Nelson (electoral district)

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This article is about the federal riding in Manitoba. For the historical provincial electoral district in British Columbia, see Nelson (provincial electoral district).

Nelson was a federal electoral district that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1917 to 1935. It covered northern Manitoba, Canada, a vast wilderness area dotted with small municipalities and First Nations reserves.

The riding was created in 1914 from parts of Dauphin riding. When Nelson was abolished in 1933, its entire area was transferred into the new riding of Churchill.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following members of the Canadian House of Commons:

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1917
Party Candidate Votes
Government (Unionist) CAMPBELL, John Archibald acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1921
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive BIRD, Thomas William 2,814
Conservative ROTHWELL, Benjamin Edward 1,319
Canadian federal election, 1925
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive BIRD, Thomas William 2,485
Conservative MYERS, Joseph 2,143
Canadian federal election, 1926
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive BIRD, Thomas William 3,042
Conservative MYERS, Joseph 2,632
Canadian federal election, 1930
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative STITT, Bernard Munroe 4,741
Progressive BIRD, Thomas William 4,067

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