Lambton West

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Lambton West was a federal electoral district represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1883 to 1968. It was located in the province of Ontario. This riding was created from parts of Lambton riding.

The West Riding of the county of Lambton was initially defined to consist of the townships of Sarnia, Moore and Plympton, the town of Sarnia, and the villages of Wyoming, Forest and Point Edward.

History[edit]

In 1903, the riding was redefined to include the townships of Dawn and Sombra, and exclude the town of Forest.

In 1924, Lambton West was defined to consist of that part of the county of Lambton included in the townships of Plympton, Sarnia, Moore and Sombra (including Walpole Island, St. Anne's Island and the other islands at the mouth of River St. Clair), and the city of Sarnia.

In 1933, the townships of Bosanquet was added, and the township of Sombra was excluded. In 1947, the village of Arkona was added.

In 1952, the village of Grand Bend was added.

In 1966, the electoral district was abolished when it was redistributed between Middlesex and Sarnia ridings.

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1882
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Lister, James F. 1,652
Unknown Clark, A.C. 1,311
Canadian federal election, 1887
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Lister, James Frederic 2,335
Conservative McMahan, William Henry 1,777
Canadian federal election, 1891
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Lister, Jas. F. 2,364
Conservative Smith, Frank 1,766
Canadian federal election, 1896
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Lister, J. Frederick 2,365
Protestant Protective Dewar, Arch Cam. 1,208
Conservative Hanna, W. John 878

On Mr. Lister being appointed judge, 21 June 1898:

By-election on 14 December 1898
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Johnston, T.G. 2,365
Conservative Farrell, John 1,369
Canadian federal election, 1900
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Johnston, Thomas George 2,299
Conservative Hanna, W.J. 2,110
Canadian federal election, 1904
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Johnston, Thomas Geo. 3,399
Conservative Clancy, James 2,952

On Mr. Johnston's death, 4 July 1905:

By-election on 22 November 1905
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Pardee, F.F. 2,848
Conservative Le Sueur, R.E. 2,602
Canadian federal election, 1908
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Pardee, Frederick Forsyth 3,205
Conservative Le Sueur, Richard Esnouf 3,059
Canadian federal election, 1911
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Pardee, Frederick Forsyth 3,139
Conservative Le Sueur, Richard Esnouf 3,050
Canadian federal election, 1917
Party Candidate Votes
Government (Unionist) Pardee, Frederick Forsyth 5,691
Opposition (Laurier Liberals) Merrison, James Graham 2,842
Canadian federal election, 1921
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Le Sueur, Richard Vryling 5,715
Progressive White, Robert John 4,958
Liberal Pardee, Frederick Forsyth 4,602
Canadian federal election, 1925
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Goodison, William Thomas 6,704
Conservative Le Sueur, Richard Vryling 6,535
Canadian federal election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Goodison, William Thomas 7,551
Conservative McMillen, Andrew R. 7,413

On Mr. Goodison's death, 3 December 1928:

By-election on 14 January 1929
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Gray, Ross Wilfred acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1930
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Gray, Ross Wilfred 7,868
Conservative Haney, Wilfred Smith 7,314
Canadian federal election, 1935
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Gray, Ross Wilfred 8,335
Conservative Woods, Russell Gilbert 4,636
Reconstruction Miller, Frank James 2,094
Canadian federal election, 1940
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Gray, Ross Wilfred 8,671
National Government Kenny, William Howard 7,864
Canadian federal election, 1945
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Murphy, Joseph Warner 8,450
Liberal Gray, Ross Wilfred 7,831
Co-operative Commonwealth Stirrett, George H. 2,560
Canadian federal election, 1949
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Murphy, Joseph Warner 9,730
Liberal Nelson, William Charles 8,962
Co-operative Commonwealth Chaytor, James Welford 2,014
Canadian federal election, 1953
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Murphy, Joseph Warner 11,666
Liberal Nelson, William Charles 9,306
Co-operative Commonwealth Burtch, Hugh Cragger 1,089
Canadian federal election, 1957
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Murphy, Joseph Warner 13,096
Liberal McEachran, John Stalker 11,583
Co-operative Commonwealth Cunningham, Cecil Andrew 1,732
Social Credit Routley, Charles McAmmond 827
Canadian federal election, 1958
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Murphy, Joseph Warner 16,603
Liberal McEachran, John Stalker 10,197
Co-operative Commonwealth Cunningham, Cecil Andrew 2,124
Independent Crossley, Charles Carleton 164
Canadian federal election, 1962
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Foy, Walter Frank 14,292
Progressive Conservative Murphy, Joseph Warner 11,292
New Democratic Kimmerly, James D. 6,249
Social Credit Routley, Charles McAmmond 524
Canadian federal election, 1963
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Foy, Walter Frank 15,978
Progressive Conservative Jackson, David Mackay 12,592
New Democratic Kimmerly, Jim 3,626
Social Credit Verheyden, Larry 264
Canadian federal election, 1965
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Foy, Walter Frank 12,805
Progressive Conservative Ford, Richard W. 12,230
New Democratic Abbott, Mark 7,346

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