Middlesex South

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Middlesex South was a federal electoral district that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1883 to 1904. It was located in the province of Ontario. This riding was created from parts of Middlesex East and Middlesex West ridings.

It consisted of the townships of Westminster, Delaware, Caradoc and Lobo.

The electoral district was abolished in 1903 when it was redistributed between Middlesex North, Middlesex East and Middlesex West ridings.

Electoral history[edit]

1882 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal ARMSTRONG, James 1,678
Unknown RAYNER, John 812
1887 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal ARMSTRONG, James 1,782
Conservative GAMBLE, H. 1,368
1891 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal ARMSTRONG, James 1,906
Conservative CHISHOLM, Andrew G. 1,282

On Mr. Armstrong's death, 26 January 1893:

By-election on 22 March 1893
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal BOSTON, Robert acclaimed
1896 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal MCGUGAN, Malcolm 2,035
Conservative ELLIOTT, H.B. 1,295
1900 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal MCGUGAN, Malcolm 2,020
Conservative JUDD, Joseph Coulson 1,264

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Coordinates: 42°54′N 81°30′W / 42.9°N 81.5°W / 42.9; -81.5