Kent (New Brunswick electoral district)

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Kent
New Brunswick electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
District created 1867
District abolished 1966
First contested 1867
Last contested 1965
Demographics
Census divisions Kent

Kent was a federal electoral district in New Brunswick, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1867 to 1968. It was created by the British North America Act of 1867.

It consisted of the County of Kent. It was abolished in 1966 when it was redistributed into Northumberland—Miramichi and Westmorland—Kent ridings.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Kent
1st  1867–1872     Auguste Renaud Liberal
2nd  1872–1874 Robert Barry Cutler
3rd  1874–1878     George McLeod Independent
4th  1878–1882     Gilbert Anselme Girouard Liberal–Conservative
5th  1882–1883
 1883–1887     Pierre-Amand Landry Conservative
6th  1887–1890
 1890–1891 Édouard-H. Léger
7th  1891–1892
 1892–1896 George Valentine McInerney
8th  1896–1900
9th  1900–1904     Olivier J. Leblanc Liberal
10th  1904–1908
11th  1908–1911
12th  1911–1917     Ferdinand-Joseph Robidoux Conservative
13th  1917–1921     Auguste Théophile Léger Opposition (Laurier Liberals)
14th  1921–1923     Liberal
 1923–1925     Alexandre-Joseph Doucet Conservative
15th  1925–1926
16th  1926–1930     Alfred Edmond Bourgeois Liberal
17th  1930–1935     Télésphore Arsenault Conservative
18th  1935–1940     Louis-Prudent-Alexandre Robichaud Liberal
19th  1940–1945 Aurel Léger
20th  1945–1949
21st  1949–1953
22nd  1953–1957 Hervé Michaud
23rd  1957–1958
24th  1958–1962
25th  1962–1963 Guy Crossman
26th  1963–1965
27th  1965–1968
Riding dissolved into Westmorland—Kent and Northumberland—Miramichi

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1965
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Guy F. Crossman 5,713 59.9 +0.2
Progressive Conservative Wilfred Bourgeois 2,306 24.2 -6.8
New Democratic George Robertson 1,512 15.9 +13.6
Canadian federal election, 1963
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Guy F. Crossman 5,971 59.7 +8.6
Progressive Conservative Lionel Mills 3,095 31.0 -9.5
Social Credit Langis Robichaud 705 7.1 +2.8
New Democratic Antoine Leger 226 2.3 *
Canadian federal election, 1962
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Guy F. Crossman 5,514 51.1 -4.3
Progressive Conservative Lionel Mills 4,366 40.5 -4.1
Social Credit George Robichaud 464 4.3 *
Independent Edmond Bourgeois 441 4.1 *
Canadian federal election, 1958
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Hervé Michaud 6,118 55.4 -2.4
Progressive Conservative Louis LeBlanc 4,988 44.6 +2.4
Canadian federal election, 1957
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Hervé Michaud 6,424 57.8 -8.3
Progressive Conservative Louis LeBlanc 4,682 42.2 +8.3
Canadian federal election, 1953
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Hervé Michaud 7,039 66.1 +17.1
Progressive Conservative Emile Verret 3,603 33.9 +12.6
Canadian federal election, 1949
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Aurel Leger 5,754 49.0 -16.0
Independent Alfred Bourgeois 3,084 26.3 *
Progressive Conservative Wilfred Bourgeois 2,496 21.3 -8.1
Co-operative Commonwealth Ernest Cormier 406 3.5 -2.1
Canadian federal election, 1945
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Aurel Leger 6,835 65.0 +0.2
Progressive Conservative Alexandre Joseph Doucet 3,032 29.4 -5.8
Co-operative Commonwealth Alcide LeBlanc 584 5.6 *
Canadian federal election, 1940
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Aurel Leger 5,582 64.8 -3.4
National Government Telesphore Arsenault 3,032 35.2 +18.5
Canadian federal election, 1935
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Louis P. Robichaud 6,504 68.2 +20.2
Conservative Telesphore Arsenault 4,884 16.7 -35.3
Independent Alexandre Joseph Doucet 1,442 15.1 *
Canadian federal election, 1930
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative Telesphore Arsenault 4,884 52.0 +5.4
Liberal Alfred Bourgeois 4,504 48.0 -5.4
Canadian federal election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Alfred Edmond Bourgeois 4,799 53.5 +9.1
Conservative Alexandre Joseph Doucet 4,173 46.5 -9.1
Canadian federal election, 1925
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative Alexandre Joseph Doucet 4,427 55.6 +4.1
Liberal Louis P. Robichaud 3,534 44.4 -4.1
By-election on December 20, 1923
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Alexandre Joseph Doucet 3,643 51.5 +11.4
Liberal Alfred Bourgeois 3,435 48.5 -11.4
Canadian federal election, 1921
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Auguste Théophile Léger 4,626 59.9 -13.0
Conservative Alexandre Joseph Doucet 3,103 40.1 +13.0
Canadian federal election, 1917
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Opposition (Laurier Liberals) Auguste Théophile Léger 3,563 72.9 +25.2
Government (Unionist) Ferdinand Robidoux 1,323 27.1 -25.2
Canadian federal election, 1911
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative Ferdinand Robidoux 2,334 52.3 +10.4
Liberal Olivier J. LeBlanc 2,129 47.7 -10.4
Canadian federal election, 1908
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Olivier J. LeBlanc 2,580 58.1 +8.6
Conservative Ferdinand Robidoux 1,860 41.9 -5.3
Canadian federal election, 1904
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Olivier J. LeBlanc 2,078 49.5 -7.9
Conservative George McInerney 1,979 47.2 +4.6
Independent Liberal Pascal Herbert 138 3.3 *
Canadian federal election, 1900
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Olivier J. LeBlanc 2,447 57.4 +14.8
Conservative George McInerney 1,816 42.6 -14.8
Canadian federal election, 1896
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative George McInerney 2,041 57.4 -5.6
Liberal Olivier J. LeBlanc 1,514 42.6 +5.6
By-election on December 6, 1892
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative George McInerney acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1891
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative Edouard Leger 1,722 63.0 +7.5
Liberal Olivier J. LeBlanc 1,011 37.0 -7.5
By-election on July 31, 1890
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Edouard Leger acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1887
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative Pierre-Amand Landry 1,765 55.5 -4.3
Liberal George McInerney 1,100 44.5 +4.3
By-election on September 22, 1883
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Pierre-Amand Landry 1,638 59.8 -4.8
Liberal George McInerney 1,100 40.2 +4.8
Canadian federal election, 1882
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative Gilbert Girouard 1,412 64.6
Liberal George McInerney 773 35.4
Canadian federal election, 1878
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative Gilbert Girouard 810 29.9
Liberal Robert Barry Cutler 726 26.8
Independent George McLeod 510 18.8
Unknown H. O'Leary 382 14.1
Liberal George McInerney 280 10.3
Canadian federal election, 1874
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Independent George McLeod 1,570 59.4
Liberal Auguste Renaud 1,256 40.6
Canadian federal election, 1872
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Robert Barry Cutler 1,381 52.4
Liberal Auguste Renaud 1,256 47.6
Canadian federal election, 1867
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Auguste Renaud 2,225 64.1
Unknown ? DesBrisay 757 21.8
Unknown George McInerney 485 14.0
Unknown Robert Barry Cutler 4 0.2

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