Inverness (electoral district)

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For the provincial electoral district, see Inverness (provincial electoral district).
Inverness
Nova Scotia electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
District created 1867
District abolished 1933
First contested 1867
Last contested 1930
Demographics
Census divisions Inverness

Inverness was a federal electoral district in Nova Scotia, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1867 to 1935.

It was created in the British North America Act, 1867. It was abolished in 1933 when it was merged into Inverness—Richmond riding. It consisted of Inverness County.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Inverness
1st  1867–1869     Hugh Cameron Anti-Confederation
 1869–1872     Liberal–Conservative
2nd  1872–1874     Samuel McDonnell Conservative
3rd  1874–1878     Liberal
4th  1878–1882
5th  1882–1887     Hugh Cameron Conservative
6th  1887–1891
7th  1891–1896
8th  1896–1900     Angus MacLennan Liberal
9th  1900–1904
10th  1904–1908
11th  1908–1911 Alexander William Chisholm
12th  1911–1917
13th  1917–1921     Opposition (Laurier Liberals)
14th  1921–1925     Liberal
15th  1925–1926     Isaac Duncan MacDougall Conservative
16th  1926–1930
17th  1930–1935
Riding dissolved into Inverness—Richmond

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1867
Party Candidate Votes
Anti-Confederation Hugh Cameron 1,186
Conservative Samuel McDonnell 601
Canadian federal election, 1872
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Samuel McDonnell 1,293
Liberal–Conservative Hugh Cameron 1,232
Canadian federal election, 1874
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Samuel McDonnell 1,223
Liberal–Conservative Hugh Cameron 1,102
Canadian federal election, 1878
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Samuel McDonnell 1,284
Liberal–Conservative Hugh Cameron 1,175
Unknown Angus MacLennan 739
Canadian federal election, 1882
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative Hugh Cameron 1,912
Liberal Samuel McDonnell 1,062
Canadian federal election, 1887
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Hugh Cameron 1,913
Liberal Samuel McDonnell 1,462
Canadian federal election, 1891
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Hugh Cameron 1,877
Liberal Samuel McDonnell 1,567
Canadian federal election, 1896
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Angus MacLennan 1,676
Conservative Hugh Cameron 1,532
Independent John McKew 737
Canadian federal election, 1900
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Angus MacLennan 2,702
Conservative Hugh Cameron 1,644
Canadian federal election, 1904
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Angus MacLennan 1,963
Independent Alexander W. Chisholm 1,653
Conservative John H. Jamieson 1,485
Canadian federal election, 1908
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Alexander W. Chisholm 3,381
Conservative Roderick C. McLeod 1,837
Canadian federal election, 1911
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Alexander W. Chisholm 2,928
Conservative Thomas Gallant 1,920
Independent Frank A. MacEchen 128
Canadian federal election, 1917
Party Candidate Votes
Opposition (Laurier Liberals) Alexander W. Chisholm 3,544
Government (Unionist) Thomas Gallant 2,258
Canadian federal election, 1921
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Alexander W. Chisholm 4,650
Progressive Isaac Duncan MacDougall 4,128
Canadian federal election, 1925
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Isaac Duncan MacDougall 5,030
Liberal Alexander W. Chisholm 3,807
Canadian federal election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Isaac Duncan MacDougall 4,946
Liberal Donald MacLennan 4,296
Canadian federal election, 1930
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Isaac Duncan MacDougall 4,887
Liberal Angus L. MacDonald 4,722

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