L'Islet (electoral district)

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L'Islet
Quebec electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
District created 1867
District abolished 1933
First contested 1867
Last contested 1930

L'Islet was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1867 to 1935.

It was created by the British North America Act, 1867 and consisted of the County of L'Islet. It was amalgamated into the Kamouraska and Montmagny—L'Islet electoral districts in 1933.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
L'Islet
1st  1867–1869     Barthélemy Pouliot Conservative
 1869–1872
2nd  1872–1874     Philippe Baby Casgrain Liberal
3rd  1874–1878
4th  1878–1882
5th  1882–1887
6th  1887–1891
7th  1891–1892     Louis-Georges Desjardins Conservative
 1893–1896     Joseph-Israël Tarte Independent
8th  1896–1900     Alphonse-Arthur Miville Déchêne Liberal
9th  1900–1901
 1902–1904 Onésiphore Carbonneau
10th  1904–1908     Eugène Paquet Conservative
11th  1908–1911
12th  1911–1917
13th  1917–1921     Fernand Fafard Opposition (Laurier Liberals)
14th  1921–1925     Liberal
15th  1925–1926
16th  1926–1930
17th  1930–1935
Riding dissolved into Kamouraska and Montmagny—L'Islet

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1867
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Barthélemy Pouliot 464
Unknown L.B. Caron 40

By-election: On Mr. Pouliot being unseated on petition

By-election on 14 July 1869
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Barthélemy Pouliot 697
Unknown L.B. Caron 460
Canadian federal election, 1872
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Philippe Baby Casgrain 646
Conservative Barthélemy Pouliot 599
Canadian federal election, 1874
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal CASGRAIN, Philippe Baby acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1878
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal CASGRAIN, P.B. 687
Unknown FOURNIER, 628
Canadian federal election, 1882
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal CASGRAIN, P.B. 545
Unknown CHOUINARD, N.J.J.B. 480
Unknown DUFOUR, Jos. 244
Canadian federal election, 1887
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal CASGRAIN, P.B. 883
Unknown BÉLANGER, P.R.A. 843
Canadian federal election, 1891
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative DESJARDINS, L.G. 981
Liberal CASGRAIN, P.B. 975

By-election: On Mr. Desjardin's resignation, 30 September 1892

By-election on 5 January 1893
Party Candidate Votes
Independent TARTE, Joseph-Israël acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1896
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal DÉCHENE, A.M. 1,038
Conservative DIONNE, A. 1,032
Canadian federal election, 1900
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal DÉCHENE, Arthur Miville 1,111
Conservative CARON, Jos. Ed. 1,011

By-election: On Mr. Déchêne being called to the Senate, 13 May 1901

By-election on 15 January 1902
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal CARBONNEAU, O. 953
Conservative CARON, Jos. Ed. 932
Canadian federal election, 1904
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative PAQUET, Eugène 1,195
Liberal CARBONNEAU, Onésiphore 1,038
Canadian federal election, 1908
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative PAQUET, Eugène 1,349
Liberal CARON, Jean-Baptiste-Thomas 1,184
Canadian federal election, 1911
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative PAQUET, Eugène 1,578
Liberal BOURGAULT, Armand 1,144
Canadian federal election, 1917
Party Candidate Votes
Opposition (Laurier Liberals) FAFARD, Joseph-Fernand acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1921
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal FAFARD, Joseph-Fernand 3,720
Conservative PAQUET, Eugène 2,132
Canadian federal election, 1925
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal FAFARD, Joseph-Ferdinand 3,516
Conservative GAGNON, Joseph-Adhémar 2,436
Canadian federal election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal FAFARD, J. Fernand 3,619
Conservative GAGNON, Joseph-Adhémar 2,795
Canadian federal election, 1930
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal FAFARD, J.-Fernand 3,558
Conservative GAUTHIER, Louis-Joseph 3,165

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