Hastings—Peterborough

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Hastings—Peterborough was a federal electoral district represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1925 to 1953. It was located in the province of Ontario. This riding was created in 1924 from parts of Hastings East and Peterborough East ridings.

It was initially defined as consisting of the part of the county of Peterborough lying east of and including the townships of Anstruther, Burleigh, Dummer and Asphodel; and the part of the county of Hastings lying north of and including the townships of Rawdon, Huntingdon, Madoc and Elzevir.

In 1933, it was redefined to consist of the part of the county of Peterborough lying east of and including the townships of Anstruther, Burleigh, Dummer and Asphodel; and that part of the county, together with that part of the county of Hastings lying north of a line described as commencing at the southwest corner of the township of Rawdon and following the south boundary of the said township, the south and east boundaries of the township of Huntingdon and the south boundary of the townships of Madoc and Elzevir to the east boundary of the said county.

The electoral district was abolished in 1952 when it was redistributed between Hastings—Frontenac and Peterborough ridings.

Election results[edit]

1925 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative EMBURY, Alexander Thomas 6,511
Progressive BRETHEN, George Arthur 3,747
1926 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative EMBURY, Alexander Thomas 6,797
Liberal MARSHALL, John Smith 2,680
1930 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative EMBURY, Alexander Thomas 6,993
Liberal AYLSWORTH, Fraser 2,999
1935 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal FERGUSON, Rork Scott 5,671
Conservative EMBURY, Alexander Thomas 4,619
Reconstruction GUNTER, Judson Armstrong 2,552
1940 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
National Government George Stanley White 5,471
Liberal Rork Scott Ferguson 5,207
1945 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative WHITE, George Stanley 6,876
Liberal FERGUSON, Rork Scott 4,226
Co-operative Commonwealth TURNER, Ralph Francis 673
1949 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative WHITE, George Stanley 6,578
Liberal MUNRO, John Wellington 4,681
Co-operative Commonwealth HAFFEY, John Thomas Basil 732

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