Essex East (electoral district)

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Essex East was a federal electoral district represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1925 to 1968. It was located in the province of Ontario. it was created in 1924 from parts of Essex North and Essex South ridings.

It initially consisted of the towns of Ford City and Walkerville and the villages of Riverside, Tecumseh and in the townships of Maidstone, Rochester and Tilbury (North and West) in the county of Essex, and the town of Tilbury in the county of Kent.

In 1933, it was redefined to exclude Ford City and the town of Tilbury, include the towns of East Windsor and townships of Sandwich East and Sandwich South, and the part of the city of Windsor south of Tecumseh Road;

In 1947, it was redefined to exclude the towns of East Windsor and Walkerville and the townships of Tilbury West, and Sandwich South, and the part of the city of Windsor east of the line dividing lots facing on Lincoln Road to the east and Gladstone Avenue to the west. In 1952, it was redefined to exclude the town of Tilbury and the town of Essex.

The electoral district was abolished in 1966 when it was redistributed between Essex, Windsor West and Windsor—Walkerville ridings.

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1925
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative MORAND, Raymond 6,052 50.83
Liberal ODETTE, Edmond George 5,855 49.17
Total valid votes 11,907 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal ODETTE, Edmond George 7,555 52.91 +2.08
Conservative MORAND, Hon. Raymond D. 6,724 47.09 -2.08
Total valid votes 14,279 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1930
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative MORAND, Hon. Raymond D. 9,243 56.44 +3.53
Liberal ODETTE, Edmond George 7,133 43.56 -3.53
Total valid votes 16,376 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1935
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal MARTIN, Paul 7,562 39.25 -4.31
Conservative MORAND, Hon. Raymond D. 6,493 33.71 -22.73
Co-operative Commonwealth LEVERT, Joseph Ben 4,106 21.32
Reconstruction MCPHARLIN, J. Gabriel 1,102 5.72
Total valid votes 19,263 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1940
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal MARTIN, Paul 9,811 46.39 +7.14
National Government MORAND, Hon. Raymond D. 8,060 38.11 +4.40
Co-operative Commonwealth LEVERT, Joseph Ben 2,879 13.62 -7.70
     Canadian Labour HICKS, Roy Robert 398 1.88
Total valid votes 21,148 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1945
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal MARTIN, Hon. Paul 16,165 56.21 +9.82
Progressive Conservative BYRNE, James E. 8,244 28.67 -9.44
Co-operative Commonwealth MACDONALD, William C. 4,349 15.12 +1.50
Total valid votes 28,758 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1949
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal MARTIN, Hon. Paul 16,709 52.89 -3.32
Progressive Conservative TURNBULL, James Russell 8,204 25.97 -2.70
Co-operative Commonwealth RIGGS, William Charles 5,213 16.50 +1.38
Labor–Progressive PRINCE, Cyril 1,464 4.64
Total valid votes 31,590 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1953
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal MARTIN, Hon. Paul 19,946 67.16 +14.27
Progressive Conservative KENNEDY, Aloysius 5,530 18.62 -7.35
Co-operative Commonwealth OWEN, Kenneth Edwin 3,013 10.14 -6.36
Labor–Progressive KENNEDY, Michael J. 1,212 4.08 -0.56
Total valid votes 29,701 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1957
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal MARTIN, Hon. Paul 22,023 57.15 -10.01
Progressive Conservative HICKS, Roy R. 10,593 27.49 +8.87
Co-operative Commonwealth METEER, Jack 5,917 15.36 +5.22
Total valid votes 38,533 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1958
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal MARTIN, Hon. Paul 18,074 41.98 -15.17
Progressive Conservative HICKS, Roy R. 16,451 38.21 +10.72
Co-operative Commonwealth BURR, Fred A. 8,530 19.81 +4.45
Total valid votes 43,055 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1962
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal MARTIN, Hon. Paul 24,969 58.69 +16.71
New Democratic DRURY, George 8,888 20.89 +1.08
Progressive Conservative DEMERS, Roland Lionel 8,210 19.30 -18.91
Social Credit CORY, T.R. 476 1.12
Total valid votes 42,543 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1963
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal MARTIN, Hon. Paul 25,727 59.82 +1.13
Progressive Conservative GOURLIE, David 8,894 20.68 +1.38
New Democratic MCCONVILLE, Hugh 7,648 17.78 -3.11
Social Credit GIGNAC, Frank 740 1.72 +0.60
Total valid votes 43,009 100.00
Canadian federal election, 1965
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal MARTIN, Hon. Paul 26,094 63.78 +3.96
Progressive Conservative GOURLIE, David 8,142 19.90 -0.78
New Democratic MCCONVILLE, Hugh 6,133 14.99 -2.79
Communist MAGNUSON, Bruce A.H. 543 1.33
Total valid votes 40,912 100.00

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