Gaspé (electoral district)

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This article is about the federal district. For the provincial district, see Gaspé (provincial electoral district).
Gaspé
Quebec electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
District created 1867
District abolished 1996
First contested 1867
Last contested 1993

Gaspé was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1867 to 1997.

It was created by the British North America Act, 1867. It was amalgamated into the Gaspé—Bonaventure—Îles-de-la-Madeleine electoral district in 1996.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Gaspé
1st  1867–1872     Pierre-Étienne Fortin Conservative
2nd  1872–1874
3rd  1874–1875 Louis George Harper
 1875–1878 John Short
4th  1878–1882 Pierre-Étienne Fortin
5th  1882–1887
6th  1887–1891 Louis-Zéphirin Joncas
7th  1891–1896
8th  1896–1900     Rodolphe Lemieux Liberal
9th  1900–1904
 1904–1904
10th  1904–1908
11th  1908–1911
12th  1911–1917     Louis-Philippe Gauthier Conservative
13th  1917–1921     Rodolphe Lemieux Opposition (Laurier Liberals)
14th  1921–1925     Liberal
15th  1925–1926
16th  1926–1930
17th  1930–1935 Maurice Brasset
18th  1935–1940
19th  1940–1941     Joseph Sasseville Roy Independent Conservative
 1941–1945     Independent
20th  1945–1949     Léopold Langlois Liberal
21st  1949–1953
22nd  1953–1957
23rd  1957–1958     Roland English Progressive Conservative
24th  1958–1962
25th  1962–1963
26th  1963–1965     Alexandre Cyr Liberal
27th  1965–1968     Russell Keays Progressive Conservative
28th  1968–1972     Alexandre Cyr Liberal
29th  1972–1974
30th  1974–1979
31st  1979–1980
32nd  1980–1984
33rd  1984–1988     Charles-Eugène Marin Progressive Conservative
34th  1988–1993
35th  1993–1997     Yvan Bernier Bloc Québécois
Riding dissolved into Gaspé—Bonaventure—Îles-de-la-Madeleine

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1867
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Pierre-Étienne Fortin acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1872
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Pierre-Étienne Fortin acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1874
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Louis George Harper 545
Unknown Horatio Le Boutillier 500
By-election on 10 July 1875

Harper unseated by petition, January 1875

Party Candidate Votes
Conservative John Short 605
Unknown Horatio Le Boutillier 299
Canadian federal election, 1878
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Pierre-Étienne Fortin 913
Unknown B. Lebouthillier 116
Canadian federal election, 1882
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Pierre-Étienne Fortin acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1887
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Louis-Zéphirin Joncas 1,219
Liberal A.F. Carrier 1,145
Canadian federal election, 1891
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Louis-Zéphirin Joncas acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1896
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Rodolphe Lemieux 1,658
Conservative Thos. Ennis 1,616
Canadian federal election, 1900
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Rodolphe Lemieux 2,177
Conservative Auguste Beaudry 815
By-election on 20 February 1904

Lemieux named Solicitor-General, 29 January 1904

Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Rodolphe Lemieux acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1904
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Rodolphe Lemieux acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1908
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Rodolphe Lemieux 2,063
Conservative William Albert Edward Flynn 571
Canadian federal election, 1911
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Louis-Philippe Gauthier 2,470
Liberal Rodolphe Lemieux 1,900
Canadian federal election, 1917
Party Candidate Votes
Opposition (Laurier Liberals) Rodolphe Lemieux 5,438
Government (Unionist) Louis-Philippe Gauthier 1,160
Canadian federal election, 1921
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Rodolphe Lemieux 9,728
Conservative Joseph Ernest Sirois 2,267
Canadian federal election, 1925
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Rodolphe Lemieux 7,615
Conservative Grattan O'Leary 3,528
Canadian federal election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Rodolphe Lemieux 8,769
Conservative William Albert Edward Flynn 4,820
Canadian federal election, 1930
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Maurice Brasset 9,784
Conservative William Albert Edward Flynn 6,413
Canadian federal election, 1935
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Maurice Brasset 11,773
Conservative J.-Ernest Sirois 3,195
Reconstruction Clovis Roy 2,657
Canadian federal election, 1940
Party Candidate Votes
Independent Conservative Joseph Sasseville Roy 8,371
Liberal Maurice Brasset 8,162
Independent Liberal Léopold Langlois 4,437
Canadian federal election, 1945
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Léopold Langlois 11,596
Independent J.-Sasseville Roy 10,473
Co-operative Commonwealth Roland-Gérard Thibault 368
Canadian federal election, 1949
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Léopold Langlois 12,567
Progressive Conservative J.-Sasseville Roy 9,650
Canadian federal election, 1953
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Léopold Langlois 12,058
Progressive Conservative Roland-Léo English 10,832
Independent Liberal Rose-Anne Lelièvre 199
Canadian federal election, 1957
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Roland English 10,916
Liberal Léopold Langlois 10,848
Independent J.-Alfred Lévesque 504
Canadian federal election, 1958
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Roland English 14,535
Liberal Charles-Auguste Déry 9,994
Co-operative Commonwealth Théo Gagné 282
Canadian federal election, 1962
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Roland English 10,530
Liberal Claude Bouchard 8,055
Social Credit Régis Gagnon 5,067
Canadian federal election, 1963
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Alexandre Cyr 10,738
Progressive Conservative Roland English 8,846
Social Credit J.-Albert Mignault 4,208
Canadian federal election, 1965
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Russell Keays 11,045
Liberal Alexandre Cyr 10,452
Ralliement créditiste Louis-Joseph Roy 1,148
Canadian federal election, 1968
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Alexandre Cyr 9,208
Progressive Conservative Russell Keays 6,969
Ralliement créditiste Jean-Guy Francoeur 3,571
New Democratic Lawrence McBrearty 564
Canadian federal election, 1972
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Alexandre Cyr 12,422
Progressive Conservative J.-Bernard Savage 7,059
Social Credit Claude Sasseville 2,970
New Democratic Jean-Jacques Jauniault 643
Canadian federal election, 1974
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Alexandre Cyr 12,213
Progressive Conservative J. Bernard Savage 8,445
Canadian federal election, 1979
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Alexandre Cyr 14,830
Progressive Conservative Paul Arsenault 11,797
Social Credit Armand Preston 934
New Democratic Jean Paul Rivard 783
Union populaire Denise Imbeau 203
Canadian federal election, 1980
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Alexandre Cyr 17,846
Progressive Conservative Paul Arsenault 9,604
New Democratic Yvon Pipon 1,018
Rhinoceros Francis Vitesse Mainville 759
Independent Lucien Boulay 255
Canadian federal election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Charles-Eugène Marin 19,128
Liberal Alexandre Cyr 10,215
New Democratic Yvon Pipon 1,065
Parti nationaliste Marie-Christine Dubreuil 697
Independent Joseph-Marie Lévesque 317
Canadian federal election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Charles-Eugène Marin 16,298
Liberal Delton Sams 9,908
New Democratic Bertrand Réhel 1,504
Rhinoceros Lucky Loque Francis Mainville 525
Independent Yvon Dubé 185
Canadian federal election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes
Bloc Québécois Yvan Bernier 13,123
Liberal Delton Sams 10,074
Progressive Conservative Charles-Eugène Marin 5,424
Green Michel Limoges 292
New Democratic Eric Wilson Steedman 202

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