Lambton—Middlesex

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Lambton—Middlesex
Ontario electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1976
District abolished1996
First contested1979
Last contested1993

Lambton—Middlesex is a federal electoral district represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1979 to 1997. It was located in the province of Ontario. This riding was created in 1976 from parts of Huron—Middlesex, Lambton—Kent, Middlesex—London—Lambton and Sarnia—Lambton ridings.

It was initially defined as consisting of

(a) the County of Lambton, excluding the Townships of Moore and Sarnia and any part of the county west of them, and the Township of Moore, and any part of the county north of it, Indian Reserve No. 46, and (b) the part of the County of Middlesex west of the Townships of Biddulph, London and Westminster.

In 1987, it was redefined to consist of

(a) the County of Lambton excluding the City of Sarnia, the Village of Point Edward, the townships of Moore and Sarnia, Sarnia Indian Reserve No. 45 and Walpole Island Indian Reserve No. 46; and (b) that part of the County of Middlesex west of and including the Townships of McGillivray, Lobo and Delaware.

The electoral district was abolished in 1996 when it was redistributed between Elgin—Middlesex—London, Lambton—Kent—Middlesex, London West, Perth—Middlesex, and Sarnia—Lambton ridings.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Riding created from Huron—Middlesex, Lambton—Kent,
Middlesex—London—Lambton and Sarnia—Lambton
31st  1979–1980     Sidney Fraleigh Progressive Conservative
32nd  1980–1984     Ralph Ferguson Liberal
33rd  1984–1988     Sidney Fraleigh Progressive Conservative
34th  1988–1993     Ralph Ferguson Liberal
35th  1993–1997 Rose-Marie Ur
Riding dissolved into Lambton—Kent—Middlesex,
Elgin—Middlesex—London, London West, Perth—Middlesex
and Sarnia—Lambton

Electoral history[edit]

1979 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Sidney Fraleigh 18,770
Liberal J. Larry Condon 15,335
New Democratic Grant Reynolds 4,585
1980 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Ralph Ferguson 17,081
Progressive Conservative Sidney Fraleigh 16,274
New Democratic Grant Reynolds 4,617
1984 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Sidney Fraleigh 22,501
Liberal Ralph Ferguson 13,888
New Democratic Allen Wilford 4,826
1988 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Ralph Ferguson 17,312
Progressive Conservative Sidney Fraleigh 16,857
New Democratic Larry Ross Green 5,063
Christian Heritage John Koster 2,467
1993 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Rose-Marie Ur 20,292
Progressive Conservative David Crone 9,369
Reform Randy Dayman 8,049
Christian Heritage Ken Willis 1,599
New Democratic Jamie Hamilton 1,491
National Larry Farquharson 447
Independent Alex E. Gubbels 247
Natural Law Travis Callender 165

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