Hamilton South (electoral district)

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Hamilton South was a federal electoral district represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1953 to 1965. It was located in the province of Ontario. This riding was created in 1952, from parts of Hamilton East, Hamilton West and Wentworth ridings.

It consisted of the part of the city of Hamilton lying east of Ottawa Street, the brow of the mountain, the part of the city south of the brow and west of Ottawa Street.

The electoral district was abolished in 1966 when it was redistributed between Hamilton East, Hamilton Mountain, Hamilton—Wentworth and ridings.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following members of the House of Commons:

Election results[edit]

1953 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal REINKE, Russell E. 12,296
Progressive Conservative CROCKETT, Edward Charles David 9,220
Co-operative Commonwealth EASTON, Joseph Lees 7,478
Social Credit FAGAN, Ethel B. 582
Labor–Progressive RYERSON, Stanley B. 573
1957 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative MCDONALD, Robert Matthew T. 16,085
Liberal REINKE, Russell E. 11,611
Co-operative Commonwealth LAWRENCE, David T. 11,485
Social Credit HARRISON, James Ernest 1,629
1958 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative MCDONALD, Robert M.T. 24,453
Co-operative Commonwealth LAWRENCE, David 10,874
Liberal REINKE, Russell Earl 9,860
1962 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative MCDONALD, Robert M.T. 17,392
Liberal CUSTEAU, James Charles 15,933
New Democratic HOWE, William Dean 15,899
Social Credit LEPP, Peter Paul 657
1963 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
New Democratic HOWE, William Dean 19,205
Liberal CUSTEAU, James Charles 17,842
Progressive Conservative MCDONALD, Robert M.T. 16,441
Social Credit LEPP, Peter Paul 459
1965 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
New Democratic HOWE, William Dean 22,736
Liberal BETHUNE, James Alexander 19,693
Progressive Conservative BROWN, Ralph Whittington 11,425
Social Credit DAVIS, Russell Thomas 359

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