Mégantic—Frontenac

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Mégantic—Frontenac
Quebec electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1933
District abolished1947
First contested1935
Last contested1945

Mégantic—Frontenac was a federal electoral district in the province of Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1935 to 1949.

This riding was created in 1933 from Mégantic and Richmond—Wolfe ridings. It consisted of:

  • the county of Mégantic except that part as is included in the municipalities of Leeds, Leeds East, St-Jacques-de-Leeds, Nelson, Ste-Anastasie-de-Nelson and the village of Lyster;
  • that part of the county of Frontenac as is included in the municipalities of Courcelles, St-Vital-de-Lambton, St-Evariste-de-Forsyth, St-Méthode-d'Adstock, St-Sébastien and the villages of Lambton and St-Evariste Station;
  • that part of the county of Wolfe as is included in the municipalities of Garthby, Stratford, Wolfestown, D'Israeli and the villages of Beaulac and D'Israeli.

It was abolished in 1947 when it was redistributed into Beauce, Compton—Frontenac and Mégantic ridings.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Mégantic—Frontenac
Riding created from Mégantic and Richmond—Wolfe
18th  1935–1940     Eusèbe Roberge Liberal
19th  1940–1945 Joseph Lafontaine
20th  1945–1949
Riding dissolved into Beauce, Compton—Frontenac and Mégantic

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1935
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Eusèbe Roberge 8,619
Reconstruction Joseph-Théophile Beaudoin 6,064
Conservative Joseph-Évariste-Omer Béliveau 1,460
Canadian federal election, 1940
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Joseph Lafontaine 10,477
National Government J.-Émile Fortin 6,281
Canadian federal election, 1945
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Joseph Lafontaine 10,057
Independent Joseph-Théophile Beaudoin 7,008
Social Credit Joseph Gagné 2,106

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