, 4 August 1897

Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Louis Lavergne 3,022
Conservative Auguste Noel 1,374
Canadian federal election, 1900
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Louis Lavergne acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1904
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Louis Lavergne 3,753
Conservative Stanislas Montplaisir 1,277
Canadian federal election, 1908
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Louis Lavergne 3,754
Independent Liberal Luc Louis Philippe Poulin de Courval 2,920
By-election on 3 November 1910

Lavergne called to the Senate

Party Candidate Votes
Nationalist Arthur Gilbert 3,451
Liberal Joseph Édouard Perreault 3,244
Canadian federal election, 1911
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Joseph Ovide Brouillard 3,800
Nationalist Arthur Gilbert 3,533
Canadian federal election, 1917
Party Candidate Votes
Opposition (Laurier Liberals) Joseph Ovide Brouillard acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1921
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Napoléon Kemner Laflamme 10,280
Progressive Wilfrid Blanchard 2,154
Conservative Wilfrid Laliberté 1,902
Independent Joseph Albert Nadeau 1,503
Canadian federal election, 1925
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Wilfrid Girouard 9,301
Conservative Joseph Marier 3,926
     Farmer Luc Louis Philippe Poulin de Courval 1,130
Canadian federal election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Wilfrid Girouard 9,600
Conservative Henri-Édouard St-Sauveur 3,814
Canadian federal election, 1930
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Wilfrid Girouard 11,241
Conservative Agésilas Kirouac 7,784
Canadian federal election, 1935
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Wilfrid Girouard 14,125
Conservative Roland Provencher 7,411
Reconstruction Élie Lalumière 1,067
Canadian federal election, 1940
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Armand Cloutier 12,145
Independent Liberal Joseph Garon 10,853
Canadian federal election, 1945
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Armand Cloutier 14,805
Independent Joseph Garon 8,547
Bloc populaire Raymond Beaudet 5,423
Social Credit Joseph-Richard Aubry 1,037
Canadian federal election, 1949
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Armand Cloutier 16,899
Union des électeurs Antonio Lamaire 4,251
Progressive Conservative Jos.-Edmond Demers 1,804
Canadian federal election, 1953
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Armand Cloutier 15,870
Progressive Conservative Roland Provencher 13,325
Canadian federal election, 1957
Party Candidate Votes
Independent Liberal Samuel Boulanger 11,462
Liberal Armand Cloutier 10,512
Progressive Conservative Victor Paul 10,327
Canadian federal election, 1958
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Samuel Boulanger 17,288
Progressive Conservative Victor Paul 16,522
Social Credit Sylvio Mélancon 1,308
Canadian federal election, 1962
Party Candidate Votes
Social Credit David Ouellet 17,597
Liberal Samuel Boulanger 13,414
Progressive Conservative Victor Paul 7,050
Canadian federal election, 1963
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Jean-Luc Pépin 17,338
Social Credit David Ouellet 14,739
Progressive Conservative J.-Claude Couture 3,416
New Democratic Pierre Lambert 1,456
Canadian federal election, 1965
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Jean-Luc Pépin 15,179
Ralliement créditiste André Fortin 8,518
Progressive Conservative Pierre Jutras 7,413
Independent Sam Boulanger 6,068
New Democratic Charles-Émile Riendeau 1,660

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