Essex West (electoral district)

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Essex West was a federal electoral district in the province of Ontario, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1925 to 1968. This riding was created in 1924 from parts of Essex North riding.

It was initially defined to consist of the city of Windsor, the town of Sandwich and the townships of East and West Sandwich in the county of Essex, including the towns of Ford City and Walkerville, or the villages of Riverside, Tecumseh and St. Clair Shores.

In 1933, it was redefined to consist of the township of Sandwich West in the county of Essex including the town of Sandwich and the part of the city of Windsor lying north of Tecumseh Road.

In 1947, it was redefined to exclude the part city of Windsor city lying south of Tecumseh Boulevard and east of the line dividing lots facing on Lincoln Road to the east and Gladstone Avenue to the west.

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 ROBINSON, Sidney Cecil 11,029
Liberal WINTER, Edward Blake 8,508
Canadian federal election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative ROBINSON, Sidney Cecil 11,555
Liberal RODD, John Henry 11,095
Canadian federal election, 1930
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative ROBINSON, Sidney Cecil 17,150
Liberal KENNEDY, Glencora 10,690
Canadian federal election, 1935
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal MCLARTY, Norman 11,033
Conservative ROBINSON, Sidney C. 8,150
Co-operative Commonwealth WHYTE, Olive Jane 5,241
Reconstruction EDWARDS, Garnet A. 1,837
Canadian federal election, 1940
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal MCLARTY, Hon. Norman A. 14,133
National Government REAUME, Arthur John 12,940
Co-operative Commonwealth JOYCE, Frederick Joseph 2,035
Canadian federal election, 1945
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal BROWN, Donald Ferguson 14,270
Progressive Conservative LEACH, James D. 12,069
Co-operative Commonwealth BURR, Frederick Arthur 5,689
Canadian federal election, 1949
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal BROWN, Don 15,620
Progressive Conservative MACINTURE, Kenneth W. 12,958
Co-operative Commonwealth CHERNIAK, Archie D. 6,836
Canadian federal election, 1953
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal BROWN, Don 15,199
Progressive Conservative MORAND, Donald 9,392
Co-operative Commonwealth BATTERSON, Les 3,198
Labor–Progressive PRINCE, Cyril 868
Canadian federal election, 1957
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal BROWN, Don 15,180
Progressive Conservative SPENCER, Norman L. 11,256
Co-operative Commonwealth WEEKS, Albert H. 7,736
Social Credit WEBSTER, Richard N. 837
Canadian federal election, 1958
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative SPENCER, Norman L. 18,927
Liberal BROWN, Don 14,190
Co-operative Commonwealth WEEKS, Albert H. 7,898
Social Credit CHARRON, Edgar B. 355
Canadian federal election, 1962
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal GRAY, Herb 18,152
Progressive Conservative SPENCER, Norman L. 11,018
New Democratic TEPPERMAN, Bill 9,771
Social Credit GAGNIER, Ray 649
     Co-operative Builders CHARRON, Edgar-Bernard 261
Canadian federal election, 1963
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal GRAY, Herb 23,165
Progressive Conservative BROPHEY, Tom 10,946
New Democratic PRICE, Trevor 6,267
Social Credit GAGNIER, Ray 884
Canadian federal election, 1965
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal GRAY, Herb 21,525
Progressive Conservative DIXON, Austin 10,298
New Democratic PEACOCK, Hugh 5,739
Independent ARMSTRONG, Don 413
Social Credit BACKER, Jack 379

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