Halton—Wentworth

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Halton—Wentworth
Ontario electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1966
District abolished1976
First contested1968
Last contested1974

Halton—Wentworth was a federal electoral district represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1968 to 1979. It was located in the province of Ontario. This riding was created in 1966 from parts of Halton and Wentworth ridings.

It consisted of the Town of Burlington and the Township of Nassagaweya in the County of Halton, and the Town of Burlington, the Town of Dundas and the Townships of East Flamborough and West Flamborough in the County of Wentworth.

The electoral district was abolished in 1976 when it was redistributed between Burlington, Guelph, Halton and Hamilton—Wentworth ridings.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Riding created from Halton and Wentworth
28th  1968–1972     John B. Morison Liberal
29th  1972–1974     Bill Kempling Progressive Conservative
30th  1974–1979
Riding dissolved into Burlington, Guelph, Halton
and Hamilton—Wentworth

Election results[edit]

1968 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal John B. Morison 19,563
Progressive Conservative James Reginald Swanborough 18,043
New Democratic Ted MacDonald 9,312
Independent Liberal Norman Brian Braden 399
1972 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Bill Kempling 31,150
Liberal Norm McGuinness 21,450
New Democratic Dickson Bailey 10,630
1974 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Bill Kempling 26,798
Liberal Eric Cunningham 26,130
New Democratic Walter Mulkewich 8,877

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