Lennox (electoral district)

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This article is about the federal electoral district. For the provincial electoral district, see Lennox (provincial electoral district).

Lennox was a federal electoral district represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1867 to 1904. It was located in the province of Ontario. It was created by the British North America Act of 1867.

The County of Lennox consisted of the Townships of Richmond, Adolphustown, North Fredericksburg, South Fredericksburg, Ernest Town, and Amherst Island, and the Village of Napanee.

The electoral district was abolished in 1903 when it was merged into Lennox and Addington.

Electoral history[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1867
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Richard John Cartwright 1,268
Unknown Mr. Grange 1,122
Canadian federal election, 1872
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Richard John Cartwright 1,224
Unknown Mr. Stevenson 513

On Mr. Cartwright being named Minister of Finance, 7 November 1873:

By-election on 3 December 1873
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Richard John Cartwright acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1874
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Richard John Cartwright acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1878
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative Edmund John Glyn Hooper 1,358
Liberal Richard John Cartwright 1,299
Canadian federal election, 1882
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative Sir John A. Macdonald 1,492
Liberal David Wright Allison 1,287

On the election being declared void:

By-election on 26 November 1883
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal David Wright Allison 1,405
Conservative Matthew William Pruyn 1,401

On the election being declared void:

By-election on 28 January 1885
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Matthew William Pruyn 1,515
Liberal David Wright Allison 1,473
Canadian federal election, 1887
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Uriah Wilson 1,635
Liberal David Wright Allison 1,612
Canadian federal election, 1891
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal David Wright Allison 1,637
Conservative Uriah Wilson 1,580

On the election being declared void:

By-election on 4 February 1892
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative WILSON, Uriah  
Liberal ALLISON, David Wright  
Canadian federal election, 1896
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative WILSON, Uriah 1,192
Patrons of Industry SWITZER, E.B. 1,043
Independent STEVENS, Chas. 690
Canadian federal election, 1900
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative WILSON, Uriah 1,570
Liberal LEONARD, Raymond Alonzo 1,461

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

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The County of Lennox consisted of the Townships of Richmond, Adolphustown, North Fredericksburg, South Fredericksburg, Ernest Town, and Amherst Island, and the Village of Napanee.

The electoral district was abolished in 1903 when it was merged into Lennox and Addington.

Electoral history[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1867
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative CARTWRIGHT, Richard John 1,268
Unknown GRANGE 1,122
Canadian federal election, 1872
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal CARTWRIGHT, Richard John 1,224
Unknown STEVENSON 513

On Mr. Cartwright being named Minister of Finance, 7 November 1873:

By-election on 3 December 1873
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal CARTWRIGHT, Richard John acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1874
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal CARTWRIGHT, Hon. R.J. acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1878
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative HOOPER, Edmund 1,358
Liberal CARTWRIGHT, Hon. R.J. 1,299
Canadian federal election, 1882
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative MACDONALD, Rt. Hon. Sir John A. 1,492
Liberal ALLISON, D.W. 1,287

On the election being declared void:

By-election on 26 November 1883
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal ALLISON, David Wright 1,405
Conservative PRUYN, Matthew William 1,401

On the election being declared void:

By-election on 28 January 1885
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative PRUYN, Matthew William 1,515
Liberal ALLISON, David Wright 1,473
Canadian federal election, 1887
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative WILSON, Uriah 1,635
Liberal ALLISON, David Wright 1,612
Canadian federal election, 1891
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal ALLISON, D.W 1,637
Conservative WILSON, Uriah 1,580

On the election being declared void:

By-election on 4 February 1892
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative WILSON, Uriah  
Liberal ALLISON, David Wright  
Canadian federal election, 1896
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative WILSON, Uriah 1,192
Patrons of Industry SWITZER, E.B. 1,043
Independent STEVENS, Chas. 690
Canadian federal election, 1900
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative WILSON, Uriah 1,570
Liberal LEONARD, Raymond Alonzo 1,461