Quebec-Centre

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Quebec-Centre
Quebec electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
District created 1867
District abolished 1914
First contested 1867
Last contested 1911

Quebec-Centre (French: Québec-Centre) was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1867 to 1917.

It was created by the British North America Act, 1867. It consisted of Palace Ward, St. Louis Ward, St. John's Ward and the parts of Montcalm Ward and the Banlieue not included in Quebec West or Quebec East ridings. It was abolished in 1914 when it was redistributed into Quebec East and Quebec South ridings.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Quebec-Centre
1st  1867–1872     Georges-Honoré Simard Conservative
2nd  1872–1874     Joseph-Édouard Cauchon Independent
3rd  1874–1875     Liberal
 1875–1877
 1877–1878     Jacques Malouin Independent
4th  1878–1882
5th  1882–1887     Joseph-Guillaume Bossé Conservative
6th  1887–1891     François Langelier Liberal
7th  1891–1896
8th  1896–1898
 1898–1900 Arthur Cyrille Albert Malouin
9th  1900–1904
10th  1904–1905
 1905–1908 Arthur Lachance
11th  1908–1911
12th  1911–1917
Riding dissolved into Quebec East and Quebec South

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1867
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Georges-Honoré Simard 1,291
Unknown Mr. Garneau 5
Unknown Mr. Blanchet 2
Canadian federal election, 1872
Party Candidate Votes
Independent Joseph Édouard Cauchon 964
Conservative James Gibb Ross 694
Canadian federal election, 1874
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Joseph Édouard Cauchon acclaimed

By-election: On Mr. Cauchon being appointed President of the Privy Council, 7 December 1875

By-election on 27 December 1875
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Joseph Édouard Cauchon acclaimed

By-election: On Mr. Cauchon being appointed Lieutenant-Governor of Manitoba, 1877

By-election on 3 November 1877
Party Candidate Votes
Independent Jacques Malouin acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1878
Party Candidate Votes
Independent Jacques Malouin 1,001
Conservative James Gibb Ross 782
Canadian federal election, 1882
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative BOSSÉ, Joseph-Guillaume 966
Independent MALOUIN, Jacques 855
Canadian federal election, 1887
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal LANGELIER, Hon. F. 1,331
Conservative BURROUGHS, L.F. 626
Canadian federal election, 1891
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal LANGELIER, Hon. Frs. 1,080
Conservative CHATEAUVERT, Victor 1,002
Canadian federal election, 1896
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal LANGELIER, Frs. 1,469
Conservative ANGERS, A.R. 1,150

By-election: On Mr. Langelier being appointed judge, 14 January 1898

By-election on 24 January 1898
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal MALOUIN, Albert acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1900
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal MALOUIN, Albert 1,670
Conservative CHATEAUVERT, Victor 1,155
Canadian federal election, 1904
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal MALOUIN, Albert 1,809
Liberal VERGE, Wm. Alex. 1,012

By-election: On Mr. Malouin being appointed Puisne Judge of the Superior Court of Quebec, Arthabasca District, 7 January 1905

By-election on 19 January 1905
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal LACHANCE, Arthur acclaimed
Canadian federal election, 1908
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal LACHANCE, Arthur 2,049
Conservative CIMON, Hubert 1,135
Canadian federal election, 1911
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal LACHANCE, Arthur 2,122
Conservative HONE, Jules Jr. 1,529

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