Hastings (electoral district)

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Hastings
Ontario electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1966
District abolished1976
First contested1968
Last contested1974

Hastings 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 Hastings South and Hastings—Frontenac ridings.

It consisted of the City of Belleville and the Townships of Cashel, Dungannon, Elzevir, Faraday, Grimsthorpe, Hungerford, Huntingdon, Lake, Limerick, Madoc, Marmora, Mayo, Thurlow, Tudor, Tyendinaga and Wollaston in the County of Hastings.

The electoral district was abolished in 1976 when it was redistributed between Prince Edward and Hastings—Frontenac ridings.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Riding created from Hastings South and Hastings—Frontenac
28th  1968–1972     Lee Grills Progressive Conservative
29th  1972–1974 Jack Ellis
30th  1974–1979
Riding dissolved into Prince Edward and Hastings—Frontenac

Election results[edit]

1968 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Lee Grills 13,555
Liberal Robert Temple 10,875
New Democratic Donald G. Burshaw 3,195
1972 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Jack Ellis 16,591
Liberal Frank Follwell 11,391
New Democratic Elridge G. Brethour 3,378
1974 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Jack Ellis 14,893
Liberal Marie Kurchak 12,474
New Democratic Bob Sanders 3,382
Social Credit Floyd Hawley 194

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